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Mishayla Binkerd

Mishayla Binkerd

Ann Arbor, MI, US

 

About 

Enthusiastic and personable architecture graduate eager to learn and challenge perceived
limits. Interested in developing innovative solutions that contribute to a better environment for all cultures. Enjoys teamwork and sharing inspiration. Passionate designer with a creative intuition. 

Studios Abroad through College of Architecture + Planning at Ball State University
South America – Chile, Uruguay, Argentina – May 2008
Australia – Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania – January – April 2010 

Employment 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Sustainable Mobility Accessibility Research + Transformation (SMART) _ Designer

Part of the graphic design and web-design team. Designed event posters and web layout

Jan 2012 - current
 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, ArcStart Teaching Assistant

Assisted coordinator of the program. In charge of leading studio and student presentation sessions, documenting work, administrational duties + teaching students

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
 

A2SO4, Indianapolis, IN, US, Intern

Worked on schematic design drawings + model for a mixed-use project with another intern from Cornell University. Met with and presented to the developer.

Jul 2009 - Aug 2009
 

Ball State University, Muncie, IN, US, Professor Assistant & RA for CAP High School Architectural Workshop

Documented students work. Organizer for projects. Assisted with desk crits.

Jul 2008 - Jul 2009
 

Freedom By Design, Muncie, IN, US, Student Volunteer

Helped design + build covered porch + remodel bathroom to be ADA compliant. Collaborated on problem-solving design charrettes + helped with fundraising for the project.

Aug 2007 - May 2009
 

Kevin Gardiner + Associates, San Francisco, CA, US, Intern

Served on a task force for the development of a new strategic plan for Cass County Indiana. Digitized city plans using Illustrator. Conducted phone interviews and discussion groups with the community. Photographed city to illustrate the document

Jun 2008 - Mar 2009
 

Ball State University, Muncie, IN, US, Model Fabricator for History Dept

Modeled canal boats to be used in an educational exhibit for elementary students

Dec 2008 - Dec 2008
 

Education 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Aug 2010 - Apr 2012
 

Ball State University, Muncie, IN, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2010
 

Awards 

Gresham Smith Competition Finalist, Other

Architecture Design Competition - Finalist by judges' pick + popular vote

2009
 

Cripe Courthouse Competition Finalist, Other

Architecture Design Competition - Finalist by judges' pick + popular vote

2009
 

Mortar Board Honor Society, Nomination

Academic Merit

2009
 

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Nomination

Academic Merit

2009
 

Taub Sigma Delta Honor Society, Nomination

Academic Merit

2009
 

K Rob Memorial Delineation Competition, Honorable Mention

For Architectural Representation in Hand Rendering

2008
 

Alpha Lambda Delta, Award

Academic Merit

2007
 

Lilly Endowment Scholar, Scholarship

4-year Full Tuition Scholarship for Academic Merit + Leadership

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills