Currently I am an underemployed architect looking to break back into the field that I adore with a full time intern architect position. After being laid off from my original firm 2 years ago and continually looking for my next position I am more determined and focused than ever.
Stevens Architects, Port Huron, MI, US, Intern Architect
.Sanborn Gratiot Memorial Home.
Project Lead - Produced schematic designs for floor plans, electrical, mechanical and structural layout. Developed a master plan for the rehabilitation of the surrounding neighborhood. Liaised with contractors and suppliers to formulate a comprehensive submission.
.Detroit Fire House Museum.
Project Lead - Produced existing plans for renovation. Designed schematic layouts for renovated floor plan, mechanical and electrical systems. Produced 3d renderings for presentation. Coordinated with general contractor and sub contractors. Worked with state and local officials regarding codes, life/safety procedures and ADA accessibility. Selected materials and coverings for interior.
Project Lead - Produced existing plans for renovation. Designed complete set of bid documents including foundation, floor, mechanical, electrical, structural and demo plans along with wall sections and details. Was main point of contact for general contractors and sub contractors regarding submissions for bids. Worked with local officials regarding codes and safety procedures. Selected equipment and fixtures for kitchen and rest rooms.
.Millennium Community School.
Assisted project manager - Developed foundation plans and floor plans. Assisted on submittal and bid documents. Extensive design work on multiple site options. Worked with local officials regarding site codes and regulations.
University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, US, MArch, Architecture
Masters of Architecture with a concentration in Architectual Theory. Helped re-establish the Theory concentration with fellow students and teachers who were also passionate about the "whys" of architecture. Graduated near the top of my class, and given the honor of being the last of our class to present our thesis projects.