Vernon F. Shogren Papers 1975-1992

Creator
Shogren, Vernon F.
Size
2 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MC 00215

Design course at North Carolina State University. General paper topics include: professional values and goals, personal values and goals, history of the design profession, and 20th century practitioners: their values and goals. Often reflective in nature, the papers reinforce Shogren's reputation as a professor who made his students think.

This collection consists of student papers written for Professor Vernon F. Shogren. These papers were written primarily for his Conceptual Issues in Architecture and Vernon F. Shogren was born and raised in Cloquet, Minnesota. In 1950 he received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota. He earned a Master of Architecture degree from the Massachussettes Institute of Technology in 1952. As a Fulbright Scholar during 1952-1953, he earned a certificate from the Technische Hogeschole, Delft, Netherlands. Afterwards Shogren returned to the United States and began teaching at the North Carolina State University School of Design. He left the school in 1955 but returned in 1961 to teach until his retirement in 1992. He distinguished himself as a challenging teacher who focused on conceptual issues. In 1964-65 and 1969-70, Shogren was named to the Academy of Outstanding Teachers, and from 1972-75 he held a Distinguished Alumni Professorship. Shogren's practice experience includes a number of years with Eero Saarinen and Associates in addition to projects such as the London and Oslo embassies and University of Chicago Law School. Professor Emeritus Shogren died on December 6, 1995.

Biographical/historical note

Vernon F. Shogren was born on April 26, 1924 in Cloquet, Minnesota. In 1950 he received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota. He graduated with a Master of Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1952. As a Fulbright Scholar during 1952-1953, he received a certificate from the Technische Hogeschole, Delft, Netherlands. Afterwards Shogren returned to the United States and began teaching at the North Carolina State College School of Design. In 1955 he left North Carolina State College but returned shortly, teaching from 1961 until his 1992 retirement. He distinguished himself in the classroom as a challenging teacher who focused on conceptual issues. In 1964-1965 and 1969-1970, Shogren was named to the Academy of Outstanding Teachers, and from 1972-1975, he held a Distinguished Alumni Professorship at North Carolina State. Shogren's practical experience included a number of years with Eero Saarinen and Associates and such projects as the London and Oslo embassies and the University of Chicago Law School. Professor Emeritus Shogren died on December 6, 1995.

Scope/content

This collection consists of student papers written for Professor Vernon F. Shogren's Conceptual Issues in Architecture and Design course at North Carolina State University. Often reflective in nature, the papers reinforce Shogren's reputation as a professor who encouraged his students to think.

Physical description

4 boxes

Arrangement

The papers are organized in volumes which Shogren compiled and titled. The names of these volumes are: Professional Values and Goals, Volume I; Professional Values and Goals, Volume II; Personal Values and Goals; History of the Design Profession; and 20th Century Practitioners: Their Values and Goals. The student papers are individually foldered and arranged alphabetically by author, except for the last two volumes which are arranged by topic.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Vernon F. Shogren Papers, MC 00215, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Vernon F. Shogren 1992.

