[dhd] derek hoeferlin design



2017

Derek Hoeferlin's "from the THIRD POLE to the NINE DRAGONS" featured on Architect and Washington University's theSource.


Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Architecture Research Is Not Just For Buildings" to STARS (Students and Teachers as Research Scientists) Program at University Missouri St. Louis.  


STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI wins "Best Conceptual Design Project" for MISI-ZIIBI Living Delta at the S.ARCH International Awards Program. Derek Hoeferlin core design team member for STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI.

Derek Hoeferlin awarded a $20,000 International Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (InCEES) grant from Washington University for his design-research project "Way Beyond Bigness: A Watershed Architecture Manifesto and Methodology."  

Derek Hoeferlin moderates panel "New York: Katrina, Sandy and beyond: How New York is designing resiliently for the next big storm" at the University Club, New York City. Panelists included Angelyn Chandler, Bruce Eisenberg, Michael Marella and Vicki Match Suna. Derek delivers introductory presentation summarizing his work in post-Katrina New Orleans since 2005.

Derek Hoeferlin and Public Lab River Rat Pack featured in "Crossing Boundaries 2.0, Report to Community 2016," Rita Allen Foundation

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Way Beyond Bigness: A Watershed Architecture Manifesto + Methodology" to Professor Eric Mumford's "Urbanism since 1850" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "New Orleans After Disaster: Katrina and Beyond" at AIA St. Louis Continuing Education Seminar.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Greatest Hits" to Senior Lecturer Gay Lorberbaum's Alberti Program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at Washington University in St. Louis, commencing July 1.


2016

Derek Hoeferlin featured in Washington University in St. Louis 2015-16 Annual Report in story "Saving the Mississippi Delta," p. 29

Derek Hoeferlin participates on "What is Design?" panel, sponsored by Design for America, Skandalaris Center, Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Climate Change + the Mississippi Watershed" to Professors T.R. Kidder's and Brent Williams' "Earth's Future: Causes and Consequences of Global Climate Change" course at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Mississippi Watershed" to Associate Professor Gia Daskalakis' "CONTESTED EDGE: river - city couplings" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin's work with Public Lab and on the Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan featured in October issue of "Landscape Architecture Magazine."

Derek Hoeferlin's work in Brisbane, Australia, as part of the SEQ WaterFuture workshop, featured in "Australia Landscape Architecture" story "The Power of Design in Flood-Prone Communities."

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Stalking Alleys and Flying Balloons...Now That's Gettin' After Some StL Public Space" to Professor of Practice Elena Canovas' "European/Contemporary/Urban Public Spaces" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI wins AIA St. Louis Chapter Unbuilt Citation Award for "New MISI-ZIIBI Living Delta." Derek Hoeferlin core team member.

Derek Hoeferlin co-leads multi-disciplinary workshop "South-East Queensland Water Futures" advocating for integrated watershed planning, Brisbane, Australia.

Derek Hoeferlin presents paper "New Orleans: A Model 21st Century Cross-American Water City?" at Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) International Conference, Santiago, Chile.

Derek Hoeferlin co-leads "Regional Choreography" group at "DredgeFest California" design workshop, Berkeley, CA.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Way Beyond Bigness: A Watershed Architecture Manifesto + Methodology" to Professor Eric Mumford's "Urbanism since 1850" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin's research and teaching project "Public Lab River Rat Pack" exhibited in Givens Hall, Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Rollin' on the River" at "Big Rivers, Big Problems, Big Solutions" CSI/USGBC Continuing Education Seminar, St. Louis, MO.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers closing lecture "Climate Change + Built Environment (the Anthropocene)" to Professors T.R. Kidder's and Brent Williams' "Earth's Future: Causes and Consequences of Global Climate Change" course at Washington University in St. Louis.

Washington University/Metropolis magazine story on STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI winning entry for Changing Course Competition. Hoeferlin's commentary, photography and design work featured. 

The Continental Compact, co-designed by Ian Caine and Derek Hoeferlin, presented at Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Multiple design-research projects by Derek Hoeferlin featured in new PANEL LAYOUT for Competition 4,5,6 published by DAMDI.

Derek Hoeferlin featured speaker at "Wash. U. Club San Diego" Alumni event. He presents "Way Beyond Bigness: A Watershed Architecture Manifesto + Methodology," La Valencia Hotel, La Jolla, CA.

Derek Hoeferlin weighs in on the need for new approaches to flood management in St. Louis Post-Dispatch front page news story about recent major flooding in the St. Louis region. 


2015

Exhibition: The Continental Compact on view at University of Texas at San Antonio, Monterey Building, December, 2015.

