NAME

(and other titles)

 

Robin  Dripps

T. David FitzGibbon Professor of Architecture

                                                                                       

TEACHING AREA

 

 Architectural Design, Theory and Urbanism

EDUCATION

 

1966, M. Arch.

1964, B. Arch.

University of Pennsylvania         Princeton University                                                 

TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

T.David FitzGibbon Chair of Architecture                        

Prof. of Architecture, Prince of Wales's Summer School in Civil Arch.                            

Visiting Professor of Architecture, Princeton University                      
Chair, Department of Architecture, University of Virginia                   
Director, Program in American Urbanism, Univ. of Virginia              
Professor of Architecture, University of Virginia                            Co-Chair, Department of Architecture, University of Virginia                
Visiting Professor of Architecture, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh                            

Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Virginia                  
Visiting Professor of Architecture, Polytechnic of Central London                                

Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Virginia                  
Senior Lecturer in Architecture, University of Capetown, South Africa

1996

1991

 

1988

1987-88

1985-99

1985-

1978-85

1980

 

1976-85

1976

 

1970-76

1968-1970

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Architecture and Urbanism: Lucia Phinney & Robin Dripps                     
Abbey-Dripps, Architects, Urban Design Consultant, Capetown, South Africa                                                                             
Roelof Uytenbogaardt, Architect, Capetown, South Africa                  
David A. Crane: Architecture and Urban Design, Philadelphia, PA

1984-

1976-83

1968-70

1968-70

1966-1968

 

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL HONORS

 

Harrison Award for Teaching Excellence                        

Phi Beta Kappa Book award for The First House           

ACSA Distinguished Professorship Award

Sesquicentennial Fellowship, University of Virginia                           Shinkenchenku Residential Design Competition, Japan, Third Prize

1999

1999

1992

1992

1983

 

PUBLICATIONS (Recent/selected)

 

“Groundwork” in Sites and Settlement, Eds. Carol Burns, Andrea Kahn.                      

Constructing the World” in The Humanities and Technology Review                           

The First House: Myth, Paradigm and the Task of Architecture, MIT Press                                    

“Reinventing Palmyra”, Colonnade Magazine

“Building the City”, w/C.W. Westfall, Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture       

"Saving the Idea: A Typological Approach to Conserving the City" w/Lucia Phinney, Modulus 19                             
"Ritual and the Library", Journal of Architecture, Princeton University                                           

Forthcoming

 

Fall 2001

 

1997

 

1997

1992

 

1989

 

1987

 

RESEARCH & CREATIVE WORK

(Recent/selected)

 

Aesthetics and Ethics: The Difficult Dialogue.

Boundary Layers: Design & Development of Double skin, Skeletal frame                     

Groundwork: A reevaluation of the ground in architecture and urbanism                      

Earthworks and Water Bodies: Design and construction of local eco system                 

Diagram & Detail: Conceptual Links between Ideas and Artifacts 

2002

2002

 

2001-

 

2000

 

1999-

 

SERVICE (selected)

 

Faculty, Mayor’s Institute on City Design, NEA
Co-chair: ACSA Teacher's Seminar, Cranbrook
Visiting Juror on regular basis throughout United States

1989

1988