Gerardo Brown-Manrique

Gerardo Brown-Manrique

Oxford, OH, US



Since 1978 a professor of architecture at Miami University (est. 1809); coordinator of the Community Design Assistance Group (CDAG); affiliate, Latin American, Latina/o and Caribbean Studies Program.


Miami University, Oxford, OH, US, Professor of Architecture

Professor of Architecture teaching in the B. F. A. in architecture undergraduate program and in the M. Arch. graduate program. Courses taught include seminars on housing, typology and regionalism, modern architecture in Latin America, modern and contemporary architectural history, and graduate architectural design studios.
Currently chairing the International Education Committee of the University Senate and a member of the Latin American Studies Committee of the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as task forces on global eduction.

Aug 1978 - current

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, Willard K. Martin Distinguished Visiting Critic

Taught an upper level design studio ("House/Housing: Redefining the Meaning of Home") and a lecture course on typology and regionalism.

Mar 1991 - Jun 1991

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, AR, Visiting Professor (Fulbright Lecturer)

One-month lectureship in the Curso Superior de Historia y Crítica de Arquitectura. Taught "La arquitectura del siglo XX en los Estados Unidos: Investigación Temática." Also presented lectures at the architecture faculties of the Universidad de Mendoza, Universidad Católica de Salta, and the Universidad Nacional de San Miguel de Tucumán. Also presented a talk within the Coloquio Internacional Arquitectura y Comunicación at the CAYC in Buenos Aires.

Sep 1988 - Oct 1988

The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, US, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Responsibilities included graphics, architectural design courses, and a seminar on housing.

Aug 1975 - Jun 1978

The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, US, Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture

Responsibilities included graphics and architectural design courses.

Aug 1974 - Aug 1975


Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Graduate, post-professional studies in architecture with a minor in urban and regional planning. Thesis: "Qualitative Criteria in High-Density,Low-Rise Housing" (committee: O.M. Ungers (chair), Jerry Wells, and Stuart Stein; final review: Charles Pearman, Henry Richardson and Jerry Wells).

Sep 1971 - Jan 1974

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Professional studies in architecture.

Sep 1966 - Jun 1971


Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Grant

Grant in support of the publication of my book, "Rudolf Fränkel and Neues Bauen: Architecture in Germany, Romania and the United Kingdom" (Tübingen/Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, 2009).


Fulbright Program, Award

Fulbright Lecturing Award to the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Grant

Grant in support of the publication of my book, "The Ticino Guide" (New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1988).


National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Fellowship, Award

Summer fellowship to participate in the summer program for college teachers at Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation lead by Prof. George R. Collins.


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