Dillan Hobby contributes to BKP as a designer while he completes his Bachelor of Architecture degree at Jefferson University. Dillan’s interests involve community-focused design and sustainability, particularly the intersection of passive strategies and existing building technology to form Net Zero buildings. He appreciates the visualization of building structure and systems, and he enjoys attending community meetings to help foster dialogue between design teams and the neighborhoods in which they work.
A proactive and engaged member of the studio team with excellent graphic skills, Dillan contributes to all aspects of project presentations and documentation. His willingness to learn and penchant for detail has benefited his growth and development as a designer. His previous experience includes an internship for a truss design and manufacturing company, where he participated on its design team. He hopes to attain professional licensure by 2023.
Originally from Eldersburg, Maryland, Dillan resides in the East Falls section of Philadelphia where he attends Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University). Dillan participates on Jefferson’s Club Soccer team and is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. As a Jefferson Peer Mentor, he meets with a group of 15-20 freshmen weekly to ensure they have the knowledge, resources, and support to succeed on campus. Dillan also serves as a mentor and group leader for the American Institute of Architecture Students and its AIAS Mentor Program.