Carlos Reimers is an architect and planner with a long professional practice that includes the design, development, detailing and construction of residential, commercial, and corporate architecture. He is an expert on multifamily residential planning and design, affordable and low-cost housing, minimal and emergency housing, and incremental and informal housing in North America, Latin America, and Asia.
Professor Reimers and has been senior adviser for the InterAmerican Development Bank, city governments, NGOs and community organizations working in housing. He is a Design Consultant of Brac University’s Centre for Inclusive Architecture and Urbanism in Dhaka. He has been a lecturer and thesis juror in numerous universities and has taught at the Catholic University of America, the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas A&M University, and Simon Bolivar University in Caracas-Venezuela, where he was the Chair of the School of Architecture between 1997 and 2001.
Professor Reimers serves in the Leadership Committee of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA 2020-2021) and was the Inaugural Mid-Atlantic Director of the ACSA National Board (2014-2017) as well as Accreditation Team Member of the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB 2015-2019).
Professor Reimers is preparing a book on the direct and indirect influences that the Bauhaus had in the social housing, and urbanization trends and development patterns of Latin American cities. The Bauhaus in Latin America: Housing and Urbanism is under contract by Birkhäuser Verlag AG. His research in housing in developing areas has been broadly published and his design work has received awards and recognitions in the U.S. and abroad.
- Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture, Texas A&M University.
- Master of Science in Urban Studies & Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Master of Architecture, McGill University.
- Bachelor of Architecture (professional degree), Simon Bolivar University.
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