Derek Hoeferlin comments on the "Death of the Dining Room" in At Home St. Louis magazine.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "The Mississippi" to Associate Professor Gia Daskalakis' "CONTESTED EDGE: river - city couplings" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "#notnatural" to Senior Lecturer Elena Canovas' "Public Space" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin featured in Tulane School of Architecture News.

Exhibition: The Continental Compact on view at Washington University in St. Louis' Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Givens Hall, October 19-November 4, 2015.

Derek Hoeferlin and Ian Caine awarded honorable mention in the Dry Futures competition for their speculative proposal "The Continental Compact."

AIA New Orleans Center for Design, "10 Years 10 Stories" is an exhibition highlighting the roles that architects have played in the recovery of the city of New Orleans in the last 10 years since Hurricane Katrina. The exhibit features a C+C milled acrylic model constructed by Hoeferlin's Washington University "Gutter to Gulf" studio.

STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI named a winner in the Changing Course competition, seeking long-term visions for Louisiana coastal restoration strategies. Derek Hoeerlin is a core team member for STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI.

Derek Hoeferlin contributes essay "As Long As China Controls the Tibetan Plateau, China Controls (what's left of) the Spigot" to Jeffrey Nesbit's "Urban Design Studio Shanghai v2: Memory and Morphology".

Derek Hoeferlin interviewed in front page news story on climate change in the St. Louis region in St. Louis Post-Dispatch. It features his collaborative MISI-ZIIBI Washington University research with John Hoal and the Royal Netherlands Embassy, Washington D.C.

Derek Hoeferlin awarded a 
2015-2016 Sam Fox School Creative Activity 
Research Grant for "Public Lab River Rat Pack" to conduct aerial balloon photography mapping of varied river-edge conditions along the Mississippi River in the St. Louis region. Hoeferlin will collaborate with Public Lab on the project.

Derek Hoeferlin is guest final reviewer at Texas Tech School of Architecture urban design studio.

Derek Hoeferlin is guest final reviewer at Yale School of Architecture urban design studio.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers closing lecture "Climate Change -- Hittin' Hard on the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans" to Professors T.R. Kidder's and Brent Williams' "Earth's Future: Causes and Consequences of Global Climate Change" course at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin's "MISI-ZIIBI-BEER" Washington University graduate architecture studio work exhibited at Givens Hall, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

Derek Hoeferlin's "Hyperbolic Watershed Architecture" research exhibited at Creative Exchange Lab (CEL), St. Louis, MO.

Waggonner & Ball's Greater New Orleans Water Plan is awarded the American Planning Association (APA) National Planning Excellence Award for Environmental Planning, the APA's highest honor. Derek served as a core design team member. The project has also received an APA Louisiana Planning Excellence Award; an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Louisiana Merit Award; and, an American Institute of Architects (AIA) New Orleans Honor Award.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Goodbye Spaceship Earth" to Senior Lecturer Gay Lorberbaum's Alberti Program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin is session chair of "Way Beyond Bigness" panel at the 2015 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) national conference in Toronto, Ontario.

Derek Hoeferlin quoted from his chapter contribution to "New Orleans Under Construction: The Crisis of Planning" in Martin Pederson's review of the book in Architectural Record magazine.

Derek Hoeferlin participates on a panel discussion at St. Louis Art Museum about the future of the Mississippi River and its adjacent communities paralleling the exhibition "Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River." The discussion also included "Modern-Day River Stories," videos profiling St. Louisans whose lives are intertwined with the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, including a video of Hoeferlin's and John Hoal's collaborative MISI-ZIIBI research. 


2014

Derek Hoeferlin's MISI-ZIIBI research with John Hoal exhibited at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Lima, Peru. 

Derek Hoeferlin delivers opening lecture "GIS for Multi-Disciplinary Workshops" at GIS Day Lightning Talks at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "St. Louis_#notnatural" to Senior Lecturer Elena Canovas' "Public Space" architecture seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Sustainability, Resiliency, Adaptation...Just Buzzwords?" to Senior Lecturer Janet Baums's "Grassroots" architecture/public health/social work interdisciplinary course at Washington University in St. Louis.

STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI named as one of the three finalist multi-disciplinary teams for the Changing Course: Navigating the Future of the Lower Mississippi Delta competition. Derek Hoeferlin will serve a prominent role as core design team member.
 
Derek Hoeferlin and collaborator John Hoal present their MISI-ZIIBI research at the Deltas in Times of Climate Change II conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. They also co-lead, with James Davidson Architect and Bosch-Slabbers Landscape Architects, a workshop studying flooding and drought issues in Brisbane, Australia. 


