A successful building project is the result of a good and close relationship
between client and architect. The principals of Patch Erickson Madson took great
pride in the personal attention given each project; large and small. The
disciplines and expertise they brought to each project represented the high
level of professionalism of the firm. Each project was bestowed an incentive and
integrity guarantee to ensure each client received the highest level of effort
and design. Meet the principals listed below ...
- Roger W. Patch earned his Masters Degree in Architecture at Harvard
University in 1950 after being graduated from the University of Minnesota
with a Bachelor of Architecture in 1947. He returned to Minnesota ,
working for other firm in the Twin Cities until 1955 when he joined talents
with Don Erickson. Together they founded the firm of Patch Erickson.
Mr. Patch is a past President of the Minneapolis Chapter of the
Minnesota Society of Architects. He holds a NCARB Certificate and a
Fallout Shelter Certificate and was registered in Minnesota, North and South
Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin. Mr. Patch has received
many accolades including the Mont San Michel and Chartes award from the
American institute of Architects for scholarship. While at Harvard he
was mentored by Dr. Walter Gropius. He was President of the
Minneapolis chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 1963 to 1964.
He was also a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration
Board in 1954 and listed in Who's Who in the Midwest.
Roger W. Patch lives now in Ft. Myers, Florida with his wife of 58
years, Pauline (Polly) Patch. He has 6 grown children who have all
found successful careers related to architectural design, building inspection,
construction of housing and/or real estate.
|Don Erickson served in the U.S.N.R. before graduation from the
University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He worked with
other firms before joining with Mr. Patch in1955. He served on the
Governor's Committee for Aging and served as a member of the Regional
Advisory panel on Architectural Services for the General Services
Administration. He holds a NCARB Certificate and was registered in
Minnesota, Wyoming, North and South Dakota and Wisconsin.
|Mr. Madson served in the Army Air Force as a fighter pilot in the
European Theater of Operations. He also graduated from the University
of Minnesota in 1949 receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree and again in 1950
receiving a Bachelor of Architecture. After working with other offices
in Minneapolis, John joined the firm of Patch Erickson in 1955 shortly after
the firm was organized. He was appointed an Associate in 1957 and
became a full partner in 1969 when the firm was incorporated. Mr..
Madson holds a NCARB Certificate and was registered in Minnesota and North