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Melanie Whedon

Melanie Whedon

Philadelphia, PA, US

 

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About 

I am currently a fifth year Bachelor of Architecture student at Philadelphia University seeking a full time architectural designer position upon graduation.

My interest in the architectural profession is to merge beautiful space with the efficiency of its use. While working on any design problem, I believe it is the architect's job to fully investigate the project's complete impact. In doing so, critical analysis of context and culture as well as program and materials aid in creating a rich design and design process.

In the profession, I am interested in working in multiple scales and on various program types, ranging from installation pieces to master planning.

Employment 

Toner Architects, Philadelphia, PA, US, Inern Architect

Developed project drawings from concept through construction primarily using Revit.

Sep 2013 - Nov 2013
 

Tecton Architects, Hartford, CT, US, Intern Architect

Collaborated with various project teams to evaluate design options, create documentation, and renderings.

May 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Education 

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - current
 

University of Arkansas Rome Center, Rome, IT, Architecture

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Awards 

Carpenter's Company of Philadelphia Scholarship, Scholarship

2014
 

113th John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture, 2nd Place

Recognized in the top seven projects from Philadelphia University to be sent to the final project reviewing, and then as a runner-up in the final competition. The competition is open to graduating students from Philadelphia University, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Drexel University, Penn State, and Carnegie Mellon.

2014
 

Comcast SPRINT Week, 2nd Place

Working in collaboration with Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Interior Design, the prompt was to design the house of 2020 with new visionary technology provided by Comcast.

2013
 

Philadelphia University Junior Pin, Award

2012
 

ACE Connecticut Scholarship, Scholarship

2009
 

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