Processing information

Processed by Edith Woodcock, 1997 April

Encoded by Steven Mandeville-Gamble, 2006 March 14

The Voice of the Student on: Professional Values and Goals, Volume I (MC 215 Series 01)
Table of Contents
Box 1, Folder 1
Asayesh, Afsaneh: "Roles in Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 2
Atashi, Azad: "A Realistic Approach to Architectural Design"
Box 1, Folder 3
Baker, James: "The Future of the Profession"
Box 1, Folder 4
Barger, Jeff: "The Issue of Value in Design"
Box 1, Folder 5
Cannon, Susan: "Integration or Disintegration"
Box 1, Folder 6
Carter, Oliver Neal: "Architecture Professionalism and the Future"
Box 1, Folder 7
Challenger, Tracy: "Landscape Architecture Profession"
Box 1, Folder 8
Clarkson, Ginny: "Training or Education?"
Box 1, Folder 9
Clearfield, Lynne: "Architectural Profession"
Box 1, Folder 10
Cornwell, Alison: "The Role of Values in Designing"
Box 1, Folder 11
Crossman, Cynny: "Architectural Profession"
Box 1, Folder 12
Deal, Craig: "Alternative Possibilities in Architectural Practice"
Box 1, Folder 13
Deutsch, Randy: "Some Observations on the Designer and His Values"
Box 1, Folder 14
Deutsh, Randal S.: "Reading Rhetoric into Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 15
Douglas, Tom: "Architectural Profession'
Box 1, Folder 16
Edwards, Jennifer: "You're a Little Controversial Aren't You?"
Box 1, Folder 17
Elbert, Steve: "Taking the Intitiative"
Box 1, Folder 18
Fillipowicz, Diane: "Some Inconclusions"
Box 1, Folder 19
Flannery, David: "The Profession of Architecture: What Should it Be?"
Box 1, Folder 20
Flowers, Billy: "The American Post-Modern Idiom"
Box 1, Folder 21
Fulks, Mark A.: "Architectural Profession"
Box 1, Folder 22
Gamman, Roland: "Issues in Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 23
Globus, Donna J.: "Architecture in General is Frozen Music"
Box 1, Folder 24
Gordon, James: "The Direction of the Profession"
Box 1, Folder 25
Graham, Jonathan B.: "Architectural Profession"
Box 1, Folder 26
Graham, Jonathan B.: "A View of the Architect at the End of the 20th Century"
Box 1, Folder 27
Grossman, Larry: "Advertising and Ethics"
Box 1, Folder 28
von Hausen, Jeff: "The Role of the Architect"
Box 1, Folder 29
Heidel, Debbie: "A Value Study of a Horse"
Box 1, Folder 30
Hinson, James: "Issues in Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 31
Hinson, Jim: "More or Less"
Box 1, Folder 32
Hipp, J. Clark: "Architectural Profession"
Box 1, Folder 33
Hudson, R. Craig: "Adding on a House"
Box 1, Folder 34
Huelster, Kevin: "Architecture: The State of the Profession"
Box 1, Folder 35
Hunt, Maria: "The Future of the Profession of Architecture
Box 1, Folder 36
Jackson, Arthur F.: "Return to the After Thought"
Box 1, Folder 37
Jessee, Chris: "The Future of the Profession"
Box 1, Folder 38
Jimenez, Sergio Ortiz: "Form Follows Money"
Box 1, Folder 39
Johnson, David A.: "Architecture as a Tool in the Search for Truth"
Box 1, Folder 40
Johnson, David A.: "Architecture: A Grass Roots Approach"
