Professional Service

  • Role: Design Review Jury Member. Entity: University of the Arts School of Architecture, San Francisco. Graduate Design Review. 2021 - 2021
  • Entity: Ivory Innovations, Salt Lake City, Utah Role: Jury Member 2021 Hack A House Housing Affordability Hackathon. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: Paper Reviewer. Entity: ACSA Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Paper Peer Review for the 110th ACSA Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: Paper Reviewer. Entity: ARCC-EAAE Architectural Research Consortium, European Association for Architectural Educators Conference Paper Peer Review. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: Utah Uniform Building Code Commission Continuous review and update of the State of Utah Uniform Building Code. 2021 - present
  • Entity: University of the Arts School of Architecture, San Francisco Design review jury member. 2020 - 2020
  • Role: Committee Leading Member. Entity: American Institute of Architecture Committee on the Environment Podcast Subcommittee Biannual Production of podcasts on the topic of Building Energy Performance. 2020 - present
  • Role: Jury Member. Entity: Ivory Innovations, Salt Lake City, Utah 2020 Hack A House Housing Affordability Hackathon. 2020 - 2020
  • Role: Paper Reviewer. Entity: Architectural Research Centers Consortium ARCC Paper reviewer for the 2021 ARCC conference in Tucson, AZ. 2020 - 2021
  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. Role: Jury Member. Jury Member, 2021 Design Build National Award. 2020 - 2021
  • Role: Committee Member, Chair, Outreach Sub Committee. Entity: American Institute of Architects Utah Member, Committee on the Environment and High Performance Envelopes. 2020 - present
  • Role: External Promotion Committee Reviewer. Entity: Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan External Promotion Committee Reviewer for a faculty member for promotion to Associate Professor of Practice. 2019 - 2019
  • Entity: Ivory Innovations, Salt Lake City, Utah. Role Role: Jury Member 2019 Hack A House Housing Affordability Hackathon. Scholarly Service. 09/08/2018 - 02/08/2019. Hours Served: 6. 2019 - 2019
  • Role: Session Chair. Entity: Advanced Building Skins Conference, Bern, Switzerland International Conference. 2018 - 2018
  • Entity: Ivory Innovations, Salt Lake City, Utah Role: Jury Member 2018 Hack A House Housing Affordability Hackathon. 2018 - 2018
  • Role: External Expert Consultant. Entity: University of Applied Sciences Dessau, Germany External Expert Consultant, 2017 University of Applied Sciences Dessau, Germany, Search Committee for Urban Design and Sustainable Urban Development. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: Session Moderator. Entity: ARCC Architectural Research Centers Consortium Session Moderator, 2017 ARCC Architectural Research Centers Consortium Conference. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: Peer Reviewer. Entity: Association of Collegiate Architects (ACSA) Peer Reviewer, 2017 Association of Collegiate Architects (ACSA) Fall Conference, Marfa, TX. 2017 - 2017
  • Entity: The Journal for Architectural Education JAE Article Reviewer. 2016 - 2016
  • Role: Member, Scientific Review Committee. Entity: IEREK Research and Knowledge Enrichment Member, Scientific Review Committee. 2016 - 2017
  • Role: Paper Reviewer. Entity: ARCC Architectural Research Centers Consortium Paper Reviewer. 2016 - 2017
  • Role: Scholarship Reviewer. Entity: German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship Reviewer for the Academic Selection Committee for Students/PhD Candidates Abroad – Middle East/Africa. 2016 - 2017
  • Design Build Salt Lake City, Housing and Neighborhood Development. 2016 - present
  • Role: Paper Reviewer. Entity: ARCC Architectural Research Centers Consortium Paper Reviewer, 2017 ARCC Architectural Research Centers Consortium. 2016 - 2017
  • Role: Architectural Design, Development And Consultation. Entity: Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity Community Service, Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity. Rendering professional design services to underserved communities. 2014 - 2018
  • Field of Dreams Eco-Community, Academy Residence, Community Partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Salt Lake City. 2014 - 2018
  • American Institute of Architects. Role: Jury Chair. AIA Utah Design Award, American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter, Salt Lake City, Utah. 2013 - 2013
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: United States Green Building Council USGBC Salt Lake Sustainable Building Conference Organization Committee. 2012 - 2012
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: Rehau Montana Ecosmart House Rehau Montana Ecosmart House Research Steering Committee. Oversight. 2011 - 2012
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: Rehau Montana Ecosmart House Rehau Montana Ecosmart House Research Steering Committee. Envelope. 2011 - 2012
  • Role: Chapter Secretary. Entity: USGBC Utah Chapter Secretary. United States Green Building Council USGBC, Utah Chapter. 2011 - 2013
