blank studio design + architecture was created to honor the capacity for architecture to challenge, inspire, and elevate design awareness in an environment that is directed toward increasingly simplistic and synthetic solutions. The design process centers upon investigation and synthesis, the experiential use of space, an authentic expression of materiality, and the engagement of the senses. Within this inclusive method of design, blank studio endeavors, through its work, to transcend meaninglessness and create that which is a testimony to the potential of the designed environment.
In addition to realized projects, blank studio actively participates in the theoretical realm through teaching and by taking part in various local and international design competitions. As an ever present concern in our natural and built environments today, explorations into sustainable technology and practices inform much of the current work of blank studio.
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The Studio | curriculum vitae
Matthew G Trzebiatowski, AIA, LEED ap has directed blank studio design + architecture since 2006. He earned a Masters’ Degree in Architecture from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP) and is a registered architect in Arizona and Wisconsin. He is presently a Professor of Architecture, faculty chair and the director of the Architectural Practice Studio at the School of Architecture at Taliesin. He also holds the post of Assistant Lecturer at the University of Arizona School of Architecture. To galvanize his commitment to environmental responsibility, Trzebiatowski is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional.
In addition to teaching, Trzebiatowski is often invited to lecture on the work of his studio and to participate in design and award juries. blank studio's work is featured frequently in prominent design publications, in international exhibitions, and has won numerous awards. For a CV with the complete list of studio works, exhibitions, lectures, awards, publications, and list of studio personnel, please follow the link above.
Samuel a Martin joined blank studio in the spring of 2016. He earned a Masters’ Degree in Architecture from the School of Architecture at Taliesin. Before attending Taliesin, Martin earned a Bachelors' Degree in Industrial Design from Western Washington University.