Dr Schuldenfrei, Eric Henry
Eric Schuldenfrei is a designer focusing on the evolving relationship between urbanism, architecture, and art. Architectural projects completed in collaboration with Marisa Yiu have been featured in many international biennales: ‘Urban Pastoral’ for the 2008 Venice Biennale; ‘Human Motor’ in Ljubljana; and ‘Mediated Labour’ for the 2007 Hong Kong-Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale. Past projects include an art installation commissioned by Agnes Gund, President Emerita of the MoMA in New York.
Schuldenfrei received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University as well as a Master and Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Cambridge. He taught at Princeton University; Columbia University; and at the Architectural Association. Together with Marisa Yiu, Schuldenfrei was awarded the ‘Architectural League Prize for Young Architects’ and the Perspective ‘40 under 40’ award. Their work has been published in MIT Thresholds, A/D, DomusChina, Architectural Record, and he has recently published Instant Culture, a book co-edited with Marisa Yiu. Schuldenfrei served as the Curator for Exhibition, Education, Film, and Media for the 2009 Hong Kong-Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale. He has presented at the inaugural International Design Alliance congress, Harvard University AsiaGSD lecture series; Columbia University; the University of Cambridge; and at the V&A museum in London.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2008-08-01||Culture and Humanities Fund Recipient: University of Hong Kong||Others|
|2010-06-01||The Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers: The Architectural League of New York||Research Achievement|
|2008-06-01||Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Nominee, New York, USA: Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum||Others|
|2009-06-01||Open International Ideas Competition For Noise Barrier, Noise Enclosure Design, Professional Group (Category A), 3rd Prize Winner: HKIA and the Hong Kong Highways Department||Others|
|2012-02-01||Outstanding Teacher Award: University of Hong Kong||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2014-04-01||Publication Grant: Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts||Research Achievement|
|2008-08-01||40 under 40 Award, Perspective Magazine, Hong Kong Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Architecture: Perspective Magazine, Hong Kong||Others|
|2014-12-01||Design Vanguard Award: Architectural Record||Research Achievement|
|2011-07-01||Hong Kong Arts Development Council Book Grant: Hong Kong Arts Development Council||Others|
|2014-01-01||Commendation in the WKCDA Arts Pavilion International Competition: West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA)||Others|
|2014-12-01||Design for Asia Award: Hong Kong Design Centre||Research Achievement|
|2015-12-01||Design for Asia Award: Hong Kong Design Centre||Research Achievement|
|2017-08-01||Publication Grant: Spring Workshop||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
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