I am a Serial Creator with a passion for activist design in the form of architecture, graphics, and photography. I support and work towards locality; material reuse; accessibility; smart, simple, and affordable design strategies; sustainability; accessibility; and humanitarian design.
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Bay Area Green Tours, Research and Media Intern, Photographer
Conducted and organized outreach efforts and research concerning green building practices in the Bay Area. Photographed tour events and managed the active photo library.
University of California, Berkeley, Research Assistant for Professor Trinh T. Minh-ha
Synthesized production stills , photographs, and notes into a cohesive collection of page layouts for publication in a book that discusses the visual works, film, research, and writing of Professor Trinh T. Minh-ha. Employed skills in layout, photo editing, time management, organization, and research.
Mark Estes, Photography Assistant
Assisted professional photographer, Mark Estes, in the production of a compelling photographic library for the UCSF Children’s Hospital. Operated and managed photography equipment, managed legal and logistical responsibilities, and interacted with patients, families, and medical staff members in the field.
Architecture For Humanity, Intern, Volunteer
Executed a wide range of visual design needs for advertisement, library, website, and signage use primarily concerning the 2009 Open Architecture Challenge to design the classroom of the future and the Safe Trestles Design Competition. Actively participated in problem solving, organizing, and conceptual design efforts.
RJM Design Inc., Assistant, Intern
Catalogued an extensive library for the firm, compiled a searchable database of specs and architectural resources, and assisted with basic AutoCAD services.
University of California, Berkeley, BArch, Architecture
ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
Fundamentals of Arch Design
(and all prerequisite studios)
Historical Survey of Arch and Urbanism
Social and Cultural Basis of Design
Photography as an Art Form
Directed Group Study: Animation with Maya
Urban Design Studio (DIS)
European Urban Design Theories (DIS)
Visual Journal (DIS)
Intro to Physics
Intro to Construction
Intro to Structures
Structure,Properties of Civ Eng Materials
SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL
Intro to Environmental Science
Urban Development in Developing Countries
Environmental Philosophy and Ethics
Food and the Environment
Building Sustainability at Cal
Medlife (A Medical Brigade in Ecuador)
Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Architecture and Design
Urban Design Studio
European Urban Design Theories
Eisner Prize for Photography, Honorable Mention
Berkeley Circus Studio Award for Photography as an Art Form, Award