Coming to Taliesin was scary for the fact that I felt a bit intimidated by the rest of the students. I knew for a fact that they had more work experience than I in the technical aspects of design, where I was doing a wretched job at figuring it out. But In the end it […]
It is a difficult task finding sparks between varying personalities and wildly different skill sets, particularly for someone trying to allow peaceful coexistence among a static group and with a set goal that demands positive interactions and successful chemistry. For our team, with Alex and Katie being the ones in charge of setting everyone up […]
‘Architects going into schools to talk about and teach architecture is like birth control for architects.’ -the president of a prominent architectural organization that focuses on design education At a recent summit on design education that pulled together an elite group of designers from across the country, I was struck by a deep, growing enthusiasm […]
‘Good follows good.’ -Bernard, owner of Bernard’s Wear and Stepper Store www.bernardswear.com Quite frankly we’re not really sure who is following whom but we couldn’t be more excited to have Brenda Gamboa join our team. A multi-year grand prize winner of Chicago’s Newhouse Architecture Competition (here) for high school students, Brenda is also an incredibly […]
Project: Project:Teens Redesigning A Public Plaza At The University Of Pennsylvania- Teaching At The University Of Pennsylvania Location:Philadelphia, PA Project Director: Alex Gilliam and Alexandra Schmidt Ulrich Year: 2007 Not to worry, more information is on the way. Stay tuned!