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Tim de Noble, FAIA

Tim de Noble, AIAProfessor & Dean
Office of the Dean

2132 Regnier Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
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Curriculum Vitae 2014

Five Year Review 2014


Tim de Noble, FAIA has served as dean of the College of Architecture, Planning & Design at Kansas State University since 2009. Prior to arriving at K-State, de Noble served as head of the Department of Architecture at the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas and before that taught at Syracuse University. In addition to teaching studio and technology courses, de Noble has extensive teaching experience in Italy and Mexico.

He was recently named an ‘Icon of Education’ by Ingram’s Magazine, received the chapter artist award from the K-State Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, was cited as one of the 25 Most Admired Educators for 2016/17 and 2017/18 by Design Intelligence Magazine, and was named 2016 Architecture Advocate of the Year by the American Institute of Architects Kansas City Chapter.

De noble received a Masters of Architecture from Syracuse University and a B.S. Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington. In private practice throughout his teaching career, he founded deMX Architecture in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1999, building an award-winning practice focusing on housing combining the socially liberating potency of modernism with the intuitive rationality of vernacular building to generate regionally specific responses to built-form and site. Outside of practice, his primary research interest focuses on the typologies and morphologies of towns and cities.

He and his wife Anne de Noble have three sons; William, Henry and Harris, aged 24, 21, and 16 respectively.