Georg Windeck

Associate Professor

Georg Windeck is an architect, educator, and researcher. His broad range of professional activities includes the design and construction of various building types, urban planning and historic preservation. He is licensed in Berlin and New York. Windeck studied architecture at the Technical University Berlin and sculpture at the Fine Arts Academy Berlin. His work celebrates the craft of building as a creative endeavor that embraces technological possibilities through artistic concepts. Over the past 15 years Windeck has been teaching at the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union. He also teaches at the Critical Theory and the Arts graduate program of the School of Visual Arts, New York.

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