Member Named Among Most Admired Educators

Robert Dunay, FAIA. Image courtesy Va. Tech.
Robert Dunay, FAIA. Image courtesy Va. Tech.

Robert Dunay, FAIA, the T.A. Carter Professor of Architecture in the School of Architecture + Design at Virginia Tech, has been named one of the 25 Most Admired Educators of 2012 by the magazine DesignIntelligence.

DesignIntelligence, the only national college ranking survey focused exclusively on design, annually selects educators and education administrators who exemplify excellence in design education leadership for this distinction. The disciplines of architecture, interior design, industrial design, and landscape architecture are included.

This is the third time Dunay has received this recognition from the magazine.

Other notables include Scott Poole, who recently left Virginia and his position as director of the School of Architecture and Design at Virginia Tech to become Dean of College of Architecture and Design at the University of Tennessee; and Elizabeth Meyer, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at University of Virginia’s School of Architecture.

Dunay Named Among Top 25 Design Educators

Virginia member Robert Dunay, FAIA, Director of the Center for Design Research and T.A. Carter Professor of Architecture at Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture & Design was named among the nation’s top 25 design educators by Design Intelligence.

From the Design Intelligence announcement:

“Dunay has taught at all levels of Virginia Tech’s graduate and undergraduate programs. His work bridges interests in industrial design, architecture, and planning and includes objects, buildings, and planning initiatives. Dunay was one of the primary faculty advisors for the 2002 and 2005 Virginia Tech entries in the Solar Decathlon. He was recently awarded the NCARB Prize for creative collaborative between the academy and the profession.”

Read the complete Design Intelligence list of top educators.