Dr. Mark Frederickson

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Dr. Mark Frederickson is tenured faculty with the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at the University of Arizona. He received his B.ARCH. and M.ARCH. from the University of Arizona and his Ph.D. in Architecture with a minor in Management from the University of California in Los Angeles / UCLA. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer, an ORS Scholar with Edinburgh University, and the recipient of three Senior Fulbright Scholar Awards. Dr. Frederickson has taught and practiced Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design in a range of cultural, environmental, and professional contexts in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. He is internationally recognized for his award winning projects in urban design and small town revitalization, and has presented keynote addresses in both Latin America and the Middle-East. He is also the founder and Director of the Tejido Group, an international and interdisciplinary community outreach design and planning program at the University of Arizona. Dr. Frederickson and the Tejido Group are the recipients of four Master Plan of the Year Awards from the Arizona Planning Association and two national design and planning awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects. The Tejido Group continues to be an important source of outside funding and design and planning awards for the College through its efforts in community outreach and applied research projects throughout Arizona, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia and the Caribbean. Dr. Frederickson is a LEED accredited professional. / Tel: 520-621-3948.

 

Detailed Curriculum Vitae: 

CHRONOLOGY OF EDUCATION:

  • University of California / Los Angeles (UCLA), 1988-1991 / Ph.D. in Architecture / Minor in Management / Dissertation in Design Education / Dr. Marvin Adelson Director.

  • Edinburgh University / Edinburgh, Scotland, 1982-83 / ORS Scholar in Architecture & Landscape Architecture.

  • University of Arizona, 1974-76 / Master of Architecture / Thesis in Arid Lands Design Principles in Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

  • University of Arizona, 1966-72 / Bachelor of Architecture.

MAJOR FIELDS:

  • Landscape Architectural, Architectural, and Urban Design Education.

  • Urban Design and Redevelopment

  • Small Town Revitalization.

  • Sustainable Community Planning.

  • Sustainable Tourism Planning and Design.

CHRONOLOGY OF EMPLOYMENT:

1997 to present

  • Tenured faculty in College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, University of Arizona.

1994 to present

  • Director of The Tejido Group / Community Outreach Planning and Design Office, University of Arizona / Web site: Tejido.

1991-1997

  • Tenured faculty in the Program of Landscape Architecture, School of Renewable Natural Resources, College of Agriculture, University of Arizona.

1988-1991

  • Ph.D. Student and instructor in Architecture, Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Planning, UCLA.

  • Design instructor in Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of California / Los Angeles, and California State University / Northridge.

1984-1988

  • Professor of Architecture with King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, College of Environmental Design, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

1981-1984

  • ORS Scholar in Architecture and Landscape Architecture, (Great Britain’s Overseas research student award) / Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • Professor of Architecture with the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

1979-1981

  • Senior Fulbright Professor of Architecture with the University of Jordan, Amman / this Fulbright was also awarded a second year - 1980-81.

1976-1979

  • Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture with Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

  • Architect / Landscape Architect with Johnson / Johnson / & Roy and Smith Group, (sister firms), Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan.

1974-1976

  • Graduate Student MARCH program University of Arizona / recipient of the University of Arizona's first graduate degree in Architecture.

  • Architect for Anderson Associates, Tucson, Arizona, (during graduate work, part-time and summer professional experience).

1972-1974

  • Peace Corps Volunteer in Venezuela as an Architect and Planner for several municipalities.

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • Elected to the Fulbright Specialist Roster on behalf of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB), the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State (ECA), and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) / 5 year appointments - 2003 and again in 2013.

  • Recipient of three Senior Fulbright Scholar Awards to Jordan and to Panama from the Fulbright Foundation, Washington D.C., 1979, 1980 and 2001.

  • Recipient of three Master Plan of the Year Awards from Arizona Planning Association (Professional Category) / APA, 1999, 2005 and 2007. Awarded to the University of Arizona's Tejido Group and Dr. Mark Frederickson.

  • Recipient of the Research Study of the Year Award from Arizona Planning Association (Professional Category) / APA, 2007. Awarded to the University of Arizona’s Tejido Group and Dr. Mark Frederickson.

  • Invited speaker for 2014 Oregon ASLA Symposium: IN-TER-VENE, Portland, Oregon / 2014.

  • Invited speaker at a Conference on Urban Revitalization, Universidad La Salle, Cd. Obregón, México / 2014.

  • Invited speaker for the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Tucson, Arizona / 2014.

  • Invited speaker for Academia Colombiana de Arquitectura y Diseño / Colombian Academy of Architecture and design - Conference on Sustainable Planning and Design, Bogotá, Colombia.

  • Elected member of the RIWAQ Think Tank - Centre for Architectural Conservation in Ramallah, Palestine.

  • Keynote speaker (one of two) for Jordanian Society of Engineers - Conference on Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, Amman, Jordan.

