Kandy Brouchoud

Kandy Brouchoud

Interests and Activities

·  Midwest Renewable Energy Association, Member, 2006-2007

·   Residential Caretaker: Kingfisher Farm, worked with UW-Green Bay Cofrin Center

    for Biodiversity to preserve and document natural area, 2004-2006

·   Speaker at Wisconsin DNR, "Sustainable Home Design", 2005

·   Woodland Dunes Nature Center, Member & Volunteer, 2004-present

·  American Institute of Architects, Associate Member, 2003-2006

·  Speaker at "Expanding Your Horizons" conference for middle school girls

    interested in careers in science, engineering, and math, UW-Madison, 2002

Summary

Enthusiastic and dedicated senior intern architect with diverse experience. Attentive to detail, organized, excellent presentation skills, and proven ability to work successfully with clients and consultants. Technical skills include Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture, Revit, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Office software.

Achievements

·Grand River Station.Project management, extensive consultant coordination, space use studies, unit layouts, code checking, presentation layouts, public presentation to arts steering committee, and worked with team to complete construction documents for interior build-out of mixed-income, mixed-use development in downtown La Crosse, WI.Designed for artists and the creative class, the project includes a 10,000 square foot regional transit center, retail space, 72 rental apartments, and 20 condominium homes with shared amenities including a business center, artists’ workspaces, art gallery, media center, fitness room, and green roof with “tot lot” and sculpture garden. 2008

·Moline Enterprise Lofts. Design work including entrance lobby, common area and unit layouts, exterior massing and material selection, space use studies, presentation layouts, code checking, and consultant coordination. Worked with team to complete construction documents for new mixed-use development featuring live-work lofts with storefronts and amenities including fitness center, movie theater, community room and a business center.  2008

·C2C Home. International design competition, entry selected for construction in Roanoke, VA. Based on principles of “Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things” by William McDonough & Michael Braungart.Single-family home features natural, recycled and recyclable materials in a design that brings nature to the forefront of residents’ experience.2005

·UW – Madison Porter Boathouse.Worked with architect of record to complete construction documents, coordinate consultants, and perform code checking for $8.56M, 52,000 square foot state-of-the-art crew house for the UW men’s and women’s rowing teams. 2004

·WEA Trust Office Building. Worked with team on all facets of construction documents and built several models including a final presentation basswood and acrylic model.2004

Publications and Exhibitions

·   House Modern: graphic layout, while working with Robert Nebolon Architects,

    Summer 2008

·   Architectural Record: for work on Porter Boathouse while with KEE Architecture, 

    June 2005

·   Green Bay Press Gazette, "Couple's Design to Become Reality." June 27, 2005

·  Telegraph Herald: Recognition for C2C Home Competition, Dubuque, IA, June 6, 2005

·  Roanoke Times: "Dirt is Green." May 24, 2005

·  Environmental Design + Construction: Recognition for C2C Home competition, May 2005

·  Sheboygan Press: "Cleveland Couple's ‘Smart' House is Something to Build On."

  Front Page, May 12, 2005 and Manitowoc Herald Times, Front Page Home 

  Section, May 19, 2005

·    Capital Times: "Building Naturally: State Designers' Nutrihouse Project Takes 

    Flight." Front Page Business Section, Madison, May 11, 2005

·   Buildings Matter: A Leader's Guide to the Risks and Opportunities of Architecture:

    Assisted author with data compilation, by Derrick Van Mell, Tranton Press Books 

    2005

·  "Sketches from Paris": Exhibition at Thieves Gallery, Madison, WI, Fall 2003

·   Paris Design Education: Sketches used for illustration, by Mark and Linda Keane, 2002

Work History

Work History
Mar 2008 - Nov 2008

Intern Architect

Gorman & Company

Design of mixed-use multi-family housing developments, extensive consultant coordination, worked with Development team to meet program requirements, code checking, product research, drafting construction documents, worked with construction managers to improve efficiencies, presentation layouts.

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Associate

Robert Nebolon Architects

Presentation graphics and competition entries, computer drafting construction documents on single-family residential and retail projects, code checking, and general office assistant.

Sep 2004 - Dec 2006

Partner

Crescendo Design

Residential design, project management, construction documents, product research, graphic design, business planning, marketing, general office and financial organization.

Oct 2002 - Aug 2004

Architectural Intern

KEE Architecture

Drafting construction documents, consultant coordination, code checking, model building, graphic design and awards entries, creating steel shop drawings.

Sep 1998 - May 2002

Shop Assistant, Research Assistant

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Employed part-time during semesters.

Shop Assistant: Supervised students in the School of Architecture woodshop.

Research Assistant: Worked with Dr. Sherry Ahrentzen researching home office environments.

Jun 1997 - Jan 2002

Architectural Intern

Straka Johnson Architects

Employed during college Summer & Winter breaks.

Computer and hand drafting, hand rendering, finish material selection, product research, shop drawing & spec review, complete reorganization of material and electronic libraries.

Jun 1997 - Sep 1997

Architectural Intern

IIW Engineers & Surveyors

Model building, schematic design, site documentation, research.

Education

Education
Sep 1996 - May 2000

Bachelor of Science

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Dean’s Honors (awarded to top two graduating seniors)

High Honors in Major

Honors Degree Program Graduate

Certifications

Certifications
Jun 2009 - Present

LEED AP

U.S. Green Building Council