Julia understands the unique influence of architecture to create connections between history, culture, and the environment to enhance the human experience through design. Her curiosity and desire to learn from the existing environment informs a creative process that seeks to propose new, thoughtful solutions.
Her expanded range of studies broadened her worldview and shaped her into the designer she is today. During her time at Penn State University, Julia was recognized with several distinctions and had the opportunity to travel throughout Europe during her semester abroad program based in Rome, Italy. Julia’s involvement in her community and region has always been a priority: from repairing homes in the Appalachian Region to volunteering at local food banks and parks.
Her previous work experience at small firms in Pittsburgh and New York City have accelerated the growth of her knowledge and interests. She has a passion for increasing awareness of sustainable practices and development. Julia is a licensed architect in the state of Pennsylvania and a LEED Green Associate.
Julia earned a Bachelor of Architecture from The Pennsylvania State University, with minors in Architectural History, Anthropology, and Environmental Inquiry.