Alex Krumdieck is the director of the Urban Studio. He is a principal in the Birmingham-based architecture and interior design firm Krumdieck A + I, which has earned numerous awards for its design work, including recognition by the AIA and the IIDA. Krumdieck earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Auburn, and a Master of Architecture from Georgia Tech. He has served as an adjunct instructor several times in recent years, including teaching roles on Auburn’s main campus and at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture’s Urban Studio in Birmingham. Recently, Krumdieck designed the newly opened Alabama Center for Architecture in Birmingham, Alabama.