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Brian Messana Brian Messana


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New York
Messana O'Rorke
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118 West 22nd Street, ninth floor New York, New York 10011
United States

Brian Messana is licensed to practice architecture in the state of New York, New Yersey and California. Brian Messana attended several universities in his pursuit of undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture. Before earning his Bachelor of Architecture degree at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo in 1989, he studied liberal arts at the University of California of Los Angeles. During his undergraduate studies at Cal Poly he attended several programs including a years study at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Alexandria, Virginia, a summer at the Ecoles d'Art Americanes De Fontainebleau in France, and a year at the California State University in Florence, Italy.
Brian Messana moved to New York City in 1989 from Los Angeles to work for Richard Meier & Partners before attending Columbia University, where he obtained a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design and was awarded the Lucille Symser Lowenfish Memorial Prize. Upon Graduation he worked in New York and Los Angeles for various architectural firms including Asymptote, Peter Marino Architects and Naomi Leff & Associates.
He also pursued an academic career, and has taught architecture at Columbia University, Pratt Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Southwestern Louisiana. He has presented academic papers at conferences, lectured at a number of universities and exhibited his work around the world. In addition he has pursued a personal interest in graphic, furniture and product design and has been involved in a number of projects related to brand imaging.

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Office Location E-mail Telephone
Messana O'Rorke New York 212-807-1960

Project Location Category Area
101 Norfolk New York mixed use
The box house Long Island residential-family house
Wall house residential-family house
Ten Broeck Shed upstate New York residential-family house
Ten Broeck cottage Columbia County, New York residential-family house
130 Charles Street NY residential-family house