Master of Architecture (Design Option), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980.
Bachelor of Architectural Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978.
Architect, Illinois, 1990-present.
Architect, Connecticut, 1986-89.
NCARB Certificate, 1990-2000.
Professor, School of Architecture, UIUC, 2009-present Chair, Design Faculty, School of Architecture, UIUC, 2000-02.
Visiting Tutor, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, Scotland, 1999, 2001.
Associate Professor, School of Architecture, UIUC, 1994-2009.
Visiting Foreign Expert, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 1993.
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, UIUC, 1989-94.
Visiting Instructor, School of Architecture, UIUC, 1983-85.
Design Principal, Jeffery S. Poss, Architect, Urbana, IL, 1989-present.
Design Sub-Consultant, STS Consultants Ltd., Peoria, IL, 2005-07.
Design Consultant, Isaksen Glerum Architects PC, Urbana, IL, 2002-06.
Architect, Tai Soo Kim Associates, Hartford, CT, 1987-89.
Architect, Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates, Hamden, CT; 1985-87.
Intern, Newman/Lustig Associates, Chicago, IL; 1983, 1984.
Intern, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Chicago, IL; 1981.
Intern, Charles Kober Associates, Chicago, IL; 1980-81.
Project Featured: Thompson, H.: “Art and Soul: The Meditator’s Hut, USA,” Wallpaper*, *Design/Interiors/Fashion/Lifestyle Magazine, London, October 2007, pp 214-222.
Project Featured; “World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial,” Licensed Architect, The Association of Licensed Architects, Volume 11, No. 4, 2007, p. 24.
Project featured: “Meditation Hut II ‘Le Cadeau’", Small Project Practitioners Journal No. 41, The American Institute of Architects, www.aia.org/spf_default, July, 2007.
Article: "Syntactic Transformation from Part to Whole," Journal of Architectural Education (JAE), February 2002.
Article: “Earthworks to Architecture.” Influence Across Fields – The Chicago Architectural Journal 10, The Chicago Architectural Club 2002, pp. 94-95.
Article: "Architecture as Site Construction: Developing Meaning from the Midwestern Landscape," Positions in Architecture: The Chicago Architecture Club Journal 9, 2000, pp. 94-95
Group Poster Session: “Subtraction and Enhancement: The Transformation of the Farm Mechanics and Tractor Laboratory into Undergraduate Architectural Design Studios,” ACSA Annual Meeting, March 27 – 30, Houston, Texas
Group Exhibit: Meditation Hut II "Le Cadeau", Small Project Design Awards Exhibit, 2007 AIA National Convention, May 3-5, 2007, San Antonio, Texas.
Exhibit: Critical Dualities: Here + There, Exhibition of four built projects, I Space Gallery, Chicago, October 13-November 11, 2006.
Group Exhibit: "In Other Words...(Design of the Killed-in-Action Cenotaph, World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial, Springfield, Illinois),” I Space Gallery, February 3-March 3, 2006.
Group Exhibit: “World War III Memorial,” I-Space Gallery, January 10-February 15, 2003.
Group Exhibit; TEN YEARS with Jeff Poss, Jerry Savage, Dan Socha, Hub White, I Space Gallery 10th Anniversary Exhibit, Nov – Dec 2002.
Group Exhibit: Unbuilt Architecture. I-Space Gallery, Chicago. January 2002.
Design Project: Killed-in-Action Monument, Springfield, IL, 2007-08.
Design Project: Architecture Annex Renovation, University of Illinois, 2006-08.
Design Project: Information Pavilion, Courthouse Square, Geneva, IL, 2005-07.
Research Project: "Memorials, Places, and Deep Surfaces: A Field Survey of Contemporary War Memorials in Europe;” 2004-05
Design Project: World War I & II Memorial, Peoria, IL, 2003-07
Design Project: Meditation Hut II, Urbana, IL; 2003--06
Design Project: University of Illinois Alumni Veterans Memorial, Champaign, IL, 2002.
