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Alexandria Evans

Alexandria Evans

Ames, IA, US

 

About 


As a recent M. Arch graduate, my next goal is to become a licensed architect, which means I am looking for an entry level position in architecture at a firm where it is possible to work on my Intern Development hours . My academic studies finished up this May leaving me rather enthusiastic and honestly, more than a little terrified, for the transition from the academic studio into a professional studio. During the last six years of school, I have filled my insatiable curiosity through consuming knowledge of everything from Physics to Photography, studying architecture through languages, cultures, cities, in addition to through form, materiality, and environmental conditions. High school provided my first experience with larger cities, and I fell in love with the city and through living in both Atlanta and Paris, and visiting other cities over the course of the last ten years has developed into an adoration of urban condition. Most likely this love stems from being able to fulfill my many other interests: art, coffee, sports, theater and exploring, people watching, running, and shopping. 

At the moment I am interning for the National Trust on a historic plantation in Northern Virginia, working on both the documentation and actual physical restoration of historic features.

Employment 

National Trust for Historic Preservation: Oatlands Plantation, Leesburg, VA, US, Preservation Specialist Intern

• Managed preservation of Victorian Garden Fence, beginning with assessment
• Documented fence with photography, sketches, and measured drawings
• Will work on construction portion of fence preservation and interior plaster repair

May 2013 - current
 

Architecture Department, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, US, Teaching Assistant

• Taught Building Science and Technology III & IV
• Covered materials, structures, and environmental systems
• Worked with 3 professors each Semester, lab of 16 students
• Graded homework, answered student questions, reviewed lecture material

Aug 2012 - May 2013
 

Nikalsen Carpentry, Farley, IA, US, Construction Worker

• Built light-wood frames for single-family residences
• Linked built structures to construction drawings

May 2009 - Aug 2009
 

Education 

Iowa State University, Ames, IA, US, MArch, College of Design

Net Zero Mixed Used Studio Project
Construction and Structure Integration in Sci-Tech program

Aug 2011 - May 2013
 

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, US, BArch, College of Architecture

Honors Program Student
International Plan Student
Studied Abroad for two semesters in Paris

Aug 2007 - May 2011
 

Skills 



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