Post Date:2021-09-05 22:09:00
Patrick Rhodes is an Associate Professor that will coordinate the beginning design studio sequence at FAMU. Rhodes received a Bachelor of Design from the University of Florida and a Master of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture. In 2001, he formed Project Locus, a nonprofit corporation, to design and build structures in areas of need. His work emphasizes social, economic, and environmental design. It has been awarded, published, and exhibited widely at venues like the Venice Biennale and the Smithsonian Copper-Hewitt National Design Museum. His project Neonomads, a survival shelter and research station for environmental scientists in the Arabian desert, was recently awarded the ACSA Design-Build Award. He teaches empirically toward developing critical students, socially engaged, life-long learners.