Michael Graves Architecture & Design announced on the firm's website that founder Michael Graves passed away on Thursday

"Since founding the firm in 1964, Michael transformed the role of architects and designers, and even the place of design in our everyday lives. For those of us who had the opportunity to work closely with Michael, we knew him as an extraordinary designer, teacher, mentor, and friend."—michaelgraves.com

His firm's most notable works included product design and Postmodern architecture. Here is a look at some of the buildings Graves produced.


For more on each project, click the link in the project name to see it in ARCHITECT's Project Gallery.

The Dolphin and The Swan Hotels at Disney, winner of a 1989 P/A Award 

© Disney


The Portland Building, Portland, Ore.


The Portland Building built in 1982 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011
Courtesy camknows/Flickr The Portland Building built in 1982 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011


Humana Building, winner of a 1987 AIA National Honor Award


David Kidd/Flickr user via Creative Commons


Fargo-Moorhead Bridge Scheme, winner of a 1979 P/A Award


Courtesy Michael Graves & Associates


Denver Public Library, Denver


Jacqueline Poggi/Flickr user via Creative Commons


For more on each project, click the link in the project name to see it in ARCHITECT's Project Gallery.