SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI AT MĀNOA

David Rockwood

Professor
M. Arch. Princeton University; B. Arch. University of Oregon

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Office
Arch 301A

Email
rockwood@hawaii.edu

Phone Number
808-222-2036

I endeavor to create built environments that support and express our collective existence, set in balance with the natural environment. Form springs from human activity, material, structure, and the spaces they produce. We are called to think and act creatively across scales and disciplines in order to solve real problems.

Research and Creative Work

Profile

  • Areas of Interest

    Materials, Methods, Structure, Systems, Housing, Urban Design

  • Professional Experience

    Fulbright U.S. Faculty Scholar, 2017-18
    David Rockwood, Architect, 1985-present
    Fulbright Specialist, 2014
    Michael Graves, Architect, 1982-1984
    Batey & Mack 1983
    Selig/Henslee Architects 1980
    Gordon H. Hoops, Architect 1978-1980

  • License(s)

    Registered Architect, Hawaii 2004-present
    Registered Architect, Oregon 1985-2009

  • Selected Publications

    Rockwood, David, Bamboo Gridshells, Routledge

    Rockwood, David, (Ashraf, K., Ed.), “Reinvisioning the Tropical House”, Loka Annual

    Yee, Rendow, Architectural Drawing: A Visual Compendium, John Wiley & Sons

    Rockwood, David et al, “Design and Prototyping of a FRCC modular and climate responsive affordable housing system for underserved people in the pacific island nations.” Journal of Building Engineering

    Rockwood, David et al, “Combined solar shading, daylighting, and wind harvesting skin system,” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments

    Rockwood, David, “Tropical Case Study House No. 1,” Prototropic 0.1.

    Rockwood, David, and Garmire, David, “A New Transportation System for Efficient and Sustainable Cities: Development of a Next Generation Variable Speed Moving Walkway,“ Sustainable Cities and Society

    Rockwood, David, and Garmire, David, “A continuously variable transmission for efficient urban transportation,” Sustainable Materials and Technologies

    Frampton, Kenneth, American Masterworks: The 20th Century House, Rizzoli

    Bartle, Andrew and Kirchenfeld, Jonathan, “The Big Country,” Ottagano

    Boles, Daralice D., “P/A Technics – Precast Concrete,” Progressive Architecture

    Carmichael, John, “Rockwood Residence,” The Architect – The Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects

    Carmichael, John, “Pumice Concrete Panels,” Concrete International: Design and Construction

    Fisher, Thomas, “Special Issue – Young Architects, David Rockwood”, Progressive Architecture

    Gantenbein, Douglas, “David Rockwood, A Seel and Glass Bay-front House in Portland,” Architectural Digest

    Design + Urbanism (Ed.), Hell’s Kitchen South: Developing Strategies, Design Trust for Urban Space

    Rockwood, David (Fujii, Wayne, Ed.), David Rockwood, Jack-in-the-Box House, GA Houses – Project #52

    Rockwood, David (Fujii, Wayne, Ed.), “David Rockwood, Residential Tower Prototype, GA Houses – Project #48

    Rockwood, David (Fujii, Wayne, Ed.), “David Rockwood, In/Out House,” GA Houses – Project #45

    Rockwood, David (Fujii, Wayne, Ed.), “David Rockwood, Sky Vault House,” GA Houses – Project #41

    Rockwood, David (Fujii, Wayne, Ed.), David Rockwood, GA Houses – Project #37

    Schneider, Romana, "David Rockwood: Home for Parents," Domus

    Woll, Allison, L., Archives of American Art, Mailbox Auction, Smithsonian Institution

  • Courses

    ARCH 744 Architecture Studio V: Comprehensive Design
    ARCH 743 Architecture Studio IV: Urban Design
    ARCH 726 Architecture Systems V: Integration
    ARCH 690 Special Topics: Tropical Screen Systems

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