Robert Curtis Anderson
NCIDQ Certified (National Council for Interior Design Certification)
PhD (in Progress), 2011-Present, Tilburg University (with the Taos Institute), Tilburg, Netherlands
PhD (in Progress), 2007-Present, Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, Spannocchia, Italy, Venice, Italy, and Paris, France
M.A., 2003, Architectural History/Theory, Architectural Association, London, UK
B.Arch., 1997, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA, US
B.F.A., 1992, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, US
Positions held at academic institutions:
Assistant Professor, 2005-Present, Endicott College, Beverly, MA
Extended Adjunct Faculty, 2003-2005, Endicott College, Beverly, MA
Adjunct Faculty, 2004-2005, Mount Ida College, Newton, MA
Visiting Lecturer, 2004-2005, Salem State College, Salem, MA
Adjunct Faculty, 2004, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Adjunct Faculty, 2003, Quincy College, Quincy, MA
Adjunct Faculty, 2003, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA
Lecturer/Faculty, 2003, Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston, MA
Thesis Advisor, 2001-2005, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA
Coordinator Of Thesis, 1999-2001, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA
Faculty, 1998-2005, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA
Teaching Assistant, 1998-2001, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA
Art Instructor, 1994, Greater Boston Aid to the Blind, West Roxbury, MA
Woodshop Instructor, 1993, Greater Boston Aid to the Blind, West Roxbury, MA
Academic Design Critic:
Boston Architectural Center, 1998-Present.
Wentworth Institute of Technology, 2003.
Massachusetts College of Art, 2000.
Rhode Island School of Design, 1999-2000.
Positions held in design practice:
Private Design Practice, Owner/Designer, 1992-Present. Projects included: Tyndall Residence, Citicorp Information Services, MASCO Lansdowne Garage, and Savoy/Cai Residence.
Private Historic Preservation Consulting, Owner/Researcher, 1998-Present. Projects included: Ashdown House (MIT) and Arlington Street Church.
Historic American Building Survey, Architectural Technician, 1998. Projects included: Katherine Graham Residence, Halcyon House, Dumbarton House, Tudor Place, and J. Carter Brown Residence.
Angelo Kyriakides Architects, Architectural Designer/Model Builder, 1997.
Powers and Company, Inc., Architectural Designer, 1993-1998.
Powers and Company, Inc., Architectural Intern, 1990-1992.
Design Guild, Architectural Intern, 1988.
Architectural Access Board, Volunteer Inspector, 1987-1988.
Built Works (and in progress):
Auer Residence • Brooklyn, NY, 2010-Present. Project: Architectural addition and kitchen renovation.
Fowler/Carrel Residence • Boston, MA, 2006-2009. Project: Architectural renovations for condominium conversion.
Keenan Residence • Arlington, MA, 2005-2009. Project: Architectural renovations for condominium conversion.
Bartley/Norris Residence • Boston, MA, 2003-2005. Project: Architectural renovation for kitchen and exterior.
Auer Residence • Varaldsøy, Norway, 2001-2005. Project: Renovation and space planning for a two-family summerhouse.
Fowler Accounting • Roslindale, MA, 2003. Project: Interior Design for an accounting office.
Webber Residence • Brookline, Ma 2002. Project: Interior Design and custom-built furniture for a condominium.
Brown Residence • Hobart, NY, 1998-2001. Project: Restoration of a 19th century farmhouse facade and porch.
Vogel Residence • West Roxbury, MA, 1995-2004. Project: Architectural renovation and exterior restoration. 3 Phases.
Namavar Residence • Cambridge, MA, 1993-1996. Project: Architectural renovations for condominium conversion.
McCarthy Residence • Chatham, MA, 1986-1987. Project: New three-story construction with full architectural services.
Published works (selected list):
"The Invention of Architectutal Tradition in Norway: As Exemplified by the Work of Gudolf Blakstad and herman Munthe-Kaas" VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Publishers, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2011.
Professional memberships and service:
2010-Present, Interior Design Educator's Council • Chicago, IL
2007-Present, Fulbright Scholarship • Poland and Russia
2006-Present, Society of Architectural Historians • Chicago, IL
2006-Present, Victorian Society • Philadelphia, PA
2006-Present, National Trust for Historic Preservation • Washington, DC
2004-Present, International Interior Design Association (IIDA) • Chicago, IL
2002-Present, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) • London, UK
2002-Present, London Historic Parks and Gardens Trust • London, UK
2001-Present, Architectural Association (AA) • London, UK
1998-Present, Old South Meeting House Association • Boston, MA
1997-Present, Historic New England (previously: SPNEA) • Boston, MA
1997-Present, Bostonian Society • Boston, MA
1996-Present, Sons of Norway • Newton, MA
1995-Present, Royal Oak Foundation • London, UK
1995-Present, Boston By Foot • Boston, MA
Positions held in museum work and historical education:
PTown Tours, Docent/Director, 2009-Present (www.ptowntours.com).
