Amanda hallberg is formally trained as an architect and holds an accredited Bachelor of Architecture from Mies van der Rohe’s Illinois Institute of Technology. Architecture taught her to love design, materials, structures, details, and process. Post graduation, in 2007, she was awarded the prestigious SOM Prize. Through the generous fellowship awarded to one graduating student of architecture Amanda experienced the unique opportunity to pursue her research on the architecture of the American Modern Movement. She travels the United States documenting American Modern architecture. To date, she has documented the most notable works of American Modernism along with more than 200 lesser known examples.