vonStaden Architects, Royal Oak, MI, US, Freelance Architectural Designer
_Contributed to the development of bid + construction documents for a multi-storey office renovation for a Quicken Loans Company within the First National Building in downtown Detroit. Project work included site verification of existing conditions, design development and material research, elevations and construction details as part of the permit set. Developed design drawings for feature wall displays, green wall planting design, dumbwaiter construction and an existing fireplace improvement. Responsible for construction administration items including punch-lists, drawing coordination, and submittal review.
D MET design, Detroit, MI, US, Freelance Architectural Design
_Contributed to design and drawing development on multiple small-scale designs, including: a facade renovation project, a private residence, a loft addition, interior office renovation. and a commercial space within an existing building. The scope of work included 3d modeling, field measure, physical study models, and the generation of design and construction documents.
Studio Mumbai, freelance
_Generated presentation drawings for the House on Pali Hill for publication for a future el Croquis publication.Coordinated drawing intentions and consistency remotely via skype, in addition to scheduling and coordination of deadlines. Modified and updated design drawings to match the built project, added landscape context, and established drawing scale and line weights.
University of Michigan, Lecturer I
_Instructed first-year coordinated undergraduate design studios, developed project briefs and guided student project development ranging from spatial explorations to building design. The primary instructor of an undergraduate constructed hand-drawing course and visual studies course, developed new design projects to promote learning of drawing conventions and modeling strategies. Instructor in a coordinated course on advanced construction, responsible for guiding student research of case study buildings and the application of construction details.
Summery Discovery, Intro to Architecture Design and Graphic Design Instructor
_Instructed a three-week pre-college enrichment course for high school students interested in pursuing studies in both architecture and graphic design. Generated curriculum ranging from design projects, software instruction and topic based discussions.
University of Michigan, Assistant Faculty Instructor
_Assisted in instruction and curriculum development of the summer intensive design studio for undergraduate transfer students in the architecture program. Developed projects that shifted between analog and digital methods of production.
University of Michigan, Research Assistant
_Researched and developed a responsive exhibition piece as project team member for the China Cup International Regatta and an initial proposal for the Shanghai eArts Exhibition. Developed drawings and research documents as part of an ongoing comparative study of municipal tenement housing complexes in Beijing, China and Vienna, Austria.
SmithGroupJJR, Detroit, MI, US, Intern Architect
_Constructed both study models and presentation models for CMU Rose Area feasibility study and the Cranbrook Art Museum Addition proposals. Generated a pamphlet on the University of Michigan LS+A building renovation for submission to the AIA award committee. Created interior finish boards and schedules for multiple projects, including the interior renovation of the Mutual Building and the Louisville Biomedical III building.
Ann Arbor Architects Collaborative [A3C], Intern Architect
_Collaborated with design team on multiple phase design projects, including National Heritage Academy Pinnacle School and Imagine School Lincoln Public Charter School, completing preliminary design to final construction documents. Produced design addendum to the Mott Children’s Hospital Visitor ID station. Generated preliminary LEED product research and life cycle cost estimates for Greenhills School.
University of Michigan, Masters, Master of Science - Design Research
University of Michigan, MArch, Architecture
University of Michigan, Bachelors, Architecture
Continuing Education scholarship recipient - University of Michigan, Scholarship
Perimeter Prize studio award, Award
William LeBaron Jenney Scholarship recipient - University of Michigan, Scholarship