Office of the University Architect Staff



Simon Yendle

Simon Yendle

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Interim University Architect

  • Bachelor of Architecture - Auburn University
  • Registered Architect
  • LEED Accredited Professional

Richard Guether

Richard Guether

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Director, Campus Planning and Space Management

  • Bachelor of Arts in Engineering - Lafayette College
  • Master of City and Regional Planning - The Ohio State University
  • AICP Certified Planner

Gregory Forthofer

Gregory Forthofer

3347078550

Associate Athletics Director, Capital Projects

  • Bachelor in Civil Engineering - Auburn University
  • Master in Business Administration - The Citadel
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • LEED Accredited Professional

David Bess

David Bess

334-734-0946

Campus Architect

  • Bachelor of Architecture - Auburn University
  • Registered Architect
  • NCARB Certified
  • Master of Community Planning Candidate - Auburn University

Benjamin Burmester

Benjamin Burmester

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Campus Planner

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering - Auburn Unviersity
  • Master of Civil Engineering - University of Florida
  • Liscensed Professional Engineer
  • LEED Accredited Professional

Amanda Harris

Amanda Harris

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Space Planner

  • Bachelor of Science in Interior Design- Middle Tennessee State University

Amie Hart

Amie Hart

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CAD Operator

  • A.S. Drafting and Design - Southern Union
  • Bachelor in Information Management Systems Candidate - Auburn University

Judd Langham

Judd Langham

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Campus Planner

  • Bachelor of Science in Horticulture - Auburn University
  • Master of Landscape Architecture - Auburn University
  • Registered Landscape Architect
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • CLARB Certified LA

William Maffett

William Maffett

3348449456

Campus Architect

  • Bachelor of Architecture - Auburn University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Auburn University
  • Master of Business Administration - Auburn University
  • Master of Science Information Systems - Auburn University
  • Registered Architect and LEED Accredited Professional

Brad Prater

Brad Prater

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Campus Architect

  • Bachelors of Architecture - University of Arkansas
  • LEED Accredited Professional

"Hong Biao" Wang

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Space Management Manager

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture - Tianjin University, China
  • Master of System Science - Louisiana State University

Tate Lauderdale

Tate Lauderdale

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Intern

  • Bachelor of Architecture Candidate, class of 2021 - Auburn University

Kendall Leslie

Kendall Leslie

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Interior Design Intern


    Design Administration


    Mickey Allen

    Mickey Allen

    334-844-9421

    Director Design Services

    • B.E.E. - Auburn University
    • Licensed Professional Engineer

    Bob Hix

    Bob Hix

    334-740-8247

    Asst Dir, Design Services

    • B.M.E. - Auburn University
    • Licensed Professional Engineer

    Matt Wagner

    Matt Wagner

    334-750-7574

    Asst Dir, Design Services

    • Bachelor Math - Millersville University
    • B.W.E. - Auburn University
    • M.B.A. - UAB
    • Licensed Professional Engineer

    Vanessa Kleypas

    Vanessa Kleypas

    334-844-9450

    Design and Construction Coordinator

    • B.S. Interior Design - Auburn University


    Last Updated: April 06, 2016