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Kent Spreckelmeyer, D. Arch., FAIA

Professor Kent Spreckelmeyer, FAIA has worked with Frank Zilm& Associates, Inc. on numerous projects over the past ten years, including the development of the Space Planner Toolkit, planning studies at St. Joseph Medical Center (South Bend), BJC System (St. Louis), and Summa Health System (Akron, Ohio).

EDUCATION 

Doctor of Architecture........................................................................................1981

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Dissertation: Application of a Computer-Aided Decision Technique in Architectural Programming

Diploma in Architecture..............................................................................................................1974

University of London, University College, England

Bachelor of Architecture............................................................................................................1973

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Associate Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture, University of Kansas.........................................................................................................................................1981-present

Visiting Professor, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.....................................................................................................................................................1987-1988

Research Architect, University of Michigan, College of Architecture, Ann Arbor.................................................................................................................................................1978-1981

Staff Architect US Air Force, George Air Force Base, Victorville, California..........................................................................................................................................1974-1978

Project Designer,Brunner and Brunner, Architects,St. Joseph, Missouri............................................................................................................................................1969-1974

 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES/AWARDS

Architectural Registrations:Missouri, 1976; California, 1977

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

           Fellow, 2000

AIA Academy on Architects in Education

Kansas Society of Architects

Member, Executive Committee, 1986-1990

Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)

Member and President, Lawrence Arts Commission, 1983-1986

Editorial Board, Environment and Behavior, 1988-present

Member, ASTM Committee on Building Performance, 1982-1985

Kansas University Fulbright Selection Committee, 1988-1991

Progressive Architecture Applied Research Award, 1982

National Endowment for the Arts Research Award, 1983

Industrial Design (ID) Applied Research Award, 1986 Industrial Design (ID) Applied Research Award, 1986 Industrial Design (ID) Applied Research Award, 1986 Industrial Design (ID) Applied Research Award, 1986 Applied Research Award, 1986

PUBLICATIONS

"The Space Planner Toolkit: Software and Manual," Frank Zilm and Kent Spreckelmeyer; The American Hospital Association, July 1995

Creative Design Decisions: A Systematic Approach to Problem Solving in Architecture, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1988 (With S. J. Kirk)

"Environmental Programming," Chapter in Methods in Environmental and Behavioral Research, Robert Bechtel et al (ed.) New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1987, pp. 247-269

"A Conceptual Model for Evaluating Work Environments." Chapter in Behavioral Issues in Office Design, Jean Wineman (ed.) New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1986, pp. 67-84 (With R.W. Marans)

Man-Environment Reference II, Associate Editor. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1983

Evaluating Built Environments: A Behavioral Approach, Ann Arbor: Institute for Social Research, 1981 (With R.W. Marans)

"Environmental Norms in the Work Place," Design Methods and Theories, 21(4), 1987, pp. 723-731

"The Quality of Life in Rural Kansas," Kansas Communities: Changes, Challenges, Choices. Lawrence: The University of Kansas, 1986, pp. 58-62 (With V. Papanek)

"Design and Familiarity," Proceedings of the 15th EDRA Conference, June 1984, pp. 25-29

"Methods for Decision-Making in Hospital Design," The Future of Hospital Design. Washington, D.C. Department of Health and Human Services, 1984, pp. 3119-3159 (With S.J. Kirk and C.J. Eichinger)

"Designing for Health Care in the Twenty-First Century," Proceedings of the National ACSA Conference, March 1984, pp. 150-154 

"Programming and Evaluation as a Unified Architectural Service," Architects in Government, 5 (2 & 3), Dec. 1982, p. 18

"Measuring Overall Architectural Quality: A Component of Building Evaluation," Environment and Behavior, 14 (6), Nov. 1982, pp. 652-670 (With R.W. Marans

"Evaluating Open and Conventional Office Design," Environment and Behavior, 14 (3), May 1982, pp. 333-351 (With R.W. Marans)

"Architectural Programming as an Evaluation Tool in Design," Proceedings of the 13th EDRA Conference, April 1982, pp. 289-296

"Building Evaluation: KCC Office Facilities," K.E.U.R.P., Topeka, Kansas, 1990

"A Senior Housing Development," Design Competition and Submission. Colton, California, 1988. (With J. W. Carswell and S. Padget)

"Family Practice Examination Room Research," The University of Kansas, 1985 (Faculty Advisor)

"Planning and Appropriation Guidelines," Smith, Hinchman & Grylls Associates, Washington, D.C., 1985

"Trinity Lutheran Hospital Phase II Building Evaluation," Howard, Needles, Tammen and Bergendoff, Kansas City, 1984

"Building Evaluation: Automatic Data Processing Center, Pittsburgh," Smith, Hinchman & Grylls Associates, Washington, D.C., 1983

