Powell, Robert

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POWELL, Robert

POWELL, Robert. British, b. 1942. Genres: Architecture. Career: Richard Turley Associates, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, assistant architect, 1963- 64; Ainsworth Spark Associates, Newcastle upon Tyne, architect to partner, 1966-83; National University of Singapore, Singapore, senior lecturer, 1984- 90, associate professor of architecture, 1990-97, adjunct associate professor, 199899. RPA Consultants, partner, planner, and urban designer, 1984-; Aki- media Ltd., managing director, 1997-. Singapore Ministry of National Development, planning appeals inspector, 1988-97. Morowali Nature Reserve, Sulawesi, creator of management plan, 1979-80; Operation Raleigh, Singapore, selection coordinator, 1984-90; participated in Jostedal Glacier Exped. in Norway, 1971, and Zaire River Exped., 1974-75. Publications: Innovative Architecture of Singapore, 1989; Ken Yeang: Rethinking the Environmental Filter, 1989; The Asian House: Contemporary Houses of Southeast Asia, 1992; Living Legacy: Singapore's Architectural Heritage Renewed, 1994; The Tropical Asian House, 1996; Line Edge and Shade: The Search for a Design Language in Tropical Asia, 1997; The Urban Asian House: Living in the Tropical City, 1998; Rethinking the Skyscraper: The Complete Works of Ken Yeang, 1999. EDITOR: Architecture and Identity, 1986; Regionalism in Architecture, 1987; The Architecture of Housing, 1990; Regionalism: Forging an Identity, 1991; Renovation Guide for Homes, 1992. Contributor to books and architecture journals. Address: Block 1, Pandan Valley No. 04-103. Online address: [email protected]