Johnson, Donald Leslie
JOHNSON, Donald Leslie
JOHNSON, Donald Leslie. American, b. 1930. Genres: Architecture, Humanities, Regional/Urban planning. Career: C.V. Rueger and Associates (architects), Tacoma, WA, drafter, 1956, 1958; Bassetti & Morse (architects), Seattle, WA, designer and drafter, 1957, 1961; Harbeson, Hough, Livingston & Larson (architects), Philadelphia, PA, designer and drafter, 1958-60; Grant, Copeland & Chervenak (architects), Seattle, designer and drafter, 1960-61; Cain, Nelson & Wares (architects), Tucson, AZ, design associate, 1965-67; architect in Tucson, 1962-65; teacher of architecture courses at University of Pennsylvania, University of Arizona, University of Adelaide, and Washington State University, 1965-72; Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, teacher of architectural history, 1972-88, also founder and founding director of Australia Studies Program. University of Arizona, founder of Architecture Library; University of South Australia, founder and director of Architecture Archives, adjunct associate professor, currently; curator of architectural exhibitions. Appeared in documentary films; guest on Australian radio programs. Also works as vocal coach and musical director of choruses. Publications: The Architecture of Walter Burley Griffin, 1977; Canberra and Walter Burley Griffin, 1979; Assessment of Twentieth-Century Architecture, 1980; Australian Architecture, 1901-51: Sources of Modernism, 1980, rev. ed., 2002; Canberra and Walter Burley Griffin: A Bibliography of 1876 to 1976, 1980; (with M.S. Fallon) Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Architecture Books and Serials in South Australia: A Bibliography and Research Guide, 1981; (with D. Langmead) The Adelaide City Plan, 1986; Frank Lloyd Wright versus America: The 1930s, 1990; (with Langmead) Makers of Twentieth-Century Modern Architecture: A Bio- Critical Sourcebook, 1997; (with Langmead) Architectural Excursions: Frank Lloyd Wright, Holland, and Europe, 2000. Contributor to books and professional journals. Address: Box 75, Kangarilla, SA 5157, Australia.