Donald Armstrong, NCARB

Associate Professor; Tenured (2005), Joined TU in 1999

EDUCATION

Master of Architecture - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1985

Bachelor of Design with Honors - University of Florida, 1983

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION & MEMBERSHIPS

Registered Architect, Florida, 1990

Registered Architect, NCARB, 1990

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture - Member

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Tuskegee University, Department of Architecture, 1999 to present

Interim Department Head, 2006, 2010-2011

Recent Courses:

  • ARCH 101 Architecture Design Studio
  • ARCH 102 Architecture Design Studio
  • ARCH/CSMT 343 Structures I
  • ARCH/CSMT 344 Structures II
  • ARCH/CSMT 443 Structures III
  • Florida Atlantic University, Department of Architecture, 1997-1998

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Principal - Donald E. Armstrong, Jr., Architect 1992-present
Partner - Armstrong & Armstrong Architects 1987-1992

AWARDS

  • Tuskegee University Business and Engineering Conference: Architecture Faculty of the Year 2006
  • Tuskegee University Business and Engineering Conference: Architecture Faculty of the Year 2004
  • Faculty Performance Award for Excellence in Teaching: Tuskegee University, 2002
  • AIA Chapter Award of Honor, 1996
  • AIA Chapter Award of Merit, 1994

PUBLICATIONS, PAPER PRESENTATIONS & EXHIBITIONS

Armstrong, D. E.: Teaching for Transfer: Proceedings of the ACSA 2009 Annual Meeting

Armstrong, D. E.: Brick Making and the Production of Place at the Tuskegee Institute. 2005 ARRIS: Journal of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians.

Armstrong, D. E.:The Low Cash-Cost Housing Program at the Tuskegee Institute. Archipelagos: Outposts of the Americas/Enclaves Amidst Technology, Proceedings of the ACSA 2004 Technology Conference.

Armstrong, D. E. & Streuber, J.: Techstudio: A Studio approach to Teaching Architectural Technology. Architecture, Culture, and the Challenges of Globalization, Proceedings of the ACSA 2002 International Conference.

Armstrong, D. E. & Jackson, C.: Space Unveiled: Techne as a Means of Manifesting Invisible Cultures In the Beginning Design Studio. Not White: Diversity in Beginning Design Education, Proceedings of the 20th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student.

Armstrong, D. E.: Book Review, Materials, Form and Architecture by Richard Weston. Vernacular Architecture Newsletter, Number 100, summer 2004.

Solar Decathlon 2002: The Event in Review. U.S. Department of Energy. Features Tuskegee University entry, D. Armstrong, Architecture Coordinator.

The Affordable Expandable Florida Home. Florida Solar Energy Center, 1991. Features energy-efficient house design by D. Armstrong, Architect.

Florida Cracker Style. Florida Solar Energy Center, 1990. Features energy-efficient house design by D. Armstrong, Architect.

SERVICE: UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT & COMMUNITY

University:

  • Member and sub-committee chair: Tuskegee University Re-Accreditation Task Force, 2007
  • Campus Heritage Grant from the Getty foundation to Tuskegee University, 2006: Wrote "Education Component" of grant proposal: $30,000 funding
  • Educational grant from the Alabama Board for Registration of Architects to the Architecture Program, 2007 ($8,800 grant)
  • Tuskegee University Faculty Senate: 2004
  • Presenter: 2001 Tuskegee University Business and Engineering Conference, Tuskegee University

College and Department:

  • College Committees: CEAPS Dean's Executive Council 2007, CEAPS Education Committee 2007, CEAPS Personnel Committee: 2007
  • Faculty Architecture Advisor: 2002 Solar Decathlon Competition, Washington, D.C.
  • Principal Advisor, Architectural Program, 2001-2004
  • Chair, Rome Trip, 2002
  • ACSA Counselor
  • Co-Chair - Architectural Field Trip Committee
  • Member - Admissions Committee
  • Member - Thesis Committee
  • Advisor - Tau Sigma Delta

Community and Profession:

  • Peer Reviewer: Journal of Architectural Education (2006-2007)
  • Peer Reviewer: Arris, Journal of the Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, 2007
  • Peer Reviewer: 20th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia, 2004
  • Member, Alabama Architectural Foundation Board, 2007
  • Rehabilitation Plan for the Shiloh Rosenwald School, Notasulga, Alabama
  • Tuskegee Mainstreet Development Corporation: Redevelopment Plan for Tuskegee Courthouse Square (with 2nd year studio) and Rehabilitation plan for the Curtright-Johnson House (with independent study students)
  • Judge for 2003 Alabama Forestry Association Awards, Auburn University
  • Judge for 2000 DuPont Benedictus Awards Jury, Auburn University
  • Chapter Representative, American Institute of Architects Grassroots Conference, Washington, D.C., 1994
  • President, American Institute of Architects, Martin Section, 1993

PROJECTS

  • Rehabilitation Guidelines for Vicarage for Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Opelika, Alabama, 2003
  • Rehabilitation Guidelines for St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Dade City, Florida, 2001
  • Adaptive Re-Use Plan for 301 Colorado Avenue, Stuart, Florida, 1993
  • Master Plan for 2nd Dixie Urban Redevelopment Project, Stuart, Florida, 1995
  • Rehabilitation Plan for the Atlantic Court Apartments, Stuart, Florida, 1995
  • Rehabilitation Plan for the Atlantic Court Apartments, Stuart, Florida, 1995
  • Renovations & Additions to St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Stuart, Florida, 1994
  • Rehabilitation Plan for the Woodmen Hall, Stuart, Florida, 1993
  • Visitors Center for the Florida Oceanographic Society, Hutchinson Island, Florida, 1999
  • Ciferri Residence, Palm City, Florida, 1993
  • Childs Residence, Eden, Florida, 1993
  • Rehabilitation Plan for the Smith House, Stuart, Florida, 1993
  • Rehabilitation and RE-location Plan for the Kerper House, Stuart, Florida, 1993
  • Sea Turtle Beach Concession, Jensen Beach, Florida, 1992
  • Rehabilitation of the Lyric Theater, Stuart, Florida, 1992
  • National Register of Historic Places Listing of the Lyric Theater, Stuart, Florida, 1992
  • Feasibility Study for Martin County Courthouse Annex, Indiantown, Florida, 1992
  • Rehabilitation and Re-location Plan for the Moore House, Pt. Salerno, Florida, 1992
  • Conditions survey for the Parker House, Stuart, Florida, 1993
  • Master Plan for Florida Oceanographic Society, Hutchinson Island, Florida, 1991
  • Rehabilitation Plan for the Summers House, Stuart, Florida, 1991
  • Adaptive Re-Use Plan for Offices of Fenton & Lang, Inc., Hobe Sound, Florida, 1990
  • Administration Building for Gift Gardens Fine Art and Botanical Park, Palm City, Florida, 1989
  • Education Building for Gift Gardens Fine Art and Botanical Park, Palm City, Florida, 1989
  • Maintenance Building for Gift Gardens Fine Art and Botanical Park, Palm City, Florida, 1989
  • Master Plan for Ski Point, Stuart, Florida, 1988

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