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Austin Allen

[Austin Allen]

Associate Professor of Practice, Architecture
Last Updated: October 28, 2021
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Biography

Biography

Allen is a partner in the firm, Design Jones LLC and an Associate Professor of Practice in the School of Architecture, CAPPA, University of Texas Arlington. He was an associate professor in Landscape Architecture, at Louisiana State University and Department Chair as well at the University of Colorado Denver. Allen served as an associate professor of Film and Communication, Cleveland State University. Projects in New Orleans since 2005; and Jacmel, Haiti after 2010. The firm received the 2016 ASLA Medal of Honor Award for Community Service. Allen has a Ph.D. and M.A., Ohio University and a BA in Landscape Architecture, UC Berkeley, and named as a CED Distinguished Alumni in 2017. Allen is a filmmaker, “Claiming Open Spaces (96).”

Education

Education

    • 1992 PhD in Mass Communication - Telecommuniction Major
      The Ohio University, Athens, OH
    • 1987 MA in Telecommunications Management
      The Ohio University, Athens, OH
    • 1982 BA in Landscape Architecture
      University of California Berkeley
    • 1975 AS in Urban Studies
      Laney College

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • June 2021 to Dec 2022 Reclaiming Black Settlements: A Design Playbook for Historic Communities in the Shadow of Sprawl sponsored by  -  $40000
      (Funded)
    • Jan 2021 to Aug 2022 David Dillon Center for Texas Architecture Design Justice Initiatives in Joppa sponsored by  -  $20000
      (Funded)

Publications


      2017
      • Book
        Living Knowledge
        Design as Democracy: Techniques for Collective Creativity
        [Allen, Austin, de la Pena, David, Allen, DianeJones, Hester, Randolph, Hou, Jeffrey, Lawson , Laura, McNally, Marcia].

      1995
      • Journal Article
        A Public Vision of Gender and Race
        National Black Programming Consortium
        [Allen, Austin]. Take One.

      1994
      • Journal Article
        Public Television
        [Allen, Austin]. Wide Angle: A Film Journal.
      • Journal Article
        Hidden Lanes on the Information Super Highway: NCMMA and the need for a new public media
        [Allen, Austin]. MAIN: Media Arts Information Network.

      2012
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Haiti: Studies in Recovery, students offer designs to help with post earth quake challenges
        Landscape Architecture Magazine
        [Jones, Diane , Allen, Austin].

      1991
      • Other
        The Death of Public Art
        Wide Angle: A Film Journal
        [Allen, Austin]. Film & History.

Presentations

    • December  2016
      Allen, Austin, "On - Track Program Resources of Sacramento ". (December 1, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Allen, Austin, "Navigating Place and Memory: New Orleans Eleven Years at the Crossroads", University of California at Berkley, Berkeley, CA. (November 28, 2016).
    • March  2016
      Allen, Austin, ": Reaching and Teaching for Autonomy and Success within Community Colleges, Prisons, and Charter Schools : Panel", Charlotte, NC. (March 18, 2016).
    • July  2015
      Allen, Austin, "Merging Neighborhood Deve lopment and Higher Education at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. High School ", Marksville , LA. (July 26, 2015).
    • March  2015
      Allen, Austin, "Incite Change/Change Insight – Changing Frames: Film Screening Session", Manhattan, KS. (March 27, 2015).
    • March  2015
      Allen, Austin, " Inquiry in Landscape Architecture", Kansas State University , Manhattan, KS . (March 27, 2015).
    • November  2012
      Allen, Austin, " Recovering Disrupted Sites and Treme 411: The Future of Our Historic Neighborhood", he New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Foundation in collaboration with the Lowe r 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development, New Orleans, LA. (November 9, 2012).
    • March  2012
      Allen, Austin, "The Site of Race: Frank S. Horne and the Transformation of the Open City ", Champagne, Illinois. (March 29, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Allen, Austin, "Digital Essays as an Expression of the Open City", Phoenix, Arizona. (January 1, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Allen, Austin, Gunn, SusanCathleen , "Exploring the Values of Place Through the Digital Essay", Champagne, Illinois . (January 1, 2012).
    • April  2011
      Allen, Austin, "Framing Place Change: Film, Design ad Planning in the Post - Apocalyptic Landscape", Allen/Gunn Presentation , Los Angeles, CA. (April 2, 2011).
    • October  2010
      Allen, Austin, "Invisible Representation and Recovery in Haiti” and “ New Models for Disaster Resilient Design Research and Education", National Academy of Environmental Design, Washington, DC. (October 26, 2010).
    • January  2005
      Allen, Austin, "Picture This: The Filmmakers Program at CSU", President’s Initiative Fund program. (January 1, 2005).

Courses

      • LARC 5391-001 CONF COURSE IN LAND ARCH
        (Course Id: 100409)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • LARC 5368-001 DESIGN PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 100403)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • UDES 1301-001 INTRO/SUSTAINABLE URBAN DESIGN
        (Course Id: 113767)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • LARC 5693-001 MASTERS DESIGN THESIS
        (Course Id: 113180)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • LARC 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 100435)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 5670-003 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
      • ARCH 5670-003 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • LARC 5660-001 ENRICHMENT DESIGN STUDIO
        (Topic: Reclaiming Black Settlements | Course Id: 100420)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
      • LARC 5660-001 ENRICHMENT DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100420)
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • LARC 5662-001 DESIGN STUDIO 2
        (Course Id: 100422)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 3364-001 SITE DESIGN
        (Course Id: 100046)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 3364-900 SITE DESIGN
        (Course Id: 100046)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 5364-001 SITE DESIGN
        (Course Id: 112637)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 5364-900 SITE DESIGN
        (Course Id: 112637)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 3553-001 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE I
        (Course Id: 100056)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ARCH 3553-900 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE I
        (Course Id: 100056)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ARCH 4395-001 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Cinema and the Landscape:... | Course Id: 100121)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ARCH 5395-001 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Cinema and the Landscape:... | Course Id: 100225)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ARCH 5311-201 ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Open City the Just City | Course Id: 100177)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4311-201 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Open City the Just City | Course Id: 100081)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • LARC 5662-001 DESIGN STUDIO 2
        (Course Id: 100422)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 3337-001 SITE DESIGN
        (Course Id: 100046)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5364-001 SITE DESIGN
        (Course Id: 112637)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 3553-004 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE I
        (Course Id: 100056)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4395-001 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Cinema and the Landscape:... | Course Id: 100121)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5395-001 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Cinema and the Landscape:... | Course Id: 100225)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ART 3387-001 DIRECTED SCREENINGS
        (Course Id: 112347)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ART 4391-009 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 104041)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018