AMANDA FULLER

SAY IT LOUD - North Carolina Exhibitor

North Carolina Based Designer

Who or what inspires you professionally?

Seeing representation within the design profession to respect and look up to while also being amongst an emerging diverse community as a designer.

AMANDA FULLER

Bio:

Amanda is a 2019 graduate from North Carolina State University’s Master of Architecture program and is an Architectural Designer at Andre Johnson Architects. She also has a background in graphic design, from her undergraduate degree in Graphic Communications from North Carolina A&T State University. Her range of skills has enriched the overall development of many projects ranging from mixed-use, education and community projects.

 

How did you first learn about architecture and when did you decide that built environment profession was an area of interest for you?

At an undergrad event I attended promoting the Architecture program at NCSU. I studied graphic design in undergrad, so the presentation and the ability to use my creativity visually and physically to solve problems sparked my interest.

What do you do?

I am currently an emerging professional as an architectural designer at Andre Johnson Architects while working towards completing my NCARB Architectural Registration License.

What excites you in the work you do?

Helping others create experiences through spaces and environments and being able to transform a community, building, or space to bring new or revitalized life is what excites me about architecture.

Who or what inspires you professionally?

Seeing representation within the design profession to respect and look up to while also being amongst an emerging diverse community as a designer.

What is your proudest professional accomplishment or achievement?

Graduating Architecture School and being a part of the 2019 NCSU Summer Design-Build Studio that designed and built a mobile museum for Princeville, North Carolina. It was a very gratifying experience seeing the project all the way through.

Featured Project Name: 

Capital City Sportsplex

 

Featured Project Location: 

Wake Forest, North Carolina

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

Unbuilt

Role in Featured Project: 

Designer

 

Featured Project Description:

Capital City Sportsplex is a new proposed sports facility that houses multiple sporting events for both indoor and outdoor events. The design of the facility has its roots in the intersection of the various sports represented. The various sports become an organizing move in the design of the building, utilizing the natural challenges of the site and building program to create a building where almost all of the indoor sporting events have access to exterior views and natural light.

Photography Credit:

None

Featured Project Name: 

Freedom River Mobile Museum

 

Featured Project Location: 

Princeville, North Carolina

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

August 2019

Role in Featured Project: 

Designer

 

Featured Project Description:

Over an 11 week period fifteen students designed and built a mobile museum that celebrates the heritage and perseverance of Princeville. As a small town with a significant story this museum envisions a narrative from the past, present, and the future. The exterior materials bring this narrative together utilizing weathering steel, wood, and glass to blend the old with the new.

Photography Credit:

NCSU 2019 Summer Design Team