College of Art & Architecture
With UI Since 2006
Architecture and Interior Design program
MIARC, Interior Architecture, 2000, University of Oregon
B.S. Psychology, 1994, University of Oregon
Continental philosophy and architectural theory
Randall Teal is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Idaho. His pedagogical and research interests are in design fundamentals and architectural theory with a significant influence from Continental thought. His writing focuses primarily on understanding and promoting situated dialogue between creative processes and the built environment.
- Teal, Randall. “An Inquiry into an Architecture of the Ungrounded,” Architecture and Ideas, (2011): 50-67.
- Teal, Randall. “Foundational History: An Integrated Approach to Basic Design, History, and Theory,” JAE: The Journal of Architectural Education 64, No. 2. (March 2011): 37-45.
- Teal, Randall. “Developing a (Nonlinear) Practice of Design Thinking,” The International Journal of Art & Design Education 29.3 (2010): 294-302.
- Teal, Randall. “The Process of Place: A Temporal View of Sustainability in the Built Environment,” Journal of Environmental Philosophy 7:1, (Spring 2010): 63-78.
- Teal, Randall. “Dismantling the Built Drawing: Working with Mood in Architectural Design,” The International Journal of Art & Design Education 29.1 (2010): 8-16.
- Teal, Randall. “Residual Meaning: Assembling Thick Urbanism,” Berkeley Planning Journal 22: The City as Problem Space, (2009):126-137.
- Teal, Randall. “Coming Clean: Owning Up to the Real Demands of a Sustainable Existence,” Monu 11: Clean Urbanism, (2009): 18-23.
- Teal, Randall. “Improvisation as Design Dialogue: Discovering a Language Beyond Words,” ARCC Journal 5, No.1 (2008) (published in May 2009): 25-33.
- Teal, Randall. “Between the Strange and the Familiar: A Journey with the Motel,” PhaenEx: Journal of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture 3, No. 2 (2008): 71-91.
- Teal, Randall. “Immaterial Structures: Encountering the Extra-Ordinary in the Everyday,” JAE: The Journal of Architectural Education 62, No. 2 (2008): 14-23.
- Teal, Randall. “Placing the Fourfold: Topology as Environmental Design,” Footprint: Delft School of Design Journal 3 (2008): 65-78.
- Teal, Randall. “Building-In-Place,” PhaenEx: Journal of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture 3, No. 1 (2008): 134-158.
- Teal, Randall. “The Question Concerning Sustainability,” Drain: Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture 10.
Design and Art Projects
- Above the Rim Gallery, Group Show, 11 pieces, Moscow, Idaho, January 2009
- In(n) and Out of Nowhere, group show at Cougarland Motel, “Dido and Aeneas,” Pullman, Washington, March 2007
Referreed Creative Works
- Semi-finalist, Idaho Triennial Art Show, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho, Summer 2007
- Art Exhibit, 3 photo montage/poems, Rebuild Louisiana: A Call for Help, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, September - November 2006
- Art Publication, 5 Photo montage/poems, published in edited collection, Rebuild Louisiana, 2006
- Competition Exhibit, BSA Unbuilt Architecture, Boston, Massachusetts, November 2006
- Exploring possibilities for establishing a memorial and/or museum dedicated to WW 2 Pacific Theater prisoners of war. Bremerton P.O.W. Memorial/Museum, Bremerton, WA, Spring 2007.
- Peer Reviewer, Journal of Art & Design Education, 2010-present
- Student Work Exhibited, Arch Daily, http://www.archdaily.com/165493/living-city-2035-challenge-competition-proposal-university-of-idaho
- Studio Instructor/Project Advisor for: Luke Ivers, Molly Culbertson, Scott Shores, and Rob Beusan, winners of $5000 cash award, for their entry "Coeur d'Alene After the Reign" in the Living City 2035 Design Competition, 2011
- Grant sponsor for Patrick Frome ($756), University of Idaho Student Initiated Sustainability Grant, 2009 for University of Idaho Housing Dual-flush toilet retrofit, Moscow, Idaho, 2010
- Honorarium, MIT Press (peer reviewer for book manuscript, Heidegger, Place, and Philosophy: Essays in Topology and Hermeneutics, by Jeffrey Malpas), March 2010
- Finalist, JAE Best Article Award 2010, for: Teal, Randall. “Immaterial Structures: Encountering the Extra-Ordinary in the Everyday,” JAE: The Journal of Architectural Education 62, No. 2 (2008): 14-23.
- Grant sponsor for Ryan Beitz ($3000), University of Idaho Student Initiated Sustainability Grant, 2009 for University of Idaho Housing Sustainable Bike Shelter, Moscow, Idaho, 2009
- Paul G. Windley Faculty Excellence and Development Award, University of Idaho College of Art and Architecture, Moscow, Idaho, 2008
- Grant, University of Idaho Small Travel Grant, 2008
- Faculty Mentor, AIAS winning video submission for the “Architecture 2030 Challenge”, Moscow, Idaho, 2008
- Outstanding Architecture Faculty of the Year, University of Idaho, awarded by AIAS, Moscow, Idaho, 2006-2007
*For a complete listing of research, exhibits, publications and honors, view Randy Teal's full CV.