Schuldenfrei, EH

 

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Dr Schuldenfrei, Eric Henry

Title:
Associate Dean, Faculty of Architecture
Associate Professor

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Dr Schuldenfrei, Eric Henry

Title:
Associate Dean, Faculty of Architecture
Associate Professor

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Schuldenfrei, E

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of CambridgePhD
University of CambridgeMPhil
Cornell UniversityBArch
Biography

Eric Schuldenfrei is a designer focusing on the evolving relationship between urbanism, architecture, and art. Architectural projects completed in collaboration with Marisa Yiu have been featured in many international biennales: ‘Urban Pastoral’ for the 2008 Venice Biennale; ‘Human Motor’ in Ljubljana; and ‘Mediated Labour’ for the 2007 Hong Kong-Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale. Past projects include an art installation commissioned by Agnes Gund, President Emerita of the MoMA in New York.

Schuldenfrei received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University as well as a Master and Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Cambridge. He taught at Princeton University; Columbia University; and at the Architectural Association. Together with Marisa Yiu, Schuldenfrei was awarded the ‘Architectural League Prize for Young Architects’ and the Perspective ‘40 under 40’ award. Their work has been published in MIT Thresholds, A/D, DomusChina, Architectural Record, and he has recently published Instant Culture, a book co-edited with Marisa Yiu. Schuldenfrei served as the Curator for Exhibition, Education, Film, and Media for the 2009 Hong Kong-Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale. He has presented at the inaugural International Design Alliance congress, Harvard University AsiaGSD lecture series; Columbia University; the University of Cambridge; and at the V&A museum in London.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2010-06-01The Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers: The Architectural League of New York
Research Achievement
2008-06-01Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Nominee, New York, USA: Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Others
2009-06-01Open International Ideas Competition For Noise Barrier, Noise Enclosure Design, Professional Group (Category A), 3rd Prize Winner: HKIA and the Hong Kong Highways Department
Others
2008-08-01Culture and Humanities Fund Recipient: University of Hong Kong
Others
2012-02-01Outstanding Teacher Award: University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2008-08-0140 under 40 Award, Perspective Magazine, Hong Kong Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Architecture: Perspective Magazine, Hong Kong
Others
2011-07-01Hong Kong Arts Development Council Book Grant: Hong Kong Arts Development Council
Others
2014-04-01Publication Grant: Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
Research Achievement
Yiu, MKS
Crolla, K
2014-01-01Commendation in the WKCDA Arts Pavilion International Competition: West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA)
Others
Yiu, MKS
2014-12-01Design Vanguard Award: Architectural Record
Research Achievement
Yiu, MKS
2014-12-01Design for Asia Award: Hong Kong Design Centre
Research Achievement
Yiu, MY
2015-12-01Design for Asia Award: Hong Kong Design Centre
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
04/2010-MemberAssoc. AIA
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Film and architecture
Digital fabrication
Culture and art
Communication design
Architectural design
Architectural criticism
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English英語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English英文
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