Philip James Tabb, Ph.D.
Phillip Tabb is Professor of Architecture at Texas A&M University where he served as Head of the Department from 2001-2005, and was Director of the School of Architecture and Construction Management at Washington State University from 1998-2001. In the late 1960’s he worked for Walter Netsch at SOM in Chicago and was exposed to his Field Theory. He worked with Keith Critchlow and taught sacred drawing in the Kairos School of Sacred Architecture (1986-1987), at Dar al Islam in Abiquiu, New Mexico (1988-1989), and at Naropa Institute, Boulder (1996). McGraw-Hill published his book, Solar Energy Planning, in 1984. Since 2001, Dr. Tabb is the masterplan architect for Serenbe Community – a sacred and
sustainable community being realized near Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Tabb is a founding fellow of the Sustainable Urbanism Certificate Program at Texas A&M University. He has taught architectural and urban design studios at the University of Colorado, Arizona State University, the Technical University of Nova Scotia, the Architectural Association, and Texas A&M University. He frequently teaches at the Santa Chiara Study Center in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati, Master of Architecture from the University of Colorado, and Ph.D. from the Architectural Association in London. Dr. Tabb is a licensed architect, has been a long time member of the American Institute of Architects, and holds a NCARB Certificate.