RICHARD SAUL WURMAN


B. Arch / M. Arch 1959 University of Pennsylvania, FAIA 1976 / Arthur Spayd Brooke Gold Medal / (3) Theophilus Parson Chandler Fellowships / (2) Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts / Guggenheim Fellowship / Thornton Oakley Medal 1954 / (3) University of Pennsylvania Award in Watercolors / AIA General Excellence in Architecture Medal 1958 / Mapped Southwestern Quadrant Plane Table Survey Tikal in 1958/59 for University of Pennsylvania Archaeological Museum published by USGS / Annual Gold Medal in Discourse Trinity College Dublin / Gold Medal AIGA / Lifetime Achievement Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards / James Joyce Award Literary and Historical Society University College Dublin / 50th Annual Bradford Washburn Award Boston Museum of Science / Chrysler Award / Art Directors Hall of Fame / Ladislav Sutnar Prize /  L.H.D. Doctor of Humane Letters Babson College / Retrospective Exhibition AXIS Design Gallery Tokyo / Kevin Lynch Award MIT Wurman lives in Golden Beach, Florida with his wife, novelist Gloria Nagy, and their three yellow labs, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.


1972 Chaired IDCA The Invisible City Conference
1973 Co-chaired First Federal Design Assembly
1976 Chaired AIA National Conference
1980-1982 Chaired and created CA101 (California)
1984-2002 Chaired and created TED
1995-2010 Chaired and created TEDMED
2000 Co-chaired TEDCity
2006 Chaired and created e.g.
2012 Chaired and created WWW Intellectual Jazz
 

SELECTED CONFERENCES


SELECTED FACULTY POSITIONS

CCNY
CalPoly Pomona
Princeton
NYC Program Cornell
Otis Parsons
Cambridge (England)
USC
UCLA
Washington University (St. Louis)


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:


1960's

The Notebooks and Drawings of Louis I. Kahn (The first book published on Kahn)
The City: Comparison of Form and Scale
Various Dwellings Described in a Comparative Manner
Urban Atlas: 20 American Cities
Visual Information Systems
Our Man-made Environment
(Alan Levy)


1970's

Yellow Pages of Learning Resources
Aspen Visible (Joel Katz)
Man-Made Philadelphia (John Gallery)
The Nature of Recreation (Joel Katz, Alan Levy)
Guidebook to Guidebooks
Yellow Pages Career Library (12 Volumes)
What if Could Be (Fable)


1980's

SELECTED ACCESS GUIDES:

Los Angeles
San Francisco
Hawaii
Tokyo
Washington D.C.
Las Vegas
Boston
London
Paris
Rome
Venice
Florence

Barcelona
San Diego
New York City
Wine Country
Philadelphia
Chicago
Football
Baseball
Polaroid
Medical
OfficeOlympics 1984/Winter Games 1988
Hats
(Design Quarterly)
Information Anxiety
What Will Be Has Always Been
Wall Street Journal Guide to Money & Markets

Olympics 1984/Winter Games 1988
Hats
(Design Quarterly)
Information Anxiety
What Will Be Has Always Been
Wall Street Journal Guide to Money & Markets


1990's

 

 

 

 

 

Danny Goodman’s Macintosh Handbook (Danny Goodman)
Follow the Yellow Brick Road
Fortune Guide To Investing in the 90s
Twin Peaks Access(Lynch and Frost)
The Newport Guide
The Charleston Guide
Information Architects
USAtlas
Understanding USA


Understanding Children
Understanding Healthcare
Heart Disease & Cardiovascular Health
Can I Afford to Retire?
Diagnostic Tests for Men
Diagnostic Tests for Women
Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning
Information Anxiety 2

1,000: Who’s Really Who?
33

UnderstandingUnderstanding

2000's