Howard Wertheimer

Institute Architect

Georgia Tech

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Howard Wertheimer was a featured speaker at HEFF 2018. You can read a summary and watch a video of his talk here.

Howard S. Wertheimer is a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects and a LEED Accredited Professional. After leading the Capital Planning & Space Management department for many years, he was recently promoted to Institute Architect at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Howard has strategic oversight of the Campus Master Plan, Landscape Master Plan, Historic Preservation Plan, campus-wide sustainability initiatives and most things that are visually exposed.

Prior to joining Georgia Tech in November 2006, Howard was a partner and principal at Lord, Aeck & Sargent Architects where he focused on the planning, programming and design of technically sophisticated college and university facilities.

Howard has served on numerous design awards juries, including R&D Lab of the Year, SCUP Excellence in Planning, SCUP Excellence in Landscape Architecture, SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture Awards, ENR Best of the Best, and most recently, AIA Alabama. He is a frequent lecturer and presenter, and has been an active participant in numerous community and professional organizations, including AIA, SCUP, COAA, AASHE, AUA, NACUBO and Leadership Atlanta. Each Fall he teaches a freshman seminar class at Georgia Tech called GT1000, and is currently teaching a graduate level course in the School of Architecture on Construction Technology and Design Integration.