Tim B. Castillo | Bio 2016

Tim B. Castillo

Bio 2016

Associate Dean, Student Engagement + Academic Innovation

Associate Professor

School of Architecture + Planning

University of New Mexico

 

Tim B. Castillo is a tenured Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico.   He has been part of the School of Architecture and Planning faculty since 2002. Professor Castillo was formerly the Director of the Art, Research, Technology and Science Laboratory an interdisciplinary digital media laboratory at the university from 2010-2016. In the Fall 2016, he became  the Associate Dean of Student Engagement + Academic Innovation  at the School of Architecture and Planning.

While at the University of New Mexico Professor Castillo has been pursuing new pedagogies that explore applications related to emerging digital technologies and innovation.  His architectural studios and seminars continue to investigate new progressive strategies for design that are defined by culture, digital media and emergent fabrication processes. In the summer of 2015, he co-founded the Finding Rural/Plata Studio design program. The program was established as a partnership between Western New Mexico University, the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico and the School of Architecture at Woodbury University to collaborate with the community of Grant County and Silver City to explore how architecture and design play a role in economic development.

Professor Castillo has been recognized national and internationally, in 2007 the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) as the National New Faculty Teacher. As Director of ARTS Lab, the lab was selected and honored by the International Digital Media Association of Arts as the national digital media laboratory of year in 2013.

Professor Castillo’s work has been published and exhibited nationally and internationally in various locations including the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (Spain), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), Pavillon de l’Arsenal (France), Bienal of Sao Paulo (Brazil), as well as many domestic venues.

 

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Tim B. Castillo

Associate Professor

Associate Dean, Student Engagement + Academic Innovation

School of Architecture + Planning

University of New Mexico

Education 

1992-95

Columbia University, New York, NY

Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation

1987-91

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

School of Architecture and Planning

Academic Appointments

2008-Present

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico

School of Architecture and Planning

Associate Professor [promoted with tenure]

2010-Present

Associate Dean, Student Engagement + Academic Innovation

2010-2016

Director of the Art, Research, Science + Technology Digital Media Laboratory

2009-2010

Associate Director of the Art, Research, Science + Technology Digital Media Laboratory

2002-2008

Assistant Professor [tenure-track]

2005-2009

Coordinator of Undergraduate Design

1999-2002

University of Colorado

College of Architecture and Planning

Boulder/ Denver, Colorado

Senior Instructor

1997-1999

University of Arizona

College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture

Tucson, Arizona

Lecturer

1995

New Jersey Institute of Technology

School of Architecture

Newark, New Jersey

Assistant Design Critic

Professional Appointments

1996-2010

Hybrid Environments, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Founder and Principal Design Director

1998

Larson Company, Tucson, Arizona.

1997-98

Gromatzky, Dupree and Associates, Tucson, Arizona

1996

Architecture Project, New York City, New York

1995

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, New York City, New York

Invited Guest Critic 

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology [ETH], Zürich, Switzerland

University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Columbia University, New York City, New York

Publications

 

2016

Hybrid Practice: expanding the discipline of architecture

Tim Castillo and Matthew Gines

Paper presented at the ACSA 104th – Shaping New Knowledges  2016 Seattle, WA *peer reviewed selection

 

2013

Interactive Learning Assessments
Svihla, V., Yakes, E., Castillo, T., Cantarero, A., Valdez, I., & Dominguez, N., Hertel, J.

Paper presented at the 2013 FNCE Innovations in Dietetics Practice and Education, Houston, TX *peer reviewed selection

 

2012

Del Ojo al Embudo; a Digital Spatial/Cultural Cartographic Archive

The second Latin American Architecture Symposium

Tulane University, School of Architecture

(Publication forthcoming 2013)

2011

Cultural Cartographic Archive: empowering communities through archi-digital technology

Co-Authored Geraldine Forbes Isais

Architectural Research Centers Consortium

Lawrence Technological University

(2011, p.412-425)

2006

Hybrid[s]: new pedagogical applications for designing our evolving spatial environment

Proceedings SIGRADI [Sociedade Ibero-americana de Gráfica Digital]

Santiago, Chile

Universidad de Chile

(2006, p.131-136)

2006

Fluid Space

Self-Sufficient Housing-1st Advanced Architecture Contest,

ACTAR Publications, Barcelona, Spain

(2006, p.262-263)

Chapters in Books:

2008

Border Fluidity: Emergence on the New Frontier

chapter in Fluctuating Borders: Speculations about Memory and Emergence 

Co-Authored Troy Lovata

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, [RMIT] Publishing

(2008, p. 44-53)

2006

Action Makes Place:

A Proposed Low Rider Museum and the Boundaries of Culture

chapter in South, Volume 1 

Co-Authored Troy Lovata

Clemson University Press, Clemson, South Carolina

(2006, p.132-141)

Exhibits 

2015

Virtual New Mexico Project
American Institute of Architects-State Convention

University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

2012

505 | Cinco Cero Cinco Exhibit

Arts League of Michigan Virgil Carr Center

Detroit, Michigan

2010

El Ojo del Embudo

School of Architecture + Planning Gallery

Albuquerque, New Mexico

2006

Self-Sufficient Housing-1st Advanced Architecture

Institute for Advance Architecture of Catalona

Barcelona, Spain

2002

Groupe e2 International Competition Winners

Lausanne, Switzerland

Paris, France

San Paulo, Brazil

Funded Research

2015

Received Development Grant
Acequia Heritage & Documentation Project

Center for Regional Studies University of New Mexico Co-Principal Investigator, $36,000

 

2012

Dome Poems: Memory + Emergence

National Endowment for the Arts

Principal Investigator, $30,000

2012

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Education Grants Program

Interactive Learning Assessment System (ILAS)

Senior Investigator, $250,000

2008

Received Development Grant

“El Ojo del Embudo: Architecture, Acequias and the Community Politics of Water in Dixon, New Mexico”. Center for Regional Studies

University of New Mexico

Co-Principal Investigator, $68,000

2007

Received Development Grant

Virtual Albuquerque Project- phase I + II

Center for Regional Studies

University of New Mexico

Principal Investigator, $68,000

Academic Service

2012-13 University of New Mexico Dean of Univesity College, University wide, elected

2012 University of New Mexico Vice President for Research Itern Search Committee, University wide, elected

2011-12 Architecture Assistant Professor Search Committee, department, appointed

2011-12 Tenure & Promotion Committee, department, appointed

20010- Present Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Admittance Committee, department, appointed

2011-12 University of New Mexico Presidential Search Committee, University wide, elected

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