Ali Rex

Designer + Planner, Concordia - Architecture

Alumna UB10

How were you involved with URBANbuild?

I completed both semesters and enjoyed them both because of how different they were. The fall semester was amazing because it was the rare opportunity to design in collaboration with a partner. Read More

Francke Wurzelbacher

Junior Architectural Professional, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)

Alumna UB11

What are you doing now?

I am currently living in San Francisco and working for SOM as a designer.

How were you involved with URBANbuild?

I was involved in both design and build semesters of URBANbuild 11, and my partner and I came up with the design for the house we built. Read More

Jake Gamberg

Junior Architect, Naiztat + Ham Architects, P.C.

Alumnus UB09

What are you doing now?

I am currently working as a junior architect (learning something new everyday) at a small firm called Naiztat + Ham Architects, P.C. We work on renovations in Manhattan and modern, ground-up homes in the Hamptons. Read More

Jonathan Sharp

Architectural Designer, ZGF Architects

Alumnus UB10

The year 2015 marked the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, with New Orleans in the national spotlight for its heroic redevelopment. The Big Easy, following a long battle against nature and the government, emerged triumphant once again as its regional economy and population increased steadily. Read More

Emilie Taylor Welty

Interim Director, The Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design, Tulane University

Alumna UB01

I was part of the class of graduate students who founded URBANbuild in the summer of 2005. We were looking around at other schools of architecture and their programs, particularly Auburn’s Rural Studio, and we got this idea that we wanted our work at Tulane to transcend paper projects. Read More