  • Role: Chapter Treasurer. Entity: USGBC Utah Chapter Chapter Treasurer. United States Green Building Council USGBC, Utah Chapter. 2010 - 2011. 2010 - 2011
  • Role: Chapter Treasurer. Entity: USGBC Utah Chapter USGBC Utah Chapter. Role: Chapter Treasurer. United States Green Building Council USGBC, Utah Chapter. 2010 - 2011
  • Role: Co-Chair. Entity: University of Utah, School of Architecture Utah Sustainable Housing Group. 2009 - 2010
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: USGBC Utah Chapter USGBC advocacy committee. United States Green Building Council USGBC, Utah Chapter. 2009. 2009 - 2009
  • Role: Member. Entity: United States Green Building Council USGBC USGBC Advocacy Committee. 2009 - 2009
  • Role: Member. Entity: United States Green Building Council USGBC USGBC Education Committee. 2008 - 2010
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: USGBC Utah Chapter USGBC education committee. United States Green Building Council USGBC, Utah Chapter. 2008 to 2010. 2008 - 2010
  • Role: Board Member. Entity: USGBC Utah Chapter Board member, board of directors. United States Green Building Council USGBC, Utah Chapter. 2008 to present. 2008 - 2013
  • Role: Board Member Selection Committee. Entity: German Academic Exchange Service Member of the board of the academic selection committee for students abroad. German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, Bonn, Germany. 2000 to present. 2000 - 2012

Internal Service

  • Search committee Visiting Assistant Professor, Integrated Building Techology. Committee Member, 2020 - 2021. service.
  • 2 Meter CA+P Ad Hoc committee to developing draft guidelines of how our College will operate this fall within the “Yellow Level” guidelines defined by the University. Committee Member, 2020 - 2020. service.
  • Design and Development of the Design+Build Salt Lake Program Website. Designer, Developer, 2018 - 2019. service.
  • School of Dance Internal Graduate Council Review. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Internal Review Committee Chair, 2018 - 2019. service.
  • CAP Recruitment and Admissions Advisor Position Search Committee, Member, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2018 - 2018. service.
  • SoA Design Position Search Committee, Member, School of Architecture, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Committee Member, Case Reader, 2017 - 2018. service.
  • UPTAC. Committee Member, Case Reader, 2016 - present. service.
  • RPT Committee. Second Reviewer, 2015 - 2016. service.
  • School of Architecture Admissions Committee. Chair since 08/2015. Department service. Chair, 2015 - present. service.
  • University of Utah Architectural Review Committee. Design Reviewer, 2015 - present. service.
  • Leadership Development Program for Faculty and Department Directors. University of Utah Faculty Participant. Workshop Participant, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • School of Architecture Faculty Committee. Member, 2013 - 2014. service.
  • School of Architecture Curriculum Committee. Member, 2013 - 2014. service.
  • School of Architecture Outreach Committee. Member, 2013 - 2014. service.
  • School of Architecture Admissions Committee. Chair, 2012 - 2013. service.
  • Design Build Bluff Advisory Committee. Chair, 2012 - 2013. service.
  • Modern Dance Department Internal Graduate Council Review. Reviewer, 2011 - 2012. service.
  • International Exchange Committee. College of Architecture and Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Committee Member, 2011 - 2012. service.
  • Urban Design Committee. College of Architecture and Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. 2011 to present. Committee Member, 2011 - 2012. service.
  • Academic Culture Committee. College of Architecture and Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. 2011 to present. Committee Member, 2011 - 2012. service.
  • Graduate Admission Committee. Member, 2011 - 2012. service.
  • Consolidating the Story Committee, School of Architecture, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2011 to present. Member, 2011 - 2012. service.
  • Global Change and Ecosystem Center. Member. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2011 to present. Member, 2011 - present. service.
  • College Technology Committee, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2010 to present. Member, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Climate Action Plan Committee. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2010. Member, 2010 - 2010. service.
  • Net-Zero Initiative. College of Architecture and Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2009 to present. Principle Executive For Documentation, 2009 - 2010. service.
  • HPER Mall Design Review Committee. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2010. Member, 2009 - 2010. service.
  • University of Utah Architectural Review Committee. Member, 2009 - 2014. service.
  • 2020 vision for future computing committee. College of Architecture and Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Committee Member, 2009 - 2012. service.
  • Undergraduate Council. Member, 2008 - 2011. service.
  • Search Committee, Urban Design. Member, 2008 - 2009. service.
