Saint Louis, Missouri
Andrew Raimist teaches architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. He’s a St. Louis based architect, writer and photographer.
>>His architectural work focuses on historic preservation of mid-century modern architecture. His research investigates the development of 20th century modernism in art and architecture. His award-winning photography has been widely published.
>>His community arts practice combines the communicative power of photography with the its expressive potential for understanding and transforming neighborhoods and lives. His recent book (en)visioning Hyde Park documents his work with middle school children living in the Hyde Park neighborhood of north St. Louis.
>> He earned Master of Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. He’s a graduate of the Community Arts Training Institute established by the Regional Arts Commission. His honors include commendations and grants from the Missouri Arts Council, the American Institute of Architects and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.
• Hyde Park Book: http://www.blurb.com/b/2856259-en-visioning-hyde-park
• Hyde Park article: http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/kids-learn-about-their-neighborhood-through-photography/article_b4143052-2866-51cc-a4aa-d13ae5176070.html
• Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/raimist/envisioning-hyde-park