THEODORE TRENT GREEN, Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, teaches architectural design and urban/community design studio courses, and seminar courses on housing and community design. Professor Green’s areas of research includes urban/community design planning, economic development/community revitalization, housing/residential development strategies and development regulations.
He has developed community revitalization strategies and urban design plans for a number of Florida communities. Professor Green has served as an urban design consultant with URS Corporation South and HDR Planning, and was an advisor on the Tampa Rail Project. His community service record includes membership on the Hillsborough County Affordable Housing Steering Committee, Hillsborough Habitat for Humanity and The Children’s Museum of Tampa boards of directors. Green received the Star of the Month award in July 2008 from the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce and the Kente Award for Community Service in 2005, awarded by the USF President and Department of Community Affairs. His professional work has been recognized by the Central Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association.
Professor Green has published numerous urban design reports that have been adopted as components of redevelopment ordinances in several communities. He has lectured on issues related to downtown and community development, African-American Heritage and the design of affordable housing.
Professor Green earned his Master of Architecture in Urban Design degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, his Bachelor in Architecture from Hampton Institute (University) and his Associate of Arts from Polk Community College. He also completed additional studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Real Estate Development.