Derek Hoeferlin moderates closing panel of "Comprehensive Design + Vision: Visions for St. Louis and the Great Lakes Region," presented by the Buckminster Fuller Institute as part of the Marfa Dialogues/STL symposium held across St. Louis. Panelists include Jonathan Marvel (Marvel Architects), Phil Enquist (SOM), Blayne Greiner (Plant Chicago) and Shannon Dosemagen (Public Lab).

Gutter to Gulf (co-led by Derek Hoeferlin, Jane Wolff and Elise Shelley) featured in Jane Wolff's essay "Cultural Landscapes and Dynamic Ecologies: Lessons from New Orleans," in book "Projective Ecologies," edited by Chris Reed and Nina-Marie Lister.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Ecological Urbanism...or towards a Watershed Architecture" to Professor Eric Mumford's "Urbanism since 1850" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.June, 2014-- Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Ecological Urbanism...or towards a Watershed Architecture" to Professor Eric Mumford's "Urbanism since 1850" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin authors book chapter "Architectural Activism through Multiple Scales, Programs, Venues and Collaborations" in New Orleans Under Reconstruction: The Crisis of Planning, edited by Reese, Sorkin and Fontenot.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers two presentations -- "Gutter to Gulf and the Politics of Landscape" and "The Politics of Landscape...or Towards a Watershed Architecture" -- at the 2014 Environmental Design and Research Association (EDRA) national conference in New Orleans.

Derek Hoeferlin and John Hoal are awarded a $26,600 International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES) grant from Washington University to develop a "Climate Adaptation Performance Model (CAP-MODEL) for Fluvial Zones along the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois Rivers in the Midwest." The research methodology will be the framework for forthcoming MISI-ZIIBI workshops, locally and globally.

Derek Hoeferlin and John Hoal co-organize with Earth Economics a multi-disciplinary workshop titled "Deploying Ecosystem Services Framework for Restoration, Mitigation, and Climate Change Adaptation: The Mississippi River, Delta and Gulf of Mexico" at the Nature Serve Bio-Diversity without Borders conference in New Orleans. 

Derek Hoeferlin and John Hoal co-deliver the 2014 St. Louis Earth Day Symposium keynote titled "MISI-ZIIBI: Living with the Great Rivers, Climate Adaptation Strategies in the Midwest River Basins."

Derek Hoeferlin co-authors journal article "New Orleans After Katrina: Building America's Water City" (with Waggonner, et al) in Built Environment, edited by Han Meyer.

Derek Hoeferlin and Robbert de Koning co-lead a multi-disciplinary workshop team at the Resilient Bridgeport Network All Scales Workshop, led by the WB unabridged w/ Yale ARCADIS team, one of 10 Rebuild by Design competition finalist teams. Hoeferlin and de Koning present the final workshop results to the public. 

Derek Hoeferlin presents on Shared Waters panel at the Chicago Architecture League, organized by Chicago Expander at Archeworks.

Derek Hoeferlin presents on "Choreographing Sediments" panel at Dredge Fest symposium in New Orleans, LA.


2013

STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI named as one of eight finalist multi-disciplinary teams for the Changing Course: Navigating the Future of the Lower Mississippi Delta competition. Derek Hoeferlin will serve a prominent role as the planning/landscape architecture/community development leader. Other members of the team include H3 Studio, Inc. (team lead), HKV Consultants (navigation/river morphology/flood protection lead), URS (civil, hydraulic/environmental engineering lead), Robbert de Koning landschapsarchitect BNT, TU Delft, MIT, Colectivo, HR&A Advisors, University Louisiana at Lafayette and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium.

Derek Hoeferlin's work on the Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan and MISI-ZIIBI: Living with the Great Rivers featured as resources on the Royal Netherlands Embassy "water and the dutch" website.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "New Orleanian Resiliency" to Senior Lecturer Janet Baums's "Grassroots" architecture/public health/social work interdisciplinary course at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin invited participant on panel about "Water" as part of Washington University in St. Louis's Eliot Society Seminar Series.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "PROACTIVE not REACTIVE" to Professor Stan Braude's "First Year Reading Program" at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin invited participant in a design salon at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, organized by Ken Botnick. The discussion centered around issues of a sustainability incubator in the city of St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin co-organizes workshop "Conceptualizing the Value of Great River Floodplains: Illinois, Mississippi, and Missouri River Confluence Region." Co-hosted by Washington University's Sam Fox School, Earth Economics and the US Army Corps of Engineers. The workshop applied ecological service valuation metrics to the workshop results of "MISI-ZIIBI: Living with the Great Rivers." The workshop was kicked off by a public lecture delivered by Jennifer Harrison Cox of Earth Economics. 

