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Civil and Architectural Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Anthony S. Denzer

Associate Professor of Architectural Engineering

Office: 3098 Engineering
University of Wyoming

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering

Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
e-mail: tdenzer@uwyo.edu
Office Phone: 307.766.2186
Fax Number: 307.766.2221


Personal Website: www.solarhousehistory.com
Research Website: Building Energy Research Group (BERG)


Education

  • B.A., Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, 1991
  • M.Arch., University of Kansas, 1998
  • Ph.D., Architecture (history/theory), University of California, Los Angeles, 2005

Certifications

  • LEED Accredited Professional, U.S. Green Building Council, 2007
  • Sustainable Engineering Education Scholar, National Science Foundation, 2006

Experience

  • Associate Professor, University of Wyoming, 2011-present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming 2005-11
  • Instructor, Woodbury University, 2002-05
  • Tolkin & Associates Architecture, Pasadena, CA, 1999 - 2004

Teaching Areas

  • ARE 4040: Historic Preservation and Sustainability
  • ARE 4030: Green Building History & Theory
  • ARE 4600: Architectural Design II
  • ARE 3600: Architectural Design I
  • ARE 3030: Architectural History
  • ARE 2410: Fundamentals of Building Performance
  • ARE 2200: Building Materials and Construction Methods

Books

Book Chapters

  • Anthony Denzer. "No Coincidence: Whitney Smith and Japanese Influences at Midcentury," in Outside In: the Architecture of Smith and Williams [Museum Catalog], UC Santa Barbara, forthcoming
  • Keith Hedges, Anthony Denzer, Christopher Livingston & Mark Hoistad, “Socially responsible collaborative models for green building design,” in Report on University Research Volume 4, George Elvin, ed., American Institute of Architects, 2010.
  • "The Suburban Critique at Mid-Century: A Case Study," in The Green Braid: Towards an Architecture of Ecology, Economy and Equity, Kim Tanzer and Rafael Longoria, eds., Routledge Press, 2007.

Papers and Presentations (history/theory)

  • "Modern Architecture and Theories of Solar Orientation," 2014 ASES National Solar Conference.
  • "Villa Girasole and the Limits of Biomimicry" Cameracronica magazine (online), March 2014.
  • "Banham's Gamble," 2014 Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) annual conference, Austin, TX.
  • "George Löf House, 1956-2013," Solar Today 27, no. 6 (September/October 2013), 53.
  • "Prefab + Solar at Midcentury." OFFSITE: ACSA Fall Conference, 2012.
  • "George Löf: Denver's Solar Pioneer," 2012 ASES National Solar Conference, Denver, CO.
  • "Crombie Taylor/Ira Rakatansky," [book review], Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 71, no. 1 (March 2012), 122-24.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "The Limitations of LEED: The Xanterra Houses," Journal of Green Building 6, no. 1 (Winter 2011): 25-33.
  • (with Kendra Heimbuck) “Hands-On Green Building Activities for Beginning Students,” 2011 ASCE Architectural Engineering Conference, Oakland, CA.
  • (with Polina Novikova-Kinney) “Arthur T. Brown: Pioneer of Solar Architecture,” 2010 ASES National Solar Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • "California's Postwar Suburban Cooperatives: Race, Design and the FHA," 2009 Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) Conference, Oakland, CA.
  • "The Halliburton House and its Architect, William Alexander" Southern California Quarterly 91, no. 3 (Fall 2009): 319-341.
  • "The Solar House in 1957," 2009 ASES National Solar Conference, Buffalo, NY.
  • "Notes on the History of the Solar House," 2009 ASHRAE Winter Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • "The Solar House in 1947," Eco-Architecture 2008 international conference (Wessex Institute of Technology), The Algarve, Portugal.
  • "Towards a Critical History of the Solar House," (poster) 2008 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) national conference, Houston, TX.
  • "Bertram Goodhue: His Life and Residential Architecture" [book review], Southern California Quarterly89, no. 4 (Winter 2007/2008), 424-426.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "The Solar Decathlon: The Aesthetics of the Solar House," 2007 ASES National Solar Conference, Cleveland, OH.
  • (with Keith Hedges and Cenk Yavuzturk), "The Solar Decathlon: Lessons Learned in the Construction Management of a Transportable Solar House," 4th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (ISEC-04), Melbourne, Australia, 2007.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "Sustainable Construction in Yellowstone Park: A Case Study," Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies conference, Coventry, UK, 2007.
  • "Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin as an Intentional Community," 2006 Communal Studies Association annual conference, Marshall, CA.
  • "Gregory Ain and the Politics of Transculturation," 2006 Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) annual conference, Savannah, GA.
  • "Community Homes: Race, Politics and Architecture in Postwar Los Angeles," Southern California Quarterly 87, no. 3 (Fall 2005): 269-285.
  • "Gregory Ain: Drawings against Photographs," ArcCA 05.3 (Fall 2005), 20-25.
  • "Community Homes: Race, Politics and Architecture in Postwar Los Angeles," 2005 American Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) national conference, Chicago, IL.
  • "The Death of the Exhibition House," 2005 Savannah College of Art and Design symposium.
  • "L. A.'s Early Moderns" [book review], Southern California Quarterly 86, no. 3 (Fall 2004), 299-301.
  • "Usonia without Utopia: The Suburban Housing of Gregory Ain," 2003 Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • "Picture-Building: Louis Kahn, Le Corbusier, and the Problem of Representation," 2002 American Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) national conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • "Gregory Ain," in American National Biography; Oxford University Press, July 2001.
  • "The Aesthetics of Recycling: Storefront Churches in Los Angeles," 2000 American Folklore Society national conference, Columbus, OH.
  • "Pioneer Romanticism: The Ballard Schoolhouse," Material Culture 31, no. 2 (Summer 1999): 55-6.

