Myron Bement Smith

Fellow: Awarded 1927

Field of Study: Architecture, Planning and Design

Fellow: Awarded 1928

Field of Study: Architecture, Planning and Design

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 01-19-1897

Died: 03-21-1970

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Smith, Myron Bement: Appointed to continue architectural researches in Italian Brickwork, principally in the Lombard style; tenure, twelve months from March 15, 1927.

Born January 19, 1897, at Berkshire, New York. Education: Studied drawing under Fletcher Carpenter and life drawing in the atelier of Frank von der Lancken; University of Rochester, 1921–22; Columbia University, Department of Architecture, summer 1923; Beaux Arts Institute of Design, 1923–26; Yale University, School of Fine Arts, B. F. A. in Architecture, 1926.

Architectural offices of Claude Bragdon, 1916, Richard H. Dana, Jr., 1924, and Cross and Cross, 1926—. Research in Italian Brickwork, summer 1925.

Publications: “North Italian Brickwork,” in The Architectural Record, January to July, 1927. Articles in The Architectural Forum, Garden and Home Builder and Pencil Points.