Director of the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design; Sam and Marilyn Fox Professor - Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
Heather Woofter is a tenured professor and director of the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design at Washington University in St. Louis, with more than 15 years of teaching experience.. Before, she was a project architect for Bohlin Cywinski Jackson in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; Marks Barfield in London, United Kingdom; and Robert Luchetti Associates in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a registered architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Missouri, and passed RIBA Parts I and II in the UK.
Woofter curated the exhibition Metabolic City—which featured works by the Japanese Metabolists, the architecture collaborative Archigram from Britain, and Dutch artist Constant—at the Kemper Art Museum in 2009-2010.
Since 2003, Woofter has been a founding director and owner of Axi:Ome llc of St. Louis with Sung Ho Kim. Their practice has received national and international design awards for architecture (built work and competitions), master planning, and industrial design. Axi:Ome has been profiled in several monographs, most recently Axi:Ome (C3 Architectural Press, 2016) and Three Stages of Architectural Education (Damdi Architectural Press, 2016).