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Donald F Gatzke

Professor, Architecture
Last Updated: October 24, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Emerging materials in architectural applications

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Architectural design; Material research in architecture; Social role of architects in contemporary society

Biography

Biography

Donald Gatzke is an architect and educator with over 35 years in the profession. In addition to practicing in Seattle, Alabama, Louisiana and Texas, he has been a member of the architecture faculty at Tuskegee University, Tulane University and the University of Texas at Arlington. From 1997 to 2004 he was Dean of Architecture at Tulane University and served as Dean of the School of Architecture at UT Arlington from 2004-2014. He now continues to teach at UTA and practice architecture. In 2014 he was honored by the Texas Society of Architects for “extraordinary contributions to the profession through visionary leadership of architectural education”. In 2018, he was made a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2004 Architectural licensure, State of Texas
    • 1985 NCARB certification, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Memberships

    • Mar 1985 to Present The American Institute of Architects
      President AIA Fort Worth
      Professional society

Awards and Honors

    • Jun  2018 Fellow sponsored by The American Institute of Architects

Publications


      1990
      • Book
        Nine S ymptoms of Beginning Design Student Syndrome,
        Proceedings of the Seventh National Conference of the Beginning Design Student
        [Gatzke, DonaldF]. Washington, DC: "ACSA Publications".

      1988
      • Book
        An Approach to First Bu ilding Design Studio
        Proceedings of the Fifth National Conference of the Beginning Design Student
        [Gatzke, DonaldF, Thaler, Peter]. Washington, DC: "ACSA Publications".

      1977
      • Book
        Introduction to Architecture
        [Gatzke, DonaldF, McGinty, Tim]. 189. Madison, WI: "American Publishing Company".

      2012
      • Book Review
        New in New Orleans , John Klingman
        [Gatzke, DonaldF]. Review of House Z. 192. "Pelican Publishing".

      2013
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Ten Things That Will Change Architecture Education in the Next Ten Years
        [Gatzke, DonaldF, Church, Kathy, James, Kenneth]. Dallas, Tx: "Columns Magazine , AIA ".

      2013
      • Other
        Review of House Z
        [Gatzke, DonaldF]. Papers. Dallas, TX: "Pelican Publishing".
      • Other
        “Ten Things That Will Change Architecture Education in the Next Ten Years”
        [Gatzke, DonaldF, Church, Kathy , James, Kenneth]. Papers. Dallas, TX: "Pelican Publishing".

      2012
      • Other
        New in New Orleans
        [Gatzke, DonaldF]. Papers. 192. Dallas, TX: "Pelican Publishing".

      2005
      • Other
        Best Architectural Projects of 2005
        [Gatzke, DonaldF]. Papers. New Orleans, LA: "House Z New Orleans Magazine".

      2004
      • Other
        "Big Easy Living"
        [Gatzke, DonaldF]. "Dwell Magazine".

      1993
      • Other
        Proceedings of the Tenth National Conference of the Beginning Design Student
        [Gatzke, DonaldF]. ????. Washington, DC: "ACSA Publications".
      • Other
        "Emerging Trends in Beginning Design Education"
        [Gatzke, DonaldF, Wall, Scott]. Praque, Czech Republic.

      1990
      • Other
        "Nine Symptons of Beginning Design Student Syndrome"
        Proceedings of the Seventh National Conference of the Beginning Design Student
        [Gatzke, DonaldF]. Washington, D.C.: "ACSA Publisher".
      • Other
        Nine Symptoms of Beginning Design Student Syndrome
        [Gatzke, DonaldF]. Washington,D.C.: "ACSA Publications".

      1988
      • Other
        "An Approach to First Building Design Studio"
        [Gatzke, DonaldF, Thaler, Peter]. Washinton, D.C.: "ACSA Publications".

      1977
      • Other
        Introduction to Architecture
        [Gatzke, DonaldF, McGinty, Tim]. 189. Madison, Wisconsin: "American Publishing Company".

