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Dennis A. Andrejko

Dennis A. Andrejko

Program Chairman Golisano Institute for Sustainability

Dennis A. Andrejko is a licensed architect and Chairman of the Master of Architecture Program in the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology.  His primary focus centers on architecture and the built environment, renewable energy and high performance buildings, and regional design and ecological literacy.

Mr. Andrejko has extensive teaching, research, service and practice experience covering nearly thirty years in the profession. His work has been featured in numerous documentaries, local newspaper articles and television segments, and he has lectured widely throughout the United States, Europe and Central America.  He has taught at, and served as Chairman for University at Buffalo’s Department of Architecture; coauthored Passive Solar Architecture: Logic and Beauty; contributed to several editions of Architectural Graphic Standards; served on the Sustainable Building Technology Committee in the development of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC); and has served as a team expert and team leader for numerous SDAT’s – Sustainable Design Assessment Teams, assisting regions and communities throughout the US on sustainable future planning efforts. He also served as President of the Buffalo/Western New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA); as State Director for AIA New York State; as Regional Director on the National Board of the AIA; and in 2011 was elected AIA National Vice President.  He presently holds a Council seat on the National Academy for Environmental Design (NAED).

Mr. Andrejko received a Bachelor of Architecture, cum laude, at Arizona State University and a Master of Architecture in Advanced Studies from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He is the recipient of the Niagara Region Pathfinder Award, the AIA Buffalo/Western New York Distinguished Service Award, the AIA New York State President’s Award and the AIA New York State President’s Citation.  He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a recipient of AIA’s Richard Upjohn Medal.