TAKETOMBO x RISD - OLD HOKURIKU BANK BUILDING
A Historic Preservation & Cultural Education Initiative - Nanto City, Japan
The RISD Team
Professor Wolfgang Rudorf and 9 young design talents.
Wolfgang Rudorf Interior Architecture Professor, RISD
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.
Mr. 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 coauthored "Libraries – A Design Manual" published by Birkhäuser Verlag in 2011.
RISD Professor Wolfgang Rudorf will be leading the Spring 2020 studios from feasibility study, building survey to design of the project.
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