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Philip Weller

Philip Weller

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

Philip Weller is an internationally exhibited designer and researcher living in New York City.  He is a partner in the experimental design collaborative Denude Studio, which he co-founded in 2010.  He is also a co-founder of the Architecture and Anthropology Curiosity Collaborative, an online forum for writing and research that addresses topics tangential to architecture.  His current work includes the development of new live/work typologies, as well as ongoing research into the relationships between water and architecture, the inhabitation of infrastructure, and the metabolization of shrinking cities.

Employment 

Bettina Zerza Architecture LLC, New York, NY, US, Project Designer

•Schematic Design and Design Development for multiple projects in and around Salzburg, Austria
•Produced digital and physical models, drawings, and archival/marketing materials for new projects
•Performed Construction Administration for a commercial lighting project
•Designed and produced presentations for print and digital dissemination of the firm’s existing projects
•Orchestrated redevelopment of firm’s identity and design trajectory

Oct 2011 - Mar 2012
 

The Cloud Lab, Columbia University, Research Assistant

•Performed historical, conceptual, and structural analysis of Nakagin Capsule Hotel, Tokyo
•Executed digital model of the Hotel and its context
•Initiated speculation as to how the Hotel might be metabolized in a manner befitting its intentions

Oct 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Terreform ONE, Designer and Researcher

•Performed design, research, develoment, and diplomatic duties for a non-profit design firm
•Acted as project manager and designer for competition and exhibition stages of multiple projects
•Negotiated and prepared publications, exhibitions, and marketing materials

Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
 

URS Corporation, Summer Intern Architect

Summer Intern Architect
•Prepared, edited and issued drawings and documents for many building typologies, including hospitals, airports, university buildings, military bases, and research laboratories
•Collaborated with Department Manager to institute the office’s first comprehensive CAD standard.
•Collaborated with project managers and project architects on myriad aspects of design, diplomacy, construction documentation, and construction administration
•Initiated system for the preservation, curation, and display of the office’s photographic archives

Jun 2006 - Sep 2008
 

Education 

Columbia University, Masters, Architecture, Advanced Architectural Design

Jun 2010 - May 2011
 
Sep 2004 - Jun 2009
 

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