Design Project: World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial and Information Kiosk, Springfield, IL, 2001-06
Presentations and Lectures
Lecture and Paper: “Subtraction and Enhancement,” University of Waterloo, Cambridge, Ontario: October 19-21, 2007.
Lecture: “Meditation Hut II,“ AIA National Convention, San Antonio, TX May 4, 2007.
Lecture: “The Glorious Dead: Six Monuments to the Great War, 1914-1918,” UIUC, April 3, 2006.
Lecture: "Recognizing Heroes: Creating Timeless Values for Public Spaces,” 40th International Making Cities Livable Conference, London, England, June 13-17; 2004
Lecture: "Sticks and Stones" Heartland Design Community Roundtable: Craft, Ball State University, Muncie, IN. April 5 2004
Lecture: "Earthworks to Architecture: A Proposal for the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial," University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; September 28-30 2001
Lecture and Paper: "Design-build in the International Setting: Syntactic Transformation From Part to Whole," Istanbul, Turkey; June 15-19 2001.
Workshop and Paper: "Syntactic Transformation From Part to Whole: A Hands-On Workshop," Drury University, Springfield, MO; October 29-30, 2000.
Lecture and Paper: "Architecture as Site Construction: Critical Ruralism," Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; September 28-30, 2000.
Member: Graduate Faculty, UIUC. 1990-present.
Member: AIA Champaign-Urbana. 1989-present.
Member: Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 1989-present.
Member: Chicago Architectural Club, 1999-2006.
Member: American Institute of Architects; 1987-2000, 2005-present.
Member: AIA Central Illinois; 1989-2000, 2005-present.
Member: Association of Licensed Architect, 2006-08.
Member: AIA Connecticut; 1987-89.
Professional and University Service
Member (appointed): School of Architecture Faculty Search Committees, 2006-08.
Member (appointed): Fine and Applied Arts I space Committee, UIUC, 2006-present.
Faculty Coordinator (appointed): Architecture Annex Renovation, 2006-present.
Chair (appointed): Chancellor’s Design Advisory Committee, UIUC; 2003-07.
Member (appointed): Fine and Applied Arts Lorado Taft Lecture Committee; 2005.
Chair (appointed): Media and Communications Specialist Search, School of Architecture, UIUC; 2001-02.
Chair (appointed): Design Committee, School of Architecture, UIUC; 2000-02.
Chair (appointed): Fine and Applied Arts I space Committee, UIUC; 1999-2002, 2006-present.
Awards and Honors
Silver Medal: World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial, Association of Licensed Architects 2007 Design Awards.
Award: Meditation Hut II "Le Cadeau”, AIA Small Projects Award Program, 2007.
Award: Meditation Hut II “Le Cadeau”, 2006 AIA Central Illinois Chapter Design Awards.
Award: World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial, 2006 AIA Central Illinois Chapter Design Awards.
Grant: Geneva Pavilion Proposal, City of Geneva, Illinois, 2006.
Grant: Documentation + Dissemination of Current Creative Work, UIUC Research Board, 2007.
Grant: Preparation for an Exhibit and Catalog Documenting the Champaign Tribute to Olympic Athletes & the World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial, UIUC Research Board; 2004-5.
Fellowship: 2004 Plym Distinguished Traveling Fellowship, sponsored by the UIUC School of Architecture.
Grant: Proposal for the Peoria County WW I & II Memorial, Peoria County Courthouse, Peoria, IL, Caterpillar Foundation, Caterpillar, Inc.; 2003
Grant: Publication of student design work, "Lobby Improvements for Caterpillar World Headquarters," Peoria, IL, Caterpillar Foundation, Caterpillar, Inc.; 2002
Award: Saluda Shoals Amphitheater Design Competition, South Carolina Arts Council; 2001
Award: Meditation Hut, AIA Central Illinois; 2000
Jeffery S. Poss, FAIA
In the News
Professor Jeff Poss's WWII Memorial Formally Dedicated (January 2005)