Senior Architect UNStudio, Amsterdam
October 16, 2009, 6pm
209 Pence (map it)
Christian Veddeler is a Senior Architect at UNStudio. He was the lead architect in charge of the recent UNStudio contribution to Chicago's Burnham Pavilion, and is responsible for the design and execution of several projects worldwide. Concurrently, he is the progenitor and head of UNid, UNStudio's Integral Design Research Group, which is focused on studies of (proto-)typologies and the prospect of digital technology in emergent design processes. At UNStudio, Christian has collaborated on various projects, including the Galleria Department Store, Seoul, Lelystad Theater, the K4 plot of Arnhem Central Station and the Star Place Department Store in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. He was responsible for several pavilion projects, as the Holiday Home at Philadelphia's Institute of Contemporary Art, the Changing Room for the 2008 Venice Biennale and the New Amsterdam Plein/Pavilion in New York City with current College of Design faculty member, Kyle Miller. Christian Veddeler received the degree Master of Science in Architecture and the degree of Architectural Engineer from Delft University of Technology, with Honours. He holds a professional degree in architecture (Dipl.-Ing.) from the Muenster School of Architecture. A wide involvement with several architecture schools includes his role as Sessional Professor at TU Delft, Rotterdam's Berlage Institute Steel Masterclass, AAA Aarhus School of Architecture and Muenster University of Applied Sciences, with recent invitation to contribute as a guest critic to University of Illinois in Chicago.