Derek Hoeferlin and STUDIO FINN win a 2013 AIA St. Louis Unbuilt Honor Award for their "Archipelago" proposal for Helskini, Finland.

Derek Hoeferlin's photographs and commentary featured in Metropolis Magazine article "A Time-Out" about Ho Chi Minh City architecture.

Workshop report published for  "MISI-ZIIBI: Living with the Great Rivers" workshop. Derek Hoeferlin took the lead on organizing and designing the report. The workshop was co-hosted by Washington University's Sam Fox School and the Royal Netherlands Embassy Washington D.C. Hoeferlin co-organized the workshop with John Hoal -- chair of Washington University's urban design program, and Dale Morris -- senior economist of the Royal Netherlands Embassy. Available on-line to view on ISSUU and to purchase hard copy on LULU.

The "Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan" goes public! Derek Hoeferlin served a crucial role as design/planning/reviewer for the Waggonner & Ball-led project, working very closely with David Waggonner and core team members throughout the 2-year project. The complex effort, made up of a large international multi-disciplinary American/Dutch team, builds upon Derek's many years of water management advocacy work with Gutter to Gulf and Dutch Dialogues.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Ecological Planning in New Orleans (NOLA) and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)...(+ some dutch stuff)" to Professor Eric Mumford's "Urbanism since 1850" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin provides commentary to multiple media outlets about the DELTAS2013 World Delta Dialogues conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, including "American Press" editorial "Importance of Delta Conference Cannot be Understated", "America's Wetland Foundation" story "Deltas Share Need for Tradeoffs to Sustain Economies, Ecosystems""Talk Vietnam" story "Let the River Develop Naturally", "Water & Wastes Digest" story "Two Cities Share Water Strategies", and "Vietnam Academy for Water Resources" story "Trị thủy” thời biến đổi khí hậu"  

Derek Hoeferlin provides commentary to "Next City" story "A Dutch Approach to Flood and Drought Management Takes Root in St. Louis" about the MISI-ZIIBI workshop he co-organized.

Derek Hoeferlin presents his research and leads a design charrette at DELTAS2013 World Delta Dialogues conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Derek Hoeferlin guest critic at Tulane School of Architecture's thesis reviews.

Derek Hoeferlin presents with Dale Morris, John Hoal and Fredrik Huthoff "MISI-ZIIBI: Living with the Great Rivers" at the national American Planning Association conference in Chicago.

Derek Hoeferlin's "The 21st Century Right-of-Way", co-authored with Ian Caine, featured in "Designing Suburban Futures" by June Williamson.

Derek Hoeferlin interviewed in "STL BEACON" story "Meeting of Dutch and Locals to Talk about the Mississippi Got Ideas, Collaborations Flowing" about the MISI-ZIIBI workshop he co-organized.

Derek Hoeferlin provides commentary to "STL BEACON" story "A Tale of Two River Cities: Locals and Dutch Examine Climate Change and Our Rivers" about the MISI-ZIIBI workshop he co-organized.

MISI-ZIIBI workshop featured in "St. Louis Post-Dispatch" story "Water Issues Coming to the Fore in St. Louis" 

Derek Hoeferlin provides commentary to "Washington University Record" story "Adapting to Climate Change on the Mississippi" about the MISI-ZIIBI workshop he co-organized. 

Derek Hoeferlin co-organizes "MISI-ZIIBI: Living with the Great Rivers" -- a multi-disciplinary Dutch/American workshop at Washington Univ. in St. Louis to study climate adaptation strategies in the Midwest.

Derek Hoeferlin's "from the BLIGHTY MISSISSIPPI to the MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI" exhibited at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) National Conference in San Francisco; and, published in the "New Constellations New Ecologies" catalog. 

Derek Hoeferlin and Caron Rigden welcome Jake Rigden Hoeferlin to the world. -- 8 lb. 12 oz

Derek Hoeferlin presents forthcoming collaborative workshop with the Dutch titled "MISI-ZIIBI: Living with the Great Rivers, Climate Adaptation Strategies in the Midwest River Basins" to the Water Resources Council at East-West Gateway Council of Governments, St. Louis. http://www.ewgateway.org/environment/waterresources/waterresources.htm 

Derek Hoeferlin leads graduate architecture option studio at Washington University in St. Louis focusing on climate adaptation strategies and new eco-industries along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers in the St. Louis metropolitan region. The studio is titled "MISI-ZIIBI Aberrations: Too Much, Too Little, Too Polluted." The studio's research will help prepare for the March, 2013 "MISI-ZIIBI: Living with the Great Rivers" workshop that will bring experts from the Netherlands' "Room for the River" program to Washington University.


