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Michaela Gordon

Michaela Gordon

Chicago, IL, US

 

About 

Architecture is the connection between the past, present and future. Knowing how to utilize this connection, and employ it for the benefit of others, is what makes this discipline critical.  As a recent graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology, I am working towards using my degree in architecture, and minor in history of architecture to begin transforming spaces for clients. I have a passion for historically beautiful places and things, which is what sparked my initial interest in my major. Outside of my studies I enjoy expressing myself artistically through dance, traveling and spending time with peers learning about different cultures and backgrounds.

Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something. I pride myself on being a “Big Sister” with the Big Brother Big Sister Foundation, helping change the lives of children in my community. My long term career goal is to help others enjoy, appreciate, admire and love their surroundings by renewing and bringing new life to already existing spaces.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Buckingham Interiors and Design, Chicago, IL, US, Interior Architect Intern

May 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture, Minor: History of Arch.

Aug 2008 - May 2013
 

Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Architecture

Study Abroad Program

Sep 2011 - May 2012
 

Adlai E Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL, US, High School, Prelim arch and interior classes

Sep 2004 - May 2008
 

Awards 

Flat Lot Competition - Flint Public Art Project, Other

Jury Review Mention for competition entry.

Competition entry can be viewed in my portfolio.

http://michaelagordon.wordpress.com/fifth-yr-2/flat-lot-competition/

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 



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