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Kimberly McCarthy

Kimberly McCarthy

Nashua, NH, US

 

About 

I recently completed my Master's at Boston Architectural College studying Sustainable Design. My these there focused on Disaster Preparation, Response, and Recovery through Resilient Thinking.

I recieved my Bachelor of Science from the University of Hartford in 2006 and a Masters in Architecture from Louisiana State University in 2009. While at LSU, I worked for the Louisiana Office of State Buildings for about a year working on various projects for buildings owned by the state. After completing my Masters I passed the LEED AP exam. In the fall of 2009 and Spring of 2010 I instructed an Architectural History course at Hesser College in Nashua, NH and in Portsmouth NH. I have also worked on a range of freelance projects and competitions while developing my portfolio and website. I recently sat on the jury for the International Design Competition in Nashua, NH. Presently, I am looking for an internship position with an architectural office. Outside of the design field, I have coached high school track and field in Milford, NH from 2010-2012

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Employment 

The Pizza Kitchen (formerly Hungry Herb's), Merrimack, NH, US, Manager

Aug 2010 - current
 

Hesser College, Nashua, NH & Portsmouth, NH, Adjunct Instructor

Taught Architectural History in the Interior Design department.

Sep 2009 - Apr 2010
 

Louisiana State University, Graduate Assistant

Developed a digital database of the art department slides

Aug 2008 - May 2009
 

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Administrative Intern

Assissted in re-writing of the Hospitals Emergency Operations plan.

May 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Louisiana Office of State Buildings, Architectural Intern

Primary work focused on a design for a patio at the Governors Mansion and developing a carpet maintenance program for all state owned buildings. Also mainatained tennant space plans, updated as builts, various drafting and graphics work for ongoing state projects,

Mar 2007 - Dec 2007
 

LADA PC Land Planners, Intern

Documented plans affected by office basement flood as salvageable or destroyed and processed insurance claim. Also did day to day office tasks.

Nov 2005 - May 2006
 

Nashua Community Development Office, Intern

Archived building plans submitted for permits and arranged a storage system. Also performed clerical duties.

May 2004 - Aug 2004
 

Education 

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, Masters, Sustainable Desgin

Online, Low Residency program focusing on high performance building design and overall sustainability.

Jan 2012 - current
 

Louisiana State University, MArch, Architecture

Studies focued on studio projects and research. Projects included small pavillions, a boathouse for the LSU crew team, mixed use developments, a sustainable urban renewal master plan, and a LEED certified Las Vegas casino. Research focused on the history of the Perkins Road Overpass area in Baton Rouge and Historic Districts & Guielines.

Aug 2006 - May 2009
 

University of Hartford, Bachelors, Architectural Engineering Technology

Classes included basic design studios, a studio in landscape architecture, dynamic learning environments, rendering and portfolio development, construction documents & CAD, structures and a Thesis along with general education requirements.

While at the University of Hartford I was also our chapter AIAS president for two years from 2004-2006 and a co-captain of the Track and Field team from 2004-2006.

Sep 2002 - May 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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