Robert Anthony Jackson

Robert Jackson

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty
Cowell Hall, G025


Robert Jackson has a diverse professional background ranging in scale from small single-family homes, to mixed-use commercial and residential towers to large scale urban design. Project Type Experience Includes: Transit Oriented Development, High Rise, Adaptive Re-use, Affordable Housing, Senior Housing, Luxury Housing, Urban Design, Office, Entertainment (Theater), Urban Revitalization, and Schools. He specializes in architectural computer drafting with a strong background in 3D modeling and graphics. As a Bay Area Native, Robert has a strong passion for San Francisco, Oakland and the Bay Area at large and strives to continue creating a more beautiful and equitable place he calls home. All of these passions and experiences allows him to enjoy teaching undergraduates at the University of San Francisco, computer aided modeling and drafting skills via project-based learning. Throughout the semester we cover a myriad of computer programs that help the students develop their ideas and concepts graphically.

Research Areas

  • Sustainable urban design
  • The enacted market places of LA
  • Transit-oriented design and affordable housing


  • University of Oregon, MArch Architecture w/ Specialization in Urban Design
  • University of San Francisco, BA Architecture and Community Design, 2012

Prior Experience

  • Technical Coordinator, Perkins + Will
  • Designer/Job Captain, Heller Manus Architects
  • Designer/Job Captain, KTGY Architecture and Planning