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Architectural firm executive

Robert Barrows Powell, American architectural firm executive. Registered architect. Treasurer executive committee Bentley History Library.; active Friends of Terra Cotta. Member American Library Association, American Institute of Architects (Detroit chapter, Michigan chapter), National Trust History Preservation, Michigan Archival Association.

Background

Powell, Robert Barrows was born on January 29, 1938 in Rochester, New York, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Michigan, 1960. Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1960.

Career

Architect Glen Paulsen & Associates, Bloomfield Hills, 1961-1963, Albert Kahn Associates, Detroit, 1963-1966. Joined Jickling Lyman Powell Associates, Inc., Birmingham, Michigan, since 1966, principal, since 1972, president, since 1987. Member faculty Lawrence Technology University, since 1971.

Achievements

  • Registered architect.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include Woodfield Mall, Bentley History Library., Taubman Library., Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library.

      , High Technology Center, United Auto Workers-General Motors Human Resources Center, First National Building, University Michigan Medical Research Complex, many others.

Membership

Treasurer executive committee Bentley History Library. Active Friends of Terra Cotta. Member American Library Association, American Institute of Architects (Detroit chapter, Michigan chapter), National Trust History Preservation, Michigan Archival Association.