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B.A. in Environmental Design in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, M.Arch and an M.S. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University. Areas of interest include community revitalization, preservation, urban design, housing, and redevelopment. Previous work experience includes various leadership roles with the Portland Development Commission, and architecture design positions with firms in Oregon and California; currently works as an architect and serves on the Center for Architecture’s Board of Directors. Teaches Adaptive Use Studio/Seminar.

Ms. Miller Dowell is currently accepting new thesis and terminal project students.  Previous thesis and terminal project committee work includes:

  • Kenneth Gunn, Adaptive Reuse in Oregon: Developing a Framework for Revitalizing Commercial Downtowns through Rehabilitation of Historic Buildings. Terminal Project, 2013.