Abraham Kelso

Abraham Kelso

Seattle, WA, US

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I am a designer living in the Pacific Northwest. My passions are empathetic social spaces, community living, regionalist architecture, and passive, ecologically-oriented building strategies.


ZOA Studio, Seattle, WA, US, Designer, Co-Founder

Performing the full range of architectural design services for this Seattle-based firm, currently working on sculptural and residential projects.

Jun 2017 - current

MG2 ( MulvannyG2), Seattle, WA, US, Associate

Design development and construction documentation for large-scale retail and commercial projects.

Jul 2018 - Oct 2018

Campfire Collaborative, Eugene, OR, US, Designer

Performed programming and analysis, project planning and design, project development, documentation, construction and evaluation on small to mid-size residential and retail projects.

Jun 2017 - Jun 2018

University of Oregon, Eugene, Graduate Teaching Fellow

Taught undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Environmental Design at the University of Oregon in Color Theory, Building Construction, and Design Skills. Worked with professors to develop course materials, instruct students, and evaluate coursework.

Mar 2017 - Jun 2018

Cripe Architects and Engineers, Indianapolis, IN, US, Intern

Worked with project architects and principals to develop presentation materials, prepare construction documents, and synthesize client feedback.

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008


University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, MArch, Architecture

Jun 2015 - Jun 2018

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Bachelors, Printmaking

Jun 2007 - Jun 2010

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