EL Questionnaire 2019

Name: Alison Berg
Company: Gensler
Concentration: Workplace
College/University: Iowa State University
Year(s) of Graduation: 2012

What is your strongest personal quality?: Empathy
What skill set are you most proud of professionally?: Trying my best to be a ‘jack of all trades’ and move flexibly around projects/phases!
What was your favorite toy when you were a kid?: Legos and making my own paper dolls (with all the accessories!)
What do you hope to accomplish as an IIDA Emerging Leader?: Develop new skills that I can give back to others, while connecting to new peers in our industry.
What's your go-to for de-stressing?: Catching up with friends—to remind yourself that the world is bigger than your current project stresses. OR…getting in a great Barre class at my neighborhood studio.
Revit, CAD, or Sketchup?: Revit
Are you usually early or late?: Early
What three things are in your bag?: Chapstick, Kleenex, an unlined Moleskin
What is your favorite part of being an IIDA member?: Fabulous community!
Why did you choose to become an Interior Designer?: The ability to connect with the user through the environments we create; both by working on the big concept and the minute, touchable details.