Virginia Tech – Architecture Program:
Faculty Publications, Awards, Exhibition, Invited Lectures, etc.:
Professor Jack Davis, F.A.I.A., Dean Emeritus, was awarded the William C. Noland Medal, the highest award given to a member architect by the Virginia American Institute of Architects, for his extraordinary achievements over the past several decades. The medal was bestowed upon the recipient during the Visions for Architecture gala at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in November 2018.
Professor Emeritus Dayton Eugene Egger’s book The Paradox of Place: In the Line of Sight was published by ORO Editions. The book was edited by Gregory Luhan. It is supplied with a foreword by Kenneth Frampton. A book vernissage was held at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center in November 2018.
Visiting Assistant Professor Kevin Jones, A.I.A.was recognized with the Virginia Emerging Professional Award by the Virginia American Institute of Architects.
Professor Dr. Markus Breitschmid, S.I.A.and architect Valerio Olgiati’s new book Non-Referential Architecture was published by Simonett & Baer. The book appeared in its original English version as well as in a translated German edition. The book was presented during the annual Porto Academy held at the Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto (FAUP) in Portugal in July 2018.
Following faculty member has been granted promotion by the university:
Associate Professor Patrick Doan, R.A. has been promoted from the rank of Assistant Professor to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure.
Associate Professor Aki Ishida, A.I.A. has been promoted from the rank of Assistant Professor to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure.
Associate Professor Paola Zellner-Bassett has been promoted from the rank of Associate Collegiate Professor to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure.
Following architecture faculty have been appointed to administrative positions:
Professor Dr. Paul Emmons, Ph.D.,has been appointed Associate Dean for Graduate Studies of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.
Professor Emeritus, Dean Emeritus, and Virginia Tech President Emeritus Dr. Charles Steger, F.A.I.A., passed away on May 6, 2018.
T.A. Carter Professor Emeritus Dr. Dennis Kilper, A.I.A., with a 34-year tenure (1975-2009) at Virginia Tech’s architecture program, passed away on January 14, 2018.
Professor Emeritus Robert Ning-Shee Chaing, a professor at Virginia Tech’s architecture program form 1968 to 1998, passed away on October 9, 2017.