RACHEL DICKEY

Studio Dickey

SAY IT LOUD - North Carolina Exhibitor

North Carolina Based Designer

Who or what inspires you professionally?

Homo Sapiens and Technology. Human both as an individual and collective; The way we see, perceive and experience built environment uniquely fascinates me. Technology also as a way to integrate new ways of thinking, exploring and executing.

RACHEL DICKEY

Bio:

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

There was not a specific moment, it has evolved with time. Built environment both in its natural way and constructed version hand in hand with human occupation, experience and behavior resulted in my interest in this discipline.

What do you do?

I am a researcher, educator and practitioner in the field of architecture and design, currently based in Charlotte, NC.

What excites you in the work you do?

I love how design is a combination of creativity and beauty. I enjoy the opportunity to create in different scales, both visually and contextually.

Who or what inspires you professionally?

Homo Sapiens and Technology. Human both as an individual and collective; The way we see, perceive and experience built environment uniquely fascinates me. Technology also as a way to integrate new ways of thinking, exploring and executing.

What is your proudest professional accomplishment or achievement?

I am proud of the experience I've been able to help create through the work of NOMA to inspire younger students to purse a career in architecture and design.

Featured Project Name: 

Covid Confessionals

 

Featured Project Location: 

North Carolina

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

March 2021

Role in Featured Project: 

Project Manager

 

Featured Project Description:

Covid Confessionals is a timely response to Covid-19 measures for physical distancing as a set of iridescent curved walls with a six-foot radius that are activated by light characteristics of color and reflection. Each of the confessionals act as room-sized face shields that encourage physical distancing, while also providing a place for interaction, often acting as a backdrop or color lens for a photo or providing a means for distanced social exchanges

 

Photography Credit:

Studio Dickey Team