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Roderick Knox

Roderick Knox, Jamaican architect, educator. Recipient Academy Excellence Leadership award Cooper Union Alumni Association, 1975; Graham Foundation grantee, 1976. Served with United States Navy, 1961-1965.; Member American Institute of Architects, Royal Institute British Architects.; Club: Harvard.


  • Knox, Roderick was born on July 10, 1942 in Kingston, Jamaica. Son of Ferdinand Breckenridge and Alfretta Olympia (Kennedy) Knox.

  • Education

    • Certified in art Cooper Union, 1970, Bachelor of Architecture, 1975. Master in Architecture, Harvard University, 1976.


    • Registered architect, New York, Massachusetts. Certified National Council Architectural Registration Boards Principal Rod Knox, Architect, New York City, since 1981. Professor architecture Cooper Union, New York City, since 1977.

      Principal works include House for an Intersection, Japan, 1977, office building, White Plains, New York, residential and government work. Chairman board directors Good Old Lower East Side, New York City, 1981-1982.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Served with United States Navy, 1961-1965. Member American Institute of Architects, Royal Institute British Architects. Club: Harvard.



    Squash; running.


    • Married Lisa Margarite Barile, 1972. Children– Rosalie, Andrew, Jane, William.
    • father: Ferdinand Breckenridge Knox
    • mother: Alfretta Olympia (Kennedy) Knox
    • spouse: Lisa Margarite Barile
    • children: Rosalie Knox
    • Andrew Knox
    • Jane Knox
    • William Knox
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    Born July 10, 1942
    (age 75)