PIVOT Architecture is proud to share this amazing short documentary created by Lane County high school students. The piece tells the incredible story behind the Future Build project where students, volunteers, and agencies came together to bring hope to the survivors of the Holiday Farm Fire in the McKenzie River Valley. PIVOT continues to support this project and others like it to connect our youth with community, opportunity, and a chance to make a positive impact.
PIVOT Architecture is thrilled to welcome Carly Bushman to our staff. She is a registered architect with three years of experience.
Carly is a Clark Honors College graduate with a Bachelor of Architecture and minor in interior architecture from the University of Oregon. She is determined to bike commute year-round and can be found indoor climbing, admiring dogs, or snacking on Sour Patch Kids.
In the short time she’s been at PIVOT, Carly has made immediate contributions to the team, passed her final ARE exam, and become a licensed architect!
There was somewhat of a role reversal using the SparkLab space that we designed for Connected Lane County, the important non-profit that links industry to public schools in the area.
Connecting with area middle school students at the middle school Elevate Career Expo and giving them a taste of design architecture was invigorating. We showed students some of the ins and outs of the design process and had them try their hand at sketching by either drawing the floor plans to their house or using trace to replicate an elevation of an project we’re working on.
Some students knuckled down immediately and started to draw. Others needed a little nudge to get started, but once they did their attention to detail and sketching ability was fun to watch.
Learn more about the SparkLab space from their video highlighting the space.
The PIVOT Fellowship is intended as a means of fostering original thought about issues outside the daily routine or obvious future trajectory of the thought process of our firm. PIVOT Architecture will select one applicant partially based on the nature of their project proposal. The term runs from June till September.
Applications are due Friday, March 4, 2022, and should include project proposals, on a unique topic of the candidate’s choosing, along with a cover letter, portfolio, resume, and faculty references.
The Fellowship is open to University of Oregon BARCH, BIARCH, MARCH, and MIARCH students for the summer preceding their final year of study. One student will be selected following an application process that includes review of the candidates’ proposals for a project of their choice to be executed over the summer of the Fellowship.
Monday, October 25th, 2021, 5:15-6:15, LA206
Monday, November 8, 2021, 5:15-6:15 on Zoom
See https://design.uoregon.edu/events for more information.
For more information, see our Fellowship page.