Heather Roberge, Principal
Heather Roberge is principal designer and founder of Murmur: Architecture and Environments. She also holds the position of Associate Professor of the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA, where she teaches graduate courses in design and technology and is Director of the Undergraduate Program in Architectural Studies. Ms. Roberge’s academic research investigates the spatial, structural and atmospheric potential of digital technologies on the theory and practice of building. Professionally, she has built projects in New York City, Houston, Phoenix, Toledo, Baltimore, and Los Angeles. Ms. Roberge’s work has received numerous design awards and has been included in A+U, Praxis, Metropolis, I.D., Japan Esquire, Architectural Record, Log, 306090, Form Magazine, The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times, Softspace, and Digital Fabrications: Architectural and Material Techniques among others. In 2011, murmur’s “Succulent House,” was awarded an AIA LA Next LA design award. Her forthcoming book, Fabricating Plasticity: The Art and Technology of Design with Aluminum, will be published by Routledge. Ms. Roberge earned her Master of Architecture from the Ohio State University and has previously taught at Washington University in St. Louis, the Knowlton School at OSU, Pratt Institute, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
From 1999 to 2006, she was a partner in the design practice, Gnuform. Prior to co-founding Gnuform, Ms. Roberge worked at Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum, Davis Brody Bond, Architecture Research Office, and Eisenman Architects. Please follow the links for more information on awards and publications.