A. Jane Duncombe

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: July 22, 1925

Birth City: Whitby

Birth State/Province: Ontario

Birth Country: Canada

Resident City: San Francisco

Resident State/Province: California

Resident Country: United States

Archive/Repository: IAWA Online Inventory at: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/iawa/inventories/Duncombe.html

Sources: Biographical file provided by A. Jane Duncombe


No specialties on record


Employer: A. Jane Duncombe, Architect/Planner

Title: Achitect, Planner

City: Amador City

State: California

Country: United States


Name: Lois Davidson Gottleib

Project: Projects throughout the San Francisco Bay Area

City: San Francisco

State: California

Country: United States

Notes: Around 1956 the collaboration began


Institution: Taliesin, Under Frank Lloyd Wright

City: Taliesin

State: Wisconsin

Country: United States

Notes: Duncombe also apprenticed at Taliesin in Arizona.


No awards on record


No exhibitions on record

Notable Projects

Title: Shelter HIll

Description: HUD-subsidized housing complex

City: Mill Valley

State: California

Country: United States

Notes: Shelter Hill Apartments were the first HUD sponsored housing-project to include a high tech learning center.

Title: Marin County Convalescent and Rehabilitation Hospital

Description: Hospital

City: Tiburon

State: California

Country: United States

Title: White Oaks Theatre

Description: Performing theatre, civic center, recreation center, meeting hall for the city

City: Carmel Valley

State: California

Country: United States

Notes: With Del Campo & Clark and Thomas Higley.

Title: Windsor Winery

Description: Winery

City: Sonoma County

State: California

Country: United States

Notes: With Roland and Miller


Institution: Art Institute of Chicago, School of Industrial Design

Department: Architecture

Degree: Bachelor of Architecture

Notes: Studied under Marya Lilien, the first woman to get her architecutre degree in Poland, and a Charter Apprentice a Taliesin.


License: Licensed Architect in California #6906

Professional Affiliations

Organization: American Institute of Architects-California

Publications By

No publications by on record

Publications About

Title: A Talesin Legacy

Author: Tobias S. Guggenheimer

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold

City: New York

State: New York

Country: United States