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Margaret McCormick

Margaret McCormick

London, GB

 

About 

Margaret McCormick is an artist, writer and aspiring architect originally from the Washington DC area, now residing in London.

Her previous work includes nonprofit design, corporate design and governmental construction in a variety of scales with a particular emphasis on theoretical intent. Margaret is active in social media as well as web-design and product design.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

General Services Administration, Baltimore, MD, US, Building and Project Manager

Projects & Building Manager

Government point of contact on technical work, renovation
projects and miscellaneous assignments in addition to
operations and management in Federal and Leased
Properties.

Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR)

As the COTR, I assisted in Requests for Proposal (RFPs) as
well as small to medium scale project management, which
included frequent hiring and negotiation with contractors in
large, medium and small scale capacities

Aug 2009 - Sep 2012
 

International Design Clinic, Philadelphia, PA, US, Intern

Established and organized corporate donation standards,
upcoming opportunities and the design of gallery exhibitions.
Other duties included researching, structuring and editing
information regarding projects and designing all graphics for
corporate sponsorship packages.

May 2009 - Jan 2011
 

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Teaching Assistant - Art and Architectural History

Provided support to Professor Cara Carroccia’s History of Art
and Architecture I: Pre-History to the Fall of Rome class.
Assisted in term paper assignments and research projects, as
well as organizing Professor Furman’s research databases
and lecture presentations.

Provided support to Professor Wendi Furman’s History of Art
and Architecture IV: Modernism to the Present class. The work
included grading student assignments and tutoring third year
architecture students as necessary.

Jan 2007 - May 2009
 

The Lighting Practice, Philadelphia, PA, US, Collegiate Intern

Contributed to technical drawings and lighting calculations for
ongoing projects, including the United States Capitol Dome in
Washington, D.C. as well as assisting with client and internal
presentations.
Researched product information on behalf of current and
prospective clients and provided recommendations on these
items to internal supervisors.

May 2008 - Sep 2008
 

Education 

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, MArch, History and Critical Thinking

This masters program focuses on critical inquiry in architecture and its relation to contemporary practice. Using methods of history, philosophy and similar forms of knowledge, students were asked to participate in debates, writing/design and public exhibitions.

Thesis Topic:

Please Complete the Form: Bureaucracy, Administration and Architecture

Sep 2012 - current
 

Awards 

6 Time Peer Award Winner, Award

This award is distributed when a goverment employee is shown to have submitted exemplary work or critically assisted a project. The receipient of this award is nominated by their peers and confirmed by a series of supervisors.

2012
 

Design with Light Competition, 1st Place

DESIGN with LIGHT (DWL) is a national student lighting design competition organized by the Philadelphia Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) to raise awareness and understanding of the lighting design profession within the student community.

Students are tasked with developing an original architectural lighting design. This year's competition will focus on a Home and Garden Retail Space including an indoor/outdoor café. Cash prizes will be gifted to the top three designs

2009
 

Design with Light Competioin, 1st Place

DESIGN with LIGHT (DWL) is a national student lighting design competition organized by the Philadelphia Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) to raise awareness and understanding of the lighting design profession within the student community.

Students are tasked with developing an original architectural lighting design. This year's competition will focus on a Home and Garden Retail Space including an indoor/outdoor café. Cash prizes will be gifted to the top three designs

2008
 

Provost List, Other

Students who have completed the previous semester’s work with a grade point average of 4.0 are placed on the Provost’s List. In addition to inclusion on the Provost’s List, these students are permitted to enroll for six courses for the following semester at no additional charge.

2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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