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Parker Brock

Parker Brock

Bloomington, IL, US

 

About 

Bringing spaces to life through details, lighting, and engaging the other senses is what fascinates me about architecture, and thus I strive to achieve in my work.  I believe that a successful structure is where the technical side and the aesthetic side are perfectly balanced, and neither one competes.  My years working in carpentry have given me the insight to appreciate and address the fine details that go into a building, as well as how to approach them as to not detract from the original design intent.  

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Brock Mart, Inc, Bloomington, IL, US, Project Manager

This is a family owned business dealing with hotel management. I recently did a few small projects personally, one which was to design, budget, and build a dumpster enclosure. I also do small maintenance from time to time here.

Oct 2011 - current
 

Tria Architecture, Burr Ridge, IL, US, Intern

I worked on several projects when I was working here, and did a range of jobs from CD production, to marketing assistance for RFQs, to answering phones, and help with design charettes.

Mar 2010 - Jul 2010
 

RuckPate Architecture, Barrington, IL, US, Intern

I worked on primarily CD production with a focus on sections and details during my stay here. I also did a majority of work for shop drawings for past projects. Other general office duties I took care of as well.

Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
 

Edwards Architects, Bloomington, IL, US, Intern

This was a summer intern position where I primarily worked on drafting for a hospice type residence.

May 2007 - Aug 2007
 

Just Builders, Evanston, IL, US, General Carpenter

I got exposure to all level of carpentry for residential here, including wood shop work, milling, finishing, framing, and repair work. Also exposed to some minor electrical work, and bits and pieces of concrete formwork as well.

Jul 2004 - May 2006
 

Education 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, US, MArch, Architecture

Architecture, with a focus on design and theory.

Oct 2006 - May 2008
 

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, BArch, Environmental Design

Architecture and other related design courses

Oct 1998 - May 2002
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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