Rev. Richard S. Bullene, C.S.C. '76 and '81

Rev. Richard S. Bullene, C.S.C. '76 and '81

Assistant Dean and Professor of the Practice

574.631.6172

bullene.3@nd.edu

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.  

Educational Background

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

Professional History

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.)

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