  • Keynote speaker (one of two) for Colegio de Arquitectos de Sinaloa, Asociacion/Civil AIA chapter Sinaloa/CASAC - Symposium on Urban Character / El Carácter Auténtico de la Ciudad y sus Espacios Únicos, Culiácan, México.

  • Student Mentor of the Year Award from the University of Arizona, (one of several recipients).

  • Graduate Thesis Director of the Year from the University of Arizona, College of Agriculture.

  • Governor’s Rural Development Award / Governor Janet Napolitano, second place awarded to the University of Arizona’s Tejido Group and Dr. Mark Frederickson for their Show Low Civic Center Master Plan in Show Low, Arizona, 2007.

  • American Society of Landscape Architects of Arizona Design and Planning Honors Award to the Tejido Group for their master plan of Show Low City Civic Center Complex, 2006.

  • 2006 Common Ground Award (public project category) Awarded to the Summerhaven Restoration Project Team which includes Dr. Mark Frederickson and The Tejido Group / Awarded by the Metropolitan Pima Alliance.

  • University of Arizona / Darryl B. Dobras Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2005.

  • Governor’s Commendation / Governor Janet Napolitano awarded to Dr. Mark Frederickson and The Tejido Group for outstanding service to the State of Arizona through their revitalization master plan for the village of Summerhaven on Mt. Lemmon, 2005.

  • Governor’s Commendation / Gobernadora Irlena Brown Villalobos of the Province of Panamá, awarded to Dr. Mark Frederickson and The Tejido Group for outstanding service to Panama City, Panama through their neighborhood revitalization master plan for Barrio Exposition, 2004.

  • Invited speaker for United Nations Habitat Conference on Urban Open Space Planning /Seminario Internacional - Espacios Abiertos Urbanos -Cinta Costera, Panama City, Panamá, 1999.

  • Publication reviewer for the 2012 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture annual conference, 2012.

  • Faculty Research Development Grant for International Travel to Palestine / University of Arizona, 2009.

  • Arizona Society of Landscape Architects winner in the 2010 AZASLA Honors Program. Awarded to the University of Arizona’s Tejido Group for their Revitalization Master Plan of Fronteras, Mexico/ Project Director Dr. Mark Frederickson.

  • President’s Award / first place in Graduate Project of the Year category / awarded to The Tejido Group for their small town master plan for Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona / awarded by University of Arizona, 2006.

  • President’s Award / second place in Graduate Thesis of the Year category / awarded to Lukas Sokol / thesis advisor Dr. Mark Frederickson / awarded by University of Arizona, 2006.

  • University of Arizona / Darryl B. Dobras Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2005.

  • Fulbright Senior Specialist Status awarded by Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and the U.S. Department of State, 2003.

  • President’s Award / Graduate Project of the Year Award from University of Arizona, 2000. Awarded to The Tejido Group for their small town master plan for Camp Verde, Arizona / Project Director Dr. Mark Frederickson.

  • Project of the Year Award from CAPLA / University of Arizona for the Casco Viejo Historic Revitalization Project in Panamá, Client was the Ministry of Housing in Panama, 1998 / Project Director Dr. Mark Frederickson.

  • Recipient of teaching commendations from University of Arizona, College of Agriculture, 1993-1994 and 1995.

  • Elected to the Honor Society of Sigma Lambda Alpha for achievement in Landscape Architectural Education, 1992.

  • PhD. research scholarships in Architecture /Design Education, from the University of California / Los Angeles, 1988, 1989, and again in 1990.

  • UCLA / Deans Council Foundation Award, 1990 and in 1991.

  • Dean's List at the University of California, Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning, 1988, 1989 & 1990.

  • Recipient of Distinguished Teaching Commendation from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1986 and 1988.

  • King Khalid International Airport Landscape Design Competition; Awarded silver Medal (second place), Ministry of Defense and Aviation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1987-1988.

  • Royal Conference Center and National Park Competition in Hofuff; Awarded Silver Medal (second place), Ministry of Agriculture and Water, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1983.

  • Overseas Research Student Award from the Committee of Vice-chancellors and Principals, London, 1982 and again in 1983.

  • Ph.D. Fellowship for postgraduate research in design education from the department of Architecture, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1982 and again in 1983.

  • Senior Fulbright Scholar Award from the Fulbright Foundation, Washington D.C., 1991, (I declined this 1991 award due to civil unrest in the region / West Bank).

  • Elected to honorary memberships in: The Venezuelan Society of Architects; Caracas, Venezuela, and Royal Society of Architects and Engineers; Amman, Jordan, (professional registration in both societies).

  • Dean's List at the University of Arizona, College of Architecture, 1972.

