ROBERT A YOUNG, FAPT PE LEED ap portrait
  • Professor, School Of Architecture
  • Director, Historic Preservation Program, College of Architecture + Planning
  • Director MSAS Degree Program, School Of Architecture
  • PhD Student, College of Architecture + Planning
  • MArch Technology Coordinator, College of Architecture + Planning

Current Courses

Spring 2018

  • ARCH 4372-001
    Bldg Tech Arch'l Des
    Location: ARCH 127 (Architecture Bldg), ARCH 127 (Architecture Bldg)
  • ARCH 6353-001
    Performance Analysis
    Location: ARCH 229 (Architecture Bldg)
  • ARCH 6372-001
    Bldg Tech Arch'l Des G
    Location: ARCH 127 (Architecture Bldg), ARCH 127 (Architecture Bldg)
  • ARCH 6975-001
    M.S. Project

Fall 2017

Entrepreneurial Experience

  • Traditional Building Skills Institute. 05/1996 - 05/2008. Employees: 20.

Professional Organizations

  • Society for Commercial Archeology. 01/2017 - present. Position : Member.
  • National Alliance of Planning Commissions. 01/2017 - present. Position : Member.
  • DOCOMOMO. 11/2015 - 01/2017. Position : Member.
  • Building Technology Educators Symposium. 09/2014 - present. Position : Member.
  • US/ICOMOS. 08/2012 - present. Position : Member.
  • Society of Building Science Educators. 06/2008 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Association for State and Local History. 06/2005 - 05/2008. Position : Member.
  • National Main Street Center. 01/2003 - 12/2010. Position : Member.
  • Society of Architectural Historians. 01/2003 - 12/2003. Position : Member.
  • Vernacular Architecture Forum. 01/2001 - present. Position : Member.
  • Environmental Design Research Association. 01/1997 - present. Position : Member.
  • Association for Preservation Technology International. 09/1994 - present. Position : Member.
  • Utah State History Society. 09/1993 - 12/2013. Position : Member.
  • Utah Heritage Foundation/Preservation Utah. 09/1993 - present. Position : Member.
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation. 09/1985 - present. Position : Member.
  • National Society of Professional Engineers. 10/1984 - present. Position : Member.
  • ASHRAE. 09/1980 - present. Position : Member.

Teaching Philosophy

  http://faculty.arch.utah.edu/young/Philosphical_Statement_100109.pdf 

 

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Courses I Teach

Student Projects

  • MSAS Final Project: Reconnaissance Survey of Tremonton Utah. Ms. Turpen completed this work as her final project for her Master of Science in Architectural Stduies. She will be presenting her findings to the Tremonton City Council in March. 2015. Hannah Turpen. 08/2014 - 12/2014
  • APT Student Scholar Award: Climate Change: An Increasing Challenge in Stone Material Conservation. This paper was selected as an APT Student Scholar award winner. Ms. Cusimnao will be presenting this work at the Association for Preservation Technology International's Annual Conference in New York, NY, on October 12, 2013. Rachel Cusimano. 01/2013 - 04/2013
  • MCMP Professional Project: The Granary District: The Past as an Asset. Sarah Mees. 01/2013 - 04/2013
  • APT Student Scholar Award: Exterior insulation and Finish Systems: Performance Analysis. This paper was selected as an APT Student Scholar award winner. Ms. Mauer will be presenting this work at the Association for Preservation Technology International's Annual Conference in Charleston SC, on October 2, 2012. Jacquelyn Mauer. 01/10/2012 - 04/29/2012
  • APT Student Scholar Award: Building Condition Assessment in Grand Tetons National Park. Ms. Barrett won an APT Student Scholarship to present her work at the Association for Preservation Technology Annual Meeting in Portland, ME in September, 2004. Jane Barrett. 05/2002 - 09/2004

Pedagogical Publications

  • "Historic Preservation as Stewardship" Guest lecture for HIST 4360/6360. Presentation released, 02/19/2015.

Teaching Projects

  • Grand Tetons Building Condition Assessment II. Project Lead: R. A. Young. Collaborators: NPS. National Park Service 05/01/2003 - 12/30/2003. Total Budget: $56,802.00.
  • Grand Tetons Building Condition Assessment I. Project Lead: R. A. Young. Collaborators: NPS. National Park Service 05/01/2002 - 12/31/2002. Total Budget: $20,370.00.
  • TBSI Workshop Development Grant. Project Lead: R. A. Young. Collaborators: R. Mendenhall. Utah Division of State History 1999 - 2000. Total Budget: $6,850.00.
  • Craftsman's Notes: A Publication of the Traditional Building Skills Institute. Project Lead: R. A. Young. Collaborators: D. Peterson. Traditional Building Skills Institute 1998 - 1999. Total Budget: $2,970.00.
  • Reference Guide to Army Adaptive Use Projects. Project Lead: R. A. Young. Collaborators: Julie Webster. USACERL 1997 - 1998. Total Budget: $19,305.00.
  • TBSI Speaker Series. Project Lead: R. A. Young. Traditional Building Skills Institute 1996 - present. Total Budget: $22,702.00.