Taylor Halamka

Teaching Associate in Architecture

Taylor Halamka is a Teaching Associate in architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He currently teaches the studio Designing for the DNA of a Place with Mariam Kamara. As a designer at Machado Silvetti in Boston, he is involved in the design of various cultural projects in the US and internationally. Prior to Machado Silvetti, his professional experience involves collaborations with several architecture practices in Boston including The LADG, La Dallman, and Peter Rose + Partners.

Taylor’s past work includes projects within historic and culturally sensitive contexts, installations, and archival work. This includes documentation of the Yann Weymouth / I.M. Pei collection at Harvard University’s Frances Loeb Library and collaborations on installations at both the Venice Architecture Biennale and Chicago Architecture Biennial. His writing has been published in PLAT Journal at Rice University, GALT at the University of Waterloo, and drawings he produced were featured in Praxis.

He holds a Master of Architecture degree with Commendation from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis where he was awarded the school’s top award, the Frederick Widmann Prize for all around excellence in architectural studies.