Photo of Mr. Arthur Dyson, FAIA
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Arthur T. Dyson, FAIA, (A Fellow in The American Institute of Architects) is a world-renowned architect based in Fresno, California and is the designer of both Phase One and Phase Two Fresno Aquarium buildings.

Mr. Dyson has practiced architecture and environmental design in Fresno for over 50 years. During this time he has designed hundreds of homes and buildings, including several educational and library facilities.

His experience began while working with the legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1959 on the Marin County Civic Center (a 300,000 square foot government office complex in San Rafael, California) and the Guggenheim Museum in New York City.

Mr. Dyson continued to work with architectural firms of note: Bartoli and Skinner, in Inglewood, California; Bruce Goff, Architect, in Bartlesville, Oklahoma; and William Gray Purcell, FAIA, in Pasadena, California.

Since beginning his own practice in Fresno in 1969, Mr. Dyson has produced award winning projects that have been published extensively. His design ability, sensitivity to unique client needs, materials and cost effective construction techniques have been recognized worldwide.