Architectural Studies - Faculty

Carl Dittburner

Associate Professor
Department Coordinator:
Architectural Studies
Building Codes and Enforcement
847-925-6366
Office: Building H, Room H252
cdittbur@harpercollege.edu

Courses Regularly Taught

  • ARC 105 Presentation and Communication Tools
  • ARC 116 Architectural CAD I
  • ARC 117 Architectural CAD II
  • ARC 122 Principles of Green Design
  • ARC 210 Cost Estimating

Personal Statement

Every student is an individual with unique skills, needs and dreams. If those students and I can work collaboratively to develop those things to their fullest, we can both succeed. The classroom needs to be a place where students are comfortable enough to explore both what they can do and what they have difficulty doing. It is my job, along with the other students, to encourage them, help them and push them as necessary to achieve their goals.

Educational Background

AAS - William Rainey Harper College
BARCH - Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)

Professional Background / Projects

Lohan Associates:

  • McDonald's Corporate Headquarters
  • Library for DePaul University
  • Dormitory for DePaul University
  • Master Plan for DePaul University
  • IBM Office / Lab Building, Endicott, New York

Licensing/Certifications

  • Licensed Architect: Illinois
  • Registered Interior Designer: Illinois

Timothy Manning

Professor
847-925-6236
Office: Building H, Room H250
tmanning@harpercollege.edu

Courses Regularly Taught

  • ARC 106 Introduction to Architecture and Drawing Fundamentals
  • ARC 113 Building Materials I
  • ARC 116 Architectural CAD I
  • ARC 117 Architectural CAD II
  • ARC 213 Building Materials II
  • ARC 226 Building Systems
  • ARC 232 Construction Management Process
  • IND 116 Interior Detailing and Construction Drawing

Personal Statement

There is a unique opportunity at the community college level to be an important link in a lifetime of learning for interested individuals. Ultimately, what makes that link strong is good people; faculty members who are technically exceptional and professionally current. Most importantly, they are people able to transfer experience and expertise in a way that is both understandable and challenging to the student.

Educational Background

  • BSAS: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • MARCH: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Professional Background / Projects

  • Adams Residence
  • Aux Sable Creek Farm
  • Latimer Residence
  • Bladel Residence
  • Muehlhausen Residence

Licensing/Certifications

  • Licensed Architect: Illinois, Michigan
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • Registered Interior Designer: Illinois

Mike Hannan

Adjunct Faculty
847-577-8023 (work)
mhannan@harpercollege.edu or mhannan@ameritech.net (work)

Courses Regularly Taught

  • ARC106 Introduction to Architecture and Drawing Fundamentals
  • ARC117 Architectural CAD II

Personal Statement:

My approach to teaching is to present expert information in the field of architecture (planning, design, detailing, client relations and office administration) in a manner that engages the student to want to learn more about this exciting and very rewarding career.

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Professional Background / Projects

  • Hannan Architecture and Planning, Ltd., Arlington Heights, IL
  • Bauhs Dring Main, Architects and Planners, Chicago, IL
  • A. Epstein and Sons, International, Chicago, IL

Licensing/Certifications

  • Licensed architect: Illinois and Wisconsin
  • City of Chicago "Self Certified Architect" and "Energy Professional"

Robert A. van het Hof

Adjunct Faculty
rvanheth@harpercollege.edu Web Page: www.rjavanhethof.com

Courses Regularly Taught

ARC 220 Introduction to Revit Sorftware and Object CAD

Personal Statement

Because the subject matter I teach has to do with learning how to use a software application, I like to present the material followed by several examples where I ask the student to predict the outcome. Whether their predictions are correct or not is irrelevant; both contribute to anticipating the software's behavior and ultimately directing it to the desired outcome.

Educational Background

  • BArch, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1994

Professional Background / Projects

  • DLA, Ltd. (Formerly Dahlquist  amp; Lutzow Architects, Ltd.)
  • F.M. Custom Design, Inc.
  • Heitman Architects Incorporated
  • Ware Malcomb

Licensing/Certifications

  • LEED
  • AP Revit Architecture 2009 Certified Professional

Stephen Li

Adjunct Faculty
847-382-8898
kclaltd@ameritech.net

Courses Regularly Taught

  • ARC 106 Introduction to Architecture and Drawing Fundamentals
  • ARC 116 Architectural CAD I
  • ARC 117 Architectural CAD II

Educational Background

  • M.A. - Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
  • B.A. - Chung Yuan College of Science  amp; Engineering, Taiwan, ROC

Professional Background / Projects

  • K. C. Li  amp; Associates
  • Vertex Group, Ltd.
  • J. A. Iacopi  amp; Associates, Ltd.
  • Lester B. Knight  amp; Associates
  • Perkins  amp; Will, Inc. Chicago, IL
  • Schiller  amp; Frank Architects, Wheeling, IL
  • Martin Oil Marketing, Ltd.

Licensing/Certifications

  • Certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  • Licensed Architect in California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina and Wisconsin
  • LEED Accredited Professional

Thomas C. Roth, AIA

Adjunct Faculty
630.969.7000, ext. 6972

Courses Regularly Taught

  • ARC 125 Chicago's Architectural History
  • ARC 223 History of Architecture

Personal Statement

Architecture is Art on a human scale.

Educational Background

The majority of my professional career has focused on Educational Architecture Spaces with an interest/background in historic preservation and sustainable design.

  • UIC - MA, Architecture  amp; Art History
  • UIC - Grad School Certificate, Historic Preservation
  • Iowa State Univ. - BA, Architecture

Professional Background / Projects

  • Sr. Designer/Manager - Wight  amp; Company
  • Sr. Assoc./Designer - Green Associates 
  • Associate/Architect - OWP amp;P Architects
  • Architectural Designer - Tilton  amp; Lewis Assoc. 

Licensing/Certifications

  • Architect, Illinois

Arthur M. Seitz

Adjunct Faculty
847-255-5258
aseitz@harpercollege.edu or aseitz1930@aol.com

Courses Regularly Taught

  • ARC 106 Introduction to Architecture and Drawing Fundamentals
  • ARC 116 Architectural CAD I
  • ARC 117 Architectural CAD II

Personal Statement

My approach to teaching: Honesty and sharing you knowledge generously with students.

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, University of Illinois
  • Certified Architectural CAD, Harper College

Professional Background / Projects

  • Perkins  amp; Will - Umm Al Qura University in Saudi Arabia. Chief Stuctural Engineer.
  • Charles Anderson  amp; Associates. Provided 3D wireframes for the Lecture Halls at the Medical University in Qatar.

Licensing/Certifications

  • Architect, Illinois
  • Structural Engineer, Illinois

Al Zakariya

Adjunct Faculty
847-925-6475
azakariy@harpercollege.edu
Web Page: www.gilbaneco.com

Courses Regularly Taught

  • ARC 216
  • ARC 217

Personal Statement

Always drive to achieve your goals no matter how small or large they are while having fun along the way. The greatest reward is that when you cross the finish line!

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology

Professional Background / Projects

  • Gilbane Building Company

Licensing/Certifications

  • Illinois licensed Architect
  • Illinois Licensed Interior Designer