About Herbert Bangs M.Arch.

Herbert Bangs was born in Baltimore Maryland, USA, in 1927. He received a B. A. degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1950, and then studied ballet at the Peabody Conservatory, and sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art. He moved to New York City and studied sculpture with John Hovannes at the Art Students League. He was a designer for Geodesics Inc., the architectural firm of the late R. Buckminster Fuller in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 1960, after he received a Master of Architecture degree, with major honors, from the University of Pennsylvania, he returned to the Baltimore area where he has practiced both architecture and urban planning. When he retired in 1993 he was the Baltimore County Architect and is the author of the first Baltimore County Master Plan, the master plans for the new towns of Whitemarsh and Owings Mills, and the Comprehensive Manual of Development Policy.

He is a Past Master of his Masonic Lodge, a Past President of the Maryland Masonic History Society and has lectured on Masonic history and related esoteric subjects. He actively supports the programs and exhibits of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. He likes to hunt and fish and work in his garden, and is now writing a new book on the divine feminine principle in art and life. He and his wife, Christine, live in a passive solar home that he designed and built in Ruxton, Maryland.

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