NAME

(and other titles)

 

William Rees Morrish

Elwood R. Quesada Professor

TEACHING AREA

 

Urban design, American urban history, infrastructure, and housing

 

EDUCATION

 

1978, M. Arch. in Urban Design

1971, B. Arch., Degree with Honors

 

Harvard University, GSD

University of California, Berkeley

REGISTRATION

 

Registered Architect, State of California, 1974, and NCARB Certificate

 

TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

University of Virginia School of Architecture

University of Minnesota College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

University of Southern California School of Architecture

University of California Graduate School of Architecture and Planning

University of California College of Environmental Design

Tulane University School of Architecture

Morgan State University

 

2001 – Present

1988-2001

 

1983-1988

1984-1985

 

1980

1979-1980

1978-1979

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Partner, CITYWEST INC., Urban Design Consulting firm

Senior Design Architect, Bobrow/Thomas Associates

Senior Design Architect, Monacelli Associates

Senior Urban Designer, Mandala International

Senior Design Architect, Robert Ostrow and Associates

Architect and Urban Designer, Hall, Goodhue and Haisley

Architect, Lawrence Halprin Associates

Architect, ELS/Architects

Architectural Designer, MacKinlay/Winnacker/McNeil

 

1980-1998

1982-1983

1978

1977-1978

1977

1976

1975-1976

1972-1975

1970-1972

 

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL HONORS (Recent)

 

Regional Leadership Award, Metropolitan Council, Minneapolis, MN

Certificate of Appreciation, University of Minnesota Faculty Ambassador Program, Minneapolis, MN

 

2001

 

1998

PUBLICATIONS (Recent)

 

“Neighborhoods by Design”, Monthly Editorial with Linda Picone.  Southwest Journal, Minneapolis, MN

“Infrastructure for the New Social Covenant”, The Productive Park: New Waterworks as Neighborhood Resources, co-author with Catherine R. Brown, The Architectural League of New York and Princeton Architectural Press

 

1998-2001

 

1998

RESEARCH & CREATIVE WORK

(Selected)

 

Green by Addition: Urban design and public policy strategies for renovating Post World War II housing stock.  Grants from McKnight and SURDNA foundation.

Future of First Ring Suburbs: Urban design and public policy strategies for repositioning aging suburban communities into the new economy and ecological opportunities of metropolitan regions.  Grants from McKnight and SURDNA foundation.

 

1998 - Present

 

 

1997 - Present

MEMBERSHIP

Urban Land Institute, Scholars Fellowship Program

Congress for New Urbanism, San Francisco, CA

National Council of Registration Boards (NCARB)

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)

 

2002 – 2005

1997 - Present

 

 

 

SERVICE (Recent)

 

Editorial Board, Editorial Advisory Board, PLACES Magazine

Urban Development and Environment Funding, program advisor, Bush Foundation, St. Paul, MN

Regional Advisory Board, Trust for Public Land in the Midwest, Minneapolis, MN

1993/95 – Pres.

1999 - 2001

 

1998-2000