Education

Education
Sep 2005 - Jan 2008

M.A.

Studio coursework exploring contemporary urban design issues, practice-based in real world settings.  Participated with honors in studios conducted within the Master of Architecture Program, Urban Design Workshops and Community Planning Program.  Recent studios investigated neighborhood rebuilding and affordable urban housing and urban design strategies for growth management.

Sep 2001 - May 2005

B.A.

Core curriculum focused on exploration of means, methods, and materials used by architects and interior designers in the graphic study of material and spatial conditions.  Gained experience in orthographic and isometric projection, section, and perspective through analytical, representational, and transformative drawing techniques.

Work History

Work History
May 2006 - Mar 2008

Intern

  • Drafting and rendering concept art for project proposals. 
  • Assist in the development of design or design development drawings. 
  • Support and assist lead architects in all phases of a project.
Jun 2003 - May 2006

Associate

  • Worked in the Modeling department aiding in the development of 3D models and real time rendering.
  • Responsible for the organization and filing of all contract agreements as well as local and city code ordinance related paperwork.

Skills

Skills

Graphics & Web Development

Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Corel Draw, Dreamweaver, Flash

3D Modeling & Design

3D Studio Max, Auto CAD, Microsoft Office Products, Mac iLife Suite

Summary

 Architect And Exterior Designer - Architectural Excellence, Meticulous Creator, Skilled Designer

  • 3D Modeling
  • Drafting
  • On Job Production
  • Small Project Management
  • Auto CAD Authoring
  • Expert in local and government Code

Related Experience

Habitat For Humanity - Gardena BranchCoordinated university group builds on over 25 sites annually. Founded the now annual Habitat for Humanity Children's Olympics to aid the children of low-income families.

Design Sciences Study ProgramA program involving trips to 5 major cities to study local architecture and historical trends contusive to the regions. Cities included were New York, Savannah, Boston, Washington D.C., and San Diego.

Honors & Awards

IAHH Urban Renewal Design Competition, 2007 - First Place

  • International Association for Humane Habitat (IAHH) annual student design competition.  Winning design selected from more than 150 student entries from 15 different countries.

Helsinki Sustainable Designs, 2005 - Special Mention

  • International competition honoring excellence in sustainable design processes.

Award of Excellence

  • Four time honor student recognized for academic excellence.

Award of Distinction, 2005- Second Place

  • Student Design Contest.