Dr. Brett Tippey is Program Coordinator for Architectural Studies and Associate Professor in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Kent State University. He holds a Doctorate in History and Critical Analysis of Twentieth-century Spanish Architecture (2011) from the University of Navarra (Spain), a Master of Architectural Design (2005) from the University of Navarra and a Bachelor of Architecture (2001) from Ball State University. He teaches design studios and courses in the history of modern architecture and structural typology. His research and publications focus on the work of Richard Neutra and twentieth-century Spanish architecture; his doctoral dissertation analyzed Neutra’s involvement in Spain in the 1950s and 1960s. His research has appeared in scholarly publications such as Architectural History and DOCOMOMO Journal, and he has presented his work in the conferences of the Society of Architectural Historians (USA), the Society of Architectural Historians Australia/New Zealand, the European Architectural History Network and DOCOMOMO International. Dr. Tippey is also a registered architect (Indiana) and he has designed professional architectural projects in the USA, Spain, Portugal, Peru, Libya, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon, including public libraries, conference/retreat centers, healthcare facilities, K-12 schools and institutes of higher education.
Bachelor of Architecture, Ball State University |, Master of Architectural Design, University of Navarra (Spain) |, Doctor in History and Critical Analysis of Twentieth-century Spanish Architecture, University of Navarra (Spain)
Brett Tippey | “Richard Neutra’s Search for the Southland: California, Latin America and Spain” | Architectural History (SAH-Great Britain, Cambridge University Press, 2016) | no. 59, 311—352
Brett Tippey | “Genuine Invariants: The Origins of Regional Modernity in Twentieth-century Spain” | Architectural History (SAH-Great Britain, 2013) | no. 56, 299—342
Brett Tippey | “Traditional Worship and Social Reality: The Religious Architecture of Richard J. Neutra” | Contemporary Religious Architecture: Between the Concept and Identity | (New Castle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014) | 291—300
Brett Tippey | “Eduardo Torroja, Concrete and Spain’s Indigenous Structural Types” | 35th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia/New Zealand, Wellington | July 2018
Brett Tippey | “Allusions and Illusions in Twentieth Century Spanish Architecture” | Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia/New Zealand | 2017
Society of Architectural Historians (USA), Society of Architectural Historians Australia/New Zealand, European Architectural History Network, Western Reserve Architectural Historians, Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies