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Thomas Barrie, FAIA, DPACSA is a Professor of Architecture at North Carolina State University. His scholarship focuses on the symbolism, ritual use, and cultural significance of architecture and he has published and lectured extensively in his subject areas. Professor Barrie’s most recent book is The Architecture of the World’s Major Religions, published by Brill in 2020. Professor Barrie is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, an Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor, and a member of the NC State Academy of Outstanding Faculty in Extension and Engagement. He is also the co-founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum.

United States
811 North Bloodworth Street
University of Manchester, UK
M.Phil. in Architectural Theory
North Carolina State University, School of Architecture, Professor 2002 - Present Director 2002-2007 Lawrence Technological University, Professor 1993-2002 Founder and Coordinator: The Detroit Studio 1999-2002 University of Manchester (UK), Visiting Lecturer 1991-1992 Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), Visiting Lecturer 1990-1991 Roger Williams University, Adjunct Professor 1987-1990, 1993 Boston Architectural Center, Instructor 1990
AIA Fellowship 2021 NCSU Outstanding Faculty in Extension and Engagement Award 2021 ACSA Distinguished Professor Award 2019 Architect Magazine Studio Prize 2019 Finalist, AIA Film Challenge 2019 Nominated: NCSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award, 2019, 2017 North Carolina State University Off-campus Scholarly Reassignment 2015 NC State Outstanding Extension Service Award 2014 Nominee, ACSA President 2008 North Carolina State University Off-campus Scholarly Reassignment 2007 ACSA Creative Achievement Award 2003 AIA Detroit Honor Award 2002 AIA Detroit Honor Award 2000 Thomas E. Klausmeyer Research Fellowship, Lawrence Technological Univ. 1999 ACSA/AIAS New Faculty Teaching Award 1997 Finalist: Small Press Book Awards for Spiritual Path - Sacred Place 1997 Merit Award for Community Work, City of Royal Oak, MI 1996 First Place, Amtrak Platform Shelter Design Competition, Royal Oak, MI 1996
By co-editing an issue on the scholarship of the Architecture, Culture and Spirituality Forum.
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