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Jordan Kelley

Jordan Kelley

Queensbury, NY, US

 

About 

I have obtained my Masters in Landscape Architecture at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science & Forestry. I have also already earned a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and an International Relations Minor at Franklin Pierce in New Hampshire.

I just finished a four month internship with C.R.E.W. (Centre for Regeneration Excellence Wales); I was researching, producing graphics, presenting at international conferences and sharing my capstone research with this public entity in the United Kingdom. I looked at the feasibility of converting defunct coal factories into biofuel energy centers for processing native fibers in combination with sustainable willow. The waste heat in this process is used for district heating as well as to heat acres of greenhouses that will produce local food thus reducing the food footprint and providing jobs. As there is generational poverty in these post-industrial sites I also researched skills trade training on site such as culinary and horticulture programs. The goal of this project is to create a “Campus Design” that integrates local sustainable industry with synergistic and complimentary industries that reinforce each other. If you are interested in this project and wish to view a sample of my work, I urge you to review my blog at www.willowprojectuk.blogspot.com.

I have a strong relationship with the connection of people and place and would embrace the opportunity to utilize my skills and knowledge of landscape architecture design. In my education and experience I have shown growth and success in the fields of environmental science, international relations and landscape architecture. I would be a valuable asset to a firm as I am knowledgeable in the field, personable, intelligent, patient and passionate about the profession.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Centre for Regeneration Excellence Wales, Merthyr Tydfil, GB, Supervising Intern

Supervising 8 undergraduate students working on a brownfield redevelopment masterplan, including phasing, community engagement, combined heat and power, and a slow food operation (CEA).

- Producing Graphics

- Writing Summary Report (78 pages)

- Presenting work at International Conferences

Sep 2011 - Dec 2011
 

Education 

SUNY ESF, Syracuse , Masters, Landscape Architecture

Capstone "Brownfield Programming for Industrial Campus Design"

Focused on Community & Land Planning, International Relations

Sep 2009 - May 2012
 

Awards 

Robert G. Reinnman, Award

The Robert G. Reimann Scholarship and Travel Fund honors bob’s
dedication to advancing the quality of landscape architecture education.
Exceptional work and study of landscape architecture in an international context.
Steve buechner,’64, Ricardo Dumont,’78, Richard Hawks,’72 and Joe
Hibbard, ‘69 were early contributors to the Reimann Scholarship and
travel Fund. these funds have reached the endowment level, its annual
investment return will support the education and training of deserving
Landscape architecture students at SUNY-ESF

2012
 

Honor Society Sigma Lamda Alpha, NU, Other

Honor society

Sigma Lamda Alpha, Nu Chapter. National Landscape Architecture Honor Society
Above 3.5 GPA and outstanding performance in the program

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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