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Observatory Drive is lead by Kevin Korpela, Architect:

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* GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

Graham Foundation Grant: 2003
Graham Foundation, Chicago, IL
Submitted nine-page proposal for radio program:
. Each program would feature essays and interviews
. Interviews and essays regarding Wisconsin
. Discuss architecture and urban-suburban landscapes
. No award.


Roger Bailey Traveling Fellowship: 1998
University of Utah, College of Architecture + Planning.
Traveled to four cities in Argentina:
. Submitted nine-page proposal for four-week travel
. Researched architecture and drew sketches
. Bound sketches into a small book
. Award amount: Approximately $3500.


Miss Helen Snow Kimball Travel Award: 1996
University of Utah, College of Architecture + Planning.
Traveled to three cities in Texas:
. Submitted six-page proposal for three-week travel
. Researched architecture and drew sketches
. Wrote 45-page essay to accompany sketches
. Organized sketches and essay into a wood bookcase
. Award amount: Approximately $1500.


Where Sight Lines Meet: 1991
Copper Development Association.
Sumitted three 2'x3' color-rendered boards:
. Designed a visitors center for an international border
. Competitors were from Canada and USA
. Completed project with a co-designer
. No award.

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