Robert L. Powell, Jr.

Associate ProfessorPowell


Contact: 451 McNair Hall
              Ph: (336) 285-3683
              Fax: (336) 334-7126


M.Arch. Massachusetts Institute of Tech. (MIT) 1977
B.S. Architectural Engineering, Stanford University 1973

Teaching Interest

AREN 112 History of American Architecture
AREN 231 Materials Methods of Construction
AREN 415 Advanced CAD

Research Interest

Green Building Design, Environmental Design

Research Projects

  • Workforce Development Training for Green Jobs 2010
  • Green Design Charrette at Balsawood Neighborhood for Kingdom CDC 2009
  • Dunleith Environmental Design Charrette 2008
  • Warnersville Community Design Project, 2007
  • Project Participant in Sustainable Development Demonstration for ICA Greensboro, 2003-2004
  • Conducted Neighborhood Planning Project for Citizens of Northeast Greensboro to Identify Development Options for Bessemer Ave. Shopping Center, 2003

Selected Publications

  • R. Powell, W. Hofler, R. Duncan, R. Wilson, Evaluation of a Sustainable Design Competition as a Teaching Tool, ASES, 2004
  • Powell, R. “Affordable Housing Opportunities” Summary Report from Housing Summit II for Eastern North Carolina, June 2001
  • D. Beal, J. McIlvaine, N. Moyer, M. McGinley, R. Powell, C. Turner, “Side-by-Side Testing of HUD Code Homes at NC A&T State University”, 2001
  • Powell, R. and E. Stover, 1998, Outlook Summary from Integrated Thinking Process, 21st Century Outlook Conference, sponsored by the AIA, Miami Florida