Mr. Patrick Rhodes | American University of Sharjah


Teaching areas

Design Foundations.

Research areas

Design Foundations Pedagogy, Design Based Learning in Secondary Education, Design Build Pedagogy, Community Based (Public Interest) Design, Interdisciplinary Design, Materials and Building Technology.


MArch, Architecture, Southern California Institute of Architecture, United States, 1999
Bachelor, Bachelor Of Design Concentration In Architecture, University of Florida, United States, 1996

Professional experience

Director Of Foundations, College Of Architecture, Art And Design, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2013 - 2016
Lecturer,, College Of Design, Architecture, Iowa State University, Iowa, United States, 2011 - 2013
Founder And Executive Director, Project Locus, California, United States, 2001 - 2012
Head Of Design Department, Priestley School of Architecture and Construction, Louisiana, United States, 2010 - 2011
Assistant Professor, School Of Architecture, Tuskegee University, Alabama, United States, 2009 - 2010
Visiting Teaching Fellow, Department Of Architecture, North Carolina State University, North Carolina, United States, 2008 - 2009
Structural Designer, Morphy and Makofsky Structural Engineers, Louisiana, United States, 2008 - 2008
Principal, CHoPR Design, Louisiana, United States, 2006 - 2008
Sojourner Truth Visiting Professor, University of Michigan,Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Michigan, United States, 2008 - 2008
Studio Chief, Waring Architects, Louisiana, United States, 2007 - 2008
Visiting Assistant Professor, School Of Architecture, Tulane University, Louisiana, United States, 2006 - 2008
Director, Citybuild Consortium Of Schools, Tulane University, Louisiana, United States, 2007 - 2007
Architectural Delineator, Department Of The Interior, National Parks Service, Historic American Building Survey, Alabama,, United States, 1997 - 2007
Visiting Professor, Architecture, Kansas State University, Kansas, United States, 2005 - 2006
Project Manager, Davis Design and Construction, Massachusetts, United States, 2004 - 2005
Design Leader, Project Manager, Peter Ratcliffe Architects, Maryland,, United States, 2003 - 2004
Designer, Leonard Grant Architect, California, United States, 2002 - 2003
Designer, John Cotton, FAIA, Architect, California, United States, 1998 - 2002
Freelance Model Builder, NBBJ Sports and Entertainment Architecture, California, United States, 1999 - 1999
Associate Designer, Geoffrey Scott and Associates, California, United States, 1998 - 1998


Social, Economic, and Environmental Design Network (SEED), Founding Member and Project Reviewer (2007 - 2010), USA, 1 May 2007
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