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Careers in Architecture

Representatives from the architectural firm Holabird & Root LLC, Jeff Case ’69 and Rusty Walker, will give a talk titled “A Career in Architecture” on Wednesday, March 26 as part of the Salisbury Center for Career Services Professional in Residence Series. The discussion will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanford Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library.

The following day, Thursday, March 27, Case and Walker will conduct one-on-one interviews for students from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Trinity 210.

Holabird & Root is a privately-owned architectural firm founded in 1880 in Chicago. Since its inception, it has sponsored the creation of the Tacoma Building, the Marquette Building, the Davenport Skybridge in Iowa, and other groundbreaking skyscrapers and hotel structures throughout the country. The firm, which also has international clients, has a commitment to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and sustainable planning.

Case, who has worked with Holabird & Root since 1988, holds the position of principal and is responsible for business management, project management and design planning and oversight. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and holds a B.A. in history from Hobart College and an M.A. in architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Walker is an assistant principal at Holabird & Root and is recognized as a LEED Accredited Professional. His architectural experiences extend to international regions, including designing a plan for a sustainable Olympic Games stadium in Rio de Janeiro, which will host the Summer Olympics in 2016.

The Professionals in Residence Series is sponsored by the Salisbury Center for Career Services and Professional Development.