2012 

Derek Hoeferlin's collaborative systems-based designs with Ian Caine (The 100 Year Plan and The Tsunami + Coral Reef Research Network); and, his teaching/research at Washington University in St. Louis of global deltas and watersheds featured in "DIDI_Design Idea Dictionary" by Korea-based DAMDI Publishing Co.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Infrastructural Cities..." to the International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES) at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Passive Survivability? OR Extreme...Adaptation" to Senior Lecturer Janet Baums's "Grassroots" architecture/public health/social work interdisciplinary course at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Future Architects: Think Big, Really F$@!ing BIG" to Senior Lecturer Ben Fuermann's "Environmental Systems" course at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin presents at "Urbanism(s): Sustainable Cities for One Planet" symposium at Washington University in St. Louis. He presented "Infrastructural Cities: Think Big, Really Freaking BIG" on the Infrastructural Cities panel that included Felipe Correa, Tim Gaides and was moderated by Paul Donnelly. http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu/events/urbanisms

Derek Hoeferlin presents "Hey Delta Urbanisms!!! Don't Forget the Watersheds!!!" at the "New Urban Configurations" European Association of Architectural Education (EAAE)/International Seminar on Urban Form (ISUF) international conference; and, is guest reviewer of the "Integrated Planning and Design in the Delta" (IPDD) research project, both at TU Delft, The Netherlands. http://www.newurbanconfigurations.nl/

Derek Hoeferlin's collaborative work with "Gutter to Gulf" reviewed by Kelly Shannon in the Dutch landscape and urbanism journal 'scape. http://www.scapemagazine.com/

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Current Research" to students from TU Delft, The Netherlands and Mitesh Dixit, design director of Claus en Kaan and Visiting Professor at TU Delft, as part of their research visit to the Midwest and Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin leads workshop on climate change and infrastructure at "Next American Vanguard" conference in St. Louis. http://americancity.org/vanguard

Derek Hoeferlin, on behalf of the StL Alley Lovers, presents at the "GOOD Ideas for Cities" follow up event during "StL Design Week" at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. http://stldesignweek.com/#/eventdays/september-26/

Derek Hoeferlin, Allison Mendez and Jonathan Stitelman, as part of the StL Alley Lovers, create the "StL Reliquary" for a fundraiser for "Perennial" -- a local St. Louis non-profit

"GOOD Ideas for Cities" featured as one of the 124 "Spontaneous Interventions" projects at the 2012 Venice Beinnale's USA Pavilion! Hoeferlin -- on behalf of "The StL Alley Lovers" -- presented "79 on 1 Line" at the GOOD Ideas for Cities event in St. Louis in March, 2012. Here's a nice link to GOOD Ideas organizer Alissa Walker's coverage of the event: http://www.gelatobaby.com/2012/09/14/italian-scoops-the-biennale/  

AIA New Orleans Center for Design, "living with water" is an exhibition of Waggonner & Ball Architects' water planning and advocacy efforts in New Orleans of which Derek Hoeferlin is a member. The exhibit includes a C+C milled acrylic model produced by Hoeferlin's Washington University "Gutter to Gulf" studio. 

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "(Watershed) Urbanisms" to Professor Eric Mumford's "Urbanism since 1850" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin's collaborative systems-based designs with Ian Caine (The 100 Year Plan, The 21st Century Right of Way, The Tsunami + Coral Reef Research Network) featured in "new PANEL LAYOUT for competition," by Korea-based DAMDI Publishing Co.

Derek Hoeferlin guest design critic at University of Toronto's "Gutter to Gulf" final review.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Water Planning: An American Political Hot Potato" to Assistant Professor Patty Heyda's urban design seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin and the "StL Alley Lovers" -- in partnership with Kim Cella (Executive Director of Citizens for Modern Transit) and Rhonda K. Hamm-Niebruegge (Director of Lambert International Airport) -- present "79 on 1 Line" at "GOOD Ideas for Cities" at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Over 800 people attend, including the Mayor. And..."The StL Puzzle Challenge" makes its third public showing. link to more info.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Extreme...Adaptation" to Associate Professor Igor Marjanovic's global certificate course at Washington University in St. Louis.

"StL Alley Lovers" profiled in ALIVE magazine. link to story

Derek Hoeferlin leads fourth "Gutter to Gulf" studio, a collaborative architecture, landscape architecture and urban design studio sequence between Washington University in St. Louis and University of Toronto, to develop integrated water management strategies for New Orleans and its region. Their area of study is the St. Bernard Polder, just downriver from New Orleans. 


