Talha Ahmad

Talha Ahmad

Palatine, IL, US


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- I am currently on a leave of absence from the University of Virginia's MA in Architectural History and Historic Preservation to pursue interests in the field of design, planning, research, and administration. 
- In my spare time, I like to write poetry, short stories, and essays on various topics (
- My interests are vast, and encompass preservation efforts, digital art restoration, and contemporary design trends.



University of Virginia, Department of Art History, Charlottesville, VA, US, Student Restorer

This internship required my skills in the programs Autodesk 123D Catch and ZBrush to capture 3D models of ancient Greek and Roman sculpture and then restore them digitally with correct scholarship and coloring.

May 2013 - Jul 2013

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, Graduate Research Assistant

This position required the utilization of databases and libraries, both digital and print, in order to further the research of Architectural History Professor Sheila Crane.

Aug 2012 - May 2013


University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, Masters, Architectural History/Historic Preservation

This MA program is heavily focused on academic writing, research, and curation of the history of architecture, its preservation, and the inclusion of this discussion within the wider dialogue of the practice of architecture.

I am currently on a leave of absence from this program in order to pursue interests in design, planning, research, and administration.

Aug 2012 - May 2013

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, US, Bachelors, Architecture

This Bachelors of Science program in Architectural Studies was a design-heavy program, focusing on core studio work, advanced structures courses, and development of history and theory.

Aug 2008 - May 2012

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