APPLIED RESEARCH GRANTS & SPONSORED PROJECT CONTRACTS:

**Note: I was P.I. or Co-P.I. on all of the following projects:

International:

  • Al Hamriya / a sustainable Urban Living Prototype for Tucson, Arizona / client: Muscat Municipality, Oman / 2013.
  • Kai Tak Airport urban design - redevelopment master plan / Hong Kong / 2013.
  • Tai–O fishing village revitalization master plan / Lantau Island, Hong Kong / 2013.
  • Avenida Central Urban Revitalization Master Plan / clients: the Governor of Panama Province& the Ministry of Housing MIVI, Panama City, Panama, 2011.
  • Birzeit / Historic Center Revitalization Master Plan; an urban connectivity and campus redevelopment Plan for Birzeit, Palestine /clients: RIWAQ and the City of Birzeit / 2010. RIWAQ, a wonderful architectural conservation NGO, received the Aga Khan Award for the Birzeit Project in 2013.
  • Fronteras Redevelopment Master Plan /grant from the Valenzuela Family / Fronteras, Sonora, Mexico, 2009.
  • Faculty Research Development Grant for International Travel to Palestine / University of Arizona, 2009.

  • New town and resort master plan on 10000 acres in Puerto Lobos, Mexico. Grant from Peter Hartwig, 2008 /collaboration with Dr. Nader Chalfoun and his graduate students.

  • New town and resort master plan on 5000 acres in San Carlos, Mexico. Grant from Faya Corp., 2007.

  • U.S. Department of State research grant for urban revitalization design and planning in the Barrio Exposition area of Panama City, Panama, 2002 / P.I.

  • USIA research grant, one of four participants in master planning team for Canal Zone territories turnover, Panama. This was a three year grant, 1999 / 1 of 4 participants.

  • Resort development plan and landscape Master plan for the Cuisinart Resort and Botanical Gardens; Anguilla, British West Indies, Caribbean / Grant from Cuisinart Corp.

  • Coastal Development Guidelines for Northern Sonora; Research Grant from the Governor of Sonora's Office of Ecology and Planning in Hermosillo, Mexico / joint project with Architecture and Planning. This project also concentrated development in clusters and preserved large pristine estuarine and mangrove areas along the NW Mexican coast / Co-P.I.

  • Research Grant from the Agency for International Development to study and record examples of indigenous architecture in North Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, Washington D.C., 1976 / P.I.

  • Urban revitalization and harbor landscape Master planning and design for El Golfo Santa Clara, México; Research Grant from the Mayor’s Office of San Luis and the Ministries of Urban Infrastructure and Public Works / P.I.

  • Planning and design of new satellite city development and border crossings for Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora. Research Grant from the Municipalities of Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora, México / Joint project with Architecture and Planning / P.I.

  • Urban revitalization and harbor landscape master planning and design for Puerto Peñasco, México / Co-P.I.

  • Maquiladora Planning and Design Guidelines, on-going, interactive research with el Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexicali, México / Co-P.I.

  • Los parques zoológicos para Concejo Municipal en Mérida, Yucatán, México / P.I.

  • Federal and State:

  • **Note: I was P.I. on all of the following projects:

  • El Corazon de los Tres Rios Del Norte / Santa Cruz River Corridor Master Plan / client: Pima County, Arizona, 2013.

  • The New Old Pueblo / downtown urban revitalization master plan / client: City of Tucson / 2012.

  • Greer Town Master Plan; a revitalization and conservation master plan / grant from the Apache County and the Town of Greer, AZ, 2010-11.

  • Master plan for a new residential community for autistic adults in Bisbee, Arizona. Grant from Echoing Hope Ranch, 2010-11.

  • Springerville Town Center Master Plan; a main street beautification and town square master plan / grant from the Town of Springerville and the Springerville Historical Society, 2009.

  • University Campus Master Plan for the Universities of Arizona and Northern Arizona / grant from Show Low Main Street and the City of Show Low, 2009.

  • Woodland Lake Park Master Plan; a forest service park master plan for 500 acres / published by the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona, 2007.

  • Town Master Plan for Springerville, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Springerville, Arizona, 2007.

  • Town Master Plan for Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona, 2006.

  • Civic Center master plan for Show Low, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Show Low, Arizona, 2006.

  • Creek Walk restoration and master plan for Show Low, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Show Low, Arizona, 2006.

  • Small town Revitalization plan for Show Low, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Show Low, Arizona, 2006.

  • New town master plan on 1000 acres in Red Mountain, Bisbee, Arizona. Grant from Turner Corp., 2004.

  • Design and Planning Guidelines for the City of Bisbee and Cochise Co., 2004.

  • Revitalization master plan for the Village of Summer Haven, Mt. Lemmon, Arizona, (destroyed by fire in 2003). Client: Pima County Board of Supervisors, Tucson, 2003-04.