  • Curriculum committee. School of Architecture, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2008 to 2009. Committee Member, 2008 - 2009. service.
  • Graduate School Admission Committee. School of Architecture, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2008 to 2009. Committee Member, 2008 - 2009. service.
  • Undergraduate Council. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2008 to present. Council Member, 2008 - 2011. service.
  • Design Degree Committee. Member, 2006 - 2007. service.
  • Lecture and Exhibition Committee. College of Architecture and Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2006 to 2010. Member, 2006 - 2010. service.

Honors & Awards

  • ACSA Design Build Award: “The Kunga ADU Design Build." Salt Lake City, Utah. First realized Design+Build Salt Lake project for a 70 m2 high-performance Accessory Dwelling Unit for a client in wheelchair. Program Founder, Program Director, Program Instructor. Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture ACSA2022 ACSA Design Build Award, 2022
  • Design Arts Utah Award Winner: „The Site Net Zero Energy Barn House in Holladay, Utah." Salt Lake City, Utah, 2021. Utah Arts Council, 06/2021. https://utahvisualarts.omeka.net/exhibits/show/design-arts-21/jorg-rugemer. Utah Arts Council, 2021
  • 2021 ACSA Collaborative Practice Award. Masterplanning, development and design of a micro-neighborhood consisting of 20 innovative, highly energy-efficient and cost effective housing units for the affordable housing market. Under construction since 2017. Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture ACSA, 2021
  • AIA Utah Honorable Mention Award: “The Kunga ADU Design Build." Salt Lake City, Utah. First realized Design+Build Salt Lake project for a 70 m2 high-performance Accessory Dwelling Unit for a client in wheelchair. Program Founder, Program Director, Program Instructor. American Institute of Architecture Utah Chapter, 2020
  • AIA Utah Merit Design Award: "Field of Dreams Eco-Community", Kearns, Utah. American Institute of Architects Utah, 2019
  • Salt Lake City Home Innovation Competition - the 2016:Slim House. Design Arts Utah, 2019
  • Alta Sustainability Leadership Award, Sustainability Community Partnership: The Field of Dreams Eco-Community. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. University of Utah, 2018
  • Nominated, Utah Energy Champion of the year 2018 in the Public Sector Higher Ed with the American Association of Energy Engineers AEE. American Association of Energy Engineers AEE, 2017
  • First Prize, Salt Lake City Home Innovation Competition: [2016:Slim House]. The result will be build as a Pilot Study between 01/2017 and 06/2017. Salt Lake City, UT, 01/2017. As part of the winning contract, a series of 4 additional buildings on odd lots are planned throughout 2017-2021. Salt Lake City Housing and Neighborhood Development HAND, 2017
  • AWARD, FINALIST, PRIVATE HOUSE XS CATEGORY, 2016 TREFOIL RANCH GIRL SCOUT CABINS. The National Building Museum in Washington DC, 2016
  • American-Architects Building of the Week: “Project:ARCHITECTURE: Girl Scout of Utah Summer Cabins. American-Architects , 2016
  • Celebrate U - A Showcase of Extraordinary Faculty Achievements. University of Utah, 2016
  • Architizer A+ Award Finalist The Girl Scouts Utah Summer Cabins Typology category: Residential Private House XS category. Architizer, 2016
  • Celebrating Excellence in Wood Structures: 2014-15 North American Wood Design Award Winners: "Project:ARCHITECTURE: The Girl Scouts Cabins in Provo Canyon, Utah.". Canadian Wood Council, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2015
  • 2. Prize, VDI-Competition: Integrated Planning: “Energy-Efficient Highrise,” Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e.V. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, School of Architecture, Fall Studio: Slim Tower. May 2015. VDI Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e.V. , 2015
  • 2015 Wood Design Regional Excellence Award: „Project:ARCHITECTURE: Project:ARCHITECTURE: The Girl Scouts Cabins in Provo Canyon, Utah." Oakland, California, 2015. In collaboration with Erin Carraher. WoodWorks, 2015
  • AIA Utah Urban Design Merit Award: “Sixtynine-Seventy – The Spaces Inbetween“, International Urban Design Competition. Atelier Jörg Rügemer in Urban Art Lab Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City 2013. American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter, 2014
