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Brandon Young

Brandon Young

Cleveland, OH, US

 

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About 

Brandon E. Young received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Kent State University in May 2011. After his undergraduate education, he worked for the Cleveland-based architecture firm Kaczmar Architects Inc. working on Medical and Hospitality projects with clients such as the Cleveland Clinic and the Veterans Administration. During this time,  he worked as an Assistant Professor at Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design where he taught Second Year Design Studio.  In 2011, Brandon began a two-semester long internship for the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative where we worked on projects for the City of Cleveland and the City of Streetsboro. Currently, Brandon works for KA Architecture as an associate designer.

Brandon completed his Masters of Architecture and Masters of Urban Design at Kent State Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative (CUDC) in May 2013.

Brandon's passion for design goes beyond the realm of architecture and urban design. He also pursues graphic-design related projects. He has experience working for clients in the Northeast Ohio area such as Winking Lizard Inc., Kleins Landscaping Company, Young's Painting Company, Jemson Custom Builders, and Automotive Events.

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Employment 

KA Inc. Architecture, Cleveland, OH, US, Associate

Prepare both design and/or construction documents. Produced graphics and conceptual drawings for proposals, site research and analysis, material studies, schematic and shop drawings, and produced renderings in Revit, Photoshop and Illustrator.

May 2013 - current
 

Braun & Steidl Architects Inc., Akron, OH, US, Intern Architect

Construction drawings and Design Development drawings in Revit Architecture and AutoCad, produced graphics and conceptual drawings for proposals, site research and analysis, material studies, schematic and shop drawings, and produced renderings in Revit, Photoshop and Illustrator.

Aug 2012 - May 2013
 

Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, Cleveland, OH, US, Intern Urban Designer

Conduct thorough site studies and investigations, produce design drawings and renderings, meet with clients and investors.

Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Kaczmar Architects Inc., Cleveland, OH, US, Intern

Worked with project architects and clients on several projects and proposals. Produced DD drawings and construction drawings using Revit and AutoCAD. Produced graphics and sketches using Adobe Creative Suite and freehand.

May 2011 - Mar 2012
 

Education 

Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, Cleveland, OH, US, Masters, Architecture and Urban Design

Dual degree in Architecture and Urban Design with a focus in Business Administration.

Aug 2011 - May 2013
 

Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, BArch, Architecture

Graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Aug 2007 - May 2011
 

Awards 

Integrated Design Competition, Kent State University, Honorable Mention

Finalist in Kent State University's undergraduate capstone project, the Integrated Design Competition.

2011
 

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