  • Campus master planning for the University of Arizona / College of Agriculture north campus research facilities and farms; Research grant from the College of Agriculture, 2002.

  • Main Street Revitalization of Benson, Arizona, Population 14,800; Research Grant from the City of Benson, 2001.

  • Small town Revitalization plan for Winslow, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Winslow, Arizona, 2000.

  • Small town revitalization plan and transportation Master plan for Jerome, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Jerome.

  • Small town revitalization plan and landscape Master plan for Camp Verde, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Camp Verde.

  • Urban Revitalization Master plan for the Twelfth Ave. Corridor; Research Grant from the Pima Co. Board of Supervisors, Tucson, Arizona.

  • Urban Revitalization Master plan for the Tucson Central Business District; Research Grant from the Pima Co. Board of Supervisors, Tucson, Arizona / Collaboration with Prof. Albanese and his graduate students.

  • Urban Revitalization Master plan for the Santa Cruz River Corridor; Research Grant from the Pima Co. Board of Supervisors, Tucson, Arizona.

  • Urban Revitalization Master plan for the Southern Pacific Properties in Downtown Tucson; Research Grant from the Pima Co. Board of Supervisors, Tucson, Arizona / Collaboration with Prof. Albanese and his graduate students.

  • Highway corridor Master plan for the townships of Clarkdale and Cottonwood, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Clarkdale.

  • Resort Master plan for the Blazing M Ranch; Research Grant from the Maybury family.

  • Small town revitalization plan and landscape Master plan for Clarkdale, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Clarkdale.

  • Small town revitalization plan and landscape Master plan for Eagar, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Eagar.

  • Participant in faculty exchange program University of Panama / University of Arizona.

  • New town Master plan for Picacho retirement community for 6500 people, Picacho, Arizona. Clients were the Youth Now Foundation and the Antle Corp.

  • Campus Master plan for the Saints Peter & Paul Church and School, Tucson, Arizona.

  • Campus Master plan for the Immaculate Heart Convent and School, Tucson, Arizona.

  • Landscape master plan for Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona. Client: Colonel Edward Harrow / Museum Director.

  • Signage and Graphic Design for Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona. Client: Colonel Edward Harrow / Museum Director.

  • Landscape master plan and housing location plans for Family Student Housing, University of Arizona. Client: Vice-President for Student Affairs University of Arizona.

  • Landscape planning and design for an urban park spanning the international border in Nogales. Clients: City of Nogales, Arizona and Concejo Municipal de Nogales, Sonora; grant from City of Nogales, Arizona.

  • Landscape planning and design of College of Agriculture's Campus Buildings; Conceptual and visual unification of diverse buildings associated with the College. Client: College of Agriculture / Asst. Dean Merle Jensen.

  • Landscape design and construction documents for the new Karsten Turf Management Laboratories. Client: College of Agriculture, University of Arizona; grant from Agricultural Experiment Station.

Private Foundations:

**Note: I was P.I. on all of the following projects:

  • Master plan for a new residential community for autistic adults in Bisbee, Arizona. Grant from Echoing Hope Ranch, 2010-11.

  • New community master plan on 1500 acres in Dos Cabezas, Arizona. Grant from John Riggs, 2008.

  • New town master plan on 10000 acres at Red wing Ranch Arizona. Grant from Urban Land Institute, 2006.

  • Campus Master plan for Salpointe Catholic High School, Tucson, Arizona from Arch Diocese.

  • Campus Master plan for the Santa Cruz Church and School, Tucson, Arizona from Arch Diocese.

  • Campus master plan for the Saints Peter & Paul Church and School, Tucson, Arizona from Arch Diocese.

  • Campus Master plan for the Immaculate Heart Convent and School, Tucson, Arizona from Arch Diocese.

PUBLICATIONS / CREATIVE ACTIVITY:

Co-authored Design and Planning Monographs Published by Townships, Public Offices and Private Industry:

  • Tai–O fishing village revitalization master plan / Lantau Island, Hong Kong / 2013.

  • Kai Tak Airport site redevelopment master plan / Hong Kong / 2013.

  • Al Hamriya / a sustainable Urban Living Prototype / client: Muscat Municipality, Oman / 2013.

  • The New Old Pueblo / riverfront revitalization and redevelopment Master Plan / client: City of Tucson / 2012.

  • 092 + 1 / downtown urban revitalization Master Plan / client: City of Tucson / 2010.

  • Avenida Central Urban Revitalization Master Plan / clients: the Governor of Panama Province& the Ministry of Housing MIVI, Panama City, Panama, 2011

  • Greer Town Master Plan; a revitalization and conservation master plan / grant from the Apache County and the Town of Greer, AZ, 2010-11.

