I am eager to learn and a quick learner for areas where I have little experience. With a healthy sense of humor and a strong work ethic, I am an especially motivated person who is very passionate about Architecture. I am diligent and determined and I thoroughly take pleasure in studying and practicing Architecture. I value the relationship I have with others and have worked well with a variety of people. I know that my creativity, resourcefulness, and drive are qualities that make me a distinctive employee.
Orange County Public Schools, Orange, VA, US, Varsity Assistant Swim Coach, Varsity Soccer Coach, Substitute Teacher
Green Ridge Recreation Center, Roanoke, VA, US, Head Swim Instructor and Swim Lesson Coordinator
I was responsible for planning the swim lessons along with assigning instructors to each lesson.
I held in-services to discuss important teaching tactics and facility expectations.
I spoke to groups of parents about what we offer as a facility.
Blacksburg Parks and Recreation, Blacksburg, VA, US, Pool Supervisor, Head Swim Instructor, Head Lifeguard, Head Swim Coach
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, Solar House Team Member
I took part in some of the later design work of the house. I also participated in the construction of the house from beginning to end. Please reference lumenhaus.com.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, BArch, Architecture
Bachelor's of Architecture, Architecture with a minor in Industrial Design
• History of Architecture I & II
• Geometry of Math and Design
• Design Appreciation
• Foundations of Art and Design
• Creative and Aesthetic Experience
• Computer Applications in Interior Design
• History of Interior Design I & II
• Introduction to Landscape Architecture
• Art of Building
• Sustainability in Practice
• Building Assemblies
• Modeling and Rendering
• Environmental Building Systems I & II
• Materials and Processes
• Building Analysis
• Computer Applications
• Human Factors
• Building Cities
• Professional Practice
• Textile Spaces
• Architecture Theory Seminar
• Industrial Design Studio
• Architecture Studio I, II, III, IV, & V
• History of Industrial Design
Solar Decathlon Europe, 1st Place
I was one of the team members who designed and built a solar-powered house that competed in Europe in the Solar Decathlon. We took first place overall. Please reference our website at lumenhaus.com.
Finalist Top 7% Of Raphael Moneo’s Worldwide Four Square House Design Problem: Homage to John Hejduk, Honorable Mention
While studying for a semester in Switzerland, I, along with my peers, competed in a world-wide design competition to design four houses on a sixteen square grid as an homage to John Hejduk. Of almost 600 entries, I was one of the finalists in the competition and was given credit in the Japanese magazine, “Shinkenchiku: 2009” (The Japan Architect: Spring 2009).