George Hallowell, Ph.D., AIA, NCARB, has been a registered architect for over 30 years, working in New York, Houston, Seattle and Raleigh. His professional experience includes projects in higher education, acoustic or media facilities, universal access, and commercial or residential design. He has a Ph.D. in Design (dissertation: Understanding Structural Inertia: Examining Suburban Morphology and Patterns of Persistence and Change on long-term urban change), a Master of Architecture degree (thesis: Elements of Suburban Form and Change, the Heights, Houston), and a B.A. in Urban Geography.
Dr. Hallowell’s research focuses on urban and suburban morphology, change, and the concept of structural inertia relating to the formal and spatial characteristics of urban and suburban neighborhoods. Other research efforts have concentrated on acoustics, environmental justice, healthy and smart city design, pandemic urban change, and sharing technologies and their relationship to the design and use of urban public spaces. He has presented at numerous architecture and urban design conferences and has proceedings published by AMPS, ISUF, IAPS, EDRA, ACSA, AAG, ARCC, Healthy Cities, Spaces and Flows, Pandemic Urbanism, and the Great Asian Streets Symposium. His recent peer-reviewed publications include articles in Landscape and Urban Planning, the International Journal of Architectural Research, the Ekistics Journal, Geographical Analysis, the International Journal of Sustainability Education and the Journal of Space Syntax. He has also co-authored chapters in two recently published books.
His teaching experience at NC State and University of Houston includes both undergraduate and graduate design studios, the professional practice of architecture, urban history and theory, a case study research online course for the Doctor of Design program, and online or hybrid courses such as an introduction to architecture class for non-majors. Dr. Hallowell has also previously served as Director for the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (iPAL) program at NC State. In addition, he has taught continuing education courses for the University of New Orleans and Xavier University in recording facility design and operation.
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Ph.D. in Design
College of Design
North Carolina State University
Master of Architecture
University of Houston, Houston, TX
Bachelor of Arts
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Architectural and urban design, community design, professional practice pedagogies