Honors & Awards

2017 — Selected for Americans for the Arts / Public Art Network Year in Review (Phase Change, with Futures North)
2017 — Selected for San Francisco Arts Commission Pre-Qualified Artists Pool, 2017-2018
2017 — Selected for Alameda County Arts Commission Artist Registry
2016 — Best of Design Award for Young Architects (Honorable Mention), The Architect's Newspaper
2016 — Winner (Art/Interaction Category), SXSW Eco Place By Design Competition (Phase Change, with Futures North)
2016 — New Faculty Teaching Award, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture / American Institute of Architecture Students
2015 — Small Project Award, AIA National (for Centennial Chromagraph)
2014 — Artist in Residence, Autodesk Pier 9 Workshop, San Francisco
2014 — Best of Design Award for Fabrication (Honorable Mention), The Architect's Newspaper (for Centennial Chromagraph)
2013 — Honor Award, AIA Minnesota (for Centennial Chromagraph)
2013 — 30 Most Admired Educators, Design Intelligence
2011 — Cass Gilbert Fellowship, University of Minnesota College of Design, School of Architecture
2005 — Matthew W. Del Gaudio New York Society of Architects Award for Excellence in Total Design, Columbia University GSAPP
2005 — William Kinne Graduate Traveling Fellowship, Columbia University GSAPP

 

Exhibitions

2017 — Drawing Codes: Experimental Protocols of Architectural RepresentationWUHO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2017 — Digital Fabrication Symposium Exhibition, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
2017 — Drawing Codes: Experimental Protocols of Architectural RepresentationHubbell Street Galleries, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA.
2017 — Fourth Annual Juried Art ShowPiedmont Center for the Arts, Piedmont, CA.
2016 — Rejected: architectural drawings and their storiesTeam B, Cincinnati, OH.
2016 — Posthuman Frontiers: Data, Designers, and Cognitive MachinesAssociation for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
2016 — OBJECTS: The Secret Life of Buildings. Center for American Architecture and Design, University of Texas at Austin. Austin, TX.
2016 — SXSW EcoAustin, TX. Exhibition of Place By Design finalists. (with Futures North)
2016 — Northern Spark 2016: Climate Chaos | Climate RisingMinneapolis, MN. (with Futures North)
2016 — In_Sight On_Site: Beyond FunctionAIA San Francisco Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
2016 — American Institute of Architects National Convention / 2015-2016 Architectural Education AwardsPhiladelphia, PA.
2015 — Computational Ecologies: Design in the AnthropoceneAssociation for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), Univ. of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
2015 — Expanding DimensionsTecoah Bruce Gallery / Oliver Arts Center, Oakland, CA.
2015 — American Institute of Architects National ConventionAtlanta, GA.
2015 — Market Street Prototyping FestivalSan Francisco, CA.
2015 — Buoyant Ecologies: New Visions for San Francisco's WaterfrontAutodesk Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
2015 — The Expanding Periphery and the Migrating CenterAssociation of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Annual Conference & Exhibition, Toronto, ON. 
2015 — AIA Center for Emerging Professionals Annual ExhibitionThe American Institute of Architects National Headquarters, Washington, DC. 
2014 — Design AgencyAssociation for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
2014 — AIA Center for Emerging Professionals Annual ExhibitionThe American Institute of Architects National Headquarters, Washington, DC. 
2014 — Digifabulous. Regis Center for Art, Minneapolis, MN.
2013 — A Century And Building. University of Minnesota School of Architecture, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Recent Lectures & Talks

2017 — AIA San Francisco NEXT/EVOLUTION conference, San Francisco, CA.
2017 — CSI East Bay - Oakland Chapter, Oakland, CA.
2016 — Architecture And The City festival "Resilient Studios" event, San Francisco, CA.
2016 — Architectural Record Innovation Conference, San Francisco, CA.
2016 — AIA Dallas, Dallas, TX.
2015 — Texas Society of Architects Annual Convention, Dallas, TX.
2015 — AIA San Francisco / Bay Area Young Architects, San Francisco, CA.
2015 — Autodesk Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
2014 — SPUR, San Francisco, CA.
2014 — Dwell On Design, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA.
2014 — Autodesk Pier 9 Workshop, San Francisco, CA.
2013 — AIA Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN.
2013 — University of Minnesota School of Architecture, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Selected Publications

2017 — "The Intersection of Code and Architectural Drawing" by Blaine Brownell. Architect, January 26, 2017.
2016 — "2016 Best of Design Award for Young Architects." The Architect's Newspaper, December 14, 2016.
2016 — Drawing Futures: Speculations in Contemporary Drawing for Art and Architecture. Ed. Laura Allen, Luke Caspar Pearson, Bob Sheil and Frédéric Migayrou.
2016 — "Record Hosts First San Francisco Innovation Conference" by Fred Bernstein. Architectural Record, July 2016.
2016 — "The Power of Climate Art, Illuminated" by Katie Siegner. Yale Climate Connections, June 2016.
2016 — "Igniting Change: Northern Spark Targets Climate Chaos" by Sheila Dickinson. Walker Arts Center Magazine, June 2016.
2016 — "OK Computer: Bay Area firm Variable Projects leverages the digital to design for the human scale" by Anna Fixsen. Architectural Record, January 2016.
2015 — "Architectural Design Trends: An Architect Finds a Way to Depict Numbers as Art" by Jean Thilmany. Line//Shape//Space, July 28, 2015.
2015 — "Big Praise for Small Projects" by Deane Madsen. Architect, July 2015.
2015 — "AIA Names Winners of Small Project Awards" by Olga Romaniuk. Interior Design, June 19, 2015.
2015 — "'Meander' art piece at CHS Field gets meaning from Mississippi River" by Amy Carlson Gustafson. Pioneer Press, June 2, 2015.
2014 — "Do Architecture With Pencils." Gentlemen's Quarterly Korea, May 2014.
2014 — "Centennial Chromagraph" by Amy Goetzman. Architecture Minnesota, March/April 2014.
2014 — "8,000 pencils represent 100 years of architecture" by Madhumita Venkataramanan. Wired UK, March 2014.
2014 — "Public art: A home run for the Saints' new ballpark." Minneapolis Star Tribune, February 20, 2014.
2014 — "Best of Design Awards: Fabrication." The Architect's Newspaper, January 20, 2014.
2014 — "Curvas, Cores e Historia" by Camila Berto Tescarollo. Arquitetura e Urbanismo, January 2014. 
2013 — "Nine Minnesota firms win architecture honors" by Mary Abbe. Minneapolis Star Tribune, November 19, 2013.
2013 — "Art spotlight: 100 years for U of M architecture department." Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 24, 2013.
2013 — "100 Years of Aptitude" by Linda Mack. Architecture Minnesota, September/October 2013.