Robert Hutchison

Education

  • University of Washington, Master of Architecture, 1996.
  • Drexel University, BS in Architectural Engineering, 1990
  • Drexel University, BS in Civil Engineering, 1990.

Awards / Fellowships

  • 2010 Japan-US Friendship Commission/NEA Creative Artists Exchange Fellowship Recipient. Robert Hutchison is one of five national recipients of this 5-month Japan fellowship.
  • 2009 Architectual League of NY Emerging Voice, Hutchison & Maul was one of eight firms in North America that was selected as a 2009 Emerging Voice.
  • Architecture Thesis Award Medal, University of Washington, "A Small Boatbuilding Center on Camano Island", 1997.
  • Valle Research Scholarship, University of Washington, Oslo, Norway, 1996.

Professional Experience & Affiliations

  • Registered Architect, State of Washington, #8429.
  • Professional Engineer, State of Washington, #29669 (Currently expired).
  • Principal & Owner, Robert Hutchison Architecture, 2013 - Present.
  • Principal, Hutchison & Maul Architecture, 2001-2013.
  • Board Member, 4Culture Public Art Advisory Committee, December 2008-Present.
  • Board Member, AIA Forum Magazine Editorial Board, 2009-2010. 
  • Board Member, Space.City Architectural Organization, February 2008 - Present.
  • Project Manager & Project Architect, The Miller/Hull Partnership, September 1994 - May 2001.
  • Founding member, rectifier, 1997.
  • Project Assistant, Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter, Oslo, Norway, September 1995 - December 1995.
  • Project Engineer & Staff Structural Engineer, Ortega Consulting, March 1989 - July 1992.

Academic Experience

  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, University of Washington Department of Architecture, Dec 2011 - Present.
  • Program Director, University of Washington Architecture in Mexico Program, Winter 2013.
  • Adjunct Professor, WSU School of Architecture, Undergraduate Design Studio, Fall Semester 2012.
  • Program Director, University of Washington Mexico City Architecture Studio, Spring 2012.
  • Part-time Lecturer, University of Washington Department of Architecture, Design Studios 2001-2011.
  • Invited Juror, University of Arkansas Mexico Program, Luis Barragan Studio, July 2011.
  • Invited Juror, Kokushikan University Undergraduate Review, Tokyo JP, Summer 2010.
  • Program Director, University of Washington Mexico Abroad Architecture Program, Winter 2009-2010.
  • Invited Juror, University of Arkansas School of Architecture Undergrad & Graduate Reviews, Fall 2008, Spring 2009.
  • Adjunct Professor, WSU School of Architecture, Graduate Design Studio, Fall Semester 2008.
  • Thesis Committee Member (UWCoBE): Ben Maestas (2013), Heather Ruszczyk (2012), Cory Mattheis (2011), Brian Court (2002).
  • Invited Juror, WSU School of Architecture Undergraduate, Graduate & Thesis Reviews, 2007-Present.
  • Invited Juror, University of Tennessee Thesis & Final Year Undergraduate Reviews, 2007.
  • Invited Juror, University of Washington Department of Architecture Thesis & Studio Reviews, 1996 - Present.

Art Installations, Exhibitions, Selection Panels

  • Storefronts Seattle Art Installation Program, "Japan Streetscape | Seattle Storefront", Seattle WA, Projected 2013.
  • Gallery4Culture, Panelist, 2011-2012 Artist Selection Panel
  • "Timber Grain Elevators & Silos of the Palouse", Exhibition of Work, Artisan Barn Art Gallery, Uniontown WA, 2010.
  • Exhibition of Work, Hutchison & Maul, Univ. of Wash. Dept of Arch., March 2008 - July 2008.
  • Featured Firm, "New Edge New Blood: 12 Firms Shaping the Future of Seattle Architecture", AIA Seattle, 2008.
  • “Hole House #2”, Seattle WA, Deconstruction of existing garage, June 12-14, 2006, Project by Hutchison & Maul.
  • “7”, Astoria OR, Art Installation, September 2005, Project by Robert Hutchison & Sarah Biemiller. 
  • “Hole House #1”, Seattle WA, Deconstruction of existing house, April 10-11, 2004, Project by Hutchison & Maul.
  • Breadbox Exhibition, University of British Columbia, April 1999, Vancouver, B.C. (projects by rectifier).

