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Harry G.
Robinson, III



Faculty Details


Bachelor of Architecture (Design Honors), BArch, Howard University
Master of City Planning, MCP, Howard University
Master of City Planning in Urban Design, MCPUD, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University


Urban Design, Preservation of Sacred Places, Memorial Design, Genius Loci of Public Markets, Placemaking Strategies for Mixed Use Retail Environments


Urban Design in Transportation; History of African American Architects; Public Markets; Sacred Places and Memorials

Subjects Taught: 

Upper Junior and Senior Design Studio
Principles of Urban Design
Urban Design Case Studies
The African American Architect
US Sacred Places Internationally
Thesis Preparation
Directed and Independent Research

Detailed Information

About Me: 

Professor Robinson is an architect/urban designer who has taught for more that 45 years. He has been president of two national organizations, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and the National Architectural Accrediting Board. He has consulted internationally at the highest level of governments, including those of Senegal and Botswana and for UNESCO. He is currently the executive consulting architect for the American Battle Monuments Commission where he advises the Commission and senior staff. He has served as Interim VP for Academic Affairs and VP for University Administration at the University.


TheLongWalk: The Placemaking Legacy of Howard University, Moreland Spingarn Research Center, Howard University
The Inaugural Howard H. Mackey Lecture, Howard University
Development Analysis, Suresnes American Cemetery, Suresnes, France, ABMC
The US Memorial in the United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea, ABMC
The US Memorial on Midway, ABMC
UniverCity 20/20, the Howard University Campus Plan, Howard University


Architecture Graduates Elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects

Wed, April, 12 2017

We are pleased to announce that two graduates of the Howard University Department of Architecture, Kwendeche (B.Arch. 1976) and Kathy Dixon (B.Arch. 1991), have been elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA). This is an unparalleled honor and the highest individual recognition bestowed by the Institute. The selection process is rigorous. Approximately three percent of the more than 90,000 AIA members have this distinction. The recipients of the FAIA are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the profession either through design, architectural education or the advancement of the profession after 10 years of AIA membership. The 2017 FAIA class consists of 178 people.Read More >>

Highlights from the Fall 2016 Semester:

Tue, January, 3 2017

The Department of Architecture kicked-off the 2016-2017 academic year with a myriad of events that brought faculty, students, and alumni together. In addition to welcoming, its new chair, the Department hosted a number of activities including a lecture by Dr. Douglas Williams about David Williston, the first known black landscape architecture who was also instrumental in the early Howard campus, in July. Read More >>


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