#FutureArchitectFriday: Renaldo Rivera

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Renaldo Rivera   Hometown: Leavenworth, Kansas   Educational Status: Architecture degree (master degree starts in the summer)   How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? I would describe my experience thinking outside of the box … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Renaldo Rivera

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#FutureArchitectFriday: Kim Johnson

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Kim Johnson   Hometown: South side of Chicago, Illinois   Educational Status: Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture with Psychology minor; Master of Architecture and Master of Science in Civil + Environmental Engineering   How would you describe your experience … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Kim Johnson

#FutureArchitectFriday: Nehemie Souverain, Assoc. AIA, LEED Green Assoc.

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Nehemie Souverain    Hometown: Elmont, NY   Educational Status: BARCH Graduate   How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? It was a great learning experience, I learned so much about myself, and how much I was … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Nehemie Souverain, Assoc. AIA, LEED Green Assoc.

#FutureArchitectFriday: Brandon O. Fennell

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Brandon O. Fennell   Hometown: Lithonia, Georgia   Educational Status: Post Graduate Student   How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? So far my experience as a Black architecture student has been an eye opening … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Brandon O. Fennell

#MentorMonday: Jerel McCants, RA

Welcome to #MentorMonday! Mondays are dedicated to celebrating Black LICENSED Architects, Designers, and individuals in the profession of Architecture! The questions asked to these individuals are to allow us into their lives and to be used as an inspiration. I hope you all enjoy this series. Name: Jerel McCants Hometown: Chattanooga, TN What/who sparked your … Continue reading #MentorMonday: Jerel McCants, RA

#FutureArchitectFriday: Shesi Azeez

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Shesi Azeez Hometown: Columbus, NJ   Educational Status: 4th Year Undergraduate Student at NJIT (New Jersey Institute of Technology)   How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? I would say my experience so far has … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Shesi Azeez

#MentorMonday: Jennifer Matthews, Assoc. AIA

Welcome to #MentorMonday! Mondays are dedicated to celebrating Black LICENSED Architects, Designers, and individuals in the profession of Architecture! The questions asked to these individuals are to allow us into their lives and to be used as an inspiration. I hope you all enjoy this series. Name: Jennifer T. Matthews, Associate AIA About Me - Jennifer … Continue reading #MentorMonday: Jennifer Matthews, Assoc. AIA

#FutureArchitectFriday: Jimmie Drummond, III

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Jimmie Drummond, III   Hometown: Bowie, MD (Prince George’s County)   Educational Status: B.FA Interior Design; Howard University. M.Arch + M.FA Lighting Design from Parsons The New School of Design Employment Status: Architectural Designer at SHoP Architects in New … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Jimmie Drummond, III

#MentorMonday: Michael Allen

Welcome to #MentorMonday! Mondays are dedicated to celebrating Black LICENSED Architects, Designers, and individuals in the profession of Architecture! The questions asked to these individuals are to allow us into their lives and to be used as an inspiration. I hope you all enjoy this series. Name: Michael Oneal Allen Hometown: Conway, South Carolina What/who sparked … Continue reading #MentorMonday: Michael Allen

#FutureArchitectFriday: Julian K. Phillips

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Julian Kenard Phillips Hometown: Memphis, TN Educational Status: Bachelors in Architecture, currently working on Masters in Architecture How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? Being black in this profession has taught me the importance of … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Julian K. Phillips

#FutureArchitectFriday: Regina Jordan

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Regina Jordan Hometown: Charlotte, NC Educational Status: Master of Architecture, Hampton University  How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? I chose to attend an HBCU in order to surround myself with like-minded people pursuing similar goals. … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Regina Jordan

#MentorMonday: Ricardo de Jesús Maga Rojas

Welcome to #MentorMonday! Mondays are dedicated to celebrating Black LICENSED Architects, Designers, and individuals in the profession of Architecture! The questions asked to these individuals are to allow us into their lives and to be used as an inspiration. I hope you all enjoy this series. Name: Ricardo de Jesús Maga Rojas Hometown: Born in … Continue reading #MentorMonday: Ricardo de Jesús Maga Rojas

#FutureArchitectFriday: TraShanna Shelton

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: TraShanna Shelton Hometown: Greensboro, NC Educational Status: Second Year Architecture Student How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? At the beginning it was difficult, I often found myself taking classes where I was the only … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: TraShanna Shelton

#FutureArchitectFriday: Hani Salih

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Hani Salih Hometown: Bristol, United Kingdom Educational Status: University Graduate How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? I was very lucky to attend a fairly diverse school (Manchester School of Architecture), so I never felt … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Hani Salih

#FutureArchitectFriday: Zakiya Toney

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Zakiya Toney, soon to be Zakiya Wiggins (July) Hometown: Cary, NC Educational Status: BED-A from NC State (2015), M.Arch from Morgan State University (2017) How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? I would describe my … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Zakiya Toney

#MentorMonday: Erroll O’Neil, Assoc. AIA, NOMA

Welcome to #MentorMonday! Mondays are dedicated to celebrating Black LICENSED Architects, Designers, and individuals in the profession of Architecture! The questions asked to these individuals are to allow us into their lives and to be used as an inspiration. I hope you all enjoy this series. Name: Erroll O'Neil Hometown: Chicago,Illinois What/who sparked your interest … Continue reading #MentorMonday: Erroll O’Neil, Assoc. AIA, NOMA

#FutureArchitectFriday: Imani Dixon

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Imani Dixon Hometown: Springfield, Ohio Educational Status: I graduated with my Master of Architecture in 2017 from University of Cincinnati. I received my Bachelor of Science in Architecture in 2014 from Bowling Green State University. How would you describe … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Imani Dixon

#FutureArchitectFriday: Gabriel Soomar

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Gabriel Jean-Paul Soomar Hometown: Miramar, FL Educational Status: 2nd Year Architecture Student How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? My existence and role as a black architecture student has always been something that I was fully … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Gabriel Soomar

#MentorMonday: Gary Nelson, RA

Welcome to #MentorMonday! Mondays are dedicated to celebrating Black LICENSED Architects, Designers, and individuals in the profession of Architecture! The questions asked to these individuals are to allow us into their lives and to be used as an inspiration. I hope you all enjoy this series. Name: Gary Nelson Hometown: Hempstead, NY What/who sparked your interest … Continue reading #MentorMonday: Gary Nelson, RA

#FutureArchitectFriday: Jessica Jones

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Jessica Jones, professionally JexTheArtist Hometown: Lithonia, Ga Educational Status: Bachelors in Business Administration How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? I haven't started grad school yet for Architecture, however as an Intern for Eric Corey … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Jessica Jones

#MentorMonday: Larry Travis Jr., RA

Welcome to #MentorMonday! Mondays are dedicated to celebrating Black LICENSED Architects, Designers, and individuals in the profession of Architecture! The questions asked to these individuals are to allow us into their lives and to be used as an inspiration. I hope you all enjoy this series. Name: Larry R. Travis Jr. Hometown: Tougaloo, Mississippi What/who … Continue reading #MentorMonday: Larry Travis Jr., RA

#FutureArchitectFriday: Iesha V. Roberson, Assoc. AIA

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects. Name: Iesha V. Roberson, Assoc. AIA   Hometown: Augusta, GA   Educational Status: Tuskegee University Graduate c/o 2015, Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch)   How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student? Based solely on my personal experience … Continue reading #FutureArchitectFriday: Iesha V. Roberson, Assoc. AIA