  • Echoing Hope Ranch / Master plan for a new residential community for autistic adults in Bisbee, Arizona. Grant from Echoing Hope Ranch, 2010-11

  • Fronteras Redevelopment Master Plan /published by the Valenzuela Family / Fronteras, Sonora, Mexico, 2009.

  • Springerville Town Center Master Plan; a main street beautification and town square master plan / published by the Town of Springerville and the Springerville Historical Society, Springerville, Arizona, 2009.

  • University Campus Master Plan for the Universities of Arizona and Northern Arizona / published by Show Low Main Street and the City of Show Low, 2009.

  • Las Palmas Village; a new town and coastal preserve master plan in San Carlos, Mexico/ published by Faya Corp., 2007.

  • Woodland Lake Park Master Plan; a forest service park master plan for 500 acres / published by the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona,2007.

  • Pinetop-Lakeside Town Plan; a small town revitalization plan / published by the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona, 2006.

  • Show Low Civic Center / Celebrating Community; a civic center master plan / published by the City of Show Low, Arizona, 2006.

  • Brannick at Redwing; ranch land revitalization strategies / published through an Urban Land Institute Research Grant, 2006.

  • Show Low Creek Corridor Study; a Creek Walk restoration and master plan for Show Low, Arizona / published by the City of Show Low, 2006.

  • Discovering Show Low; a plan for downtown revitalization / published by the City of Show Low, 2005.

  • Salpointe Catholic High School – a campus with heart; a campus master plan / published by the Arch Diocese of Tucson, 2005.

  • Mule Mountain Village; a new town master plan / published by Turner Industries, 2004.

  • Design and Planning Guidelines for the City of Bisbee and Cochise Co. / published by Turner Industries, 2004.

  • A Revitalization master plan for the Village of Summer Haven; a restoration plan for a town destroyed by fire on Mt. Lemmon in Arizona/published through a grant from the Pima County Board of Supervisors, Tucson, Arizona, 2003-04.

  • An Urban Waterfront Revitalization Project in Panama City, Panama / published through a grant from the U.S. Department of State and the Panamanian Ministry of Housing, 2003.

  • A Neighborhood Revitalization Plan for Barrio Exposition, Panama City, Panama; / published through a grant from the U.S. Department of State and Governor Irlena Brown Villalobos of the Province of Panamá, 2002.

  • Main Street Revitalization of Benson, Arizona, Population 14,800; Research Grant from the City of Benson, 2001.

  • Revitalization master plan for Winslow, Arizona, Population 10,500; Research Grant from the City of Winslow, 2000.

  • Small town revitalization plan and landscape Master plan for Camp Verde, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Camp Verde.

  • Small town revitalization master plan and transportation master plan for Jerome, Arizona. Population 850; Research Grant from the Township of Jerome, 1999

  • Landscape Solutions to the Historic Conservation of Casco Viejo, Panamá; Research grant from Tejido, 1998.

  • Urban Revitalization Master plan for the Twelfth Ave. Corridor; Research Grant from the Pima Co. Board of Supervisors, Tucson, Arizona, 1998.

  • Urban Revitalization Master plan for the Tucson Central Business District; Research Grant from the Pima Co. Board of Supervisors, Tucson, Arizona, 1998.

  • Urban Revitalization Master plan for the Santa Cruz River Corridor; Research Grant from the Pima Co. Board of Supervisors, Tucson, Arizona, 1998.

  • Urban Revitalization Master plan for the Southern Pacific Properties in Downtown Tucson; Research Grant from the Pima Co. Board of Supervisors, Tucson, Arizona, 1997.

  • Highway corridor Master plan for the townships of Clarkdale and Cottonwood, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Clarkdale, 1998.

  • Small town revitalization plan and landscape Master plan for Clarkdale, Arizona; Research Grant from the Township of Clarkdale, 1996.

  • New town Master plan for Picacho retirement community for 6500 people, Picacho, Arizona. Clients were the Youth Now Foundation and the Antle Corp., 1996

  • Resort development plan and landscape Master plan for the Cuisinart Resort and Botanical Gardens; Anguilla, British West Indies, 1995.

  • Coastal Development Guidelines for Northern Sonora; Research Grant from the Governor of Sonora's Office of Ecology and Planning in Hermosillo, Mexico, 1993.

Chapters in Scholarly Books:

  • Contributing author to: Desert Housing, USAID Program, Arizona Board of Regents, 1982.

  • Contributing author to: Barrio Historico, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1972.

Refereed Journal Articles:

  • "Apprenticeship Learning in Interdisciplinary and Multi-cultural Environments / the Tejido Group from Panama to Palestine", Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, Vol. 6, (2012-13).

  • "Minimizing Urban Sprawl through Open Space Design Strategies: The Case of Tucson, Arizona", Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, Vol. 5, (2012-13) / Shahzia Shazi, Dr. Mark Paul Frederickson and Prof. R Larry Medlin.

