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Mandy Palasik

Mandy Palasik

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Nationally registered architect, writer, and educator exploring the realms of art, architecture, design, and literature. She has over a decade of professional experience designing, planning, and overseeing construction on a diverse portfolio of international projects including housing, historic renovations, adaptive re-use, educational, and cultural facilities

Elsewhere:

Employment 

SITIO architecture + urbanism, Philadelphia, PA, US, Architect

Feb 2018 - current
 

Artblog, Philadelphia, PA, US, Freelance Writer

Weekend writer on art and architecture in Philadelphia and abroad
https://www.theartblog.org/author/mpalasik/

Oct 2017 - current
 

Temple University- Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, US, Adjunct Instructor

Supporting graduate level research seminars:
Arch 9991 Directed Research for MArch Thesis
Arch 8131 Research Seminar 1: Urban Design Theory & Practice

Aug 2018 - Jan 2019
 

KieranTimberlake, Philadelphia, PA, US, Architect

Nov 2016 - Jan 2018
 

GWWO Architects, Baltimore, MD, US, Project Architect

Mar 2012 - Sep 2014
 

ArchPlan Inc. Philipsen Architects, Baltimore, MD, US, Project Manager

Feb 2010 - Mar 2012
 

Development Design Group, Baltimore, MD, US, Designer

Sep 2010 - Dec 2011
 

Education 

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, MArch, Housing as Urbanism

Participant in a two week intensive design workshop with the Federal University of Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil. Design investigations tested mobility, housing, and productivity interventions to urbanize and protect informal settlements within a particularly flood prone area of Recife. The proposals were presented for discussion in a major debate with representatives of the existing citizens’ groups, architects and planners, officials from the City, and officials from the Federal Ministry for Cities.

Sep 2014 - Mar 2016
 

Kennesaw State University, Marietta, GA, US, BArch, Architecture

Minor in Construction Management
Magna Cum Laude

Aug 2004 - May 2009
 

Awards 

Commissioned Artist for Atlanta's Art on the BeltLine, Other

Selected as an artist to participate in the design and construction on an interactive public design folly, #livingsynergies, for large temporary art event.
View project progress at: https://www.instagram.com/livingsynergies/

2016
 

AA School Outstanding Merit Bursary, Scholarship

2014
 

Focus Studio Research & Design Award: Kennesaw State University, 1st Place

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills