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June 10, 2021

AHC welcomes Alex Krumdieck as new Commissioner

 

(Montgomery,
AL) The Alabama Historical Commission is pleased to welcome Alex Krumdieck as
its newest Commissioner.

Mr. Krumdieck is Director
of the Urban Studio in Birmingham and Associate Professor of Architecture,
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, College of
Architecture, Design and Construction at Auburn University (AU). He will
represent Auburn University on the Commission.
 

“Alex Krumdieck’s work with both the Auburn Urban Studio and with communities
small and large across Alabama will be a valuable asset to the Alabama
Historical Commission,” said Eddie Griffith, Commission Chairman. “His
experience in leadership of project teams of city officials, developers and
design students in the study and implementation of design solutions for
historic neighborhoods and towns is a welcome addition to the expertise that
Commissioners bring to the AHC.”

The Urban Studio is an outreach program of the AU College of
Architecture Planning and Landscape Architecture imbedding students in the city
and using its rich environment as a laboratory to study, affect, and change the
existing urban condition and enrich student experience, preparing them for
their future both as architects and community leaders.

“Our Commissioners provide essential support for our mission to
preserve our state’s valuable historic resources through our various programs,”
said Lisa D. Jones, AHC Executive Director and State Historic Preservation
Officer. “We are pleased to welcome Prof. Krumdieck to the Alabama Historical
Commission and look forward to working with him.”

Prof. Krumdieck represents Auburn University on the Commission in the place of Karen Rogers upon her retirement from
the Commission after 12 years of service.

The Alabama Historical Commission is the state agency charged with
safeguarding Alabama’s historic buildings and sites. Created by an act of the
state legislature in 1966, it consists of 21 appointed members who represent a
broad cross section of Alabamians.

 

About the Alabama Historical Commission

Located in historic downtown Montgomery at 468 S. Perry
Street, the Alabama Historical Commission is the state historic preservation
agency for Alabama. The agency was created by an act of the state legislature
in 1966 with a mission to protect, preserve and interpret Alabama’s
historic places. AHC works to accomplish its mission through two fields of
endeavor: Preservation and promotion of state-owned historic sites as public
attractions; and, statewide programs to assist people, groups, towns, and
cities with local preservation activities. For a complete list of programs and
properties owned and operated by the AHC, hours of operation, and admission
fees please visit
ahc.alabama.gov  

 

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