Allen Pierce

Allen Pierce

Philadelphia, PA, US

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Allen is an architectural designer and independent scholar working in New York City. By day he designs and directs the construction of domestic and small commercial spaces, developing expertise in accommodating the idiosyncratic conditions of the aging city. Nights and weekends are spent discovering and developing the finer grain of the designed world — operating in the liminal space between architecture and furniture with a focus on developing connections between bodies and buildings, people and things. Beginning from undergraduate work in philosophy and literature, Allen’s core interests in practice as in scholarship stand at the intersection of structuralism and phenomenology; of construction and affect; of order & the apprehension of order, seeking design that engages and empowers both our tool-using and meaning-making selves.



PSF Projects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

May 2016 - current

Ronnette Riley Architect, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Oct 2014 - Jan 2016

Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects, New York, Project Intern

May 2012 - Sep 2012


Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA, US, MArch, Architecture

Jun 2011 - May 2014

Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, US, Bachelors, Philosophy, English

Aug 2007 - May 2011

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