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Amanda Webber

Amanda Webber

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

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Employment 

Atelier Manferdini, Venice, CA, US, Designer and Project Manager

- Designed and managed a private residence now under construction in Switzerland
- Designed and managed an exhibit at the Birmingham Museum of Art using Swarovski crystal in parabola formations
- Designed a table for Arktura based on lasercutting techniques
- Oversaw and managed office’s work being displayed in Venice Biennale exhibition

Apr 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Gensler, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer and Project Coordinator in the Master Planning Practice Area

- Designed and managed The Guasti Winery, a 30 acre historic winery in Ontario, CA being renovated and redesigned as a central entertainment location for the Inland Empire
- Coordinated all work between architects, landscape architects, engineers, developers and city officials. Represented Gensler at meetings.
- Managed the redesign of Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, CA
- Member of regional office committee responsible for forming initiatives to create a more sustainable practice
- Participated in the renovation of homes for battered and abused women in the Inland Empire

Aug 2006 - Aug 2008
 

Robert Lawrence Construction, Boston, MA, US, Construction Crew

- Part of work crew constructing a 10,000 square foot residence from framing to finishes

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005
 

Rockwell Group, New York, NY, US, Marketing and Design Intern

- Part of the team responsible for the debut of Hairspray the Broadway musical for which Rockwell designed the sets

Apr 2003 - Jul 2003
 

Michael Collins Architects, Colorado Springs, CO, US, Junior Designer

- Aided in the design of a city redevelopment project and built the model displayed in City Hall

May 2002 - Aug 2002
 

Publicis Consultants, Paris France, Public Relations Assistant

- Member of team responsible for publicizing the countdown and launch of the Euro changeover
- Member of creative team for Braun’s publicity campaign

May 2001 - May 2002
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, MArch I

- Graduated with Distinction
- Received Honorable Mention for Best Thesis
- Thesis chosen to represent SCI-Arc at the annual Urban Land Institute conference
- Chosen as Student Union Representative
- Studio work published in OnRamp, SciARC’s annual magazine
- Work chosen as public face of Beijing’s Architecture Biennale, published in catalogue, used as cover and promotional banners all over city
- Member of ‘Design Is One’ in Milan, Italy - interviewed and published findings on top designers in many fields - product, print, automobile, buildings, fashion etc.

Sep 2008 - Sep 2011
 

Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Hollywood, CA, US, Digital Design and Visualization Master Seminars

- Focusing on nurbs and polygon modeling, lighting, texturing and atmospheric effects using Autodesk Maya

May 2009 - Sep 2010
 

The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art with a concentration in architecture

- Semester at SACI (Studio Art Center International,) in Florence, Italy studying architecture
- Founded an architecture group and organized a lecture series of visiting and practicing architects

Sep 2000 - May 2004
 

Parsons The New School for Design, Paris, France, Summer Semester at satellite location

- Advanced courses in mixed media drawing and representation

May 1999 - Sep 1999
 

Awards 

Honorable Mention for Best Thesis_Southern California Institute of Architecture, Masters of Architecture Program, Honorable Mention

2011
 

Urban Land Institute Exhibition, Other

Graduate Studies Thesis chosen to represent SCI-Arc at the annual Urban Land Institute conference.

2011
 

Graduated with Distinction_Southern California Institute of Architecture, Masters of ArchitectureProgram, Other

2011
 

Beijing Architecture Biennale, Other

Work chosen as public face of Beijing’s Architecture Biennale, published in catalogue, used as cover and promotional banners all over city

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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