Forrest Bibeau

Forrest Bibeau

Blacksburg, VA, US



Student at Virginia Tech pursuing a B.Arch with an interest in architecture's role in meaningful place-making.


Gensler, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Summer internship with a focus on transportation architecture. Assisted in the development of a comprehensive multi-purpose animal handling and air cargo facility at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Design work included a vision for a sustainable office building in Ghana and a revitaliztion plan for the Far Rockaways in New York City. Additional experience in schematic visualizations, documentation and presentation preparation for various projects throughout the studio.

May 2015 - Aug 2015

PGAL, Alexandria, VA, US, Intern

Summer and fall semester internship with an established office specializing in aviation architecture. Tasks included documentation, specification and coordination of exterior envelope systems on a major airport terminal renovation. Coordination of exterior details with structural engineers under direct supervision of the project manager, and generation of schematic visualizations for client presentations. Additional experience with analysis and documentation of a major airport terminal and concourse in preparation for an expansion proposal.

Jul 2014 - Dec 2014

PMA Architecture, Newport News, VA, US, Intern

Working as a summer intern developing basic designs and construction drawings using Revit 2013 and AutoCAD 2012. Created 3D models and 2D drawings for numerous projects with an established firm in eastern Virginia.

May 2012 - Aug 2013


Aug 2011 - current

C.E.S.A. Virginia Tech Center for European Studies & Architecture, Riva San Vitale, Switzerland, BArch, Architecture

Study abroad program at Virginia Tech's Steger Center in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland.

Jan 2015 - May 2015

Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, Alexandria, VA, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014


Clark Nexsen Architecture Scholarship, Scholarship

Merit scholarship for undergraduate work sponsored by Clark Nexsen.


VA AIA Prize; Best-in-School, Award

Competition finalist and best-in-school award for a 72-hour, state-wide competition for the design of wind farm observatory and museum.


Ferrari Study Abroad Award, Scholarship


Dean's List - Virginia Tech, 2011-Present, Award


T. David Fitz-Gibbon Scholarship, Scholarship

VSAIA - Virginia Center for Architecture Foundation Award


Finalist, Third-Year Architecture Competition, Virginia Tech, Award

One of five finalists for the design of a restroom facility at Virginia Tech's Duck Pond


First Place Prize, Second Year Architecture Competition, Virginia Tech, 1st Place

A design for the "Sinking Creek Mountain Shelter"


Presidential Campus Enrichment Grant, Virginia Tech, Grant

A program designed to attract students from diverse backgrounds and provide opportunities for students to enhance campus climate and contribute to the community discussion on diversity, equity and inclusion.


Areas of Specialization