College of Architecture and Planning

Larry Barrow

Instructor of Architecture

AB 402   Phone: 765-285-1902  

College of Architecture and Planning
Architecture Building (AB), Room 104
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Dr. Barrow is an Instructor of Architecture at Ball State University. He teaches elements of space, form, function, and human use as they affect the natural and built environments. Barrow holds an MA in Architecture from the University of Florida, with a specialization in Historic Preservation. He has been involved in numerous Historic Preservation projects in both the private and public sectors at the local, state and federal level to include Old Christ Church in the Seville Square Historic District in Pensacola, FL.

Barrow earned the Master in Design Studies and Doctor of Design degrees at Harvard University Graduate School of Design where he served on the Native American Graves Protections and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Committee at Harvard University’s Peabody Museum. He is the principal of Larry R. Barrow – Architect and founder of FabHAUS.

Barrow’s research and practice includes fabricated modular housing with a focus on sustainable housing and communities in Developing Country urban centers. His preservation focus is Adaptive Use and Sustainable Design. Barrow’s current preservation work includes the adaptive use of a historic worker’s cottage designed by Addison Mizner (Warren-Mizner Cottage) in Boca Raton, Florida. The project was published in the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “PreservationNation Blog.” Barrow also works in international preservation, and has been invited as an international jury design review member by Peking University for the “Detailed Urban Design of Shantou Historical and Cultural Protection Zone” in Shantou, China.