NAME

(and other titles)

 

Reuben M. Rainey, A.S.L.A.

 

Professor of Landscape Architecture

TEACHING AREA

History of landscape architecture, design of restorative spaces in medical facilities

EDUCATION

1978. M.L.A.

1960, A.B.

1963, M.Div.

1971, Ph.D., Philosophy of Religion              

University of Virginia

Duke University

Union Theological Seminary, NY

Columbia University

 

 

TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Virginia

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, UVa

Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture, UVa

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, UVa

1994 – present

1984-1994

1981-1986

1978-1983

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Consultant, National Trust for Historic Preservation

Consultant, National Park Service 

1980-81

1997-99

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL HONORS

 

Career of Distinction Award, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

University of Virginia All-University Teaching Award

Teacher of the Year, School of Architecture

Harrison Award for Innovation in Education, with 3 colleagues

University of Virginia Raven Society

1999

 

1998

1997

1999

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS (Recent/selected)

 

29 articles and 15 book reviews on primarily 19th and 20th century American landscape architecture. Some have appeared in translation. Most recent articles:

“The Garden as Narrative Lawrence Halprin’s Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial,”  Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn, Places of Commemoration: Search for Identity and Landscape Design (Dumbarton Oaks, 2001), 377-416.

“Louisville’s Waterfront Park,” Aquapolis, No. 18, 1998.

“William Le Baron Jenney and Chicago’s West Parks: From Prairie to Pleasure Grounds,” in W. Tishler, ed., Midwestern Landscape Architecture (Univ. of Illinois Press, 2000),57-79.

 

RESEARCH & CREATIVE WORK

(Recent/selected)

 

Video: “La Rotonda,” featuring Mario Valmarana, 1 hour

Video: “The Joel Schnaper Memorial Garden,” 30 min.

Present  research:

The Park Designs of Robert Royston

The Anne Spencer Garden, Lynchburg, Va.

Duisburg Nord Park, The Ruhr Valley, Germany

1999

2000

 

MEMBERSHIP

American Society of Landscape Architecture

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

 

SERVICE (selected)

 

Teaching Fellow, Brown College, Hereford College

University of Virginia Medical Center Fine Arts Committee

University of Virginia Senate Academic Affairs Committee

Provost’s Advisory Committee

1998-2002

2001-2002

1996-1998

1985-1986