The Fearless Team, Our Staff And Fellows.
Sara Lum :: 2012 Design Fellow
Sara completed her Master of Architecture at Rice University and her undergraduate design degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. While a Fellow at Emerging Terrain, Sara oversaw the design and development of the research phase of Shifting Thresholds, and launched our banner print entrepreneurial initiative. After getting her feet wet in the interdisciplinary relationships of social and cultural contexts of the suburban/rural edge, she has gone on to teach Architecture at South Dakota State University.
Kayla Meyer :: 2012 Design Fellow
Kayla is a recent graduate of the Iowa State University Landscape Architecture program and is passionate about creating better places and building communities. While a Fellow at Emerging Terrain, Kayla organized and implemented Stored Potential 2 and Elevate – a complex site-specific collaboration between local designers and chefs, the results of which are now creating unique public spaces throughout Omaha. In everything Kayla does, she is both honored and excited to give back to Omaha.
Nick Rebeck :: 2012 Design Fellow
Nick returned to Omaha after several years in community advocacy, public policy, and design study. He holds degrees in physics (Creighton University) and architecture (University of Michigan) and was an AmeriCorps volunteer, commercial construction laborer, and federal civil servant. While a Fellow at Emerging Terrain, Nick designed, fabricated, and managed the installation of Trugs: Leavenworth; temporary modular planter/platform/seating units placed in parking spaces as part of a corridor redevelopment initiative. Nick and his wife Sarah are new parents of baby girl Lena, and are anxiously awaiting Sarah’s placement in a medical residency on the East Coast.