Christopher H. Gerdes grew up in Omaha, Nebraska.
He is an aspiring designer holding a Bachelors of Arts
in Public Policy from Vanderbilt University and a Master
of Architecture from the University of Michigan.
With a strong interdisciplinary background in the social
sciences, his research interests focuses on urbanism,
communication and systems theory. His current interests
lies in understanding how social-media technologies
and urban computing are influencing the city.
He believes that an architect’s ability for rigorous,
critical, and reflective analysis of the built environment
can lead to a re-empowering role for the profession as
advocates and stewards of positive social change.
Chris has experience learning, living, and working
abroad in diverse cultural environments; always striving
to work with others in a collaborative manner.
He is also an avid tennis player, film aficionado, and
currently learning Mandarin in his spare time.
Christopher Hajime Gerdes
Aedas, Singapore, Assistant Designer
WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design, Singapore, Architectural Intern
OPEN Architecture, Intern
University of Michigan, MArch, 3G
Vanderbilt University, Bachelors, Public Policy Studies
University of Cambridge, Social Political Sciences