Christianna Raber

Christianna Raber

Alexandria, VA, US



Sustainability-focused project architect with a mind towards community.

-Committed to a more sustainable built world and environment.
-Dedicated to empowering women.
-Believe that social progress and architectural change go hand in hand.

-I work with and listen to Clients to create solutions
-I research products and materials to find the right fit
-I am a team player. We must all get there together.
-I believe in thinking strategically
-I excel at finding new answers to old questions.
-I am persistent. I do not give up easily.

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CARNEMARK design + build, Bethesda, MD, US, Project Architect

(Left to handle family emergency)
•Managed the Revit process on 5-7 private residential projects.
•Managed design process and directed design status meetings

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014

Fairfax County DPWES, Fairfax, VA, US, Engineering Tech III

Fairfax County DPWES. Engineering Technician. Fairfax, VA. May ‘12 – Mar '14
•Perform reviews of Expedited Plan Review tenant layouts for ADA compliance and County procedures.
•Review residential building plans at customer walkthrough counter for structural integrity and code compliance with IRC 2009 and recommended County Details.
•Provide excellent customer service and serve as technical building expert to support the County’s mission.

May 2013 - Mar 2014


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, SMARCHS - Design and Computation

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge, MA. June 2004
SMArch degree, GPA 4.5 / 5.0, 156 semester hours, Graduate Thesis in Design and Computation
Thesis Title: The Story of the HOUSE | Lite System (a study of prefabrication)
Other courses include the Car in the City Workshop and the Digital Modeling Workshop

Aug 2002 - May 2004


AIA Northern Virginia Kitten Herlong Memorial Grand Design Award 2001, 1st Place

Award given to outstanding design of the Raber Shed project in Alexandria, VA.


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