Robert Vint

Assistant Professor of Practice in Architecture

School of Architecture
Robert Vint

Areas of Expertise

  • Arid region urban design
  • Alternative low-carbon materials design and construction
  • Affordable infill housing design and development
  • Historic preservation and adaptive reuse

Bob Vint is an architect with a regional practice based in Tucson. He has completed numerous projects in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and California (in the U.S.) and in Sonora, Mexico, focused on community design, historic preservation and urban infill development. He has traveled widely to cities in the U.S., Europe, Mexico and Cuba. He is fluent in the Spanish language and has studied the Spanish 'Laws of the Indies' (Recopilación de leyes de los reynos de las Indias), the first form-based urban design manual in the Americas. Bob is principal co-author of Southwest Housing Traditions: Design, Materials, Performance published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which stresses the importance of town planning in the design of housing environments.