Presentations

    • September  2017
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "ARCH 5672 Educational Research Studio". (September 1, 2017).
    • April  2017
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "ARCH 5672 Educational Research ", New Orleans, LA. (April 1, 2017).
    • January  2013
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Recent Research and Urban Density Solutions ", Fort Worth Tx . (January 1, 2013).
    • January  2010
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "North Texas 2050, Vision North Texas". (January 1, 2010).
    • January  2007
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "“The Practice Academy” ". (January 1, 2007).
    • January  2006
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Beauty in the City". (January 1, 2006).
    • January  2005
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Best Architectural Projects of 2005, House Z ", New Orleans Magazine. (January 01, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Cities as a Work of Art", Nasher Sculpture Garden, Dallas, TX. (January 1, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Interview, Sustainable Residential Design, Think", KERA - TV, 9.3, Dallas, Tx. (January 01, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "North Texas 2050, Vision North Texas". (January 1, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Samuel Benton Canty Preservation Lecture", Fort Worth Tx. (January 1, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "The Creative Industries as Economic Engines ", Dallas, TX. (January 1, 2005).
    • November  2004
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "“Big Easy Living", Dwell Magazine. (November 01, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Critique of Dallas Conservation District Ordinances", Dallas, TX. (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "New Urbanism; Does It Make sense for Texas", Fort Worth, TX. (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2003
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Title Not Specified", New Orleans, LA. (January 1, 2003).
    • April  2002
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Introduction to New Orleans", ACSA National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana. (April 1, 2002).
    • January  2002
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Just What Do the Doctors Prescribe and the Architects Do?”, ", Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana. (January 1, 2002).
    • January  1996
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Title Not Specified", Copenhagen. (January 1, 1996).
    • January  1995
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Beginning Design Education", Seattle, Washington. (January 1, 1995).
    • January  1994
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Emerging Trends in Beginning Design Education", Montreal, Quebec. (January 1, 1994).
    • January  1994
      Gatzke, DonaldF, Wall, Scott, "Emerging Trends in Beginning Design Education ", ACSA , Montreal, Quebec. (January 01, 1994).
    • January  1993
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Beginning Design Student", ACSA Tenth National Conference , New Orleans, LA. (January 1, 1993).
    • January  1993
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Beginning Design Student", School of Arcitecture Tulane Univ., New Orleans, LA. (January 1, 1993).
    • January  1990
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "Beginning Design Student", Santa Fe, New Mexico. (January 1, 1990).
    • January  1989
      Gatzke, DonaldF, "National Student Forum", American Institute of Architecture Students , New Orleans, LA. (January 1, 1989).

Courses

      • ARCH 5670-001 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 4313-001 ARCHITECT IN CONTEMP SOCIETY
        (Course Id: 113039)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 5313-001 ARCHITECT IN CONTEMP SOCIETY
        (Course Id: 113052)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 5670-004 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 4395-001 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Arch Materials of Future | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 5670-002 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 4313-001 ARCHITECT IN CONTEMP SOCIETY
        (Course Id: 113039)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 5313-001 ARCHITECT IN CONTEMP SOCIETY
        (Course Id: 113052)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 5670-004 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 4395-002 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Arch Materials of the Future | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 5395-002 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Arch Materials of the Future | Course Id: 100225)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 5670-001 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 5311-001 ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Architect in Contemp Society | Course Id: 100177)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 4311-001 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Architect in Contemp Society | Course Id: 100081)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 5672-001 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 4395-001 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Architect/Contemporary Society | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 5395-001 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Architect/Contemporary Society | Course Id: 100225)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 5672-001 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ARCH 4395-003 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Architect/Contemp Society | Course Id: 100121)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ARCH 5395-003 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Architect/Contemp Society | Course Id: 100225)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ARCH 5672-001 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ARCH 4395-006 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Architect/Contemporary Society | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ARCH 5395-006 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Architect/Contemporary Society | Course Id: 100225)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ARCH 5670-003 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ARCH 5191-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 100162)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ARCH 5672-001 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ARCH 5672-001 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ARCH 5672-002 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ARCH 5672-001 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ARCH 5672-001 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ARCH 5672-001 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ARCH 5670-002 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010