2011

"The StL Puzzle Challenge" exhibited at "fusion" -- the Industrial Designers Society of America St. Louis Chapter annual design expo.

Derek Hoeferlin presents "Gutter to Gulf" at "International Water Week" in Amsterdam, Netherlands and "European Federation of Landscape Architecture Regional Congress" in Tallinn, Estonia.

"Gutter to Gulf" featured in Ground -- the quarterly magazine of Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA), Fall, 2011. link to site

Derek Hoeferlin and team create the "StL Puzzle Challenge" for a fundraiser for "Perennial" -- a local St. Louis non-profit. The donated piece is attendees' favorite and auctions for top price.

Derek Hoeferlin launches "Deltas + Watersheds (D+W)" website for comparative research. He presents the research at Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. link to site


Derek Hoeferlin and "Gutter to Gulf" featured in Arch Daily article about Waggonner & Ball Architects' Water Management Strategy for the New Orleans region. Piece authored by "Gutter to Gulf" Washington University alum. Sofia Balters.
July, 2011 -- 
Derek Hoeferlin promoted to Assistant Professor at Washington University in St. Louis' Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.

Derek Hoeferlin and Caron Rigden welcome Max James Hoeferlin to the world. -- 7 lb. 2 oz.

Derek Hoeferlin guest design critic at University of Toronto's "Gutter to Gulf" final review.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Spaceship Earth is One Big Watershed" to Senior Lecturer Gay Lorberbaum's Alberti Program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin spends 2 weeks in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos conducting Mekong delta-watershed research as part of his "Deltas + Watersheds (D+W)" research project. An open source website documenting the work for multi-disciplinary purposes to be developed this year.

Waggonner & Ball Architects is awarded commission to develop the "Comprehensive, Sustainable Integrated Water Management Strategy for St. Bernard Parish and the East Banks of Orleans and Jefferson Parishes." Derek will serve as Architect for Waggonner & Ball.
www.guttertogulf.com version 2.0 launches.

Derek James Hoeferlin Architect: Portfolio of Teaching, Research, Professional, Education self-published. link to book

Derek Hoeferlin leads third "Gutter to Gulf" studio, a collaborative architecture, landscape architecture and urban design studio sequence between Washington University in St. Louis and University of Toronto, to develop integrated water management strategies for New Orleans.


2010

Derek Hoeferlin and Stan Strembicki, professor of photography, co-curate show titled "Gutter to Gulf (New Orleans and Beyond...)" of their students' collaborative work New Orleans in September 2010. The exhibit additionally features work from Hoeferlin's previous post-Katrina New Orleans design studios he has taught at Washington University -- most notably the "Gutter to Gulf" collaborative effort with University of Toronto department of landscape architecture, led by faculty Jane Wolff and Elise Shelley.

Derek Hoeferlin visits the Netherlands and attends "Deltas in Times of Climate Change," as part of his "Deltas + Watersheds (D+W)" grant.

"The Extraordinary vs. the Everyday Catastrophe" re-published on Architects for Peace, an Australian website.

Derek Hoeferlin and Jessica Garz contribute conversation "The Extraordinary vs. the Everyday Catastrophe," edited by Aaron Plewke to Archinect.

Derek Hoeferlin begins teaching "Deltas + Watersheds (D+W)" design studios at Washington University in St. Louis to conduct comparative global watershed and delta urbanism research.

Derek Hoeferlin presents "Gutter to Gulf" at the "2010 Louisiana Smart Growth Summit" on August 19. The panel also featured David Waggonner presenting the "Dutch Dialogues" work. Both efforts advocate for integrated water planning within New Orleans.

Derek Hoeferlin and Ian Caine, assisted by 4 Washington University graduate students, named as 1 of 23 finalists from 212 entries in the "Build a Better Burb" competition for their "The 21st Century Right-of-Way" proposal. On-line voting for the "People's Choice" category can be found at http://www.buildabetterburb.org/gallery


Derek Hoeferlin awarded a 2010-2011 Sam Fox School Creative Activity Research Grant for "Deltas + Watersheds (D+W)" to conduct comparative global watershed and delta urbanism research.

Derek Hoeferlin awarded a 2009-2010 Sam Fox School Outstanding Teaching award.

Derek Hoeferlin guest design critic at University of Michigan final reviews.

Derek Hoeferlin and Ian Caine featured on Discovery Channel Daily Planet for their "Rising Tides" winning entry. link to video

Derek Hoeferlin participates in the "Dutch Dialogue III" workshop in New Orleans advocating for integrated water planning strategies for the New Orleans region. "Gutter to Gulf" presented at the conference.

