Inge Roecker


Associate Professor

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201A – Lasserre





M.Arch, University of Manitoba


Inge contributes to teaching design at all levels in the Master of Architecture program. She has led community outreach design studios in partnership with the City of Vancouver’s Chinatown Revitalization Program to explore the possibilities of transforming the historic district into a contemporary neighbourhood. Before teaching at UBC, she taught graduate-level design at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Architecture and in the Department of Architecture at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

Her research focuses on sustainable forms of urban habitation and its relationship with evolving social and cultural entities. She is the co-founder of the interdisciplinary research collective, living lab, which centers its inquiry and work on her interests in urban living and urban communities. Alongside work with living lab, Inge is a registered architect in Germany and principal of ASIR architekten, a critical architectural practice that focuses on contemporary programming, cultural context, and sustainable building. The social, cultural, and material significance of her practice’s work has been recognized internationally through awards, publications, and exhibitions. Prior to establishing her own architectural practice, Inge worked with the exemplary German practice Behnisch & Partners as a project architect.