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2009 Fall Final Reviews

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2009 Fall Final Reviews - 2nd Year - Monday 7 December

2009 Fall Final Reviews - 3rd Year - Tuesday 8 December

2009 Fall Final Reviews - Graduate Studios - Wednesday 9 December

Guest Reviewers

  1. Dan Chamberlain
  2. Jared Jackson
  3. Meg Jackson
  4. Jeff Nesbit
  5. Josh Nason
  6. Danny Nowak
  7. Ken Payson
  8. Jeff Penner
  9. Luis Rios
  10. Summer Sutton
  11. Mark Wellen
  12. Dustin White

Guest Reviewer Biographies

Danny Chamberlain

Mr. Chamberlain is a graduate of Texas Tech’s College of Architecture, and his professional expertise is in the design of K-12 Schools, Higher Ed facilities, large-scale residential, and master planning.

Jared Jackson

AIA, CSI, LEED AP; M. Arch., Texas Tech University, 1999
Mr. Jackson has worked as an architect with firms in Baltimore, MD, Washington, D.C., and Houston, TX on projects of various size and complexity. He has also worked as an enclosure design consultant focused on glass, metal, concrete, and masonry façade systems for architecture firms in the Washington, D.C. and New York areas. Mr. Jackson is currently principle of Context3, a Houston based architectural studio specializing in sustainable design and advanced construction practices for institutional, commercial, and residential clients.

Meg Jackson

M.Arch., Columbia University, 2004; B.A. (History of Art & Architecture), Middlebury College, 1999
Ms. Jackson’s areas of interest are in design education, fabrication and visual communication with particular focuses on design process, theory, methodology and form making. In addition to working as a architectural designer with firms in New York City, Baltimore, MD and Houston, TX, she has taught at Columbia University, The Maryland Institute of Art, The University of Houston and has been a Visiting Lecturer at Texas A&M since 2006.

Jeff S. Nesbit

Jeff S. Nesbit was educated at Texas Tech University (B.S. Arch, M. Arch I) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.Arch II Post-Professional). He worked as a designer in the collaborated micro cell research group Sabin+Jones LabStudio in Philadelphia. Immediately upon graduate school, Nesbit worked as a lead designer in the international design competition studio in Seoul, Korea for Heerim Architects. After returning to his native state of Texas, he taught graduate studio as a visiting instructor for Texas Tech University in Houston and is currently working as a designer for Kell Muñoz Architects in San Antonio. Most recently Nesbit has co-founded the research/design group Iterative Studio.

Danny Nowak

Mr. Nowak holds a BS-Arch from Texas Tech University College of Architecture (1974), and an Associate Degree in Real Estate from South Plains College (1999). He is owner and principal of the Nowak Group in Irving, TX. He has also worked at HKS, Perkins+Will, SHW Group, and Good Fulton Farrell & Associates. Mr. Nowak was an adjunct professor at TTU/COA from 1974-92 and 1997-2000.

Summer Sutton

Summer graduated with her professional masters degree from Cornell University and will teach a seminar on globalisation and architecture in the coming semester.

Dustin White

Dustin White graduated May 2009 with a Masters degree in Architecture from Clemson University, and a Bachelors degree in 2007 from Texas Tech University. While at Clemson he held multiple Teaching Assistantships, and a Wood Shop Assistantship. During the summer months he worked for Jori Erdman (Currently Director LSU School of Architecture) doing, research, graphic design, photography, and renderings. Also during that summer worked collaboratively on a student publication (South Vol.2) for the College of Architecture. He received the Henry Adams Medal for being the top ranking student in his class. His final studio which was a collaborative research studio called SEED, has been featured on the World Changing Website, Arch Daily Website, HATCHfest exhibition in Asheville, NC., and currently in the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR). During graduate school spent one semester studying at the Clemson Architectural Center in Charleston, SC. Previously before graduate school was employed at Morris Architects in Houston.

Mark T. Wellen

AIA, B Arch Texas Tech '77
Worked in the office of Frank Welch Associates 1977-1983. Began private practice 1983 and formed Rhotenberry Wellen Architects in 1988 with James R. Rhotenberry, Jr. ,AIA (TTU '76). Firm has won numerous design awards while maintaining a practice devoted to varying building types. Currently serves on Texas Society of Architects Publications Committee overseeing the publication of TEXAS ARCHITECT magazine.