Professional Profile: Jake Morgan 2018
Name: Jake Morgan
Company: Pirie Associates Architects
Location: 33 Whitney Ave, Suite 2A, New Haven, CT 06510
Birthplace: Lynchburg, VA
Education: M. Arch, Catholic University
What does your firm do and any plans for the future?: My firm specializes in mission-based design for institutional and commercial clients and seeks to continue to grow in order to meet our clients’ needs and goals
Keys to success: Creative process and technical knowledge
Did you have a mentor if so who & why? If not tell us about someone living or not who you admire.: My friend’s father, who is an architect and professor at a historically black college, was my first exposure to the industry and was very supportive and influential to me.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?: In 10 years I see myself still practicing architecture, and hope to be teaching as well
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?: I’d probably try to be a chef, or a gardener (or both.) I love cooking and finding great ingredients.
Favorite novel: “Lamb” by Chris Moore
Favorite film: “Children of Men”
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, fishing, and art