Dana has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arizona's School of Architecture, where she took interest in site specific and community based work through multiple design-build projects. She has experience on a wide range of projects and programs during her time as an intern with Gruzen Samton Architects, including the Federal Parking Garage in Puerto Rico, the Human Ecology Building at Cornell University, the Continuum Company's Assisted Living Communities, and is currently working exclusively in transportation.
Gruzen Samton Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect
Tel Aviv Red Line Light Rail System
Responsible for the coordination and design for street entrances of the Bialik site [one of ten stations under contract], as well as coordination of design of the station-proper as a prototypical station develops; in addition, a rigorous coordination effort is continuous with various consultants and engineers, which successfully coordinates traffic, utilities, and mechanical functions with the road desgn, street entrances, and cycling paths for future users and pedestrians.
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, BArch, B. Arch
Completion of five year NAAB Accredited Bachelor of Architecture program; minor in Spanish language.
Recipient of the third place ‘Desert Bronze’ award, presented by the Two Worlds Community Foundation, for a proposal that ensures a better future of sustainable desert living.