Box 1, Folder 41
The Voice of the Student on: Professional Values and Goals, Volume II (MC 215 Series 02)
Table of Contents
Box 1, Folder 42
Ketchum, Keith: "Values in Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 43
Knight, J. Allen: "The Future of the Architectural Profession in the United States"
Box 1, Folder 44
Labus, John: "New Directions"
Box 1, Folder 45
Labus, John Michael: "Of Sky and Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 46
McDonald, Peter: "The Architecture Profession"
Box 1, Folder 47
McGraw, Sean M.: "An Interpretation of What is Design: (Four Views)"
Box 1, Folder 48
McMurray, McCain: "Issues In Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 49
Mann, Bou: "Architectural Profession"
Box 1, Folder 50
Michaloski, Todd A.: "The Future of Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 51
Moorefield, Michael: "Architectural Profession"
Box 1, Folder 52
Moorefield, Michael: "Design Education"
Box 1, Folder 53
Mueller, Amanda A.: "Values in Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 54
Nagle, Alan S.: "A Synopsis of a Brief Conversation"
Box 1, Folder 55
O'Boyle, Kelly: "Uniting for a Better Future in the Profession"
Box 1, Folder 56
O'Brien, Kathleen: "A New Structure for an Old Profesion"
Box 1, Folder 57
Odams, Steve: "The Changing Roles of the Profession"
Box 1, Folder 58
Parke, John Michael: "Value"
Box 1, Folder 59
Pazienza, Eppi: "The Practice of Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 60
Pazienza, Eppi: "The Profession of Architecture, The Formative Years"
Box 1, Folder 61
Plyler, Allison S.: "An Endangered Species"
Box 1, Folder 62
Powers, Mary: "A Delicate Balance"
Box 1, Folder 63
Ray, James C.: "On Making a Values Seminar Valuable"
Box 1, Folder 64
Robison, Mark: "An Architect's Role"
Box 1, Folder 65
St. Clair, Daniel: "Honesty in Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 66
Sabiston, Sarah: "Values"
Box 1, Folder 67
Schoellkopf, Rick: "The Role of the Architect"
Box 1, Folder 68
Sen, Vickram A.: "The Architect Versus the Developer"
Box 1, Folder 69
Shaw, Sandy: "Personal and Professional Values"
Box 1, Folder 70
Sherrill, Larry: "Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 71
Sifrin, Geoff: "Poor Architecture Towars a Profession of Dignity"
Box 1, Folder 72
Staub, Dabney: "Values"
Box 1, Folder 73
Staub, Dabney: "Future Trends in the Architectural Profession"
Box 1, Folder 74
Stewart, Fredrick: "The Architect/Patron Relationship"
Box 1, Folder 75
Taylor, John: "Natural Landscaping"
Box 1, Folder 76
Teague, Walt: "The Master Builder of Today's Architectural Practice"
Box 1, Folder 77
Tennyson, Brian: "Architectural Profession"
Box 1, Folder 78
Thomas, G. Allen: "Values"
Box 1, Folder 79
Tobin, Pamela: "Future of Architecture and Landscape Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 80
Tullis, Robert: "Towards a Personal Architecture of Communication"
Box 1, Folder 81
Willeboordse, Jane: "The Architect as Communicator"