Derek Hoeferlin guest design critic at University of Toronto's "Gutter to Gulf" final review.

Derek Hoeferlin, as part of H3 Studio, Inc. and member of the Behnisch Architecten team, honored to be named one of the five Stage III Finalists for the St. Louis Riverfront Archrounds international design competition. 

Derek Hoeferlin presents "Gutter to Gulf" and other New Orleans work at the "American Planning Association (APA)" and "American Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)" national conferences in New Orleans.

Derek Hoeferlin featured in Tulane School of Architecture news. link to story

Derek Hoeferlin organizes panel discussion "NL-StL-NO: A Dialogue about Water's Implications for Design and Infrastructure" at Washington University in St. Louis. The panel features presentations by Renee Jones-Bos - Ambassador of the Netherlands to the United States; David Waggonner, FAIA - principal of Waggonner & Ball Architects in New Orleans; and, Derek Hoeferlin.

Derek delivers "Post-Katrina New Orleans, Episodes I-V" to Dean Bruce Lindsey's and Senior Lecturer Gay Lorberbaum's "Introduction to Architecture" freshman seminar at Washington University in St. Louis

"Gutter to Gulf" featured in New Orleans Times Picayune.

Derek Hoeferlin's and Ian Caine's first place winning entry for the "Rising Tides" competition featured in arcCa. link to story 

Derek Hoeferlin interviewed by Robert Duffy of the "St. Louis Beacon" in regards to disaster recovery and rebuilding in response to the Haiti earthquake.


2009

Derek Hoeferlin guest design critic at University of Tennessee final reviews.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers 2-part lecture "Cities Move Us, Parts 1 + 2" to Senior Lecturer Gay Lorberbaum's Alberti Program at Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University / MIT team place second (15k prize) in Chase Community Development competition in New Orleans. (Derek Hoeferlin Wash. U. advisor / Karl Seidman MIT advisor) link to story

Derek Hoeferlin's and Ian Caine's first place winning entry for the Rising Tides competition featured in Competitions magazine. 

Derek Hoeferlin's and Ian Caine's first place winning entry for the Rising Tides competition featured in Terrain magazine. link to story

Derek Hoeferlin presents at "New Orleans Under Reconstruction: The Crisis of Planning" and "Imagining America" national conferences in New Orleans; "A Better World by Design" conference in Providence, RI; and "American Collegiate School of Architecture (ACSA) / National Council of Arts Administrators (NCAA)" national conference in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin contributes "New Orleans Needs a Water Plan" to St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

www.guttertogulf.com version 1.0 launches.

Derek Hoeferlin and Ian Caine, assisted by Michael Heller, tie for first place in the "Rising Tides" competition. 

"Dutch Dialogues: New Orleans - Netherlands: Common Challenges in Urbanized Deltas" published by SUN, edited by Morris, Meyer and Waggonner. Derek Hoeferlin active participant in Dutch Dialogues workshops.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Alberti Talk Numero Quatro: CHICKENS!!!" to Senior Lecturer Gay Lorberbaum's Alberti program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin presents at "Environmental Design and Research Association (EDRA)" national conference in Kansas City.

The Inspired Economist features story about the NOLA Chicken Coop that Derek Hoeferlin's spring 2008 Washington University in St. Louis studio designed and built for a community garden in New Orleans. link to story

"Gutter to Gulf," a collaboration between Derek Hoeferlin's Washington University architecture and urban design students and University of Toronto landscape architecture students, named an "Innovative Design and Research Project" by the American Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Derek Hoeferlin guest design critic at University of Toronto's "Gutter to Gulf" final review.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "New Orleans STREETS" to sophomore architecture students at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin presents at "Structures for Inclusion" national conference in Dallas 

Derek Hoeferlin begins "Gutter to Gulf" collaborative teaching effort between Hoeferlin's Washington University in St. Louis architecture and urban design students and University of Toronto landscape architecture students, let by Jane Wolff and Elise Shelley. The work advocates for integrated water management strategies for the New Orleans region. The collaboration is designed to be a 5 year effort and goes on to be highly recognized internationally with awards, exhibitions, publications and conference presentations. 

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "STL-NYC-NOLA" to Senior Lecturer Gay Lorberbaum's Alberti Program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin featured in document 01: Streets, edited by Shahane and Yost.


2008

Derek Hoeferlin presents at "Imagining America" national conference in Los Angeles.

Derek Hoeferlin appears on Sundance Channel "Architecture School" webisode.

