Office Location: 2057 Portland Ave.
B.Arch, University of Minnesota
Mphil; PhD, University of Cambridge
Robert Ferguson's research centers on the architecture and urbanism of Christopher Wran and Nicholas Hawksmoor; and on the Bavarian Rococo. He also studies American architecture and landscape in the work of Richardson and his followers and the Prairie School.
"Burning the Grove: From the Celestial Garden to the Picturesque Landscape in Baroque England". In Interpreting Architecture: Phenomenologies of the City, ed. Maximilian Sternberg and Henriette Steiner (Farnham: Ashgate, forthcoming.
"On Spectacle." (t)here 1 (Minneapolis: CALA, 2005).
"Conceptual Architecture and the Wilderness." Scroope 5 (Cambridge, 1993): 51-61.
"For Dan Spell." Minneapolis: The Walker Art Center, 1981. (Poetry broadside).
"Castles: Notes towards a Reading of the Architecture of Harvey Ellis." Vital Statistics 1 (Eugene, Oregon, 1978.
The River Road. Carrboro, North Carolina and Saint Paul, Minnesota: Truck Press, 1978. (Poetry).
"Alexandria on the Cam: The Wren Library and the Ancient City". Society of Architectural Historians Annual Meeting, Detroit, April, 2012.
"Archaeology as Science in the Age of Wren." Invited lecture, Minnesota Chapter, Archaeological Institute of America, Saint Paul, 3 November 2005.
"The Triumph, the Tomb, and the Prayer Book: Wren and the Icons of Restoration in Seventeenth-century Cambridge and London." Third Savannah Symposium: Commemoration and the City, Savannah College of Art and Design, February 2003.
Sacred Architecture/Sacred Space; Baroque and Rococo Art, American Architecture. Graduate seminar: The Cave and the Light: Studies in the Iconography of the Grotto.