As a graduate of Cal Poly I am strongly committed to Sustainable Design and holistic thinking. I am enthusiastic about urban design and hospitality design because it affords exploration of experiential qualities and human behavior on a large scale.
Mark Horton / Architecture, Architectural Intern
Assembled press release packages of Temple Sinai in Oakland, attended a meeting at the construction site of a luxury private residence, researched specifications of finishes for a Hard Rock cafe remodel
Levy Design Partners, Architectural Intern
Drafted SketchUp models for Lincoln High School renovation project and Ogden Condominiums, worked on a design for a gate, altered red-lined construction drawings
Gensler, Architectural Intern
Prepared finish presentation boards, attended client meetings and meetings with product reps, did space planning for office suites, altered red-lined construction drawings, participated in a Revit training workshop
HKS Inc, Architectural Intern
As part of a team drafted and assembled two sets of schematic plans and presentation boards for Miyakojima Hotel, Japan and Capella Resort, Mexico, created new graphics for materials library, went on site inspections, received basic Revit training
Studio Benavente Architects, Architectural Intern
Worked with firm owner on construction drawings, space planning, area calculations, attended client meetings, site visits, prepared a set of project specifications for GSA, assembled finish presentation boards
City of Concord Public Works Department, Public Works Intern
Managed a traffic hazard elimination survey project, designed new paving and seating at Concord City Hall plaza, attended site inspections, worked on sidewalk and park improvements, did AutoCAD drafting and hand drafting
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, BArch, Architecture
Minor in Environmental Studies
Minor in Sustainable Environments
Activities and Societies:
Integrated Project Delivery Studio Spring 2010
Worked in collaboration with students from Engineering, Construction Management and Landscape Architecture disciplines on a USGBC Natural Talent Design Competition for affordable housing in New Orleans
San Francisco Urban Design Internship Program Fall 2009
Designed a luxury housing development project on Mt. Sutra overlooking Golden Gate Park, participated in an internship with Gensler’s San Francisco office.
ReConnection Thesis Project 2010-2011
Study of walkability and quality of urban environment and design of a mixed-use affordable housing project on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco.
Dean’s Honor List 2008-2011, 1st Place
Cal Poly's honor roll for Academic Achievement among CAED (Architecture Department) students
President’s Honor List 2009-2010, Other
Cal Poly's honor roll for Academic Achievement among all University students
Best of Show Third Year Review, 1st Place
This annual event has been successful in allowing third year students to obtain a holistic view about the work that is happening across the entire third year in a formal jury setting with outside reviewers. It provides the opportunity for students to articulate their ideas, respond to criticism, and develop leadership qualities during the oral and visual presentation of their work.
Odo Scholarship Competition Nominee 2009, Nomination
This award was established in memory of architecture alumnus Bob Odo by the architecture and planning firm of McLarand, Vasquez, and Partners. This award is available to a third- or fourth-year architecture student who shows outstanding ability in architecture design and overall academic performance.