  • "Gender & Racial Bias in Design Juries", Journal of Architectural Education Vol. 47, No. 1, (September, 1993).

  • "Design Juries / A Study in Lines of Communication", Journal of Architectural Education, Vol. 43, No. 2, (winter, 1990).

  • "Failure in Modernist Ideology / Parallel and Contrast in the Architecture of the West and the Middle-East", C.E.D. Review '85, U.P.M. Press, Dhahran, 1985.

  • "A Study of Admission Procedures in American Schools of Architecture", Edinburgh Architecture Research, Edinburgh Press, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1983.

  • "An Architecture of Minimums", Arid Lands Publications, vol. #7, Feb., 1978, University of Arizona Press.

Works in Progress:

  • Design monograph of the Tai–O fishing village revitalization master plan / Lantau Island, Hong Kong / 2013 - in progress.

  • Design monograph of the Kai Tak Airport redevelopment master plan / Hong Kong / 2013 - in progress.

  • Tejido: An apprenticeship Approach to Design Education.

Abstracts Accepted:

  • "Panama to Palestine: Apprenticeship Learning in Interdisciplinary and Multi-cultural Environments", 5th Annual World Universities Forum 2012.

  • "Tejido Group / Sustainable Small Town Revitalization in Fronteras, Sonora, Mexico", Eco Architecture / 2012, 4th International Conference / the International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning.

  • "Apprenticeship Learning in Interdisciplinary and Multi-cultural Environments / the Tejido Group from Panama to Palestine", Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, Vol. 6, (winter, 2012).

  • "Minimizing Urban Sprawl through Open Space Design Strategies: The Case of Tucson, Arizona", Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, Vol. 5, (2012) / Shahzia Shazi, Dr. Mark Paul Frederickson and Prof. R Larry Medlin,

  • "Landscape Architectural Strategies in Urban Revitalization: The Tejido Group in Panama", Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture/CELA Conference 2012.

Scholarly Presentations:

  • Invited speaker for 2014 Oregon ASLA Symposium: IN-TER-VENE, Portland, Oregon / 2014.

  • Invited speaker at a Conference on Urban Revitalization, Universidad La Salle, Cd. Obregón, México / 2014.

  • Invited speaker for the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Tucson, Arizona / 2014.

  • "Landscape Architectural Strategies in Urban Revitalization: The Tejido Group in Panama", Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture/CELA Conference 2012.

  • One of three Invited speakers for Academia Colombiana de Arquitectura y Diseño / Colombian Academy of Architecture and design - Conference on Sustainable Planning and Design, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010.

  • One of two invited speakers for Jordanian Society of Engineers - Conference on Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, Amman, Jordan, 2009.

  • One of two invited speakers for CASAC - Symposium on Urban Character / El Carácter Auténtico de la Ciudad y sus Espacios Únicos, Culiácan, México, 2008.

  • Paper presented at council for architectural education conference; “Developing Graduate Curricula in Landscape Architecture”/ USMA Panama City, Panamá, 2001.

  • Address to Panamanian Society of Architects and Engineers; “Landscape Architectural Solutions to the Revitalization of the Malecón and Casco Viejo”/ Panama City, Panamá, 2001.

  • Invited Speaker at United Nations Conference; “Landscape Architectural Solutions to Urban Revitalization”/ U.N. Habitat Conference on“Urban Open Space Planning”, Panama City, Panamá, 1999.

  • Paper presented at Biennial National Conference of the Design Communication Association; “Community Outreach as a Vehicle for Learning, 1999.

  • International conference presentation on “Sustainable Tourism Planning and Design in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora Mexico, American Collegiate Schools of Planning, Phoenix, 1996.

  • International conference presentation on "Design Juries: the Facilitation of Intra-Jury Communications", Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Orlando, 1993.

  • Panelist / “Research in Service to the Community”, Applied Research in Architecture and Planning, Architectural Research Center Consortium, Spring Research Conference, Tucson, Arizona, 1996.

  • Panelist / "Topics in Design Education", 4th Annual Conference of the Design Communications Assoc., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ., 1992.

  • Panelist / "Topics in Design Education", 4th Annual Conference of the Design Communications Assoc., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ., 1992.

Seminars Coordinated:

  • Urban Design Workshop in Mazatlan / Old Town Revitalization /2005 / Mazatlan, Mexico / Co-coordinator.

  • Fulbright sponsored 2 week seminar on urban landscape architecture, La Universidad del Isthmus, Panama City, Panamá, 2001 / coordinator.

  • Fulbright sponsored 12 week seminar on landscape architecture, La Universidad de Santa María la Antigua, Panama City, Panamá / 2001 / coordinator.

  • U.S.I.A. sponsored 4 week seminar on urban design for practicing professionals and Ministry of Housing, Panama City, Panamá, 1999 / co-coordinator.