Invited Lectures & Presentations

  • Kansas City Design Center, Kansas City MO, Invited Speaker, Lecture Title "Practice", Sept 17, 2012.
  • Kansas State U, College of Architecture, Planning & Design, Invited Speaker, Lecture Title "Failure", Sept 17 , 2012.
  • AIA Arkansas Convention 2012, Hot Springs AR, Invited  Speaker, "Work/Research/Teach: Practice", Sept 14, 2012.
  • Society for Industrial Archeology, Seattle WA, "Timber Grain Elevators & Silos of the Palouse", June 4 2011.
  • University of Washington Dept. of Architecture, Seattle WA, "Courtyard House on a Steep Site", Oct 21, 2010.
  • International House of Japan, Tokyo Japan, "Creative Artist Forum", October 10, 2010.
  • Kobe Design University 2010 Lecture Series, Kobe Japan, "On the Periphery of Architecture", Sept 28, 2010.
  • Tokyo University, Tokyo Japan, "Recent Works", September 9th, 2010.
  • Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, "Architecture from the Center to the Periphery", Jan 2010.
  • WSU Art, Literature & Architecture Symposium, Pullman WA, "The Negative can also be a Positive", 2009.
  • 2009 Architectural League Lecture Series, New York NY, "Pragmatism and Envelope", March 2009.
  • WSU Dept. of Architecture Fall Lecture Series, Pullman WA, "Peripheral Architectural Investigations", Oct 2008.
  • WSU Dept. of Architecture Winter Lecture Series, Pullman WA, "Work", on work by Hutchison & Maul, Feb 2007.
  • Reaction: Better City, Seattle, WA "rectifier", 1999.
  • Space.City Lecture Series, Seattle WA, Curator & Lecturer, “Architecture in Scandinavia”, 1997.

Project Awards

  • 2008 Honor Award for Washington Architecture: Honor Award, Robert Hutchison & Sarah Biemiller, '7' - An Art Installation at Alderbrook Station.
  • 2003 National Top Ten Green Award, AIA & Committee on the Environment (COTE): The Miller/Hull Partnership, Environmental Services Building (Project Architect: Robert Hutchison).
  • 2002 PEEP Show Competition, Second Place Award: Hutchison & Maul, Calgary ArtCity Pavilion International Competition Entry.
  • 2000 Seattle AIA Honor Award, 2001 Regional AIA Merit Award: The Miller/Hull Partnership, Bainbridge Island City Hall (Project Manager, Project Architect: Robert Hutchison).
  • 2000 National Top Ten Green Award, AIA & Committee on the Environment (COTE): The Miller/Hull Partnership, Bainbridge Island City Hall (Project Manager, Project Architect: Robert Hutchison).
  • 1999 Seattle AIA Merit Award: The Miller/Hull Partnership, Maury Island Cabin (Project Manager, Project Architect: Robert Hutchison).
  • 1999-2000 Sunset Magazine Western Home Awards, Merit Award: The Miller/Hull Partnership, Maury Island Cabin (Project Manager, Project Architect: Robert Hutchison).
  • 1998 Seattle AIA Citation Award: Conceptual Category, “PARKing”, (project by rectifier).
  • 1998 Wood Design Award: The Miller/Hull Partnership, Maury Island Cabin (Project Manager, Project Architect: Robert Hutchison).
  • 1997 Seattle AIA Citation Award: Conceptual Category, “rectifier” (project by rectifier).