  • AIA Utah Honor Design Award: „Project:ARCHITECTURE: The Girl Scouts Cabins in Provo Canyon, Utah." Salt Lake City, Utah, 2014. In collaboration with Erin Carraher. American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter, 2014
  • AIA Utah Distinguished Service Award: „Project:ARCHITECTURE: The Girl Scouts Cabins in Provo Canyon, Utah." Salt Lake City, Utah, 2014. In collaboration with Erin Carraher. American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter, 2014
  • Design Arts Utah Award: “The Denver Superefficient Housing Challenge”. Principal Investigator, design studio instructor for ARCH 6016, Fall 2013. Salt Lake City, Utah, 2014. Utah Arts Council, 2014
  • Design Arts Utah, Juror Award Winner: „Project:ARCHITECTURE: The Girl Scouts Cabins in Provo Canyon, Utah." Salt Lake City, Utah, 2014. In collaboration with Erin Carraher. Utah Arts Council, 2014
  • Research and Teaching Fellowship Abroad. German Academic Exchange Service, German Federal Ministry of Education and Reseach, 2014
  • Merit Award: “Neubebauung Rentzelstraße Hamburg“, Invited international architectural design competition. $12,500. Atelier Jörg Rügemer. Hamburg, Germany 2014. Projekt Entwicklungs GmbH, City of Hamburg, 2014
  • Honorable Mention Award. „PROJECT:ARCHITECTURE: The Girl Scouts Cabins in Provo Canyon, Utah." Public Interest Design Award 2014. In collaboration with Erin Carraher. SEED Awards, 2014
  • 2013-2014 ACSA Diversity Achievement Award. „PROJECT:ARCHITECTURE: The Girl Scouts Cabins in Provo Canyon, Utah." Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. In collaboration with Erin Carraher. Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 2014
  • 2013-2014 ACSA Collaborative Practice Award. „PROJECT:ARCHITECTURE: The Girl Scouts Cabins in Provo Canyon, Utah." Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. In collaboration with Erin Carraher. Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 2014
  • Utah Divison of Arts & Museums: “What is Your Re?“ Salt Lake City, 2014. 1,600$. In collaboration with Charlotte Greub, Salt Lake City. Utah Divison of Arts & Museums, 2014
  • Public Choice Award: “The Denver Superefficient Housing Challenge”. Rocky Mountain Institute, Denver Housing Authority. Principal Investigator, Design Studio Instructor for ARCH 6016, Fall 2013. Denver 2014. Rocky Mountain Institute, Denver Housing Authority, 2014
  • 20 Award-Winning Projects of 2013: 125 Haus has been chosen among the 20 best award-winning green projects of 2013 the United States. Green Projects Guide, Hanley Wood. Atelier Jörg Rügemer. http://bit.ly/125HAUS. See also Published Reviews of Architectural Work. Hanley Wood, 2013
  • Residential Design Award: “125 Haus in Park City, Utah.” https://www.architectmagazine.com/project-gallery/125-haus-6369. American Institute of Architecture, 2013
  • Design Arts Utah Award: “125 Haus in Park City, Utah.”. Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, Utah., 2013
  • First Prize/Jury Award: “Sixtynine-Seventy – The Spaces Inbetween“, International Urban Design Competition. American Institute of Architecture, 2013
  • Kennecott Copper/Rio Tinto Utah Research Award: “Utah Lab House.”. Kennecott Copper/Rio Tinto Utah, 2013
  • American Institute of Architecture AIA Utah Design Award: “125 Haus in Park City, Utah.”. American Institute of Architecture, 2012
  • 2010-2011 ACSA Creative Achievement Award: “Integrated Technology in Architecture Program (I TAP)." In collaboration with Ryan Smith, 2011. Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 2011
  • Design Arts Utah Award “The Director’s Office, School of Architecture, University of Utah.” “Grunewald Manufacturing Facilities, Bocholt, Germany.” Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, UT, 2010. Utah Arts Council, 2010
  • American Institute of Architects AIA Upjohn Award:” Energy Efficiency Benchmarks for Housing.” In collaboration with Ryan Smith, 2009. American Institute of Architects AIA, 2009
  • Design Arts Utah Award: “Summit Park Treehouse, Summit Park, UT.” Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, UT, 2009. Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, UT, 2009
  • Professor of the Year Award. College of Architecture and Planning, University of Utah, 2009. College of Architecture and Planning, 2009
  • Design Arts Utah Award: “Summit Park Treehouse, Summit Park, UT.” Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, UT, 2009. Utah Arts Council, 2009
  • Purchase Prize (Merit Award): “Shopping Center Heidelberg-Rohrbach.” Invited architectural competition, City of Heidelberg, Germany, 2008. City of Heidelberg, 2008
  • Best Architects Award 2008 for Germany, Switzerland, Austria: “Lidl-Superstore am Alten Meßplatz, Mannheim, Germany.” Zinnobergruen GmbH, Germany. Zinnobergruen GmbH, 2008
  • Design Arts Utah 2008 Award: “Lidl-Superstore am Alten Meßplatz, Mannheim, Germany.” Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, UT, 2008. Utah Arts Council, 2008
  • Nomination German Architecture Prize: “Lidl-Superstore am Alten Meßplatz, Mannheim, Germany.” Organization for the German Architecture Prize, Karl Kraemer Verlag Stuttgart, Germany 2007. Organization for the German Architecture Prize, Karl Kraemer Verlag Stuttgart, 2007
  • First Prize: “Hangtou Train Station, Shanghai.” Limited international architectural and urban competition. City of Shanghai, Shanghai Train Authority, 2007. Rügemer in KoopX. City of Shanghai, Shanghai Train Authority, 2007
  • Purchase Prize (Merit Award): “Cultural-Scientific Center and Library for the Department of Philosophy.” Limited European wide architectural competition, University of Göttingen, Germany, 2007. University of Goettingen, 2007
  • Merit Award for Outstanding Buildings: “Lidl-Superstore am Alten Meßplatz, Mannheim, Germany.” City of Mannheim, Germany, 2007. City of Mannheim, 2007
  • First Prize: “Caohejing-Pujiang High Tech Park, Shanghai.” Limited international architectural and urban competition. City of Caohejing / Shanghai, 2007. Rügemer in KoopX. City of Caohejing / Shanghai, 2007
  • Merit Award, Sustainable Urban Renewal Prize 2000-2006: “Lidl-Superstore am Alten Meßplatz, Mannheim, Germany.” City of Mannheim, 2007. City of Mannheim, 2007
  • German Facade Prize Special Prize: “Lidl-Superstore am Alten Meßplatz, Mannheim, Germany.” FVHF Fachverband Baustoffe und Bauteile für vorgehängte hinterlüftete Fassaden, Munich 2007. FVHF Fachverband Baustoffe und Bauteile für vorgehängte hinterlüftete Fassaden, 2007
  • Second Prize: “Putoa-Shenru Subzentrum, Shanghai.” Limited international architectural and urban competition. Shanghai Planning Authority, Shanghai 2005. Rügemer in KoopX. Shanghai Planning Authority, 2005
  • First Prize: “City Extension Dongying.” Limited international urban competition. City of Dongying, Dongying Planning Authority, 2005. Rügemer in KoopX. City of Dongying, Dongying Planning Authority, 2005
  • Second Prize: “Shanghai Waitanyuan.” Limited international competition. City of Shanghai, 2004. Rügemer in KoopX. City of Shanghai, 2004
  • Purchase Prize (Merit Award): “Housing for Elderly, Bürmoos, Austria.” Limited international competition. Bürmoos Housing Authority, Austria 2004. Bürmoos Housing Authority, 2004
  • Finalist: “Community Center Vaterstetten, Germany.” 2-phase architectural competition. City of Vaterstetten, Germany 2004. City of Vaterstetten, 2004
  • Shortlisted: “Les Épaves - Europan 7, Wolfisheim - Eckbolsheim, France.” International architectural and urban competition, 2003. European Union, 2003
  • Second Prize: “Generations Reside, Bielefeld.” Limited architectural competition. Bielefeld Housing Authority, Bielefeld, Germany 2003. Bielefeld Housing Authority, 2003
  • First Prize: “Kurpfalzachse Mannheim, Germany.” Limited international urban competition. AJJMR Metz Rügemer Architekten, Berlin. City of Mannheim, Department of Planning, Germany, 2002. City of Mannheim, 2002
  • First Prize: Teaching Award. School of Architecture, Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany, 2001. School of Architecture, Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, 2001

Affiliations

  • Architektenkammer Baden-Württemberg (AKBW), Registered professional architect, 01/01/2015 - present
  • Associate AIA, The American Institute of Architects (Assoc AIA), Associate Member, 08/2005 - present
  • Integrated Technology in Architecture Center (ITAC), Co-Director, 10/2009 - present
  • United States Green Building Council Utah Chapter (USGBC), Chapter Secretary, 04/2011 - present
  • United States Green Building Council Utah Chapter (USGBC), Chapter Treasurer, 04/2010 - 04/2011
  • Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE), Member, 06/2012 - present
  • Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA), Member, Reviewer, 06/2005 - 06/2009
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Member of the Board for applicants of scholarships abroad, 12/2000 - 12/2012
  • Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (ECAADE), Member, reviewer, 06/2001 - 06/2006
  • Architektenkammer Nordrhein-Westfalen (AKNW), Registered Architect, 12/01/1997 - 12/31/2015

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