Education: B.Arch., Cornell University

Background: Judith Kinnard teaches design studios and theory seminars at the graduate and undergraduate level. Prior to joining the faculty at UVA she taught at Syracuse University from 1979-1984 and Princeton University from 1985-1987. She received her professional degree from Cornell University in 1977. Since 1983 she has been a principal in the office of Schwartz-Kinnard, Architects. Her firm has won or placed in several national design competitions including Hillside Housing for Cincinnati Ohio, Coldspring Newtown/Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore Maryland, the Little Theatre of Chattanooga Tennessee, and the Glenwood Illinois Village Hall and Town Center. Their work was recognized by the Architectural League of New York for their Young Architects Competition lecture/exhibition series in 1987.
She is the author of "The Villa Gamberaia: the Street in the Garden" (Journal of Garden History, 1987) and "The Bricoleur and the Weaver: Contexturing the City" (Civitas: Harvard Architecture Review, 1998).
Chair of the Department of Architecture since June of 1998, she has served the school in numerous roles including Chair and Co-Chair (together with W.G. Clark) of the Building Addition Committee since 1995, Chair, Faculty Search Committee and Chair of the Graduate Admissions Committee.
Judith Kinnard has supported architectural education nationally through many leadership roles. From 1996-2000 she represented the Southeast region on the Board of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. Professor Kinnard served as Co-Chair (together with Kenneth Schwartz) for the Annual Meeting of the ACSA held in Boston in 1996 and has represented ACSA on four NAAB Accreditation teams. She served on the Commonwealth of Virginia's Art and Architectural Review Board from 1997-1999. She is a registered architect in Virginia and a member of the American Institute of Architects.


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