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Kristi Buchler

Kristi Buchler

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

I recently completed my M.Arch. at Savannah College of Art and Design in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, where I am the 2012 SCAD Graduate-Level Salutatorian. I also hold a B.A. in Interior Design from University of Kentucky. I have work experience in architecture, interior design, visualization, graphic design, and construction. A sense of curiosity, positivity, and tenacity guide my work ethic and my process.

My thesis explores the complex social and collaborative dynamic of the film-making process, and asserts that film - like all forms of story-telling - asks many questions of architecture. 'Persistence of Vision: A Film-Making Collaborative' received the 2012 Thesis Award for Exceptional Achievement.

I love watching movies, hanging out with my nephews, reading about science and faraway places, and being ever curious about the world.

 

Selected Professional Skills:

Excellent graphic and verbal communication. Excellent organization and time management. Strong ability to balance design concepts and details at many scales.
software: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Revit, SketchUp, Maya

Elsewhere:

Employment 

NBBJ, New York, NY, US, Designer

Sep 2012 - current
 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, Adobe Workshop Instructor

Design and implementation of new curriculum for peer-led workshops on workflow for visualization and presentation. Coordination with faculty and department Chair.

Mar 2012 - Jun 2012
 

JT Turner Construction Company, Savannah, GA, US, Marketing Intern

Creation of qualification and proposal documents. Organization of client marketing materials. Assisting and communicating with business development, estimating, and accounting departments. Extensive use of InDesign and Microsoft Office programs.

Jun 2011 - Feb 2012
 

ArchVision, Lexington, KY, US, Production Team Member

Creation and organization of Rich Photorealistic Content (RPCs) for use in digital renderings. Writing and editing training documents for future employees. Use of Photoshop, After Effects, 3Ds Max and Microsoft Office programs.

Sep 2008 - Aug 2009
 

BAM Studio, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

Work on multiple phases of design process including site measurements, finish and furniture selection, and construction documents for projects in the healthcare, corporate, and research sectors. Organization and updating of office materials library.

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007
 

Education 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
 

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2004 - May 2008
 

Awards 

Savannah College of Art and Design 2012 Presidential Medalist - Graduate Salutatorian, Award

2012
 

Thesis Award for Exceptional Achievement, Award

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 



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