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Aug 23, 2022

Remembering Stephen Friedlaender FAIA

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With great sadness, HMFH has announced the death of one of HMFH’s founding partners, Stephen Friedlaender FAIA. Steve had a voracious intellectual curiosity. He was interested and knowledgeable about just about everything, whether architecture or almonds, baseball or Bach, raising roses or researching restaurants. Steve was always up for the conversation and the discussion would always be fun and memorable.

He cared deeply about design and engaged fully with clients, consultants, and colleagues in seeking the solutions that were elegant, innovative and appropriate. When selected for the Fellowship in the American Institute of Architects (AIA), his citation stated, “Stephen Friedlaender has elevated public school design to a high level of significance and excitement. His architecture has transformed the image of the school house and become a beacon of hope for both urban and suburban school systems.”

Read Stephen's full obituary at Remembering HMFH Founder Stephen Friedlaender, FAIA (1935-2022).