JESSICA L WEINER 

SAY IT LOUD - North Carolina Exhibitor

North Carolina Based Designer

Who or what inspires you professionally?

I am inspired by the BIPOC and women who came before me, so that I could chase my dream of becoming an architect.

JESSICA L WEINER 

Bio:

Jessica, an exceptionally talented designer believes that everyone deserves thoughtful and inspiring design. This is evident in the way she pursues the solution through an iterative process that employs beautiful study models and sketches. A distinguished graduate of NC State’s School of Architecture, Jessica has been awarded the Duda Travel Fellowship, AIA Triangle Scholarship Award, Architecture Faculty Award for Design Achievement, and many other distinctions.

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

I first became interested in design while building houses for Habitat for Humanity. This hands-on setting showed me how my creativity could help improve the lives of others in my community.

What do you do?

I am a designer at EVOKE Studio Architecture.

What excites you in the work you do?

I believe that architecture changes the way inhabitants feel, and it has the responsibility to improve the wellbeing of people. This honor and responsibility excites me and pushes me to create the best designs I can.

Who or what inspires you professionally?

I am inspired by the BIPOC and women who came before me, so that I could chase my dream of becoming an architect.

What is your proudest professional accomplishment or achievement?

I am proud to have a dream job and fellowship right out of college, and to have been a part of award-winning projects.

Featured Project Name: 

FLOW + STITCH: The Maker Studio

 

Featured Project Location: 

Greensboro, North Carolina

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

N/A

 

Role in Featured Project: 

Designer

 

Featured Project Description:

FLOW + STITCH: The Maker Studio is located on NC A&T State University’s campus. The site is a vital pathway through the campus. This main corridor is preserved through the building and stitches the larger campus context and the program within together. This building is a center for innovation for all disciplines consisting of: a fabrication lab with robots, work spaces, and woodshop equipment; a cafe for meeting and studying; and studios with expansive views to the campus.

Photography Credit:

Jessica L Weiner