Marjorie Mead Hooker

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: September 21, 1925

Date of Death: November 16, 2006

Birth City: Sedalia

Birth State/Province: Missouri

Birth Country: United States

Resident City: Corrales

Resident State/Province: New Mexico

Resident Country: United States

Notes: Married to Van Dorn Hooker, FAIA for 59 years. Three dhildren, four grand children



Subject: Hospitals


Employer: McHugh and Hooker, Bradley P. Kidder and Associates

Title: Associate

City: Santa Fe

State: New Mexico

Country: United States

Notes: Projects completed while Hooker was in private practice include: The Brandenberg Residence, Taos; The James Residence, Sante Fe; The Stewart Residence, Los Alamos; The Stein Residence, Los Alamos; Jacona Ranch, Pojoaque

Employer: Flatow, Moore, Bryan and Fairburn

Title: Associate, Project Architect, Project Manager

State: New Mexico

Country: United States

Start Date: 1968

End Date: 1988

Notes: Hooker left her own practice to work with Flatow on the Albuquerque Urban Renewal Project. and stayed with PMBF and successors 20 plus yearss pecializing in hospital work.

Employer: Marjorie M. Hooker, Architect

Title: Principal

City: Corrales

State: New Mexico

Country: United States

Start Date: 1965

End Date: 1968

Notes: Projects completed while Hooker was with this firm include: The Gardiner Residence, Corrales; The Gates Residence, Arroyo Hondo; Apartment for Ruth Mead, Corrales; The Hooker Residence, Corrales.

Employer: Wurster, Denardi and Emmons

Title: Volunteer

City: San Francicso

State: California

Country: United States


No collaborators on record


Institution: Broad and Nelson

City: Dallas

State: Texas

Country: United States

Institution: Ned Cole, Architect

City: Austin

State: Texas

Country: United States


Name: Governor's Award for Outstanding New Mexico Women

Description: Given to Hooker in honor of the contributions that Hooker made to the quality of life of New Mexicans.

Date Received: May 26, 1990

Name: Association of University Architects

Description: Made an honorary member in cermonies at Cornell University

Date Received: January 01, 1984

Name: New Mexico Architects' Medal

Description: given by AIA New Mexico

Date Received: January 01, 2003


No exhibitions on record

Notable Projects

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Institution: The University of Texas

Department: The College of Engineering

Degree: Bachelor of Architecture

End Date: June 02, 1947

Notes: Hooker was one of the first women to receive a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Texas. Hooker was the only woman in heer graduating class, 1950.


License: Registered Architect in New Mexico

Organization: New Mexico Board of Examiners for Architects

Date Awarded: January 01, 1950

License: Registered Architect

Organization: The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Date Awarded: March 06, 1965

License: Registered Architect in Texas, #1350

Organization: Texas Board of Examiners for Architects

Date Awarded: 1950

Professional Affiliations

Organization: University of New Mexico, School of Architecture and Planning

Role: Friends of the School of Architecture and Planning

Organization: American Institute of Architects

Role: Corporate Member

Start Date: March 08, 1977

Notes: Hooker was the first woman to be the President of the Albuquerque Chapter AIA.

Organization: New Mexico Society of Architects

Role: Board of Directors

Organization: New Mexico Board of Examiners for Architects

Role: First woman to serve on the board. Sebretary/treasurer

Start Date: January 01, 1987

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