Philip Syvertsen brings a strong architecture background to his interest in urban landscapes. Through travel and research, Philip has explored the effect of urbanization on natural processes and considered how the two could be married. Philip is interested in how site and material research can give form and meaning to shared spaces in the city. His analytical thinking and graphic skill set help bring clarity to complex design solutions. Philip is from Chicago, IL, where he has been engaged in the architecture and public interest design communities. He received a BA in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and an MLA and MArch from the University of Washington.