David Ming-Li Lowe

August 8, 1932 - September 24, 2013 Award-winning and much lauded California architect and filmmaker David Ming Li Lowe died on Tuesday 24 September of a heart attack. He was born in Shanghai, educated in Calcutta and Buenos Aires, but primarily in the U.S. at Reed College and California Polytechnic Institute. Largely responsible for the Lockheed-Martin complex at Sunnyvale, he is best known for a number of notable residences of imaginative design, and was a long-time and well-loved professor of architecture at Los Angeles City College. He is survived by a sister, a son, a daughter, and 2 grandchildren.

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 6 to Oct. 8, 2013