Noah is an architectural designer, researcher, and urbanist based in southern California. His work focuses on the intersection of high design and community-based development. Originally from the Bay Area, he completed his undergraduate work in urban studies at Vassar College. While at Vassar he conducted extensive field research on the urban and architectural implications of extended civil war in Northern Uganda through the school for international training (SIT) and received honors for his thesis proposing targeted architectural interventions in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro. Following this, he studied at UCLA’s school of architecture and urban design where he received his Master’s degree in Architecture and a graduate certificate in Urban Humanities. In addition to working as an architectural designer, he has worked as a researcher for the UCLA based urban think tank cityLAB, a designer for a prominent California public artist, and as a project manager for an innovative LA housing development company.