ANTHONY AVERBECK

Lecturer, Architecture

Education: B.S. University of Minnesota, MArch University of Virginia


Anthony Averbeck is a designer and academic who joined the faculty as Lecturer in Architecture in January 2017, teaching design studios and visualization seminars at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Prior to his appointment, he served as Graduate Teaching Assistant for a range of courses across the School of Architecture from 2014-2016.

In addition to teaching, Anthony has practiced design in Minnesota, New York, and Virginia, in both traditional architectural practice and in the design and fabrication of architectural concrete elements and landscape furniture. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture with High Distinction from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Architecture from the University of Virginia, where he received the Lori Ann Pristo Award.

His recent research has explored new typologies for interfacing between the urban and rural in the American Midwest. His graduate thesis was awarded a research grant from the Center for Global Inquiry, which led to participation in an international conference on Ruralism: The Future of Villages and Small Towns at TU Braunschweig in Germany. Upon appointment to the faculty, he assisted 2017 Jefferson Visiting Professor Paola Viganò in conducting an advanced graduate seminar that catalogued and mapped territories of settlement in rural Appalachia.