  • U.S.I.A. sponsored 4 week graduate seminar; “Sustainable Strategies to the Planning and Design of Eco-tourism Developments”, La Universidad de Santa Maria la Antigua, Panama City, Panamá, 1999 / co-coordinator.

  • U.S.I.A.(United States Information Agency) sponsored 4 week graduate seminar; “Sustainable Tourism Planning and Design / Solutions to Small Town Revitalization”, La Universidad de Panamá, Panama City, Panamá, 1998 / co-coordinator.

  • U.S.I.A. (United States Information Agency) sponsored 4 week graduate seminar; “Landscape Architectural Solutions to Urban Revitalization”, La Universidad de Santa Maria la Antigua, Panamá, Panama City, Panamá, 1998 / co-coordinator.

  • U.S.I.A. (United States Information Agency) sponsored 4 week graduate seminar; “Landscape Architectural Solutions to the Conservation of Historic Urban Neighborhoods”, La Universidad de Panamá, Panama City, Panamá, 1999 / co-coordinator.

  • "Sustainable Urban Development” / a 1 week graduate seminar presented at La Universidad de Sinaloa, Culiacan, México, 1997 / co-coordinator.

  • "Urban Open Space” / a 1 week graduate seminar presented at La Universidad de Sinaloa, Culiacan, México, 1997 / cocoordinator.

  • Coordinator of an international seminar on Arid Lands Design Principles, Papers Personally Presented: "Building Orientation / Form / & Solar Factors", and "Vernacular Design Solutions for Thermal Control" / a 1 week graduate seminar presented at King Fahd University, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

  • Co-coordinator of two international seminars on Design and Presentation Graphics, Personal Presentations: "Introduction to Drawing Techniques and Their Time Requirements", "Line, Tone of Line, Tone, and Composite Drawing Techniques": "Perspective Drawing Techniques", and "Basic Exercises in Computer Aided Design and Graphics" / a 1 week graduate seminar presented at King Fahd University, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Newspaper, Television, and Radio Interviews:

International / National:

  • PBS / KUAT; Interview regarding the International work of the Tejido Group in Oman and Hong Kong.

  • PBS / KUAT; Interview regarding the International work of the Tejido Group in Panama and Palestine.

  • Scripps News Agency; “A Mexico village turns to Ariz. university students to save itself” / a national article discussing our  revitalization master plan for Fronteras, Mexico / http://www.scrippsnews.com/node/42065

  • El Imparcial, Sonora, Mexico; ”Diseñan plan maestro para Fronteras - Alumnos de Universidad de Arizona crean proyecto para aprovechar mejor el patrimonio del Municipio” / an international article discussing our revitalization master plan for Fronteras, Mexico /http://www.elimparcial.com/EdicionDigital/Ediciones/20090324/PDFS/NogalesPrincipal_2.pdf

  • El Diario de Monterrey; interview regarding our graduate program in Architecture with La Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico; 2001.

  • TVN-2 Television Channel; interview regarding our harbor and urban revitalization work in Panama City, Panama; 2002.

  • La Prensa; interview regarding our master plan for the water front of Panama City, Panama / Panama City, Panama 2001.

  • El Independiente; interview regarding our design and coastal planning work in Puerto Penasco. Hermosillo, Mexico; 1996.

  • El Tribuna; interview regarding our seminar on urban landscape architecture at Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Cájeme / ITESCA in Ciudad Obregon, Mexico; 2002.

State:

  • White Mountain Independent Newspaper / a series of 16 different interviews and articles regarding our work on six different master planning projects in: Pinetop-Lakeside, Show Low and Springerville, Arizona.

  • City 4 Television / Show Low’s Public TV / Two Interviews of Tejido Group student participants regarding their work on the Show Low master Plan.

  • KDJI - 1270 Am-News Talk / Four radio interviews in Show Low regarding the presentation and progress of our master planning project.

  • Three different articles in the White Mountain Independent Newspaper regarding the presentation and progress of our master planning project.

Local:

  • UA Now – UA Students Head to Middle East to Aid Urban Revitalization in Oman / http://uanews.org/story/ua-studentshead-middle-east-aid-urban-revitalization-oman

  • MENAS 2012 Colloquium Series- “Urban Revitalization in Muscat, Oman” / http://www.uanews.org/calendar/49475-menas-2012-colloquium-series-urban-revitalization-muscat-oman

  • UA Now – UA Grad Students Take on Tucson Revitalization Project / http://uanews.org/story/ua-grad-students-take-tucsonrevitalization-project

  • UA Now – UA Group offers International Urban Design Opportunities / http://www.uanews.org/story/ua-group-offersinternational-urban-design-opportunities

  • PBS / KUAT Ch. 6 / Interview of Tejido Group student participants regarding their work on projects in Palestine/http://playpbs.azpm.org/video/1706854894/

  • UA Now – UA’s Tejido Group Garners Landscape Architecture and Architecture Awards /http://www.uanews.org/story/uas-tejido-group-garners-landscape-architecture-awards

  • UA Now – “Student Design Team Helping to Revitalize Mexican Town”; 3-9-09, http://uanews.org/node/24415.

