Walter H. Moleski has served on the Drexel faculty from 1972 to 2010. He received a degree in architecture from Tulane University and studied environmental psychology at the City University of New York. A registered architect, with NCARB certification, Mr. Moleski has over forty years experience as an architect and facilities programmer.
An internationally known expert in environmental design and psychology, he was the founder and executive director of ERG, Under his direction ERG has completed facility programs at Princeton University, Georgetown University, Seattle University, Tulane University, and Dunbarton Oaks. Other clients have included the Philadelphia Orchestra, National Portrait Gallery, the Corcoran Gallery and School, and Merrill Lynch.
In addition to his Drexel experience, he has served on the architectural faculties of University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University in addition to lecturing at a number of universities, including Robert Gordon University, MIT, North Carolina State University, University of Wisconsin, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Princeton University and University of Texas.
He co-edited Designing for Human Behavior. He has published fifteen papers on programming and environmental psychology and spoken at numerous professional conferences.
He was awarded the 2002 EDRA Career Award for making important contributions to the field of facility programming through the incorporation of environmental psychology and user based values. He received a First Award for Applied Research and a Citation for Urban Design from Progressive Architecture and two Merit Awards for the American Planning Association. He received an award for significant achievement in architectural education by the American Institute of Architects.