Fred Bassetti

American architect

Fred Bassetti FAIA, (January 31, 1917 – December 5, 2013)[1][2] was an American architect, teacher, and a prime contributor to the regional approach to Modern architecture during the 1940s-1990’s.[3] His architectural legacy includes some of the Seattle area's more recognizable buildings and spaces.[4][5] The American Institute of Architects (AIA) described his role as a regional architect and activist as having made significant contributions to “the shape of Seattle and the Northwest, and on the profession of architecture.” [3]


  1. "Pacific Coast Architecture Database". Retrieved 2 August 2013.
  2. Architect Fred Bassetti dies; he leaves indelible mark on Seattle, Seattle Times, November 6, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-06
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  4. Seattle Community College Television - ArtWork, Billy King interview with Fred Bassetti, 2004; retrieved online September 2010
  5. Dean Stahl Architects at home | On the bay, openness makes room to breathe, Seattle Times, April 13, 2008

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