Christof Spieler, 33

August 11, 2010

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Christof Spieler, 33 

 






Director of technology and innovation

Morris Architects, Houston

EDUCATION

BS, MS, Rice University

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

PE

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Sole licensed professional engineer at architecture firm (2007 total billings: $24.14 million, according to BD+C's Giants 300).

Hired in 2008 to lead firm's BIM initiatives and programs, implement new software, oversee tech efforts at firm's four offices.

Created BIM committee to establish firm-wide standards and practices.

Instituted series of quarterly reports on BIM and sustainability; led to creation of in-house continuing education program combining HR, IT, and building technology training.

EXTRACURRICULAR

Engineering advisor, Rice University (1999- )

Adjunct professor, Rice University (2008).

Engineering advisor, Graduate Design-Build Studio, University of Houston (2006- ).

Board member, Rice Design Alliance.

Chair, editorial committee, Cite magazine.

OFF THE CLOCK

Favorite read: Angle of Repose, by Wallace Stegner and Jackson Benson.

SECRET LIFE

Born in Munich, Germany. Started speaking English at age 6.








































         
 

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