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Matthew Whitcomb

Matthew Whitcomb

Mechanicsburg, PA, US

 

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About 

I am a recent architecture graduate from the University of Cincinnati’s School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning and have previously completed an internship with ZGF, Los Angeles, in the summer of 2012. My academic background, coupled with my diverse work experience, has given me the tools and abilities necessary to add value to a position, and ultimately, to your company.

Throughout my education I have honed my abilities of displaying strong, creative, and quality work through digital and hand media. I have worked to achieve a level of refined, well-presented material that will show through in each specific project I take on. Along with these skills, the use of Autodesk Revit has now become integrated throughout my education, which I developed to a mastery level working with ZGF. From day one, I will be able to apply my knowledge and these skills to help contribute and meet the vision and values of your firm.

Portfolio Link:

http://issuu.com/mwhitcomb/docs/m_whitcomb_portfolio_2

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Employment 

Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP, Los Angeles, CA, US, Co-op Position

Co-op Position working on the Santa Clara Family Justice Center during Design Development and Construction Documents phases.

I entered the project at a very late stage of design development but at the beginning of construction documents. With my knowledge of Revit, 3ds Max, and V-Ray, I was able to develop a realism of the project for our clients. I also worked on various other projects in the office, working overtime to aid the development of presentations and content for clients and competitions.

Apr 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Gensler, Chicago, IL, US, Co-op Position

Co-op Position working on the Msheireb Properties project in Doha, Quatar.

Worked with a selected group of people including a project manager and project architect in the Gensler, Chicago office. Gensler served as architect of record for the Doha project and worked cooperatively with the Gensler London office. I was positioned as a plot manager, supervising a team of 4 employees, working to assemble the drawing set for a retail building in Phase II construction on the project site.

Sep 2011 - Dec 2011
 

SAID, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Materials Library Designer

Designer of the Materials Library for the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.

Part of a four person team that included a registered architect, professional furniture designer, a graduate student, and myself designing a new spatial interface for the DAAP materials library. Through digital prototyping we sought a new way to develop an educational experience for selecting and learning about materials. We used the technical parameters of digital prototyping and parametric design to rethink the way we do basic programing, schematic design, design development, and basic construction documents with more complex abilities.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Education 

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati / College of Design Architecture, Art, and Planning, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2009 - Apr 2013
 

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