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Laura Maynard

Laura Maynard

Unionville, CT, US

 

About 

I am a LEED Green Associate with a Masters of Architecture from Roger Williams University.  My thesis was an adaptive reuse project that pushed the concept of the hybrid building to revitalize a community in Hartford, Connecticut.  I am very interested in Sustainability, Historic Rehabilitation, Adaptive Reuse and Community Regeneration.  I am also interested in healthcare and residential design.  I have participated in several Habitat for Humanity builds and have been a member of AIAS since 2006.  I am the co-owner of a small photography business operating in MA, CT and RI which is one of my favorite hobbies. 

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Employment 

Porco Construction, Sandy Hook, CT, US, Architect Intern

Nov 2012 - current
 

Restoration Hardware, Farmington, CT, US, Design Consultant

This part-time position involves meeting with clients in-store and in-home to establish relationships and determine style and need. Also required is ability to prepare presentations to illustrate design concepts; including floor plans, perspective sketches, collages and material and color selection. Gained broad knowledge of interior design verbage and techniques.

May 2012 - Nov 2012
 

B.A.M. Design Studi, Newport, RI, US, Design Associate

This position involved drawing and editing construction drawings, landscape and material analysis, and preliminary design proposals. Office management and organization was also required, as well as working independently in office while lead architect was on site.

Jun 2011 - Jan 2012
 

Aisenson Architectos, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Design Intern

The position was a semester long internship as a member of the 5 person competition design team. The project was seen through from selection of a competition to completion and submission of entry.

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Education 

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, US, MArch, Architecture

The dual degree BArch/MArch covers basic studies in construction, electrical and mechanical systems and construction. There is a strong emphasis on design and the studio process. Flexibility in upper level classes allowed personal emphasis on sustainability, European and Asian arts and architecture, and technical building envelope studies.

Aug 2006 - May 2012
 

Torcuato di Tella University, Buenos Aires, Argentina, MArch, Architecture

This was a graduate semester abroad which included an internship at a local firm.

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
 

The Institute at Palazzo Rucellai, Florence, Italy, BArch, Architecture

This was a semester abroad program run by Roger Williams University, though students from other universities were in attendance.

Jan 2009 - May 2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

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