Rev. Richard S. Bullene, C.S.C. '76 and '81
Assistant Dean and Professor of the Practice
Assistant Dean Rev. Richard Bullene, C.S.C., known to students, faculty and staff as Father Bullene, serves as the primary course advisor to undergraduate students. He also teaches fourth- and fifth-year studio and introductory courses in drawing and theory.
Father Bullene is a Double Domer, having earned his B.Arch. in 1976 and his M.Div. in 1981. Father Bullene earned a Ph.D in architectural theory at the University of Pennsylvania in 1994 writing on Ernesto Rogers. He has served on the South Bend Historic Preservation Commission and the Diocesan Committee on Art and Environment.
Ph.D., Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1994
M.S., (Architecture), University of Pennsylvania, 1992
Master of Divinity, University of Notre Dame, 1981
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Notre Dame, 1976
2004-present, Associate Professional Specialist and Assistant Dean, School of Architecture, University of Notre Dame
2002-2004, Associate Professional Specialist and Assistant Chair, School of Architecture, University of Notre Dame
2001-2002, Associate Professional Specialist and Assistant to the Chair, School of Architecture, University of Notre Dame
1994-2001, Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, University of Notre Dame
1992-93, Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, University of Notre Dame
1990-92, Architecture Archives, University of Pennsylvania
1983-5, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Architecture, University of Notre Dame and Assistant Rector, Office of Student Affairs, University of Notre Dame
1982-83, Deacon, Holy Cross Parish, South Bend
1981-2, Intern, Max Rodriguez-Garcia, Architect, San Francisco (Terra Cotta Restoration)
1978-9, Intern Architect, B.P.A. Partnership, Houston (Construction Documentation)
Books and Monographs, Design Work
1998, Liturgical Consultant, Saint Patrick's Parish - South Bend, Indiana, working with parish committee on approach to the renovation of the church interior.
1997, Publication, with Cara Carroccia and Nancy Chambers of The Architect's Geometry (originally Geometry for Architects, by Wilson and Holladay 1962: Champaign, Stipes Publishing) I authored a new chapter titled Geometry and the Use of Proportions.
1997, House for an Academical Couple The Attridge House - Guilford, Connecticut. Construction completed summer 1997.
1995, Beachwalk House competition. The design was an attempt to comment on the neo-traditional town being built near Michigan City, Indiana. It is largely a vacation community for well-to-do Chicagoans. The design quoted Marie Antoinette's fantasy of the simple life, her Hameau at Versailles.
Invited Lectures and Addresses
2007, School of Architecture presenter at First Year of Studies symposium, The First Twenty Minutes, Teaching Discipline Specific Skills First Year of Courses.
2004, Invited participant at the Symposium, Accademia Eolia Revisited: Pneuma in Renaissance Architetture Costozza, Italy.
1999, paper Cultural Specificity and universality of Modernism. Presented at the conference Celebrating Chandigarh - 50 Years of the Idea, 8-11 January, 1999, Chandigarh, India
1997, paper Sacred Place and Sacramental Place: The Human World as the Arena of Grace. presented at the Conference Making Sacred Places, October 16-19, 1997, University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning; Old Saint George; Built-Form & Culture Research Institute
1996, Session Moderator: Body and Building: a Symposium in Honor of Joseph Rykwert, University of Pennsylvania
1995, Invited Critic, University of Miami
1995, Invited Critic, University of Pennsylvania
Recently Taught Courses
ARCH 11011 Graphics I: Drawing
ARCH 41111 Design V
ARCH 51121 Thesis (B. Arch)
ARCH 81161 Terminal Design Project (M. Arch.)