Adriane Riesser

Adriane Riesser

Chicago, IL, US




Washington University in St. Louis, Operator

· programmed files and operated CNC router

Jan 2010 - Jan 2011

Washington University in St. Louis, Instructor

· instructed fourth- through ninth-grade students from schools in the St. Louis Public School District in a problem-solving studio workshop
about architecture, community, and the environment
· presented lectures and planned curriculums centering on issues of sustainable design and drawing conventions

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Built Form, Intern Architect

· prepared drawings in all phases from SD through construction documents
· built models for presentations to clients and study models to refine design ideas
· coordinated documents and drawings with clients and consultants
· researched code and zoning regulations and integrated them into drawings

Nov 2005 - Jul 2008


Washington University in St. Louis, MArch, Architecture

Fall 2009 International study semester in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Aug 2008 - Dec 2010

University of Michigan, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2001 - May 2005


William Tao Prize, Award

The William Tao Prize provides an annual cash award to a member of the Washington University in St. Louis graduating class who has demonstrated excellence in the understanding and application of building systems in architecture, including illumination, electrical and mechanical engineering, and energy-efficient design.


Anthony Chivetta Jr. 2010 Recipient, Scholarship

Washington University in St. Louis


Berkeley Prize Semifinalist, Other

Essay selected from over 100 entrants as semifinalist in response to the prompt: “Go about your city and investigate for yourself the situation of the displaced and those who assist them. . . What are your recommendations for bettering the situations of the displaced persons that you can believe could be helped?”


University of Michigan Studio Citation Award, Award

Fall 2004 Studio project “Reversing the Grid” was selected for the Studio Citation award in the Annual Student Awards show


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