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Rad Dike, American artist. Achievements include scientific research and demonstration on Squared Circle of da Vinci's Man, Disproof of Le Corbusier's Modular Man, Human Golden Trinity, Skyscraper as Garden-Engine, Heat chimney Skyscraper Cooling, Laws of Branches, Natural Refinement.

Background

Dike, Rad was born on June 9, 1945 in Maywood, Nebraska, United States. Son of Raymond Hadyn and Mary Dorothy (Popp) Dike.

Career

Think tank director Henry Dreyfuss Association, New York City, 1970-1972. Visiting professor Pratt Institute School of Architecture, New York City, 1970-1972, adjunct professor, 1972-1977. Organizer National Industrial Design Conference, Pennsylvania, 1971.

Mentor professor Doctor of Philosophy leadership program New York University, 1974-1977. Guest lecturer City College of New York, Cooper Union, New York School Interior Design, 1975-1977. Visiting professor Parsons School Design, 1976-1977.

Speaker Harvard Graduate School Design, 1983.

Achievements

  • Achievements include scientific research and demonstration on Squared Circle of da Vinci's Man, Disproof of Le Corbusier's Modular Man, Human Golden Trinity, Skyscraper as Garden-Engine, Heat chimney Skyscraper Cooling, Laws of Branches, Natural Refinement.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in shows at Pratt Institute, New York City, 1968, 69, United States Embassy, Stockholm, 1970, Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, Washington, 1971, Gotham Book Mart Gallery, New York City,, 1973, Field Taos, New Mexico, 1976, National Peace Garden Travelling Show, 1989-1992, Boston Athenaeum, 1992, 94, 96, National Arts Club (President award), 1995, Flickinger Arts Center, 1995, HGTV Arts Video, 1995, Virtuosity Art International 3D Civil Defense ROM Museum, 1996. Author: Architectural Common Sense, 1983. Represented in permanent collections.

      Inventor Mr. McCogitator robot, 1959, balcony-autogyro/boat/car balcony, 1969, naturally refined architecture, gesso/metal dusts paint technical. Principal architectural works include New York City Department General Service Gardens, 1981, Hell's Kitchen Seedling Greenhouse, 1983, Whole Tree Cottage, 1988, Trussed Arched Tree Branches (Vermont Governor's Special Merit award), 1989, Arch Keystone Tree, 1990, Suspension Tree Facade, 1991, Chez Ploix, France, since 1994, others.

Membership

Consultant, organizer First Earth Day, New York City,, 1970. Laborer Green Guerillas, 1976-1982. Regional planning commissioner Southern Windsor (Vermont) County, 1989-1990.

Board directors History Windsor, 1991-1993, trustee, 1994-1995. Founder Conservation Commission, West Windsor, 1990. Commissioner Vermont Road & Bridges Agency, 1990, Vermont Association Planners & Developers Agencies, 1990.

Board advisors Preservation Institute Building Crafts, since 1994. Board directors Am Institute Wine & Food New England, 1993-1995. Member National Arts Club, Vermont Land Trust (life).

Connections

Married Laurel Ellen Rathbun, 1970 (divorced 1971). Married Ann Doherty Langenbach, February 14, 1985.

father:
Raymond Hadyn Dike

mother:
Mary Dorothy (Popp) Dike

spouses:
Ann Doherty Langenbach

Laurel Ellen Rathbun