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Julie Bauer

Visiting Associate Professor

Campus Box 1079
Biography 

Julie E. Bauer is a designer and architect with more than 15 years of professional experience designing and leading international projects for world-renowned architectural firms.

Bauer holds a degree in architecture from the Technical University of Berlin and studied at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Her career in Europe started at Barkow Leibinger Architects in Berlin and later continued at David Chipperfield Architects in London, where she spent more than a decade reaching the role of associate director.

While at David Chipperfield, one of Bauer's primary projects was the expansion of the Saint Louis Art Museum in St. Louis, Missouri. Involved since the project's inception to win the competition 2005, Bauer led the project through all phases, from master planning to construction administration; managed and coordinated the design process; and acted as a client liaison and point of contact for the consultant team. She oversaw the detail and design development in the office of the architect of record in St. Louis and spent the final two years of the project on site, ensuring quality and facilitating cooperation with the contracting team until completion in summer 2012. The project has won the AIA UK Excellence in Design award.

Also during her time with David Chipperfield's practice, she worked on hotels, residential developments, and other museums, as well as numerous design competitions. Those projects include the Athlone House luxury residential development and the Private House in London, the Heptworth Gallery in Wakefield, and the five-star luxury resort in Doha, Qatar.

Her most recent role with Chipperfield was based in New York City, where she served as the firm's New York representative and acted as liaison for the new Modern and Contemporary wing for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Her career continued in the United States in New York, where she worked in the high-end luxury retail sector with Peter Marino Architect, including design work for the first multi-brand fashion flagship store "BOONTHESHOP" in Seoul, South Korea.

Most recently she held a senior role at REX Architecture running design competitions and acquisition of new projects.