Christopher H. Gerdes

Christopher H. Gerdes

Omaha, NE, US



Professional & Educational Aspirations

Christopher H. Gerdes grew up in Omaha, Nebraska.

He is a 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 focuses on urbanism,

communication and systems theory. His current

interests lies in understanding how environmental

information and urban computing are influencing the


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 an avid tennis player, film aficionado, and currently

learning Mandarin in his spare time. He is also bilingual

in English and Japanese.


Bennett Wagner Grody Architects, Denver, Intern Architect II

Feb 2016 - current

Aedas, Singapore, Assistant Designer

May 2012 - Jan 2014

WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design, Singapore, Architectural Intern

Nov 2011 - May 2012
May 2010 - Aug 2010


Jul 2008 - May 2011

Vanderbilt University, Bachelors, Public Policy Studies

Aug 2002 - May 2006

University of Cambridge, Social Political Sciences

Sep 2004 - May 2005

Areas of Specialization