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RPCV Professor Roger K. Lewis, FAIA (Tunisia)

RPCV Professor Roger K. Lewis, FAIA (Tunisia)

President and Director at Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation Roger K. Lewis, FAIA (Tunisia 1964-66) President and Chairman, PCCF Architect, Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Maryland Scores of memorials in Washington, DC, honor America’s historic events, patriotic leaders and the millions of individuals who have served and sacrificed at home and overseas in defense of our country and freedom. Yet absent in the heart of the nation’s capital is a commemorative work about a different manifestation of America’s history, about this country’s enduring ideals and values symbolized by Peace Corps service. Who is Roger K. Lewis (Tunisia 1964-66) Professor Roger K. Lewis, FAIA helped start and subsequently nurture the University of Maryland’s School of Architecture, established by the University in 1967. During the School’s early years, in addition to teaching design, he initiated and taught two seminal courses: Introduction to the Built Environment (ARCH 170), a wide-ranging survey of architecture and urban design . . .

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