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Philip Weller

Philip Weller

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

I am a versatile designer, project manager, and strategist with significant experience in masterplanning, single- and multi-family residential, retail environments, institutions, and exhibitions.  Much of my recent work has focused on Residential and Commercial Passive House design, and I am a Certified Passive House Designer.

My interests have always gravitated toward the ecologically-sensitive, and are shifting increasingly toward public works, real estate development, and product design, as I believe that architects and designers can be most reliably effective when applying their talents and intuition toward the fulfillment of data-supported desires of zeitgeist and of ecological imperative.

Throughout my education and personal research, I have found inspiration in found objects, and have mused over novel tectonics arising from the serendipitous geometric compatibility that often occurs among manufactured products painstakingly engineered for unrelated intentions.  My passion for manufactured artifacts has made me sensitive to the embodied energy, net carbon footprint, and environmental toxicity of manufactured goods, particularly building materials, and I advocate, whenever possible, for the use of reclaimed, renewable, and universally non-toxic materials for construction.

My leisure time is spent running, cycling, and exploring nature, in search of wisdom and inspiration from truly sustainable systems of inconceivable complexity and elegance.

Employment 

Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture (JPDA), Brooklyn, NY, US, Senior Designer & Project Manager

Jun 2014 - current
 

Callison, New York, NY, US, Associate

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014
 

HMD Design, New York, NY, US, Senior Design Consultant

Jul 2012 - Mar 2014
 

ZERZA ARCHITECTS, New York, NY, US, Project Designer

Oct 2011 - Jun 2012
 

The Cloud Lab, Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Research Assistant

Oct 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Terreform ONE, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design & Research Fellow

Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
 

URS Corporation, Intern Architect

Jun 2006 - Sep 2008
 

Education 

Columbia University, Masters, Advanced Architectural Design

Jun 2010 - May 2011
 
Sep 2004 - Jun 2009
 

Areas of Specialization 



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