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Master of Urban Design, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art, Minor in Spanish Language, Appalachian State University
A Bit About
Julia graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art with a concentration in metalsmithing and sculpture and a minor in Spanish Language. Julia graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Master of Urban Design degree. As a student of art and urban design Julia enjoys traveling and exploring new cities and landscapes. In Costa Rica Julia studied biomimicry and sustainable design which first inspired her to become an Urban Designer.
Before getting her Master of Urban Design degree, Julia moved to Seattle, WA and worked for the REI Co-op, for whom she later managed teams in Greensboro, NC. She has a passion for placemaking and for providing equitable outdoor spaces for all. Julia believes in power collaborative design and that we go further together. At Neighboring Concepts Julia has enjoyed bringing cooperative business practices to the field of architecture and urban design.