Faculty: Wolfgang Rudorf

Biography

Wolfgang Max Rudorf received his engineering diploma in Architecture and Urban Planning from the Technical University in Berlin. As a recipient of a German Academic Exchange scholarship, he attended the History Theory and Criticism Program at MIT, receiving a Master of Science in Architectural Studies with a research focus on the Public Works Administration’s public housing initiative during the New Deal era.

Rudorf is a licensed Architect in Massachusetts and a LEED accredited professional, concentrating in his practice on the interface between the architectural and engineering disciplines. Responsible for the design and construction of large adaptive re-use projects, affordable housing projects, and the preservation of historic landmarks in the United States and Germany, he is an adamant supporter of an integrated project delivery method.

He has taught as an adjunct faculty member for many years in the RISD INTAR Department and is currently coauthoring Libraries – A Design Manual to be published by Birkhäuser Verlag in 2011.

Academic Research/Areas of Interest

Green Building Technology

Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling

Interface of Architecture and Engineering

Wolfgang Rudorf

Wolfgang Rudorf

Critic
wrudorf@risd.edu
401-454-6272

  • MAS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • DIPA, Technische Universitat Berlin

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Courses
  • INTAR-2362
    ADAPTIVE REUSE DESIGN STUDIO
  • INTAR-2318
    BUILDING STRUCTURES, SYSTEMS, AND ADAPTIVE REUSE
  • INTAR-2397
    DESIGN THESIS PREP
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