Writings, Books, Pamphlets, Editorial Positions

  • Book Publication: "2013 Mexico City Guidebook", featuring student work from the 2013 Architecture in Mexico Program, publication projected April 2013.
  • Book Publication: "On the Periphery of Architecture: Japanese Architects & Artists", projected 2013 (currently under consideration by potential Publishers).
  • Article, written by Robert Hutchison, "Automated Parking Garages", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal Architecture, 2013 (Publication Pending).
  • Book Publication: "7: Installation at Alderbrook Station", by Robert Hutchison & Sarah Biemiller, (self-published 2013).
  • Book Publication: "16 Articles about Buildings & Architecture", by Robert Hutchison & Prentis Hale, (self-published 2012).
  • Book Publication, Co-Editor, w/ Professor Andrea Martin, "Architecture Mexico 2010", published by University of Washington College of Built Environments & Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Xochimilco, 2011.
  • Book Publication: "Hutchison & Maul Architecture: Work", published by Hutchison & Maul Architecture, 2010.
  • Postcard Series: "Timber Grain Elevators & Silos of the Palouse", by Robert Hutchison & Taiji Miyasaka, 2010.
  • Editorial Board, AIA Forum Magazine, 2009-2010. 
  • Article, written by Robert Hutchison & Taiji Miyasaka, "Timber Grain Elevators", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal Architecture, 2009.
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale & Robert Hutchison, "PARK HERE", Documentation of Parking Garages, Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Arch., 2007.
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale & Robert Hutchison, "Interbay Roundhouse", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Architecture, 2006.
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale & Robert Hutchison, "Tsubota Industrial Supply Co.", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Architecture, 2005.
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale & Robert Hutchison, "Nike Missile Base S-20", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Architecture, 2003.
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale & Robert Hutchison, "Garage & Store Building", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Architecture, 2002.
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale & Robert Hutchison, "Menu", (Topic: Seattle Kingdome), Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Architecture, 2000.
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale & Robert Hutchison, "Seattle Felt Co.", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Architecture, 1999.
  • Guest Editors, rectifier, Arcade Journal, Summer 1999, Volume 17.4.
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale & Robert Hutchison, "Pacific Industrial Supply", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Architecture, 1998.
  • Pamphlet entitled “rectifier”, Documented under a grant from Allied Arts Foundation, 1998 (project by rectifier).
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale & Robert Hutchison, "Rectifier Building", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Architecture, 1997.
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale & Robert Hutchison, "Flower Kiosk", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Architecture, 1996.
  • Article, written by Prentis Hale, Drawings by Robert Hutchison, "Jensen Motor Boat Co.", Column 5, Univ. of Wash. Journal of Architecture, 1995.

Published Works & Interviews

  • Book Publication: "Rural Modern": Hutchison & Maul has been selected as one of several award-winning design firms to be featured in the upcoming book 'Rural Modern', edited by Russell Abraham, and published by Images Publishing, projected publication Fall 2013.
  • Architectural Record: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Courtyard House, Lake House, "Featured Houses: Cascading Retreats", July 2012.
  • SNAP Magazine (Architectural Record): Interview, Featured Firm: Hutchison & Maul Architecture, Nov/Dec 2011.
  • Il Grande Nord, Leonardo TV, Channel 418 Italia: Television Broadcast, Featured Project: House for a Mother & Daughter, Fall 2011.
  • Luxury Home Quarterly: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Lake House, Summer, 2011.
  • Book Publication: "Beach Houses": Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Courtyard House, by Carles Broto, Links Books, Barcelona Spain, 2011.
  • Metal Architecture Magazine: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Bothell Public Works Admin Building, "New administration building is source of pride for city", January 2011.
  • Seattle Homes & Lifestyles Magazine: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Courtyard House, Article entitled "Light House", June 2009 issue.
  • The Architect's Newspaper: Interview, Featured Firm, "Hutchison & Maul Architecture, Emerging Voices 2009", by Alan G. Brake, 03/04/2009.
  • Northwest Home Magazine: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Bird House, Article entitled "The 360 Effect" by Juliette Guilbert, March 2009
  • Northwest Home Magazine: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Pop-out Studio, Article entitled "Hot Shots", by Jennifer Schaefer, Jan 2009
  • ArchDaily Architecture Website: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Courtyard House, Wall + Roof Studio, Upside-down House, Lake House, 2009
  • Seattle Magazine: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Wall + Roof Studio, Article entitled "Super Shed", May 2008.
  • Northwest Home & Garden Magazine: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: House for Mother & Daughter, Article entitled "Fun House", Jan 2007. 
  • Pacific Northwest Magazine Arts Issue: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Hole House #2, December 03, 2006.
  • Arcade Journal: Featured Firm: Hutchison & Maul, Article entitled "The Next Public Generation", Autumn Issue 2006.
  • Arcade Journal: Featured Work by Hutchison & Maul: Dow Construction Phase 2 Addition, Spring Issue 2002.