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Duncan McRoberts

Curriculum Vitae

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DUNCAN MCCALLUM MCROBERTS was born in Eugene, Oregon. He received his Bachelors and Masters degree in Architecture from the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, in conjunction with one and one half years combined study in Rome, Italy, under each program. He also received a fellowship from The Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture for study in its very first "Corso Estivo in Architettura Civile" held at the British Academy in Rome, and Oxford. His professional experience includes the following:

From 1998 to present, Founder and President of the firm McRoberts Associates, specializing in traditional residential, ecclesiastical and urban design projects.

From 1996 to 1998, designer for Curtis Gelotte Architects, P.S., in Kirkland, WA, a firm specializing in residential projects.

From 1991 to 1993, designer for Demetri Porphyrios, Associates, in London; a firm specializing in traditional design for all building typologies: civic, institutional, commercial, and residential.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:

  • 2000, International Symposium on Traditional Urbanism: Highgrove, England; invitation by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
  • 2000, historic preservation consultant for the State of Oregon Historic Preservation Departement.
  • 2000, member of the Congress For New Urbanism.
  • 1999 to present, regional northwest representative for the Architectural Institute "Classical America".
  • 1997, designer for the Prince of Wales's Projects Office - Urban Design Task Force in Berlin, Germany: invitation by Der Bundesprsident, Federal Government and Berlin Senate.
  • 1997, designer for the Prince of Wales's Projects Office - Urban Design Task Force in Beirut and Sidon, Lebanon: invitation by the Prime Minister Rafic Hariri.
  • 1996, designer and historic preservation consultant for the Forest Grove, Oregon - Urban Design Task Force with Gibbs Planning Group and Lennertz & Coyle.
  • 1994, designer for the Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture - Urban Design Task Force in Chinon, France: in conjunction with L'Institut Fran¸ais d'Architecture.
  • 1994, designer for the Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture - Urban Design Task Force in Viterbo, Italy: in conjunction with Universit´ di Parma.

ACADEMIC & ADVISORY APPOINTMENTS:

  • 2000, The Renovation Manipulation, by Michael S. Rose, recommended design consultant list for traditional Catholic diocese and parish churches.
  • 2000, member of INTBAU: International Network for Traditional Building Arts & Urbanism, hosted by The Prince's Foundation.
  • 1998, masters thesis juror for the University of Washington School of Architecture, winter quarter.
  • 1996, architectural advisor for the Grace Institute Liturgical Arts Committee in Portland, Oregon.
  • 1994 to 1996, assistant tutor at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture.
  • 1991, assistant tutor for the Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture "Corso Estivo in Architettura Civile," Oxford.
  • 1990, adjuvant to modern translation of Ten Books on Architecture, by Vitruvius Pollio, 27 B.C., by Thomas Gordon Smith. Last translation: Morgan, 1914.

AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS:

  • 2001, Gabriel Prize in Architecture, finalist.
  • 1994 to 1996, Bond-Montedonico fellowship to the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture.
  • 1991, Paris Prize in Architecture, finalist.
  • 1990, Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture "Corso Estivo in Architettura Civile," fellowship.
  • 1989, Rambusch Prize in Architecture, finalist.
  • 1989, University of Notre Dame "Andrew F. Kervick" award for highest merit in drawing during the entire course of study.

EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2000, "Reconquering Sacred Space; Church in the City of the Third Millenium," the second International Exhibition of contemporary liturgical architecture: Rome, Italy.
  • 1999, "Reconquering Sacred Space," an International Exhibition for rediscovering tradition in twentieth century liturgical architecture: Rome, Italy.
  • 1999, National Exhibition by the "Derriere Guard" for work of prominent young classical architects, poets, musicians and painters: San Francisco, CA.
  • 1997, National Exhibition by the "Derriere Guard" for work of prominent young classical architects, poets, musicians and painters: New York, NY.

Religious Affiliation

Catholic

Contact

Duncan McRoberts
136 Park Lane
Kirkland, WA USA 98033
Tel: (425)889-6440
Fax: (425)889-6450
duncan@REMOVEBEFORESENDINGmcroberts-associates.com
www.mcroberts-associates.com

Projects (partial list)

Sample Work

Hall Church and Baptistry, Sauvie Island, OR
Hall Church and Baptistry, Sauvie Island, OR

Hall Church and Baptistry, Sauvie Island, OR
Hall Church and Baptistry, Sauvie Island, OR

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