Box 1, Folder 82
Williard, Mark: "Profound Statement (Architectural Profession)"
Box 1, Folder 83
Wineburg, Mark: "The Role of the Architect"
Box 1, Folder 84
Witt, P.: "The Architectural Profession: Only the Sum of its Parts"
Box 1, Folder 85
Woodall, J. C.: "Issues In Architecture"
Box 1, Folder 86
The Voice of the Student on: Personal Values and Goals (MC 215 Series 03)
Table of Contents
Box 2, Folder 1
Alcorn, Wright: "Beyond Myself"
Box 2, Folder 2
Almasy, Peter J.: "My Values and Architecture"
Box 2, Folder 3
Beaman, Fred: "Isues of Value"
Box 2, Folder 4
Brown, Charles: "My Personal Values, or a Letter to a Mail Order Bride"
Box 2, Folder 5
Cofer, S. W.: "Morals and Values"
Box 2, Folder 6
Dowlatshahi, Farid: "Architecture and Myth"
Box 2, Folder 7
Edwards, Jennifer: "Values"
Box 2, Folder 8
Flowers, Bill: "Personal Values"
Box 2, Folder 9
Foley, Shelly S.: "On the Recognition of Values in Architecture"
Box 2, Folder 10
Grimes, Jess: "Personal Values in Architecture"
Box 2, Folder 11
Huelster, Kevin: "Statements on Values"
Box 2, Folder 12
Hunter, Evan J: "The Dining Room, Porch, and Sandbox"
Box 2, Folder 13
Invrill, Stephanie J.: "My Personal Values"
Box 2, Folder 14
Irete, Frank: "Architecture, Values and Practice"
Box 2, Folder 15
Jackson, Gregory S.: "A Question of Values"
Box 2, Folder 16
Kane, Kevin M.: "Values in Architecture"
Box 2, Folder 17
Kersting, Michael: "On Values"
Box 2, Folder 18
Langdon, John: "The Personal Role of a Future Architect"
Box 2, Folder 19
Larson, Greg: "Motives and Values"
Box 2, Folder 20
Lewis, Richard: "Personal Values"
Box 2, Folder 21
Linehan, Karen: "Valuable Reaction"
Box 2, Folder 22
McKay, Jamie: "The Expression of My Personal Values Through Design and Architecture"
Box 2, Folder 23
Murrell, Betty: "On Communication and Stimulation of Personal and Architectural Values"
Box 2, Folder 24
Naegele, Robert: "Animals"
Box 2, Folder 25
Painter, Wendy M.: "Personal Values and Architecture"
Box 2, Folder 26
Parker, Quentin: "Values"
Box 2, Folder 27
Plyler, Allison: "Values in Architecture"
Box 2, Folder 28
Pazienza, E. L.: "A General Theory of Values"
Box 2, Folder 29
Reinert, Jay C.: "Personal Values"
Box 2, Folder 30
Ricker, Marcie: "My Final Thoughts"
Box 2, Folder 31
Rogers, Henry: "Personal Values"
Box 2, Folder 32
Rose, John: "Where I am At, and Where I am Going"
Box 2, Folder 33
Schneider, Joseph: "Architectural Goals in Response to Moral Values"
Box 2, Folder 34
Scwartzman, Steven S.: "Personal Values and My Architecture"
Box 2, Folder 35
Sheenan, Michael F.: "The Future of Architecture, A Personal View"
Box 2, Folder 36
Sifrin, Geoff: "Values, and Other Things"
Box 2, Folder 37
Sofley, Henry: "Personal Ideals in the Field of Architecture"
Box 2, Folder 38
Spiegel, Craig: "Personal Values"
Box 2, Folder 39
Stallings, Dennis E.: "Values (A Personal Reflection)"
Box 2, Folder 40
Swain, Doug: "Position Statement"
Box 2, Folder 41
Taylor, D.: "To Measure Life as a Span of Time is to Count Sand and Never See

