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Looking Beyond The Map + The Importance Of Failure By Diana, A #teendesignheroes.

July 7, 2011

Our Work, People

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 […]

The Power + Value Of Teamwork- By Jeisson, One Of Our #teendesignheroes.

July 1, 2011

Our Work, People

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 […]

Be A Design Super Hero, Introducing Our Stellar 2011 Teaching Fellows.

June 24, 2011

News, People

‘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 […]

People:Introducing Our Stellar New Intern. Willkommen Brenda, ‘So Glad You’re Here.

April 10, 2010


‘Good follows good.’ -Bernard, owner of Bernard’s Wear and Stepper Store 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:Working With Teens To Redesign A Public Plaza At The University Of Pennsylvania.

October 8, 2009


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!