Derek Hoeferlin participates in the "Dutch Dialogue II" workshop in New Orleans advocating for integrated water planning strategies for the New Orleans region.

Derek Hoeferlin's "NOLA RECIPE" Washington University New Orleans studio's NOLA Chicken Coop featured in Metropolis Magazine.

"Post-Katrina NOLA, Episode III - RECIPE, Volume 01: Chicken and Goose Coop Prototype," a 487 page book documenting the design-build projects of chicken and goose coops by his Washington University students, is self-published.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "Flip the World Upside Down" to Senior Lecturer Gay Lorberbaum's Alberti Program at Washington University in St. Louis

Derek Hoeferlin's design work from graduate studies at Yale featured in Layered Urbanisms, edited by Nina Rappaport

Derek Hoeferlin's "NOLA RECIPE" Washington University New Orleans studio featured two times in New Orleans Times Picayune newspaper.

As part of Derek Hoeferlin's spring 2008 led design studio, the Washington University / MIT team places first (25k prize) in Chase Community Development competition in New Orleans. (Derek Hoeferlin Wash. U. instructor, Karl Seidman MIT advisor)

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "NOLA: New Orleans, Louisiana" to Dean Bruce Lindsey's and Senior Lecturer Gay Lorberbaum's "Introduction to Architecture" seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin becomes registered architect in Louisiana, Derek Hoeferlin establishes Derek James Hoeferlin Architect.


2007

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture award 2007-2008 Collaborative Practice Award to CITYbuild Consortium of Schools. Derek Hoeferlin's Washington University in St. Louis design studios focusing on post-Katrina New Orleans member of CITYbuild.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture "CHINA IS GIGANTIC" to Senior Lecturer Gay Lorberbaum's Alberti Program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin's Washington University in St. Louis' design studios part of CITYbuild Consortium of Schools exhibit at Designery in Boston.
 

2006

Derek Hoeferlin, as Senior Designer at H3 Studio, Inc., is a District Plan Project Manager for Planning Districts 2 and 13 for the Unified New Orleans Plan (UNOP).

Derek Hoeferlin's Washington University in St. Louis' design studios featured in New Orleans Under Reconstruction exhibit at African American Museum in New Orleans.

Derek Hoeferlin's Washington University in St. Louis' design studios published in Groundwork 2006 Review: CITYbuild Consortium of Schools.

Derek Hoeferlin delivers lecture about post-Katrina New Orleans to American Studies course at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derek Hoeferlin begins leading a multi-year series of highly recognized architecture and urban design studios at Washington University in St. Louis focusing on the recovery and rebuilding of New Orleans.

Derek Hoeferlin, as consultant to Waggonner & Ball Architects in New Orleans, participates in the Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Recovery Plan for St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana that is later awarded an AIA New Orleans award of merit.


2005

Derek Hoeferlin begins teaching at Washington University in St. Louis.

Hurricane Katrina = career shift for Derek Hoeferlin.


2003-2005

Derek Hoeferlin attends Yale School of Architecture for Post-Professional Master of Architecture degree. Studies under Keller Easterling, Peter Eisenman, Mario Gooden, Fred Koetter, Ed Mitchell, Emmanuel Petit, among others; awarded the Charles O. Matchum Scholarship and nominated for the H.I. Feldman Prize and S.O.M. Traveling Fellowship. 


2002

Derek Hoeferlin's Pentagon Memorial competition entry selected for Stage I Exhibit at National Building Museum in Washington D.C.


1999

Derek Hoeferlin and Bryan Whitman receive Honorable Mention for their Housing for Aliens competition proposal.


1997-2003

Derek Hoeferlin is architectural and urban designer on multiple AIA award-winning architecture and urban design projects at Waggonner & Ball Architects in New Orleans.


1997

Derek Hoeferlin is urban designer at Tulane Regional Urban Design Center (TRUDC) led by Grover Mouton.


1995

Derek Hoeferlin participates in International Bamboo Congress, Bali, Indonesia.


1993-1997

Derek Hoeferlin is architectural designer at Nolan Pape Studio, St. Louis, MO.


1992-1997

Derek Hoeferlin attends Tulane School of Architecture for Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees. Studies under Ila Berman, Eugene Cizek, Michelle Fornabai, Malcolm Heard, Javier Navarro, Michael Stanton, Scott Wall, among others; graduates valedictorian and awarded the AIA Gold medal, the John William Lawrence Memorial medal for design excellence, Outstanding Thesis and a Thesis Commendation. 


1992

Derek Hoeferlin fulfills his first big dream in life: winning a varsity letter in high school sports (for bowling)
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