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Architect , educator , consultant

Harry Eugene Rodman, architect, educator, acoustical and illumination consultant. Recipient Professional Achievement citation Iowa State University, 1980.


Rodman, Harry Eugene was born on September 29, 1913 in Plainfield, Iowa, United States. Son of Harry Irwin and Iva (Reade) Rodman.


B. Architectural Engineering, Iowa State University, 1936. Master in Architecture, Harvard, 1937.


Instructor, Washington State University, 1937-1941; designer, Austin Company, Cleveland, 1941-1945; associate architect, University of Illinois at Urbana, 1945-1946; member of faculty, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1946-1978; professor architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1955-1978; visiting professor, School Architecture and Environmental Design, California Polytechnic State University, 1979-1982; professional practice, Troy, New York, 1946-1978. Consultant in field, 1946-1996. Chairman New York State Board Examiners Architects, 1962-1964.

Board directors National Council Architectural Registration Bds., 1964-1971, secretary, 1967-1971, Chairman of Commission examinations, 1965-1970. Secretary National Architectural Accrediting Board, 1969-1970. Member technical advising committee Illuminating Engineering Research Institute, 1972-1978.

Member United States national committee International Commision on Illumination.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor to professional journals.


Member of executive board Uncle Sam council Boy Scouts American, 1956-1970. Fellow American Institute of Architects (president Eastern New York chapter 1952, board directors 1953), Illuminating Engineering Society. Member of New York State Association Architects (board directors 1954);associate Acoustical Society American.

Member Allied Arts Committee, Illuminating Engineering Society (vice chairman Mohawk-Hudson section 1956, board of managers 1971-1974), American Arbitration Association (panel construction arbitrators), Tau Beta Pi, Tau Sigma Delta, Scarab.


Married Marion G. Rooney, February 14, 1942. Children– Harry Eugene, Bruce Ervin, Gerald Reade, Blair Douglas.

Harry Irwin Rodman

Iva (Reade) Rodman

Marion G. Rooney

Harry Eugene Rodman

Blair Douglas Rodman

Gerald Reade Rodman

Bruce Ervin Rodman