"Inventory of Existing Buildings in Garment District of Kansas City, Missouri." The University of Kansas, 1983

"An Organizational Framework for Conducting Evaluations of Built Environments." Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, 1981. (With R.W. Marans)

"Images of American Workplaces: 1890-1990" Hagley Library and Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Wilmington, Delaware, June 6, 1990 "Images of American Workplaces: 1890-1990" Hagley Library and Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Wilmington, Delaware, June 6, 1990 "Images of American Workplaces: 1890-1990" Hagley Library and Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Wilmington, Delaware, June 6, 1990 "Images of American Workplaces: 1890-1990" Hagley Library and Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Wilmington, Delaware, June 6, 1990 "Images of American Workplaces: 1890-1990" Hagley Library and Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Wilmington, Delaware, June 6, 1990  

"Places for a Work Ethic," Built Form and Culture Research Conference, Arizona State University, Nov. 10, 1989

PRESENTATIONS

"Post-Occupancy Evaluation," Drury College, November 3, 1988 "Post-Occupancy Evaluation," Drury College, November 3, 1988 "Post-Occupancy Evaluation," Drury College, November 3, 1988 "Post-Occupancy Evaluation," Drury College, November 3, 1988 "Post-Occupancy Evaluation," Drury College, November 3, 1988 "Post-Occupancy Evaluation," Drury College, November 3, 1988

"Building Evaluation," Edinburgh College of Art, Jan. 29, 1988

"Frank Lloyd Wright and Middle America," Edinburgh College of Art, Nov. 26, 1987

"Environmental Norms in the Work Place," 16th Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, June 10, 1985

"Methods for Decision-Making in Hospital Design," The Future of Hospital Design, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, March 23, 1984

"Research Techniques in Architectural Practice," 14th Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, April 25, 1983

"Architectural Programming," Kansas City and KSA Chapters, AIA, Oct. 23 and Nov. 6, 1982

"Post-Occupancy Evaluation," AIA Headquarters, Washington Chapter, May 13, 1982

14th Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, April 25, 1983

"Architectural Programming," Kansas City and KSA Chapters, AIA, Oct. 23 and Nov. 6, 1982

"Post-Occupancy Evaluation," AIA Headquarters, Washington Chapter, May 13, 1982

14th Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, April 25, 1983

"Architectural Programming," Kansas City and KSA Chapters, AIA, Oct. 23 and Nov. 6, 1982

"Post-Occupancy Evaluation," AIA Headquarters, Washington Chapter, May 13, 1982

14th Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, April 25, 1983

"Architectural Programming," Kansas City and KSA Chapters, AIA, Oct. 23 and Nov. 6, 1982

"Post-Occupancy Evaluation," AIA Headquarters, Washington Chapter, May 13, 1982

14th Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, April 25, 1983

"Architectural Programming," Kansas City and KSA Chapters, AIA, Oct. 23 and Nov. 6, 1982

"Post-Occupancy Evaluation," AIA Headquarters, Washington Chapter, May 13, 1982

14th Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, April 25, 1983

"Architectural Programming," Kansas City and KSA Chapters, AIA, Oct. 23 and Nov. 6, 1982

"Post-Occupancy Evaluation," AIA Headquarters, Washington Chapter, May 13, 1982

14th Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, April 25, 1983

"Architectural Programming," Kansas City and KSA Chapters, AIA, Oct. 23 and Nov. 6, 1982

"Post-Occupancy Evaluation," AIA Headquarters, Washington Chapter, May 13, 1982

RESEARCH & CONSULTING

Co-Principal Investigator. Image Identity Evaluation Program. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, 1991 (Funded by Museum Trustees)

Principal Investigator. Evaluation of Kansas Corporation Commission building. Topeka, 1990-91 (Funded by K.E.U.R.P)

Research Consultant. Programming analysis for National Weather Service Building Program. Gould/Evans Architects, Lawrence, Kansas, 1986-1987

Principal Investigator. Programming analysis for United Technologies Corporation. University of Kansas, 1985 (CRINC: Funded by Smith, Hinchman & Grylls, Inc.)

Research Consultant. Post-occupancy building evaluation of ADP Pittsburg facility. University of Kansas, 1982 (CRINC: Funded by Smith, Hinchman and Grylls, Inc.

Principal Investigator. Reuse of older industrial and commercial buildings in Kansas City. University of Kansas, 1982. (Funded by University of Kansas)

Research Associate. Full-scale mock-up and evaluation of the University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, 1980-1981 (Funded by U-M Board of Regents)

Research Assistant. Revitalization of Industrial Buildings Project, Institute of Science and Technology, Ann Arbor, 1980-1981 (Funded by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce)

Research Assistant. Post-occupancy evaluation of the Ann Arbor Federal Building, 1979-1981. (Funded by the National Bureau of Standards)