A slow, deliberate march towards Architecture, beginning more than 20 years ago. A path punctuated by enriching detours through the liberal arts, urban exploration and the hand-centric arts. Fully seasoned, fall-off-the-bone tender and ready to serve.
Aaron Bladon Design Studio, Chicago, IL, US, Lead Fabricator / Design Specialist
Performed all in-house coordination, fabrication and finishing of metal aspects of furniture and interior architectural elements; created digital implementations of high-level design concepts for both wood and metal; production of shop drawings; field work and installation.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Special Projects Designer
Worked with Administration of the College of Architecture and the Arts to design, coordinate and implement office renovations; design and fabrication of new cabinets; maintenance and repair of existing facilities.
Crosstree, Chicago, IL, US, Design and Fabrication Intern
Fabrication, including cutting, machining, welding, sanding and finishing; developed in-house design project through geometry studies and modeling; produced diagrammatic graphics for web site and firm presentations; shop and office management; maintenance and upkeep of shop machines, tools and facilities.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Design Specialist
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Teaching Associate - Project Lab
Assist students with wood and metal machinery for models and projects; managed and maintained shop; construction/demolition; space planning
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Teaching Assistant
Assisted Professor, Judith de Jong, with research and preparation for lectures; instructed weekly class including the review and discussion of supplemental course readings.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, MArch, Architecture
Three professional degree program in Architecture with a concentration in Urban Design.
IaaC - The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Barcelona, ES, Architecture
A study abroad program through the UIC MArch program that took place the first semester of my final year.
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, Architecture
A 6-week summer pre-Masters program taken in preparation for MArch applications.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Bachelors, History and Anthropology