Gabriel Nolle

Gabriel Nolle

Pittsburgh, PA



Gabriel Nolle is an architect, educator, and writer that believes architecture begins with the land. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Gabriel’s work focuses on place-specific design and how architecture interfaces with the natural world.

Gabriel's Featured Articles on Archinect

From Bauhaus to Wright’s House: Can Taliesin Learn From the Past? , Thu, May 7 '20

In 1933, with mounting pressure from the Nazi Party to end the making and teaching of “degenerate art,” the allied art institution known as the Bauhaus was forced to close. During its 14 years in operation, the Bauhaus faced constant opposition by German conservative politics of the time that ...

From Bauhaus to Wright’s House: Can Taliesin Learn From the Past?

Can the School of Architecture at Taliesin Still Be Saved?, Thu, Feb 6 '20

It has been one week since the School of Architecture at Taliesin (SoAT) made the public announcement that, at the end of this academic season, it would officially close after 88 years of training architects. In the days since, we’ve seen dueling editorials from members of the School Board and ...

Can the School of Architecture at Taliesin Still Be Saved?


James Harb Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

Architect for a number of brand-specific projects, including Equinox Southport and DUMBOHouse in Brooklyn. Left this position due to relocating back to Pittsburgh.

Jan 2017 - Sep 2017

COOKFOX, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Architectural Designer focusing on single family high-end residential and office towers.

May 2014 - Jan 2017

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, Teaching Fellowship

Freshman Studio Instructor, Fall and Spring 2013-2014.

Sep 2013 - May 2014

Stephan Jaklitsch Architects, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Project Manager for Marc by Marc Jacobs stores in Bali and Cancun, facilitating in all schematic design, design development, and correspondence between Jaklitsch/Gardner and associate architecture firms. Assisted in schematic design and design development for Marc Jacobs collection stores in Chengdu, CN and Hong Kong, CN, and in a redesign of Marc by Marc Jacobs stores’ fixtures and brand image.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, Teaching Assistant

Advanced Building Systems (2 semesters)
Architecture of Revolutions
Research Assistant for Mark Linder (2 semesters) working on material for British Architect Walter Segal and the "Segal Method" of construction.

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013


Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Accepted with Advanced Standing, academic merit scholarship, and one-year research internship with Mark Linder

Sep 2011 - current

The School of Architecture, Scottsdale, AZ, US, Architecture

One-year coursework study at Taliesin where I participated in day-to-day activities of the campus and community. While there, I completed coursework in theory, design, and sustainability.

Oct 2009 - Oct 2010

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

History and theory-based program. Completed program with a minor in Historic Preservation and a teaching assistantship with professor and program director Drew Armstrong for his Modern Architecture course.

Sep 2004 - May 2009


Citation for Excellence - Super-Jury Nomination, Nomination

Thesis Project, Memory Landscape, was nominated for Super-Jury which I will compete in at the end of Spring 2014.


Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Award

Teaching Fellowship which provided opportunity to teach Freshman Design Studios for the Fall 2013 / Spring 2014 School year.


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