Dennis J. Sander

School of Architecture, Design & Planning - Architecture
Associate Professor
Primary office:
Marvin Hall
Room 210
University of Kansas
1465 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045


Dennis J. Sander, Registered Architect


Major areas of expertise in connection with teaching and practice: Schools, Special Schools, Behavioral Research, Transportation Facilities, Urban Design, Land Planning, Site Utilization, Master Planning Sports Facilities, Health Facilities, Zoological and Reserves Planning, State and Municipal Government, Facilities, Commercial Facilities and Development, Housing, Research Facilities, Graphics, Solar Design and Solar Research. Architectural Theory and Criticism, Current Directions in Design, Urban Renewal and Architectural Recycling of Public Housing, Housing for the Homeless, Worlds 'Fairs International Expositions, Professional Practice, Graphics, Construction Documents, Design Communications. Form Determinants in Design.

Research Interests

  • Architectural Design
  • Energy Conscious Design
  • Architecture Design Theory
  • Automotive Museums
  • Zoological and Aquarium Design
  • Sports Facility Design

Academic Areas

  • Architecture

Courses Taught

  • ARCH 300: Architectural Design III
  • ARCH 301: Architectural Design IV
  • ARCH 303: Architectural Design V
  • ARCH 357: Construction Document
  • ARCH 359: Special Problems in Arch
  • ARCH 600: Topics in Architecture
  • ARCH 639: Current Directs in Architecture


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