Stanley Russell

Stanley RussellAssociate Professor of Architecture
Phone: (813) 974-1989

Stanley R. Russell, AIA, is a licensed architect and Associate Professor. He teaches core and advanced design courses, a course on Japanese Architecture and the theory course Thought, Deliberation and Representation. He has led summer study abroad courses and workshops in Japan and Europe.

Russell has coordinated several community projects with local municipalities and organizations. The projects have included the design and construction of a park pavilion, the design and construction of a food pantry, designs for a neighborhood urban redevelopment project, a church sanctuary, and an elementary school. He was the leader of the 2011 Team Florida Solar decathlon Team.

Russell is principal and owner of One Corner Architects in Tampa Florida. He worked for Team Zoo in Kobe, Japan and apprenticed with a Japanese master carpenter in the countryside before starting his own business designing and building homes in Japan. He also worked for Balkrishna Doshi in Ahmedabad, India and helped to develop a culturally-sensitive master plan for government subsidized housing in India.

He has been featured in Japanese periodicals Jutaku Tokushu, Kenchiku Bunka, The Japan Architect, Kazi, Shonan Style, Kenchiku Chisiki, and Yomiuri (newspaper) for his design and building work in Japan. His more recent community projects have been written up in The Tampa Tribune and the Temple Terrace Beacon.

Russell has presented and published proceeding papers in international, national and regional conferences addressing craftsmanship, community stewardship, aesthetics, and design quality. He earned his Bachelor of Design in the College of Architecture at the University of Florida and his Master of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Research Activity

  • Halverson Residence- A 1200 sf. single story house residence in Odessa Florida.
  • En Vogue boutique- the interior of a 1000 sf wom­en’s clothing boutique in Boca Raton Florida.
  • Silpa Residence- a 2700 sf house in Palmetto Fl. The site is a horse farm in the countryside.
  • Car Barn- An 8000sf warehouse renovation in Tam­pa fl.
  • St. Pete Hostel- 5000 sf adaptive reuse of 2 warehouse buildings in St. Petersburg Fl.
International Workshop
  • Summer 2015 “Tree Housing Durban”
    • In July I was invited to Kanagawa University to conduct a design workshop. Students participated in the “Tree Housing Durban” design competition sponsored by the World Forestry Congress and Held in Durban South Af­rica. 
  • Fall 2015- Collaborated with Kanagawa University Pro­fessors in Yokohama Japan on an urban infill workshop for students of USF and KU.
  • Summer 2015- Collaborated with Giulio Vinci at the Florence University
  • Ybor House commission- A local developer asked me to design two bedroom and 3 br houses that can be constructed on typical lots and double lots in east Ybor.
  • Designing for Free Speech Competition- The pro­gram calls for a pace for free speech somewhere in New York City.
  • Ryterna Modul Housing Competition- The chal­lenge was to design modular campus housing.
  • Nelson Mandela Memorial Competition- The me­morial is designed to reveal itself slowly to visitors.
  • Under The Bridge Competition- The structure swoops down to the site from the north
  • A shelter that blurs the lines between human and nature?- The backwoods cabin of the future blurs the lines between humans and nature with an economical use of materials,
  • 2014 Kanagawa University Symposium
    • “Campus Planning”, Kanagawa, Japan
    • Presentation: “Florida Southern College”; participated in a round table discussion about campus planning with other symposium speakers.
  • Collaborated with Kanagawa University Professors in leading a design competition workshop for students of USF and KU.