Robert Zwirn retired as a professor of the LSU School of Architecture in 2019. He passed away in 2021.
He received a BS and Bachelor of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a Master of Architecture from Oregon University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama. He taught architecture at Auburn University and the University of Ohio before coming to LSU in 1994. He was a visiting fellow to Princeton University from 1979 to 1981.