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Mike Carlson

Mike Carlson

Rantoul, IL, US

 

About 

Pragmatic Master of Architecture graduate with an interest in designing towards greater urban densities. Past experience as an architectural intern as well as extensive Revit work for Litania Sports Group. Entering the professional field seeking full time employment in the architectural design field.

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Employment 

Litania Sports Group, Revit Technician

Creating a Revit catalog of Porter & Gill Athletic equipment, represented as multi-nested parametric families for architects and designers to use in Building Information Modeling.

Oct 2010 - current
 

Bracke Hayes Miller Mahon Architects, Intern Architect

Executed preliminary drawings, renderings, presentation boards, on site verification, measurements, and extensive CAD work

May 2007 - Aug 2008
 

Roberts & Dybdahl, Laborer, Truss Production

Hands on work; built floor, valley, jack, and custom trusses. As a summer laborer the intensive physical work allowed me to better understand the process of the built product.

May 2005 - Aug 2006
 

Education 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MArch, Architecture

Interest in high-rise construction: During my graduate education, I geared my coursework towards high-rise design and construction, taking classes in Practice and Technology Option, under the direction of Dr. Michael K. Kim. I furthered my interests in high-rise design by taking several other courses with the design chair, Paul J. Armstrong, including an independent study into super-core design for super-tall buildings.

Real-world limitations understanding: I took Construction Management courses within the College of Engineering, including Cost Analysis, Scheduling, and Construction Execution and Administration to further comprehend construction means and methods.

Aug 2009 - May 2011
 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

Participated in an architecture history study abroad program throughout Europe

Aug 2005 - May 2009
 

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