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Emily Woods

Emily Woods

Cincinnati, OH, US

 

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About 

Emily Woods
University of Cincinnati
Master of Architecture, MBA '12
emwoods06@gmail.com

 

I am a graduate student at the University of Cincinnati pursuing both a Master of Architecture and a Master of Business Administration degree, seeking a full-time architecture position following graduation in June 2012.  I have over two years of related professional experience in a variety of markets through UC's cooperative education program.  I am passionate about how people experience architecture, from the individual to the collective scale.  I believe that architecture has the ability (and duty) to enhance our quality of life, advance the performance of businesses, and improve the fate of our planet.  I have always been passionate about historic architecture, and believe that it holds a vital role in our sustainable future.  My master’s thesis explores the value of our existing building stock from a social and environmental perspective, as well as economic.  I believe that I offer a unique and valuable viewpoint, not only as a trained designer who values aesthetics and user experience and history, but also as a businessperson who understands the demands of businesses and the real estate market.


I am interested in pursuing a position at a dynamic firm, specializing in the residential, commercial, hospitality, and mixed-use markets, situated in a vibrant city, where I can practice with and learn from the world’s leading professionals.  I am an enthusiastic student who thrives on new challenges, so I trust that I will be an asset to a design team.  I am a diligent worker, quick learner, and I am extremely organized.  As noted in my resume, I have a significant amount of leadership and teamwork experience, which has proved valuable in the workplace.  I am poised for the challenge of entering the architecture and design industry in the Summer of 2012.

Employment 

SHP Leading Design, Cincinnati, OH, US, Architecture Intern

Participted in several design teams within a 100-person firm, working on LEED-certified educational projects. Participated heavily in the design and documentation of the renovation of and addition to a 1929 Cincinnati high school. Worked exclusively in Revit models, coordinating with the architecture, interior, and engineering teams.


Apr 2009 - Sep 2011
 

ForrestPerkins, Dallas, TX, US, Architecture Intern

Worked as part of the architecture team in this respected hospitality firm. Primarily, I was a member of the design team responsible for the renovation and addition to the Joule Hotel in downtown Dallas. I was an integral part of the team, taking on the design and coordination of portions of the project on my own. I assisted in most aspects of the project, including design work, consultant and systems coordination, and field verification.

Sep 2010 - Mar 2011
 

Richard Henry Behr Architect, P.C., Scarsdale, NY, US, Architecture Intern


Participated in a small design team on projects ranging from a kitchen renovation to a high-rise mixed-used development. Experience in construction documents, existing conditions documentation, schematic design, presentation documents, and client meetings.

Jun 2008 - Mar 2009
 

Education 

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Anticipated graduation: June 2012

Jun 2010 - current
 

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Masters, Master of Business Adminstration

Anticipated graduation: June 2012

Jun 2010 - current
 

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010
 

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