  • Arizona Daily Wildcat: While studying abroad, architecture students get hands on experience revitalizing neighborhoods/http://www.wildcat.arizona.edu/article/2012/10/college-of-architecture-middle-east-project-100912

  • PBS / KUAT Ch. 6 / Interview of Tejido Group student participants regarding their work on projects in Latin America.

  • Arizona Daily Star: “A town too proud to die turns to UA students for help” / a national article discussing our revitalization master plan for Fronteras, Mexico http://www.azstarnet.com/metro/285815

  • UA Now – “Student Design Team Helping to Revitalize Mexican Town”; 3-9-09, http://uanews.org/node/24415.

  • University of Arizona Parents & Family Magazine / “Tejido Group Helps Towns Survive” / spring 2009.

  • Report on Research / University of Arizona / “The Tejido Group; Weaving Research and Education with Real-life Experience” /summer 2005.

  • ABC / KGUN, Channel 9: interview regarding Tejido’s design and planning work on the revitalization of Summerhaven Village, Mt. Lemmon, Arizona, 2004.

  • NBC / KVOA, Channel 4: interview regarding Tejido’s design and planning work on the revitalization of Summerhaven Village, Mt. Lemmon, Arizona, 2004.

  • Arizona Daily Star: interview regarding Tejido’s design and planning work on the revitalization of Summerhaven Village, Mt. Lemmon, Arizona, 2004.

  • Arizona Daily Star: editorial regarding Tejido’s design and planning work on the revitalization of Summerhaven Village, Mt. Lemmon, Arizona, 2004.

  • CBS / KOLD, Channel 13 interview regarding Tejido’s design and planning work in Arizona and Latin America, 2001.

  • ABC / KGUN, Channel 9 interview regarding our design and planning work for Benson, Arizona, 2001.

  • PBS / Channel 6, “Arizona Illustrated”: interview discussing our design and planning work in Panama; 2000.

  • Arizona Daily Star; interview regarding Tejido and our international work; 1998.

  • Arizona Daily Star; interview regarding Landscape Architectural Education at the University of Arizona; 1996.

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT:

  • Developer and teacher for international study abroad programs in: Palestine, Mexico, Panama, Oman, Hong Kong and Europe - students and faculty collaborate on urban and community development projects with students and faculty from host country universities.

  • Co-developer and teacher in the University of Arizona’s first remote graduate degree program in México. We offered a Masters of Architecture degree program taught in Spanish and English to two Mexican Universities: Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas and Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Léon. Coursework was presented in Monterrey, México and in Tucson, Arizona. This threeyear program graduated its first class in the summer of 2002.

  • Universidad de Panamá / as a Fulbright Professor, one of my responsibilities was to assist in the development of a Graduate program of Landscape Architecture in their College of Architecture.

  • University of Arizona / I assisted in the design and development of the undergraduate five-year curriculum in Landscape Architecture. I also participated in the design and development of their new graduate curriculum. During this time I assisted in developing new Promotion and Tenure guidelines for Landscape Architecture. I developed the first CAD lab in landscape

  • architecture, the first Community Outreach Office, the first Internship Program, and I also developed and taught the first overseas study programs for landscape architecture at both Michigan State University and the University of Arizona.

  • University of Jordan / as a Fulbright Professor, I was charged with program and curriculum development for the University of Jordan. During this time I helped develop their new six-year Architectural Engineering degree program.

  • American University of Beirut / I assisted in developing a new Landscape Architectural program at the American University of Beirut. Due to civil unrest this program has yet to be implemented.

  • King Fahd University / I assisted in developing two new Graduate Programs in City Planning and Landscape Architecture. The City Planning Program has been implemented. I also developed and directed two international seminars on design communications, and on arid lands design and planning principles during my stay at King Fahd University.

TRAVEL:

  • RESIDENCE IN: Germany, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Palestine, Panama, Venezuela, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Great Britain, Switzerland.

  • TRAVEL & WORK IN: Afghanistan, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, France, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Serbia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Slovenia, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Thailand, United Arab Emirates.

LANGUAGES:

  • ENGLISH - mother-tongue.

  • SPANISH - working knowledge of conversation and written comprehension.

  • FRENCH - weak basic knowledge of conversation and written comprehension.

  • ARABIC - survival knowledge of colloquial.

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

  • Pilot-1474 hours.

  • Cattle Ranching.

  • Landscape watercolors.

  • Fly-fishing.

 

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