About Wadia Newman

Wadia Newman, Architect
Wadia Newman has traveled from the United States to Borneo, studying the great architectural masterpieces of the world. She has acquired a broad knowledge of the evolution of architectual styles and their significance historically and culturally.

She is a Kentucky native, who returned to Louisville in 1993 after attending University of Kentucky, Arizona State University, and living and successfully practicing architecture in Phoenix, Arizona, and San Diego, California. Inspired by Kentucky's rich architectural heritage, she began to draw and document historic buildings in the state.

Her goal as an artist of architecture is to create drawings that communicate the visual beauty and artistry of the historic architecture.

Background

  • President of firm, Wadia Newman Designs LLC, based in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Holds over 100 copyrights on renderings of Kentucky's historic Architecture.
  • Prints sold in specialty stores and Historic Home gift shops throughout the region.
  • Practicing Architect, specializing in Historic Renovations.
  • Board Member of Louisville Historical League.
  • Member of the Louisville Convention + Visitors Bureau.
  • Member of the Kentucky Arts Council, Visual Arts at the Market program.
  • Member of the Louisville Craftsmen Guild.
  • Member of Main Street Association, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • University of Kentucky, Arizona State University. Bachelors of Architecture Degree.
  • Licensed Architect, State of California.
  • Travelled extensively through the United States, Europe, Scandinavia, and Asia.
  • Scholarship to Finland with Pratt Institute to study works by Alvar Aalto.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to historical and regional architecture utilized in design.
  • Published in "Restaurant and Hotel Design International, 1992".
  • Project Designer for the $50 million Westin Mission Hills resort in Rancho Mirage, California.


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