After his mother’s death in , Gwathmey used it as his weekend residence, with only one major change: he replaced the concrete floors with. Charles Gwathmey Gwathmey Residence, Amagansett, New York – Not on view. Medium: Cardboard and wood; Dimensions: 9 3/8 x 8 1/8 x 9 1/8″. Explore Rodrigo Ocampo’s board “Gwathmey Residence and Studio” on Pinterest. Charles Gwathmey a founder of the Manhattan-based architecture firm.

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Charles Gwathmey June 19, — August 3, was an American architect. Charles Gwathmey attended the University of Pennsylvania and received his Master of Architecture degree in from Yale School of Architecture[1] where he gwathmeu both the William Wirt Winchester Fellowship as the outstanding graduate and a Fulbright Grant.

While at Yale, he studied under Paul Rudolph. Inwhile not yet a licensed architect, he designed a house and studio for his gwathmfy in Amagansett, NY, that became famous and revolutionized beach house design.


When he did take the professional licensing exam, he was surprised to see a multiple-choice question on the test that asked “Which of these is the organic house?

He knew that was the answer they wanted. Gwathmey was the Spring William A.

The building was dedicated to him. In her remarks, Ambassador Susan Gwsthmey thanked Gwathmey posthumously. His first marriage to Emily Margolin, a writer, ended in divorce.

Charles Gwathmey

He has one child from that marriage, Annie Gwathmey. In Gwathmey married Bette-Ann Damson. Gwathmey died of esophageal cancer on August 3, Gwathmey was the recipient of the Brunner Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters inand in he rfsidence elected to the Academy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The New York Times.

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