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Bettisworth North Welcomes Back Traveling Intern


Kluane Weibel

PHOTO: Courtesy of Kluane Weibel

FAIRBANKS, Alaska – Bettisworth North Architects & Planners Inc. welcomes back lifelong Alaskan Kluane Weibel to the Fairbanks office as a summer intern.

As an undergraduate student in architecture, Weibel spent six weeks in Rome participating in a design studio that emphasized thoughtful design and the values of building inhabitants. Currently, she is completing her final year of a Master’s degree in Architecture at Montana State University in which her thesis proposes developing a multi-generational residential housing option for northern Alaskan villages.

Just prior to returning as an intern this summer, she joined a group of volunteers for six weeks on a trip that combined her loves of architecture and clay. Their mission was to design and build a trash incinerator for a small village in Morocco that will alleviate the village’s serious problem of refuse accumulation.

Bettisworth North Architects and Planners, Inc. celebrates 36 years of community building in Alaska, providing architectural design, landscape architecture, interior design, and planning. The award-winning firm has 32 employees, with offices in Anchorage and Fairbanks. Recent notable work includes the Fairbanks International Airport terminal, Ketchikan Public Library, 188 West Northern Lights office building, UAA Kenai Peninsula College Student Housing and Tanana Chiefs Conference Chief Andrew Isaac Health Clinic. Visit www.bettisworthnorth.com to learn more.

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