the Beach"

Box 2, Folder 42
Taylor, John: "Personal Motives and Goals"
Box 2, Folder 43
Tennyson, Brian: "Personal Values"
Box 2, Folder 44
Tsappas, Giorgos: "My Personal Values"
Box 2, Folder 45
Utecht, Tim: "Me"
Box 2, Folder 46
Williams, Krista: "Discovering Values"
Box 2, Folder 47
Wilson, Scott: "Architecture, A Personal Credence"
Box 2, Folder 48
Zobel, Richard: "Where I've Been, Where I am, Where I am Going"
Box 2, Folder 49
Author Unknown: "Personal History"
Box 2, Folder 50
The Voice of the Student on: History of the Design Profession (MC 215 Series 04)
Table of Contents
Box 2, Folder 51
Art Nouveau: Jacqueline Johnson
Box 2, Folder 52
A Brief History of Graphic Design: Lisa Helms
Box 2, Folder 53
1900-1950 (American): Mike Cindric
Box 2, Folder 54
1900-Present (Europe): Rick Best
Box 2, Folder 55
1800-1950 (American): J.Allen Knight
Box 2, Folder 56
1850-1940 (American): Walt Teague
Box 2, Folder 57
1850-1890 (American): J. Malcom Hawkins
Box 2, Folder 58
1865-1940 (American): Leslie A. Johnson
Box 2, Folder 59
1890-1940 (American): Mark Wineburg
Box 2, Folder 60
19th-20th Century (American): Richard F. Rinkus
Box 2, Folder 61
19th Century American: Donna J.Globus
Box 2, Folder 62
19th Century American: Scott Wilson
Box 2, Folder 63
1600-1800s American: Jess Grimes
Box 2, Folder 64
Thomas Jefferson (Late 1700s): Thomas Douglas
Box 2, Folder 65
English (1600-1800): Peter McDonald
Box 2, Folder 66
England (17th-18th Century): Jane Willeboordse
Box 2, Folder 67
England (17th Century-Present): Brian Tennyson
Box 2, Folder 68
English Landscape Designer (18th Century): John D. Taylor
Box 2, Folder 69
English Renaissance: Clark C. Burritt
Box 2, Folder 70
English Medieval: Terry Barrett
Box 2, Folder 71
Renaissance Architect: Jonathan B.Graham
Box 2, Folder 72
Middle Ages to Renaissance: David L. Francis
Box 2, Folder 73
Middle Ages: Robert E. Nussear, Jr.
Box 2, Folder 74
Medieval Europe: Brandon Currence
Box 2, Folder 75
Medieval Europe: Craig Spiegel
Box 2, Folder 76
Medieval Europe: Rob Overly
Box 2, Folder 77
Ancient Greece: Randy S. Deutsch
Box 2, Folder 78
Ancient Greece: Julia L. Weiner
Box 2, Folder 79
Western Europe (500-1000 A.D.): Robert A.Hoffman
Box 2, Folder 80
Italy (16th and 17th Century): Jeffrey L. Danford
Box 2, Folder 81
Italian Renaissance: Hui-Min Chen
Box 3, Folder 1
Italian Renaissance: Robert Lassiter
Box 3, Folder 2
Italian Renaissance: David Flannery
Box 3, Folder 3
Romanesque: Louis Cherry
Box 3, Folder 4
Roman: Steven Cofer
Box 3, Folder 5
Roman: Vikram A. Sen
Box 3, Folder 6
Italian-Byzantine Age: Dian Filipowicz
Box 3, Folder 7
France-Medieval: Ellie Torre
Box 3, Folder 8
France-Renaissance: Sergio Oritz Jimenez
Box 3, Folder 9
France-Renaissance: C.J. Byers
Box 3, Folder 10
France-19th Century: Michael L. Rosenthal
Box 3, Folder 11
Scandinavia (1880-1980): Author Unknown
Box 3, Folder 12
Scandinavia: Billy Flowers
Box 3, Folder 13
Ancient Egyptian: Azad Atashi
Box 3, Folder 14
Ancient Egyptian: Steve Odams
Box 3, Folder 15
Ancient Egyptian: Kelly O'Boyle
Box 3, Folder 16
Japan-Post World War II: Anthony M. Greider
Box 3, Folder 17
Japan-1945 to Present: Mark G. Robinson
Box 3, Folder 18
Japan-(Early): Bryan Caviness
Box 3, Folder 19
China and Japan: James D. Camp
Box 3, Folder 20
Chinese: Author Unknown
Box 3, Folder 21
Western Indian: Beth Boxley
Box 3, Folder 22
