Stephen Harby is an architect who practiced with the late Charles Moore and was a visiting lecturer at the Yale School of Architecture from 2001-2016. His professional activities are concentrated in various realms, all focused on furthering the understanding and appreciation of the built environment. As an artist, Stephen Harby is an accomplished and recognized painter in watercolor. His work is in many collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago. He has been recognized through grants and fellowships, including those from MacDowell, Western European Architectural Foundation (Gabriel Prize), and the American Academy in Rome (Rome Prize).
Stephen Harby worked in the Adams studio.
Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…