Full name

Joanna Bidani

Title

Registered Architect

Location

Atlanta, GA

Biography

After completing a bachelor's degree in history and working several years in marketing and communications, I rediscovered my passion for design. I earned my Master's of Architecture from Georgia Tech and am currently licensed to practice in the state of Georgia.

Experience

Lecturer

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA · August 2021 – Present

Freelance Architect

self-employed

Atlanta, GA · December 2019 – Present

Visiting Lecturer

Auburn University

Auburn, AL · January 2020 – May 2020

Architectural Designer

Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects

Atlanta, GA · June 2016 – June 2019

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Georgia Tech – History of Architecture

Atlanta, GA · January 2016 – May 2016

Project intern – Venice Biennale

Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects

Atlanta, GA · December 2015 – January 2016

Architectural Intern

John Portman & Associates

Atlanta, GA · May 2015 – December 2015

Editor in Chief, Internal Communications

Logic Industries

Yakum, Israel · May 2012 – June 2013

Content Editor

MutualArt.com

Rosh Hayin, Israel · March 2010 – May 2012

English Foreign Language Teacher

Shimon Kid’s English College

Ogaki, Japan · November 2008 – November 2009

Education

M.Arch

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA · June 2013 – Present

BA in History

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA · August 2004 – May 2008

Awards
2019 Article - 2019 Issue of Design Equilibrium , AIA Atlanta
2018 48 Hrs Design Competition – Highest Honors , AIA’s Young Architects Forum of Atlanta
2016 AIA Henry Adams Certificate of Merit , Georgia Tech
2015 Portman Prize , Georgia Tech
2013 Nix Mann Fellowship , Georgia Tech
2004-2008 Presidential Scholar , Georgia State University
Elsewhere