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Architect , educator

Roland Gommel Roessner, American architect, educator. Roland G. Roessner Professorship established School Architecture University Texas. Recipient numerous awards, citations in American, foreign publications for architecture.


Roessner, Roland Gommel was born on November 19, 1911 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Son of Elmer George and Florence Carol.


Bachelor of Architecture, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 9356. Master of Architecture, University Cincinnati, 1942.


Associate Grunkeymeyer & Sullivan & Associates, Cincinnati, 1935-1942. Designing architect; private practice architecture schools, private residences St. Petersburg, Florida, 1945-1947, Austin, Texas, since 1947. Professor School Architecture University Texas, 1947-1982, chairman design department, 1954-1967, member graduate faculty, 1958-1982, acting director, 1966, founder, director professional residency program, 1971-1982, professor emeritus, 1982.

Associate Creer & Roessner, 1958-1963. Principal R. Gommel Roessner, since 1977. Design consultant O'Connell, Probst, Grobe, Inc.

Architects and Engineers, Austin, since 1979. Consultant community standards committee Department Commerce. Member research unit Naval Reserve.

Adviser design State Board Architectural Registration, Texas, 1960-1968.


  • Roland G. Roessner Professorship established School Architecture University Texas.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Fellow American Institute of Architects (member design committee). Member American Concrete Institute, American Military Institute, Texas, Ohio, Florida architectural associations, National Council Architectural Registration Boards, University Cooperative Society (chairman board directors), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars A'telier, Optimist Club, Westwood Country Club, University Texas Faculty Club, Headliners, Tarryhouse, Delta Phi Delta, Alpha Rho Chi, Delta Upsilon.


Married Virginia Gail Humberger, November 17, 1943 (deceased October 1955). 1 son., Roland Gommel.

Elmer George

Florence Carol. Roessner

Virginia Gail Humberger