Roderick Fluker is a practicing architect, with over 20 years of design and practice experience. He also serves as Associate Professor of Architecture at Tuskegee University. He is a Registered Architect in Alabama and Georgia, and a LEED Accredited Professional. Both his teaching and practice have integrally emphasized the need for sustainable design methods, materials, and appropriate technologies in achieving design solutions.
Fluker received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1995, and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Tuskegee University in 1993.
Prior to his current practice as a sole proprietor, Fluker worked in architecture design offices in Chicago, New York, and Atlanta. Several of projects from those firms have been featured in Architecture Record, Metropolis, and Contract Interiors publications for design excellence.
Fluker has led student design workshops in the Eastern Cape, South Africa; Maryland County, Liberia; and most recently Kagoshima, Japan and Central Java Indonesia. He was the design architect for a series of low-cost, sustainable housing prototypes developed in collaboration with Fort Hare University, South Africa, and constructed in 2005-06.
Fluker is a past recipient of the Pioneer Award from the Atlanta Tuskegee Alumni Club, and the NCARB Award from the National Council of Architecture Registration Boards - for creative integration of architectural issues central to practice within the academy. He has also received faculty awards for teaching and service from Tuskegee University.