HAAARCH's blog

 

Sierra Smith

Sierra Smith is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in Architectural Studies and minoring in Studio Arts. Sierra decided to come to the University of Pittsburgh because its built environment was the most aesthetically pleasing to her out of any other school.

Categories: 
  • HAAARCH!!! 2015
  • Undergraduate Work
Tags: 
 

Kimberly Shoemaker

Kimberly is currently a junior, intending to graduate in the spring of 2016, majoring in Architectural Studies and Studio Arts.  During the summer of 2014, she participated in the History of Art and Architecture’s study abroad program “Architectural Studies in Central Europe” and was awarded a study abroad scholarship from the Russian and Eastern European Studies Office.  She is currently enrolled in the first ever honors level studio HAA 1918 Design Studio 3 and will be taking Design Studio 4 the fall o

Categories: 
  • HAAARCH!!! 2015
  • Undergraduate Work
Tags: 
 

Eli Wrasman

Eli Wrasman is a Freshman at Pitt, majoring in Civil Engineering and minoring in Architectural Studies. He was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but spent the majority of his life in Ambler, Pennsylvania. He is studying civil engineering because of his passion for infrastructure, as well as science and math. However, Eli is also very interested in the beauty of man-made structures, as well as how people interact with them, hence the minor in architecture.

Categories: 
  • HAAARCH!!! 2015
  • Undergraduate Work
Tags: 
 

Amanda Power

Amanda Power is a senior Architectural Studies major, with a minor in Studio Arts.  She is from Washington, DC, where growing up, she formed an appreciation for the amalgamation of the various architecture that had filled its bounds.  At Pitt she has been able to let her artistic intuition combined with her relationship to the surrounding world unfold in the intensive Studios.  Through the architectural history classes, she has been able to investigate her appreciation of architecture through the explora

Categories: 
  • HAAARCH!!! 2015
  • Undergraduate Work
Tags: 
 

Jesse Wengrow

Jesse is a senior, graduating from the University of Pittsburgh in December 2015 with an Architectural Studies major and a Studio Arts minor. For the past three summers he has worked for Matt Markowitz Architects and Associates in New York City. At this firm, Jesse has worked on a great multitude of projects that range from new hotel design to home renovations. While working at the firm, Jesse has begun to get a sense for how architects cooperate and how the design and construction processes work.

Categories: 
  • HAAARCH!!! 2015
  • Undergraduate Work
Tags: 
 

"Spirituality of Non-Sacred Space: Sanctifying a More Socialist Agenda," by Kirsten Armstrong

The Centennial Hall was built for the 1913 centennial celebration of the defeat of Napoleon in an effort to define the city of Wroclaw, then Breslau, as a place of importance and prestige. As the place from which the call to arms against Napoleon came a link between the city and a significant moment in history created one compelling reason for the construction of the building.

Categories: 
  • HAAARCH!!! 2015
  • Undergraduate Work
 

Kirsten Armstrong

Kirsten is a senior in Preservation within the Architectural Studies program. Through Pitt she has had the wonderful opportunity to explore her passions through both a field school, in Bulgaria, and a study abroad in Istanbul. Her interest in research, specifically in Istanbul, experience in cities, and memory, has led her to take a non-traditional approach to the preservation track. As such, Kirsten is working on an honor’s thesis as well as taking the culminating preservation studio.

Categories: 
  • HAAARCH!!! 2015
  • Undergraduate Work
Tags: 
 

Ilana Curtis

Ilana Curtis is a freshman majoring in Architectural Studies with a minor in Studio Arts and potentially Urban Studies. Ilana is originally from Boston, Massachusetts and no doubt this has influenced her choice of major.  She is excited to be living in Pittsburgh and is ​enjoying the rich architectural history surrounding the Pitt campus.

 

Categories: 
  • HAAARCH!!! 2015
  • Undergraduate Work
Tags: 
 

Emily Mirales

Emily is currently in her third year at Pitt, pursuing degrees in History of Art and Architecture and Anthropology along with a minor in Museum Studies. She hopes to one day work in a museum, with particular interest in the role of the registrar in the field of collections management.

Categories: 
  • HAAARCH!!! 2015
  • Undergraduate Work
Tags: 
 

Grae Prickett

Grae Prickett is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in Architectural Studies. Grae’s passion for art and architecture comes from being raised by two parents, Douglas Prickett and Eunie Baird, who received Master Degrees in Graphic Design and Industrial Design and continued to pursue careers in the art world.

Categories: 
  • HAAARCH!!! 2015
  • Undergraduate Work
Tags: 

Pages