Robert Alexander

Assistant Professor
(909) 979-5596
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Robert Alexander is a designer and educator. He is a principal of the environmental design collaborative bobCAT.,which he founded along with his partner Catherine Burce in 2007, to explore the intersections between landscape and buildings through research and practice.

Alexander is currently the Coordinator of the Department of Architecture's First Year Design Studio and has taught design studios at Cal Poly Pomona since 2007. He is most recently the recipient of the 2013 Rotch Traveling Scholarship as well as the 2008 Cavin Traveling Fellowship which studied architecture and urbanism in Latin America. His work has received awards in the The Shinkenchiku Residential Design Competition and the AIA-Atlanta's Young Architect's Forum Urban Design Competition and has been exhibited in Portugal in 2005, as a part of the "Casa Granturismo" residential housing exhibition. In addition to this his work has been featured in a variety of publications including Japan Architect, the Boston Globe, and Evolo Magazine.

Alexander received his Master in Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design in 2005 and his Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona in 2001 where he was awarded the Department of Architecture's Dean's Medal for outstanding graduating design students. Before joining Cal Poly Pomona, Alexander worked in the offices of Rafael Vinoly Architects, Daly Genik Architects, and for the Stuttgart-based firm Behnisch Architekten in Los Angeles where he worked on a number of civic, institutional, and residential projects. In 2011, Alexander was appointed as the Interim Director of the Neutra VDL Research House in Los Angeles where he served a one year term organizing public events, leading tours and overseeing the student docent program.

Office Hours

Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Education

MArch II
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
2003
2005
BArch
Cal Poly Pomona
1996
2001

Academic Experience

Lecturer
Cal Poly Pomona
2007
2013
Assistant Professor
Cal Poly Pomona
2014
Present

Professional Experience

Principal
bobCAT.
2007
Present
Designer/Project Manager
Patrick B. Quigley & Associates
2007
2009
Designer
Daly Genik Architects
2007
2007
Designer
Rafael Vinoly Architects PC
2001
2002
Designer/Project Manager
Behnisch Architekten
2005
2007

Office Hours

Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 am