Caitlin recently graduated from the Master of Architecture program at Clemson University. She completed her undergraduate studies at Davidson College, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and French. Before entering graduate school, Caitlin worked for two years as Marketing Director at William Rawn Associates, Architects in Boston. She also gained professional experience as an intern with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture in Charleston, South Carolina for two consecutive summers. At Clemson she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant, teaching Digital Components to undergraduate architecture students. She has studied in Paris, Charleston, and Genoa, Italy. Her work was recently recognized in the international Dow Solar Design To Zero Competition, in which she won second place.
Pazdan-Smith Group (now dba McMillan Pazdan Smith), Charleston, SC, US, Intern
Worked as both a full time summer intern and a student intern, gaining experience in Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration. Assisted with model-building, production of marketing materials, presentations, and research.
William Rawn Associates, Boston, MA, US, Marketing Coordinator
Responsible for the design and production of marketing collateral, including; proposals, presentation boards, PowerPoint presentations, public relations materials, and other communication efforts for a nationally recognized architecture firm. Worked directly with lead Principals to pursue potential clients, awards and press, handling concurrent assignments under tight deadlines.
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte NC, Charlotte, NC, US, Intern
Organized lesson plans for local schools, instructed summer arts camp, prepared education literature for docents and self-guided tours, and wrote articles on upcoming exhibits for publication in the "Mint Mirror."
Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US, MArch, Architecture
Studied on the Clemson, Charleston, and Genoa campuses.
Phi Kappa Phi
Henry Adams Medal
Davidson College, Davidson, NC, US, Bachelors, Art
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art; Minor in French
Studied Art and Architectural History for one semester in Paris
Honor Graduate, Cum Laude
Overall GPA: 3.73; Major GPA: 3.89
Phi Beta Kappa
Middlesex School, Concord, MA, US, High School, High School
ACSA Sustainable Lab Competition, 1st Place
The International Sustainable Laboratory Student Design Competition was sponsored by the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) with the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) of the U.S. Department of the Interior and in collaboration with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the Joint Institute for Caribbean Marine Studies (JICMS).
Two winners were selected out of 120 submissions. Winning designs will be showcased at the Labs21 2012 Annual Conference, the ACSA 101st Annual Meeting, and at the American Institute of Architects’ National Convention.
AIA Henry Adams Medal, Award
Each year The American Institute of Architects awards an engraved medal and certificate of merit to the top-ranking graduating student in each architecture program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board.
Sponsored by Dow Solar, the competition challenged students to design a building comprising of three connected dwellings; each of the dwellings having active and passive solar technologies to achieve near-zero energy solutions.
Awarded 2nd Place among 131 entries from 19 different countries.
Ray Huff Award For Design Excellence, Clemson University, Award
Awarded to one student per semester for excellence in design.