Brian Pekar
San Francisco, CA

Brian is an architectural designer, strategist, and planner with a Master of Architecture Degree from the University of Michigan where he has focused his work on topics of equity, access, innovation, & affordability. He has had work exhibited at the 2020 and 2021 Taubman College Student Shows and has work published in SuckerPunch. In 2019 he earned an undergraduate degree from Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design and is originally from Cleveland, Oh.

He has started his professional career as a strategic planner in Higher Education and has previous experience from internships spanning the past 5 years, most recently working at a K-12 and Higher education focused architecture firm out of Cleveland. 

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Email: Bpekar@umich.edu
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Project #9

Sliced and/or Cubed:
Modular lighting object
W/ Jay Schairbaum & Sara Nail

The project  was completed in a group of four as afinal project in an Introduction to Fabrication course with several pieces of technology and processes. Machinery used to complete the project includes: large format Zund robotic knife cutter, Kuka Bot robotic arms, 3D printing attachments, and various power tools for cutting/finishing.

Materials used Include:
8’ x 4’ PETG Corrugated sheet plastic 
Operable LED lights
Threaded metal rod
Steel washers
PLA 3D Print filament
General adhesives

Located: Anywhere

[fall 2019] Fabrication_Prof. Rachael Henry