Title: DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Location Current Site: Denver CO UNITED STATES
Creator Personal Name: Fentress Bradburn Architects
Creator Assoc Person Name: Diem,Benjamin
Creator Assoc Person Role: Photographer
Subject.Image Description: Roof Detail
Creator.Personal Name Label: Fentress Bradburn Architects
Description.Image Comments: Shot by student Ben Diem AKA DIA Roof detail
Subject Image View Type: Exterior, detail
Creator.Biography: FENTRESS BRADBURN ARCHITECTS. This architectural firm, headquartered in Denver, was formed in 1980. Since then, its principals, Curtis W. Fentress and James H. Bradburn, along with their large staff, have designed buildings in 33 U.S. states and several foreign countries. Among those are many of the Denver metropolitan area's most prominent new structures: Fiddler's Green Amphitheater, Englewood (1985); 1999 Broadway Building, Denver (1985); Denver Permit Center, Denver Civic Center (1989); the Colorado Convention Center, Denver (1990); Denver International Airport Passenger Terminal Complex (1991-94); the Gemmil Mathematics Library and Engineering Sciences Building, University of Colorado at Boulder (1992); Jefferson County Courts and Administration Building, Golden (1992); and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Headquarters, Boulder (1992-98). Among the significant renovated structures in Denver designed by the firm are the Kittridge Building (1982); the Museum of Western Art (1983); and the Black American West Museum (1987). Fentress Bradburn has received more than 100 design awards, honors, and citations. These include dozens of awards from the American Institute of Architects, and the 1993 award for the Natural Resources Building in Olympia, Washington, from the Architecture and Energy Building Excellence program. Curtis Fentress, who was born in 1947, received a B.Arch. degree from North Carolina State University in 1972. He apprenticed in the offices of I.M. Pei (1972-77) and Kohn Pederson Fox (1977-1980). In 1980, he formed a partnership with James Bradburn. Fentress is the principal-in-charge of design. In 1993, he was president of the Colorado Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. James Bradburn was born in 1944. He studied at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he earned a Bachelor of Building Science in 1965 and a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1967. Prior to coming to Denver, he was a designer with Vincent G. Kling and Associates (1967-68) and a project architect with Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates (1968-1980). Bradburn, an expert in the area of architectural technology, is the principal-in- charge of production in the firm. Source: Roger A. Chandler. Fentress Bradburn Architects.. Washington, D.C. American Institute of Architects Studio Press, 1995. (Joan Draper, 1998)
ID Number.Former Image Accession VISC: 33728
Rights Description: Copyright owned by The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate, and the photographer. All rights reserved.
Creator.Comments: Curtis W. Fentress USA B. October 26, 1947, and James H. Bradburn USA B. December 1945.
ID Number.Former Digital Accession VISC: 6241
Collection Name: Architecture and Planning Collection
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