East Indian: David Johnson
Box 3, Folder 23
East Indian: Sarah Sabiston
Box 3, Folder 24
The Voice of the Student on: 20th Century Practitioners: Their Values and Goals (MC 215 Series 05)
Table of Contents
Box 3, Folder 25
Aalvar Aalto: Giorgos Tsappas
Box 3, Folder 26
Tadao Ando: Bradley G. Ensz
Box 3, Folder 27
Arquitectonica: Jon M. Zubizarreta
Box 3, Folder 28
Luis Barragon: Tom Robinson
Box 3, Folder 29
Mario Botta: David B. Wilbourne
Box 3, Folder 30
Arthur Erickson: David Johnson
Box 3, Folder 31
Peter Eisenman: Richard Zobel
Box 3, Folder 32
Hassan Fathy: Geoff Sifrin
Box 3, Folder 33
Fort-Brescia Spears: John M. Labus
Box 3, Folder 34
Frank Lloyd Wright Bernard Tschumi: Mark L. Malaby
Box 3, Folder 35
Gehry, Frank Stern, A. M.: Brandon Currence
Box 3, Folder 36
Frank Gehry: Author Unknown
Box 3, Folder 37
Frank Gehry: Mark S. Reyer
Box 3, Folder 38
Frank Gehry: W. Brian Keith
Box 3, Folder 39
Romaldo Giurgola: Dennis E. Stallings
Box 3, Folder 40
Bruce Goff: Karen Linehan
Box 3, Folder 41
Bruce Goff: Dabney Staub
Box 3, Folder 42
Michael Graves: Lisa Keskinen
Box 3, Folder 43
Michael Graves: Elizabeth Brody
Box 3, Folder 44
Michael Graves: Author Unknown
Box 3, Folder 45
Walter Gropius: John Langdon
Box 3, Folder 46
Charles Gwathmey: Craig Spiegel
Box 3, Folder 47
Steven Holl: Tim Utecht
Box 3, Folder 48
Helmut Jahn: Daniel St.Clair
Box 3, Folder 49
Hugh Newell Jacobsen: Jamie McKay
Box 3, Folder 50
Philip Johnson: Brian Tennyson
Box 3, Folder 51
E. Fay Jones: Robert Cox
Box 3, Folder 52
Louis I. Kahn: Krista Williams
Box 3, Folder 53
Kisho Kurokawa: Kevin M. Kane
Box 3, Folder 54
Le Corbusier: Kimi Julian
Box 3, Folder 55
Adolf Loos Arnold Schoenberg: LaRaine Papa-Jewell
Box 3, Folder 56
FumihikoMaki: Michael Ross Kersting
Box 3, Folder 57
Richard Meier: Shelly S. Foley
Box 3, Folder 58
Richard Meier: Bren Ndukwu
Box 3, Folder 59
Richard Meier: Billy Flowers
Box 3, Folder 60
Charles Moore: Evan J. Hunter
Box 3, Folder 61
Charles Moore: Allison S. Plyler
Box 3, Folder 62
Charles Moore: Andrew Cruickshank
Box 3, Folder 63
Julia Morgan: Allison S. Plyler
Box 3, Folder 64
Reima Pietela: J. K. Muirhead
Box 3, Folder 65
James Stewart Polshek: Author Unknown
Box 3, Folder 66
Antoine Predock: Pamela E. Tobin
Box 3, Folder 67
Gerrit Rietveld: Larry Sherrill
Box 3, Folder 68
Kevin Roche: Cynny Crossman
Box 3, Folder 69
Kevin Roche: Todd A. Michaloski
Box 3, Folder 70
Aldo Rossi: Shelly P. Jordan
Box 3, Folder 71
Eero Saarinen: LaRaine Papa-Jewell
Box 3, Folder 72
Eliel Saarinen: Steven Cofer
Box 4, Folder 1
Carlo Scarpa: Glenn Allen Thomas
Box 4, Folder 2
Carlo Scarpa: Farid-Dowlatshahi
Box 4, Folder 3
Paolo Soleri: Author Unknown
Box 4, Folder 4
Robert A. M. Stern: Jonathan B. Graham
Box 4, Folder 5
Kenzo Tange: Charles Brown
Box 4, Folder 6
Mies van der Roche: Robert Naegele
Box 4, Folder 7
Aldo van Eyck: John Rose
Box 4, Folder 8
Robert Venturi: Larry Sherrill
Box 4, Folder 9
Robert Venturi: Amanda Mueller
Box 4, Folder 10
Robert Venturi: Author Unknown
Box 4, Folder 11
Robert Venturi, et.al., Learning from Las Vegas: Mark S.Reyer
Box 4, Folder 12
Vesnin Brothers: David A. Johnson
Box 4, Folder 13
Malcolm B. Wells: Jay C. Reinhert
Box 4, Folder 14

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Vernon F. Shogren Papers, MC 00215, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.