Blair Wegescheide

 

Blair Wegescheide

Blair Wegescheide is a senior Architectural Studies and Urban Studies major, with a minor in History.  She is originally from New York, where she became interested in the diverse interactions within the urban environment and the established structures of the city that shape peoples’ perception of their surroundings.  Blair has previously researched the adaptive reuse of abandoned underground Tube stations in London this past summer and is currently researching cultural conservation and historic preservation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for her Urban Studies Capstone.  She is excited to graduate this Spring 2016 and to pursue a master’s degree in International Development with the intent of becoming an Urban Designer and Planner.  Blair is also a member of the University of Pittsburgh Women’s swim team, serving as both a captain and scholar athlete over the past four years.

She will be presenting her Honor’s Thesis research for HAAARCH, which explores the contrasting user groups and emotions of the World Trade Center Memorial and Site in NYC.

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