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Wolfgang F.E. Preiser

Professor, Architecture at the University of Cincinnati : USA

Architecture / City Planning

Wolfgang F.E. Preiser is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Cincinnati, USA.
He holds a Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University, Masters degrees in architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany, as well as the First State Exam from the Technical University in Vienna, Austria.

On a global level, he has lectured at 109 universities and organizations, in addition to many conferences. As a researcher and international building consultant, he has worked on topics ranging from universal design, to facility programming, building performance assessments, health care facilities, and intercultural design in general. He is widely published, with 15 books and 125 chapters, articles and papers in conference proceedings to his credit. Most recent books are Assessing Building Performance (2005), Improving Building Performance (2003) and, Universal Design Handbook (2001), which was translated into Japanese. He serves on the editorial boards of major journals. Preiser has received many honors, awards and fellowships, including the Progressive Architecture Applied Research Award and Citation, Professional Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the EDRA Career Award, and the Fulbright Fellowship.

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