Matthew C. Metcalf (1955-2021), Architect
DBA: Matthew C. Metcalf
Matthew C. Metcalf was born in Denver, Colorado on May 10, 1955 to Ruth and Gerald Metcalf. He grew up in Omaha, Nebraska; graduated from Westside High School; and received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in architecture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He began his professional practice with Davis Fenton Stange and Darling and worked in that firm and its successor Davis Design his entire career. He served as president of Davis Design from 1992 to 2018. Matt died May 16, 2021.
Educational & Professional Associations
1995-2018, Metcalf served as president of Davis Design
Buildings & Projects
Beadle Center for Genetics and Biomaterials Research (1991-1993), 20th & Vine, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska.[a]
Farmers Mutual Insurance Company headquarters (c. 2011-2013), 13th & K Streets, Lincoln, Nebraska.[a]
a. Metcalf's obituary listed as "Some of his favorite projects" the Beadle Center of UNL, Farmers Mutual Insurance Company, "and various healthcare clinics and hospitals."
1. "Matthew C. Metcalf, May 10, 1955-May 16, 2012," obituary in Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal Star (May 19, 2021), B5.
2. Jim Stange, “Davis Design: Design Excellence since 1912,” Preservation Association of Lincoln, Brown Bag Lecture Series, Museum of Nebraska History, Lincoln, May 13, 2003.
E. F. Zimmer, “Matthew C. Metcalf (1955-2021), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, May 21, 2021 http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 18, 2022.
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