Male, born 1942-02-09

Associated with the firm network

Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects LLP

Professional History


Architectural designer, Michael Graves and Peter Eisenman, Architects, Princeton, NJ, 1964.

Architect, Richard Meier and Partners, Architect, New York, NY, 1970-1977.

Partner, Rubin and Smith-Miller, Architects, New York, NY, 1977-1981.

Partner, Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects, New York, NY, 1983- .


Visiting Critic, University of Virginia (UVa), School of Architecture, Charlottesville, VA, 1978-1979.

Visiting Critic, Columbia University, Graduate School Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), New York, NY, 1981 and 1984.

Visiting Critic, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Cambridge, MA, 1987.

Thomas Jefferson Professor of Architecture, University of Virginia (UVa), Charlottesville, VA, 1989- .

Professor, Pratt Institute, Graduate Program, Brooklyn, NY, c. 2019.

Professional Activities

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Member, AIA, New York Chapter, Design Awards, Juries, New York, NY, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, and 1994.

Smith-Miller was a Registered Architect in the States of NY, PA, MD, NC and CA.

Member, Creative Time, Board of Directors, New York, NY, 1986- .

Member, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Associate Council, New York, NY.



B.A., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1964.

B.Arch., Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1965.

M.Arch., University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Graduate School of Architecture, Philadelphia, PA, 1966.

College Awards

Recipient, United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Fulbright Grant for architectural study in Rome, Italy.



The Smith-Miller Family resided at 235 East 72nd Street in New York, NY, from at least 1941 until 1949. (See,Source Citation Year: 1941; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 6593; Line: 1; Page Number: 55, accessed 05/16/2019 and New York, New York, City Telephone Directory, 1949, p. 1396.)

His mother lived on Route #1 in Mount Kisco, NY, in 1956.(See,Source Citation The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Series Title: Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels and Airplanes Departing from New York, New York, 07/01/1948-12/31/1956; NAI Number: 3335533; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004; Record Group Number: 85; Series Number: A4169; NARA Roll Number: 371, accessed 05/16/2019.)


His parents were Theodore Roosevelt Smith-Miller (born 1908 in Santiago, Chile-d. 1977) and Mary Elizabeth Houck (born 03/16/1909 in Cincinnati, OH-d. 11/15/1996 in Norwalk, CT). Theodore was an architect in 1937. Mary E. Houck was also an architect according to the CT Death Index. (See Source Information, Connecticut Department of Health. Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2003, accessed 05/16/2019.)

His parents did a notable amount of travel during the 1930s-1950s, journeying to Europe and Chile.


He married Laurie A. Hawkinson on 12/08/1997 in Manhattan, New York, NY.

Associated Locations

PCAD id: 4078