I cycle as a way to get to know and love cities. Walking around a city with your dog tends to reveal a city's weaknesses and strengths.
Braising a perfect pork shoulder reveals a lot about structure.
I crave the damp heavy air of forests. Which then inspires me to build things and make them last.
Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency, Gainesville, FL, US, Intern
Internship comprises of various jobs within Project Coordinating. Involves interaction with various stakeholders during the development and construction process of projects. Projects range from residential and commercial to urban and public.
Better Bankside, London, GB, Research Assistant
Assisted with research for public space projects in a Business Improvement District. Bankside's Urban Forest project required a methodology developed to gauge user perception of public spaces, which me and three other colleagues developed.
Hippodrome Theatre, Gainesville, FL, US, House Manager
Assisted inday-to-day activities in the theatre and coordinated with stage production crew during performances. Greeted patrons, operated a manual elevator in a historic building and made sure night performances ran smoothly.
Volta Coffee, Tea and Chocolates, Gainesville, FL, US, Barista
Poured beautifully steamed micro-foamed milk into thick espresso to create a perfect cappuccino.
Nicholas Ianelli, Gainesville, FL, US, Woodworking Apprenticeship
Apprenticed at craftman Nicholas Ianelli’s woodworking studio. Developed woodworking and finishing skills, knowledge of materials and created several furniture and sculptural pieces independently under supervision.
The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK, Masters, City Design and Social Science
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, BArch, Architecture