Associate Professor, Interior Architecture received his Master of Science in Architecture studies from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Technische Diplom Ingenieur der Architektur und Stadtplanung (Architecture and Urban Planning) from Universität Berlin Charlottenburg, School of Architecture and Urban Planning.
He is a registered architect and has practiced in both the U.S. and in Germany including the offices of IBUS, Berlin, TAC The Architect’s Collaborative, Cambridge, and Ann Beha Architects, Boston. His many built projects include public housing, museums and libraries. He was the project architect at Ann Beha Architects overseeing the construction of the award winning conversion of the Charles Street Jail in Boston to the Liberty Hotel. Rudorf is the co-author with Nolan Lushington and Liliane Wong of Libraries – A Design Manual published in 2016 by Birkhäuser Verlag. Rudorf has taught at RISD since 2000. His many courses include Introduction to Interior Studies studio, Structures, the Adaptive Reuse Studio, Thesis Preparation and Design Thesis. He received departmental recognition in 2013 and 2015 for his excellence in teaching.