Walter Gropius House, Docent, 2004-2008.
Boston By Foot, Docent, 1995-Present (Interim Director, 2000).
Old South Meeting House, Museum Assistant/Docent, 1998-1999.
Orchard House (Home of Louisa May Alcott), Museum Assistant, 1998-1999.
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum, Volunteer Archaeological Assistant, 1994.
2007, Fulbright Scholarship: Russia and Poland
1997, Honorable Mention Prize, Peabody River Walk Competition
1997, Guide of the Year, Boston By Foot
1996, Thesis Commend, Boston Architectural Center
1995, Dean's List, Boston Architectural Center
Conducted Lectures and Travel Tours:
March 2010, Sustainable Design: Iceland
January 2008, Sustainable Design: England and Wales
January 2006 and January 2007, "English Countryside Tour", weekend tour to support the Endicott College London Internship/Study Abroad Program
January 2005 and January 2004, "Irish Culture and Architecture: Study Abroad Tour", 2-1/2 week tour for Endicott College
July 2004 and June 2003, "New England Gardens and Landscapes", 2-week tour for the Architectural Association (AA) and the London Historic Parks and Gardens Trust, conducted with Robert Peel and Liz Goodfellow
July 2002, "France: Water Landscapes of LeNôtre", (architectural component only) extended weekend tour for the AA Garden History Program, conducted with Robert Peel, Rosemary Lamont, and Liz Goodfellow
December 2001, "Greece: Athens, Corinth, Napflios, Mycenae, and Epidauras" extended weekend tour for the AA History and Theory Program, conducted with Vittoria DiPalma, Rosemary Lamont, and Liz Goodfellow
June 1999, "History, Art, and Architecture of Boston", 1 week tour for Salad Town (Asian Travel and Social Group), conducted with Shane Mooney
Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (and Northern Ireland), Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Significant publications and paper presentations:
Publication: "The Invention of Architectural Tradition in Norway: As exemplified by Gudolf Blakstad and Herman Munthe-Kaas", publsihed by VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Publishers (ISBN: 978-3-639-31952-1), published 2011.
Paper Presentation: “Reinvention, Hyperreality, and Utopian Nihilism: The Role of Spectacle as a Mitigator of Paradoxical Narratives in Post-historicized Architecture”. Presented at IDSVA, New York City, NY: Winter, 2011.
Paper Presentation: “Untitled (After Antonin Nechodoma): Resituating Post-Modernist Architecture”. Presented at IDSVA, Spannocchia, Italy: Summer, 2010.
Paper Presentation: “The Eyes of the Flâneur as a Means to Zen Awakening: An Architectural Response to the Fixed and the Blurred”. Presented at IDSVA, New York City, NY: Winter, 2010.
Three Paper Presentation: “LeCorbusier, DeChirico, and Classicism”, “Sacco, Venzetti, Shaun, Obama, and The New Red Scare”, and “Sexuality, Feminism, and Art”. Presented at IDSVA, Spannocchia, Italy: Summer, 2008.
Presentation: “Reflections on a Fulbright Scholarship: Russian Architecture, History, and (Re)Invention”, public lecture and discussion at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA. Presented: February 3, 2008.
Presentation: “Journey to Poland and Russia”, public lecture and discussion at the Quincy Public Library, Quincy, MA. Presented: February 25, 2008.
"Munthe-Kaas and Blakstad: Functionalism and the Invention of Tradition in Norway", article in: AA Projects Review 01/02, July 2002, Architectural Association, (ISBN: 1 902902 28 9 and ISBN 0265-4644).
"Munthe-Kaas and Blakstad: Functionalism and the Invention of Tradition in Norway", paper presentation: AA, London, June 2002.
"Denys Lasdun and Post-War Architecture", paper presentation: AA, London, April 2002.
"Issues of Plagiarism and Originality in Architecture", paper presentation: AA, London, February 2002.
"Aldo Rossi: Architecture as Landscape", paper presentation: AA, London, October 2001.
HABS/HAER, "The Architecture of Georgetown", forthcoming publication of ink- on-mylar drawings for the National Park Service, Washington, DC.
Norumbega Lodge #506, "Norumbega Tidende", editor and contributor of Scandinavian Cultural Newsletter for New England, 1998-1999.
Group Exhibitions (Group Shows):
2008-2009 Provincetown Art Association Museum, Provincetown, MA
2004, Aberjona River Gallery, Winchester, MA
2000-2001, Tudor Place, Washington, DC
1999-2001, McCormick Gallery, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA
1996, Allston-Brighton Art Association, Brighton, MA
1986-1997, Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA
1986-1989, North Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA