Roderick Fluker, RA, LEED AP

Assistant Professor, Joined TU in 2003

EDUCATION

Master of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1995

Bachelor of Architecture, Tuskegee University, 1993

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND MEMBERSHIPS

Registered Architect, Georgia

Registered Architect, Illinois

LEED Accredited Professional

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Tuskegee University, 2003-present

Courses taught:

  • ARCH 341 Environmental Control Systems I
  • ARCH 342 Environmental Control Systems II
  • ARCH 401 Architecture Design Studio
  • ARCH 402 Architecture Design Studio
  • ARCH 501 Architecture Design Studio
  • ARCH 502 Architecture Design Studio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Consultant, Smith Dalia Architects, Atlanta, Georgia, 2004-2007

Consultant, Major L. Holland Architect & Associates, Tuskegee, Alabama, 2003

Project Architect, Guenther 5 Architects, New York, New York, 2000-2003

Project Architect, Piekarz Associates Architects, Chicago, Illinois 1997-2000

Intern Architect, Chicago Associates Planners & Architects, Chicago, Illinois, 1994-1997

AWARDS

  • Outstanding Faculty Performance Award for Service: Tuskegee University College of Engineering, Architecture & Physical Sciences, 2008-2009.
  • NAACP Achievement Award for Teaching. Conecuh County, Alabama, 2008.
  • TUBE 'Faculty of the Year.' Tuskegee University, CEAPS, 2006.

PRESENTATIONS, PAPER PUBLICATIONS AND EXHIBITIONS

National Design Competition solution exhibited for affordable urban housing prototype, Habitat For Humanity, Chicago, Illinois, 1997.

Suburban Landscape solutions exhibited in conjunction with the University of Illinois at Chicago & the Graham Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, 1995.

Center for Discovery Health Clinic Facility, Harris, New York, NY, Guenther 5 Architects, 'Metropolis' Magazine, 2003.

Beatrice Renfield Center for Nursing Education, New York, NY, Guenther 5 Architects, 'Contract' Magazine, 2003.

SERVICE: UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT AND COMMUNITY

University:

  • I-85 Exit 58 Revitalization and Planning Project, 2011

Department:

  • Professional Program Committee, 2011

Community and Professional:

  • Guest Studio Juror, Columbia University, 2009
  • Guest Studio Juror, 'Portman Prize,' Georgia Tech, 2007.
  • Guest Studio Juror, Rural Studio, Auburn University

PROJECTS - COMPLETED (SELECTED)

Design Consultant to Architect of Record for First Congregational Church Restoration & Expansion, Atlanta, GA. Historic Church schematic level site redesign, church entry & lobby, & rendered studies. 2010.

Architect for NFDMA Organization Office Headquarters facility Union City, GA. 8,000 s.f. new construction, schematic design. 2006—08

Architect for Low Cost Sustainable Housing Prototype for the Eastern Cape, South Africa A partnership of Tuskegee University & University of Ft. Hare (Alice, SA) Completed: September, 2005

Designer for Fluker Residence Addition in Evergreen, AL 650 s.f. Completed: May, 1999

Designer for Presley-Fluker Funeral Directors facility in Brewton, AL 4,200 s.f. Completed: May, 1997

St. John’s University Library interior renovation. Jamaica, NY. 2002. Project Architect, Guenther 5 Architects. New York, NY.

Maimonides Medical Center interior renovation. Brooklyn, NY. 2002. Project Team Member. Guenther 5 Architects. New York, NY

Beatrice Renfield Center for Nursing Excellence Interior Office renovation. New York, NY. 2002. Project Architect. Guenther 5 Architects. New York, NY

Columbia University School of Dental Surgery interior suites renovation. New York, NY. 2001. Project Architect. Guenther 5 Architects

Discovery Medical Center for the severely disabled. Harris, NY. 2001. Project Team Member. Guenther 5 Architects

1735 North Clybourn—residential & commercial development. Chicago, IL. 2000. Project Architect. Piekarz Associates Architects. Chicago, IL

1522-28 North Halsted—residential loft & commercial renovation development. Chicago, IL. 2000. Project Architect. Piekarz Associates Architects.

Rainbow PUSH Headquarters—office expansion, interior renovation & broadcast studio development. Chicago, IL. 1999. Project Architect. Piekarz Associates Architects.

PROJECTS - SPECULATIVE (SELECTED)

SCADCO Senior Care & Daycare of Owassa community center. Owassa, AL. 2005. A partnership with Tuskegee University (Department of Architecture)

Girls Soccer, Health & Educational Village . Somkhele, Kwa-Zulu Natal. South Africa. International design competition proposal. In collaboration with M. Davis. 2004.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial . Washington, D.C. International design competition proposal. 2000.

African Burial Ground Memorial. New York, NY. Design competition proposal. In collaboration with L. Musikavanhu. 1995.

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