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

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 Architects, 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, Design Teaching Assistant

Teaching and actively cultivating student work for the Freshman Design Studio. Daily desk crits; workshops and tutorials in hand-drafting, 3-D modeling, and rendering; and overall coordination of projects and presentations.

Sep 2013 - May 2014

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

Acted as 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 (ABS) where I assisted students develop case-study projects that analyze the systems of buildings from Construction Documents. The analysis was comprehensive to investigate the theory behind the building's design and how the systemic underpinning of the buildings were met within this design.

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013

Gerald Lee Morosco Architects, PC, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Intern Architects

Intern position during my undergraduate degree where I conducted existing conditions surveys, made corrections to drawings, created schematic design drawings, attended client meetings and site visits, and updated/organized the product and project library in the office.

May 2007 - Jan 2009


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 at Taliesin, 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.


Design Teaching Assistant, Award

Syracuse Architecture's most competitive and coveted scholarship, Design Teaching Assistant. This is a position that offers a year-long study scholarship and the opportunity to teach Freshman Design studios.


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