RODE Architects Partner Michael DelleFave Receives Boston Society of Architecture Teaching Excellence Award

BOSTON-RODE Architects Associate Michael DelleFave, AIA received the Boston Society of Architecture Award for Excellence in Teaching from Boston Architectural College. DelleFave is a long-time employee of RODE Architects, having started with the company in 2014.

DelleFave received the award for the hands-on awareness he brings to the studio and his deep understanding of previous and current design examples. A BAC faculty member for 12 years, Mike infuses his industry experience into his classes, often sharing real projects he works on at RODE Architects, to help students understand the design process and challenges.

“We are proud that another member of the RODE team receives such a high honor for his work in training designers. Our corporate culture is a studio culture, where we challenge ourselves with perpetual learning,” said RODE Architects Principal and Co-Founder Kevin Deabler, “Mike brings a high level of energy and passion to his work, but he is also fiercely dedicated to those he mentors at RODE. We are delighted to see him recognized for his commitment to the teaching profession.

“I am grateful to be honored by my friends and colleagues at BAC and BSA,” said Partner Mike Dellefave, AIA, RODE Architects, “I am excited to continue my work as an educator drawing on my experiences the real world and I hope to have many more opportunities to share my personal learning with BAC students.

DelleFave is a graduate of the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, as well as a LEED Accredited Professional and MA Registered Architect. Since joining RODE Architects he has been heavily involved in many key projects completed by the firm including The Daily, Flats on Savin and Dorchester Brewing Company. As well as RODE’s first Passive Houses currently under construction Brucewood St. in West Roxbury.

Boston Architecture College is the first accredited architecture program with a work-based component in the United States. Since the program’s inception, BAS has introduced programs in interior architecture, landscape architecture, and design studies. The Boston Society of Architects was established in 1869 and is an organization committed to improving the quality of life for everyone through architecture and design.


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