Derek brings years of international service and cross-cultural knowledge with a particular expertise in cultural and museum project types. He has worked with prominent multinational clients including Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Hewlett Packard, and Universal Music Vivendi. Whether bridging cultural differences for transnational clients or translating cultural diversity and questions of identity into the architectural experience of a museum, Derek is dedicated to building collaborative solutions to complex issues.
Derek earned his Master of Architecture from Princeton University and his Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University. Derek has served as an adjunct teacher at Princeton University and continues to teach at Duke University. He is proficient in Chinese and Japanese and is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the American Association of Museums.