Robert Kirkbride, PhD – Project Advisor
Robert is a Fellow of the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and was architect-in-residence at the Bogliasco Foundation in Genoa, Italy. He was also a co-founding partner of the low-impact landplanning company, Hawk Circle, and the furniture design company, Studiolo, and previously worked with Dr. Anne G. Tyng, Antonio Citterio and Terry Dwan, POLO/Ralph Lauren, Edward Earle Kirkbride, and the National Park Service. His design and research projects have been featured in the film XX/XY, the Oxford Handbook of Rhetorical Studies, the Montreal Architectural Review, The National Academy of Science’s ISSUES magazine, Vogue, The Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chora 4, Mark Magazine, C3, Alphabet City’s FUEL, WATER, and AIR, among others. Robert has been an editorial board member of the Nexus Network Journal, visiting critic at the University of Edinburgh, guest professor at the University of Montréal, and conducted design charrettes at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Dr. Kirkbride received his Ph.D. in the History and Theory of Architecture from McGill University, and a Master of Architecture and BA in Design of the Environment from the University of Pennsylvania.