Sigrid Lorenzen Rupp

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: January 03, 1943

Date of Death: May 27, 2004

Birth City: Bremerhaven

Birth Country: Germany

Resident City: Palo Alto

Resident State/Province: California

Resident Country: United States

Archive/Repository: IAWA Online Inventory at:


Subject: Focus of work

Description: Specialized technical facilities, industrial work, residential (single and multi-family)

Notes: San Fransico Bay Area, California


Employer: Hawley & Peterson, Architects

City: Mountain View

State: California

Country: United States

Employer: Michael D'Amico & Associates, Architects

City: Mill Valley

State: California

Country: United States

Employer: VanBourg/Nakamura Associates, Architects

City: San Francisco

State: California

Country: United States

Employer: Spencer Associates, Architects, & Planners

Title: Associate

City: Palo Alto

State: California

Country: United States

Employer: SLR Architects

Title: President

City: Palo Alto

State: California

Country: United States

End Date: 1998

Notes: Own office, founded firm in 1976, office website:

Employer: Semi-Retired

Country: delete


Name: Alisa Canaani

Project: Various

Country: delete

Notes: 1979-1983


No apprenticeships on record


No awards on record


No exhibitions on record

Notable Projects

Title: Renovation of manufacturing facility for Raychem Corporation

Description: Six-year phased renovation of a 240,000 sq. ft. plant

State: California

Country: United States

Notes: Ms. Rupp had a long-standing relationship with Raychem Corporation, having worked with them as their architectural consultant since 1982.


Institution: University of California., Berkeley

Degree: Bachelor of Architecture


License: Registered Architect (C:6548)

Organization: State of California

License: NCARB Certification - Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Massachusetts, Texas, and Washington

Professional Affiliations

Organization: American Institute of Architects

Role: Director, Santa Clara Valley Chapter

Organization: California Women in Environmental Design

Role: President-2 terms

Organization: Construction Specification Institute

Organization: Diablo Ballet of Walnut Creek

Role: board member

Organization: Lawrence Pech Dance Company of San Francisco

Role: board member

Organization: Union Internationale des Femmes Architects (UIFA)

Organization: East Palo Alto Merchant's Association

Role: design advisor

Organization: New Performance Gallery, San Francisco, California

Role: board member

Organization: Theater Artaud of San Francisco

Role: board member

Organization: Family Planning Alternatives of Sunnyvale

Role: board member

Organization: Organization of Women Architects

Organization: City of Palo Alto Architectural Review Board

Role: former board member and chairperson

Organization: East Palo Alto Senior Center

Role: design advisor

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Publications About

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