Professor, Texas A&M University
in College Station
Presidential Professor Hill, FAIA, holds a joint appointment with the Department of Architecture, the Department of Visualization and the Department of Humanities and Medicine at the Health Science Center.
Professor Hill received the 2014 United States Presidential Call to Service Award from the White House.
He holds the 2010 Presidential Professor Title in Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M University and the Harold Adams Professorship in Interdisciplinary Collaboration. He is on the Board of Directors of the Institute for Applied Creativity.
Design Intelligence magazine-selected Professor Hill as one of 25 of the most admired design professors in the United States-Jan. 2012.
In May of 2011, Presidential Professor Hill was awarded the Piper Professor for Teaching Excellence from the State of Texas. The Piper Award is given to the top eight professors in the State of Texas each year across all disciplines.
He received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Texas Society of Architects.
From Welding to Wood to Bronze
BY RODNEY HILL
@ VOL 1
ON NOV 25, 2014
Rodney Hill, Architect and professor, discusses the results of many years of sculpting. From unintended opportunities that opened while covering design gaps in the architecture offices he worked for, he discovered a path that led from welding to wood to bronze as an avocation. He shared his large scale, very intricate wood carvings, some with erotic affordances requested by clients.