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My name is Michelle Yahya and I recently graduated from Bowling Green State University acquiring a Bachelors of Science in Architecture. My passion has always been architecture from the time I was a little girl growing up with the fusion of American, Mexican and Italian culture. I will begin my Masters in Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois and am currently looking for an opportunity downtown to put my skills in Design and Architecture at use.
I speak fluent Spanish, French and Veneto and have designed for many different programs, from pavilions, to architecture schools, to theater's all taking into consideration site, structure, space and it's users. I have knowledge in Auto CAD, 3ds Max, Adobe Suite and more. I enjoy every process of design and construction from the most preliminary and detailed points to the overall design and management.
Feel free to contact me if you are interested in having me become a part of your team.
Kaltsouni Mehdi, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, Associate Architect
Beron Design Group, Downers Grove, IL, US, Architecture Intern
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, MArch, Architecture
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, US, BArch, Architecture
At Bowling Green State University I underwent studies of Urbanism that included the analysis of declining cities in the U.S. and a final project in Toledo, Ohio. Another interest of my includes Historic Preservation with Salim Elwazani featuring rehabilitations and restorations of historic sites and buildings. The final Senior project a performing arts theatre to be located in Cuba, Havana which is featured in my portfolio works on this website. Other studies include: Construction, Engineering, Theory, Computer Modeling and Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing studies.
Empowering Women Against Racism of 2006 - YWCA, Honorable Mention
The nomination was through my high school - Waubonsie Valley High School for Empowering women against racism.