Mark Barnhouse
Associate Professor of Practice, Architecture
Phone: 701-231-5783

Research and Interest:

Mark Barnhouse has extensive training in architectural design and visual design techniques and has 24 years of professional experience in all phases of practice in the United States and overseas, with seven years of experience in the university. His ongoing research agenda includes architecture and rainwater harvesting, site design for natural water cleaning, architectural programming techniques, and advanced graphic design techniques used in disclosing aspects of the natural world.

Educational Credentials:

Diploma in Construction Management, New York University Real Estate Institute, New York, NY, 1992
Independent Study with Rowena Reed of the Industrial Design Department of Pratt Institute, New York, NY, 1988 to 1989
Master of Architecture, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 1988
Bachelor of Architecture, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 1980

Selected Publications and Recent Research:

Mark M. Barnhouse, The World's Water Crisis and Design's Role in Solving It, The Building Technology Educators Society, Proceedings of the 2009 Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico. This paper was presented to the conference at the second Plenary Session: Local Complexities, Saturday, August 8th, 2009.
Mark M. Barnhouse and Mike Christenson, Structure, Memory, and Visibility, The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Proceedings of the 2008 West Fall Conference, Material Matters: Making Architecture, The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, presented Friday, October 17th, 2008.
Mark M. Barnhouse, Graphic Design as a Link Between the Natural Environment and the Built Environment, 2009 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Southeast Fall Conference, Architecture is a Thing of Art, The Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, October 8th - 10th, 2009.


Registration in the State of North Dakota:
License issued by The State Board of Architecture in 1999 License Number 1409
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certificate Issued in 1986
NCARB Certificate: #33661

Professional Experience:

31 years as a practicing architect with 24 years in offices in Dallas, TX; New York City; London, and Fargo, North Dakota

Professional Memberships:

The American Institute of Architects
National and North Dakota Chapter Member
BTES (Building Technology Educators Society) 2008 to Present Member
SBSE (Society of Building Science Educators), 2008 to Present

Courses Taught:

ARCH 663 Programming and Thesis Preparation
ARCH 771 Advanced Architectural Design ARCH 772 Design Thesis
ARCH 789 Professional Topics in Architecture

Teaching Experience:

Associate Professor North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, 2009-2011
Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, 2004-2009