Joe Filar

Joe

Joe began his professional career working in New York City, first for Castro-Blanco Piscioneri and Associates and then for Carpenter/Grodzins. After working in New York City, Joe moved back to Pittsburgh in 1999 and joined Perfido Weiskopf Architects as an intern architect. He became licensed and an associate in the firm in July of 2003. Joe has a broad range of design experience as a project architect on diverse project types including higher education, market rate and subsidized housing, corporate offices, and historic rehabilitation of landmarks buildings. Several of his projects have received awards from the Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania chapters of the AIA.

Senior Associate

Joe Filar jfilar@pwwgarch.com 412.391.2884 x 257

Education

B. Arch
Penn State University

Foreign Studies Program
Sede di Roma

Registration

PA

Affiliations

LEED Accredited Professional; National Historic Trust Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation; Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

Key Projects

Union Trust Building; West Virginia State Capitol Building 3; Bayard School Lofts; 21c Museum Hotel Durham; Oglebay Hall

People Would be Surprised to Find Out:

I'm a....pen and pencil...snob

IF I COULD TRAVEL ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, I WOULD GO TO

The French Alps...on my mountain bike

UNKNOWN SPECIAL SKILL(S)/TALENT(S)

Watercolor/Airbrushing

MY FAVORITE PART OF THE DESIGN PROCESS

Construction Documents...'the devil is in the details'

MY ARCHITECTURAL PHILOSOPHY

Adaptive Reuse

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