To work in an environment that pushes the current limits of my abilities and allows me the opportunity to gain the respect of my peers.
Architectural designer with 5 years of experience in commercial, cultural, and high-end residential designs. Effective team player known for extensive work ethic, problem solving, and sense of humor. Repeated success maximizing effective communication through drawings and an excellent record with client and consultant relations.
Construction documentations sets and detailing
NYC filing experience, DOB, OER, Landmarks
Project - Space, New York, NY, US, Graduate Architect
Small office, 3 designers, so played an integral role in all aspects of design and delivery of projects. Gained extensive experience with NYC filing/code regulations, detailing, material research, construction document sets, and consultant coordination.
Ryan Enschede Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, architect
Working mainly with Passive House Design, majority of projects involve designing, permitting, and overseeing installation of solar electric systems. Also involved in small renovation projects throughout the New York City area.
HealthxDesign, Brooklyn, NY, US, Staff Designer
HealthxDesign is an initiative exploring the role of design, including the built environment, to improve health and other related social justice outcomes. My responsibilities include designing and maintaining our website, playing an integral role in all strategic planning, graphic design, assisting with proposal writing, developing conceptual models, presentations, and planning/leading an open design charrette.
Vaughan Associates Architects, Jackson, TN, US, architect
Architect involved in all aspects of the design process. Projects designed using Autodesk Revit.
Took the lead for schematic design on a number of projects including a 10,000 square foot church, a branch bank, and a commercial storefront. I also worked within a team on the CA of a 27,000 square foot personal residence in Jackson, TN.
Looney Ricks Kiss, Memphis, TN, US, architect
Architect in the Commerical Department, participated in all aspects of the design process from project conception through construction administration. Worked on a variety of projects and project types including but not limited to, banks, multi-family housing, Memphis Airport parking renovation, FedEx Family House, programming of a possible relocation of a local college into an abandoned 1.4 million square foot warehouse space, and courtyard and plaza design.
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, MArch, Post Professional Graduate Architecture
Acquired a Master's of Science in Architecture.
Thesis Title: The Urbanization of Architecture, Architecture as Empowerment
Thesis explored slum conditions in Accra, Ghana and development deployable housing for female day laborers there.
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, US, BArch, Architecture
5 year accredited BArch program
Received the AIA School Medal and Certificate of Merit, for highest graduating G.P.A.
AIA School Medal and Certificate of Merit, 1st Place
Award given for highest graduating G.P.A. in my undergraduate class.