Victor L. Regnier Visiting Chair, Kansas Architecture, Architect, News, Photo
Victor L. Regnier Visiting Chair, Kansas, USA
American Education Position for Alan Dunlop of gm+ad architects
Jan 30, 2010
Victor L Regnier Chair of Architecture
Teasing the Grid
( The fish, the bishop and Mrs O’leary’s cow, Daisy )
A lecture by Alan Dunlop on the work of contemporary Scottish architects Gordon Murray and Alan Dunlop ( gm+ad ) and the development of the city of Glasgow. From the mediaeval city to the Victorian age and the creation of the grid. Looking at how Glasgow was influenced by the development of town planning in North America and how, in turn, we influenced great cities in the United States, like Chicago. Kansas City Lecture by Alan Dunlop on 9 Mar 2010
14 Sep 2009
USA Professorship for Scottish Architect
Alan Dunlop of Gordon Murray and Alan Dunlop architects will take up his post as the Victor L Regnier Chair of Architecture and visiting professor at Kansas State University this semester. The recipient of this award is a distinguished visiting professional in the field of architecture and preference is given to an internationally renowned, practicing professional from outside of the United States.
The intent of the chair is to enrich the educational experience of architecture students at K-State. Kansas State University College of Architecture, Planning and Design is consistently ranked among the top schools of architecture in the United States and Professor Dunlop is the first Scottish architect and the first architect from the UK to be invited.
This position has been held previously by the following distinguished architects: Hiroshi Hara of Japan, Alberto Campo Baeza of Spain, Mikko Heikkinen of Finland, Miguel Angel Roca of Argentina and Alfred Jacoby of Germany.
Professor Dunlop is is currently visiting professor at Robert Gordon University, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture in Aberdeen. He has taught in schools of Architecture in Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow and lectured internationally. Widely published in the architectural press and in national broadsheets, he is an established commentator on Architecture, Design and Social Issues.
“It is a great honour for me to be invited to hold such a distinguished position in one America’s top schools and I’m looking forward to it” said Professor Dunlop ” and recognition also of the work of our practice and the general high quality of architecture in Scotland”
Gordon Murray and Alan Dunlop are recognised for the innovative nature of their projects. In the thirteen years that the partnership has been established it has won over forty national and international awards, including Europa Nostra; Royal Institute of British Architects Awards; the Scottish Design Awards: Grand Prix for Architecture; a Special Award from the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland; a British Construction Industry: Best Practice Award; a Designshare Honor Award and two International Architecture Awards from the Chicago Athenaeum.
Victor L. Regnier Visiting Chair information from gm+ad Architects 140909
Alan Dunlop to hold the Victor L. Regnier Visiting Chair
13 May 2009
Kansas State University has invited Alan Dunlop to hold the Victor L. Regnier Visiting Chair for the 2009 – 2010 academic year.
Established in 2002, this position has been held by the following distinguished architects: Hiroshi Hara of Japan, Alberto Campo Baeza of Spain, Mikko Heikkinen of Finland, Miguel Angel Roca of Argentina and Alfred Jacoby of Germany.
Responsibilities of the Chair are to co-teach a 5th year architecture graduate studio. The Chair is also encouraged to contribute to the theory segment of the curriculum through seminar presentations devoted to topics decided between the chair and faculty and students of the 5th year studio program. Exposure to all levels of students will be possible through involvement in reviews, projects or events. It is expected that at least two formal lectures be presented. One lecture would be delivered on-campus for the Kansas State students, faculty, local professionals and local community. The other lecture would be delivered in the Kansas City metropolitan area, providing exposure to alumni, practicing professionals and the greater Kansas City community with special linkages to the arts.
The Victor L. Regnier Visiting Faculty Chair in Architecture is funded by the Victor and Helen Regnier Family Foundation of Mission, Kansas and was established through the extraordinary generosity of his children, Victor A. Regnier, Robert D. Regnier, and Catherine M. Regnier, who sought to enrich the educational experience of Kansas State University architecture students by exposing them to the finest architects from around the world.
Kansas State University College of Architecture, Planning and Design has four programs ranked within the top ten schools of architecture in the United States and the invite follows Dunlop’s presentation of the work of the practice for the Oscar Ekdahl Memorial Lecture in April 2009
“Architecture in Scotland and particularly Glasgow, is achieving greater international recognition” says Alan Dunlop “To be offered the Regnier Chair is recognition of our work and a great honour for the practice and for me. I will be delighted to accept.”
Alan Dunlop is currently visiting Professor at Robert Gordon University, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture in Aberdeen. He has taught in schools of Architecture in Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow and lectured internationally. Widely published in the architectural press and in national broadsheets, he is an established commentator on Architecture and Design.
Victor L. Regnier Visiting Chair information from Gordon Murray and Alan Dunlop Architects 100309
Victor L. Regnier Visiting Chair Kansas : Alan Dunlop
Location:Kansas State University
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
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Alan Dunlop Lecture : Mahlum Endowment Lecture, University of Washington
Kansas City Sustainable House
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