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Marion Forbes

Marion Forbes

New Haven, CT, US

 

About 

Marion is a recent graduate from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Bachelor of Architecture program. Along with her Bachelor of Architecture degree, Marion was chosen by her peers as class speaker for the 2014 graduating class, graduated Magna Cum Laude, and received a Minor in Applied Music - Bassoon from the School of Music at UT. 

She currently lives and works in New Haven, CT.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Gray Organschi Architecture, New Haven, CT, US, Designer/Design Consultant

May 2017 - current
 

Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, New Orleans, LA, US, Designer

May 2017 - current
 

Gray Organschi Architecture, New Haven, CT, US, Intern Architect

Aug 2014 - May 2017
 

Curb, Helsinki, Finland, Intern Architect

Developing schematic design proposals for residential projects in Knoxville, TN while abroad in Finland. Site research was completed prior to departure to Helsinki where Marion also assisted in a Study Abroad program for the University of Tennessee with Professors Tricia Stuth and Ted Shelton.

May 2014 - Aug 2014
 

University of Tennessee - Brian Ambroziak, Knoxville, TN, US, Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant for ARCH 102 Visual Design Theory

Lead discussion groups and provided critique for weekly written assignments.

Jan 2014 - May 2014
 

University of Tennessee - John McRae and Joleen Daragh, Knoxville, TN, US, Research Assistant

Appalachia Health and Disaster Readiness program as a funded interdisciplinary research team involving nursing, engineering, architecture, and law enforcement in Fall 2013. Lead to the development of architecture studio studies in Spring 2014.

Aug 2013 - Mar 2014
 

The University of Tennessee - L.D. Fox, Knoxville, TN, US, Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistant for ARCH 121 visual representation. Daily class critique and student interaction for individual studio. Lead lectures and discussion groups.

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
 

University of Tennessee - Ted Shelton, Knoxville, TN, US, Knoxville 2043: Summer Research Assistant

Funded research through planET and the Metropolitan Planning Commission. Exploration in urban planning, program analysis, and group research in neighborhoods and housing typologies.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
 

University of Tennesee - Brian Ambroziak, Knoxville, TN, US, Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant for ARCH 102 Visual Design Theory

Lead discussion groups and provided critique for weekly written assignments.

Jan 2013 - May 2013
 

Education 

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2014
 

Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architetcure, Helsinki, FI, Summer Abroad

May 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Maryville High School, Maryville, TN, US, High School, Honors

Aug 2005 - May 2009
 

Awards 

Faculty Design Award, Award

Marion received one of two faculty design awards given to outstanding design projects presented during the final design studio at the undergraduate level at the University of Tennessee.

2014
 

Tau Sigma Delta Honors Society - Review, Other

Marion was selected by her peers to participate in the Tau Sigma Delta Honors Society review.

2014
 

Hnedak Bobo Global Design Award, 2nd Place

Marion received 2nd place for the Hnedak Bobo Global design award after returning from her summer abroad in Helsinki, Finland. The award recognizes outstanding design skills represented in studio projects from abroad semesters. Marion was one of two recipients for the second place award, with a third prize given to the first place recipient.

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills