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ELIZABETH NOOK

Revolve Design Shop

SAY IT LOUD - MARYLAND Exhibitor
Maryland Based Designer

Who or what inspires you professionally?

I'm inspired by the changes that I am seeing in the architecture profession, including the movement towards building a better tomorrow through climate and social justice, and the advancement of women and minorities into leadership positions.

ELIZABETH NOOK

Bio:

The great architect, Elizabeth nook is a sole-practitioner architect at Revolve Design (WBE/MBE), Liz has been designing things for as long as she can remember. With 20 years professional experience, Liz has a reputation of being open, responsive, detail oriented and thrives on finding innovative & buildable solutions to complex problems. Liz's credentials are MArch UO 2002, BS Arch UMD 1999, AIA MD 2021 President-Elect, LEED AP, Natural Building Certificate from Yestermorrow. She's a wife, mommy, artist, and a USCG boat captain.

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

My interest in the Built Environment originally stemmed from a passion for environmental stewardship, a concern for the future of our planet, and a passion for art and design.

What do you do?

As a sole practitioner architect, I personally guide every design project from start to finish. From mudrooms & master suites to commercial offices and retail spaces, I am drawing the details, answering client questions, and visiting the job site.

What excites you in the work you do?

I believe that beautiful design should be approachable. With a collaborative, hands-on, highly personalized process, I am excited to create light, clean, and sophisticated design solutions to improve the spaces where people live, play, and work.  

Who or what inspires you professionally?

I'm inspired by the changes that I am seeing in the architecture profession, including the movement towards building a better tomorrow through climate and social justice, and the advancement of women and minorities into leadership positions.

 

What is your proudest professional accomplishment or achievement?

I am proudest of starting my own firm, and maintaining its success. In the past 7 years, I have had two children and weathered the Covid-19 Pandemic, all the time wondering if I have what it takes to be successful. I'm starting to believe in myself!

Featured Project Name: 

Children's Urgent Care

Featured Project Location: 

MD

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

March 2020

Role in Featured Project: 

Principal Architect

 

Featured Project Description:

The project goal was to reimagine a vacant 3500sqft yogurt shop into a welcoming space, offering urgent medical treatment for children. In addition to creating a friendly environment, the space needed to be comfortable for kids of all ages and their parents - a place that would be reassuring, clean, and professional. Finally, this design had to be a scalable prototype, meaning the concept needed to work not only for this specific space, but also translate to any future space and location.

Photography Credit:

Dr. Maurice Reid - Client