White, James 2018-11-01

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This interview features James White as he discusses his career in the architecture field. White describes how he got his start in architecture, as well as his tenure as a professor in the College of Architecture at Texas Tech University.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: James White

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: November 1, 2018

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length:01:22:14 (1 hour 22 minutes)


Introduction, background information; Joining the Air Force; being an architect in Odessa; Coming to Texas Tech and moving to being a professor; What he noticed architecture students were lacking in the program; How technology changed the architecture field; Aquarium structures; weather and architecture; Accommodating architecture; Elo Urbanovsky; How each administration has affected him; Reflections of his career; retirement

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/362141

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