Papers and Presentations (BIM)

  • (with Jon Gardzelewski) “Drawing and Modeling: Analog Tools in the Age of BIM,” 2011 ASCE Architectural Engineering Conference, Oakland, CA.
  • (with Jon Gardzelewski and Gang Tan) “Integrated Design Studio Utilizing a Multi-disciplinary Design Team,” Ecobuild America 2010 (National Institute of Building Sciences), Washington, DC.
  • “Long-distance multidisciplinary collaboration: Some lessons learned,” 2010 Capstone Design Conference, Boulder, CO.
  • (with Keith Hedges, Christopher Livingston, and Mark Hoistad) "Socially responsible collaborative models for green building design," AIA 2009 National Convention and Design Exposition, San Francisco, CA.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "From CAD to BIM: Educational strategies for the coming paradigm shift," 2008 Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) national conference, Denver, CO.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "How a Collaborative Architecture Influences Structural Engineering Education," 2008 Structures Conference (ASCE/SEI), Vancouver, BC.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "Structural Expression: How BIM Influences Design Choices," International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures 2007 Symposium, Venice, Italy.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "In Process: Visualization and Sustainable Building Design in the Architectural Engineering Studio," 2007 Design Communication Association (DCA) Conference, Muncie, IN.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "From Integrated Practice to Integrated Academics: BIM in the Classroom," 2007 Design Communication Association (DCA) Conference, Muncie, IN.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "The Solar Decathlon: The Aesthetics of the Solar House," 2007 ASES National Solar Conference.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "Visualizing Energy: How BIM Influences Design Choices," 2007 ASME International Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • (with Keith Hedges), "Shifting the Curve to the Left: Student Response to BIM in the Classroom," 4th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (ISEC-04), Melbourne, Australia, 2007.

Awards

  • 2011. AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) honorable mention (with Jon Gardzelewski).
  • 2011. 2010. Nominee, University of Wyoming John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award.
  • 2010 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, UW College of Engineering (Tau Beta Pi)
  • 2009 AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) honorable mention (with Keith Hedges, Christopher Livingston & Mark Hoistad)
  • 2009 John and Sally Steadman Endowment grant for Undergraduate Teaching
  • 2008 AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) award (with Keith Hedges)
  • 2008 AIA RFP Program grant recipient for "IPD and BIM as Catalysts for Socially Responsible Collaborative Models in Green Building Design." (with Keith Hedges and Christopher Livingston)

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