Since joining PWWG in 2018, Cassandra has applied her passions for urban and architectural design and critical analysis of historic contexts to designing multi-family residential projects and adapting historic buildings for new use. Her international experience, strong graphic eye, skill with emerging software technologies and cultivating collaboration helped her evolve into design and project manager roles at PWWG. Cassandra is a contributing member of the local and statewide professional community, having served in various leadership positions in AIA Pittsburgh’s Young Architects Forum and currently serving as Pittsburgh’s representative on AIA Pennsylvania’s Emerging Professional Committee. Cassandra is committed to advancing the professional development of the company – coordinating opportunities to learn new skills, get hands-on experience in the field, and obtain licensure.
MA Architecture and Historic Urban Environments
Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London
Carnegie Mellon University
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Member; AIA Pittsburgh Foundation for Architecture - Leadership Institute for Emerging Professionals (Class of 2021-2022); AIA Pittsburgh Young Architects Forum: Mentorship Chair, 2019-2020; Chair of the Board 2021; Chair Emeritus 2022; AIA PA Emerging Professionals Committee - Pittsburgh Rep.
People Would be Surprised to Find Out:
My master’s thesis project centered on the implications of autonomous mobility on the Golden Triangle
One accomplishment I’m proud of
Designing a bike rack on Penn Ave in Downtown Pittsburgh
My favorite building is
The Caixa Forum or the San Telmo Museum (Spain)
MY ARCHITECTURAL PHILOSOPHY
Look back to look ahead
Favorite construction material