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Maggie Desmond

Maggie Desmond

Blue Point, NY, US

 

About 

An aspiring architect, I am very hard working and have an insatiable desire for knowledge.  I love to constantly challenge myself with goals and higher expectations.  I stay very active, running as a member of NYRR, cycling as a member of USAT, as well as participating in sports like softball, sailing, basketball, and others.  

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Formed Plastics, Inc, Engineer Assistant

Provide customer service, quoting, and perform engineering responsibilities. Assist with new product designing, drawing, and modeling.

May 2011 - current
 

LPA Inc., Architecture Intern

Worked on a wide range of duties including drafting, upgrading firm’s website, documenting past projects, and tracking submittals. Met with clients, documented and compiled past works, and established a new website. Provided rendering abilities and technical drafting for projects and proposals.

May 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Education 

Philadelphia University, BArch, Architecture

GPA: 3.45
Selected Courses:

Visualization: Acquired advanced modeling, rendering, multimedia skills, and technical drawing in multiple programs.
Design I-VIII: Applied design process, drafting skills, organization and interrelation of interior and exterior space, design within an urban context, sustainable design, visual presentation of work, as well as program organization and tectonics.
Building Technology: Learned fundamentals of building and construction, examined contemporary building systems, researched materials and details of construction, and implemented a sustainable outlook on architecture.
Structures I & II: Learned structural design and analysis, fundamentals of statics, resistant forces, load path and the direction of forces, as well as cross-sectional properties on stresses in beams, bending as it is applied to beams, columns, slabs, and walls in wood, steel, and reinforced concrete.

Aug 2006 - May 2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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