I am a fifth year architecture student at Iowa State University with an interest in places, cultures, and histories. I graduate in May and have had two summers of internship experience.
Justin's School Blog on Archinect:
HGA - Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Minneapolis, MN, US, Intern Architect
ASK Studio, Des Moines, IA, US, Intern Architect
Schematic design, design development, and construction documents for a small smoking shelter.
Ames Bicycle Rack Competition:
Design, graphic design, and submission of winning proposals. Construction to be complete in May 2013.
Construction documents for affordable single-family and duplex houses.
Silver Oaks, Waverly High School Repurposing:
Floor plans for elderly and fully accessible housing units.
F. O. Eagles Building, Perry:
Surveying, site analysis, historical documents, and schematic design for a Main Street historical renovation project.
ASK Studio Office:
Schematic design, graphic design, and art installations.
Meskwaki Travel Plaza:
Two-day charette, providing proposals in response to an RFP.
Website and awards graphics, including graphics for the CyRide offices, winner of a 2011 AIA Iowa Excellence in Design Award, and the Spring Creek Sports Complex, winner of a 2012 AIA Iowa Excellence in Design Award.
Iowa State University, Ames, IA, US, Chinese Teaching Assistant
Preparing electronic textbook materials and critiquing translations made by Chinese international students for Chinese 403X.
Habitat for Humanity, Cedar Rapids, IA, US, Construction Volunteer
Framed walls; installed columns; placed floor joists and subflooring; installed siding, trim, and roofing for single family homes.
Iowa State University, Ames, IA, US, BArch, Architecture
Minor in Chinese, graduated with Honors summa cum laude
Studied abroad in Rome, Spring 2012
Undergraduate AIA Medal
Alpha Rho Chi Medal
Book Award for Design
Selected for graduate level poetry workshop, 2013
Selected for Research in the Capitol (20 projects from Iowa State), 2013
Featured in Datum Student Journal of Architecture, 2012, 2011
Featured in Catalyst, Student Design Publication, 2012
Displayed at Studies in Creativity Juried Art Exhibit, 2011
Selected for Undergraduate Research Symposium, ISU, 2013
ISU Wind Ensemble, all semesters, Europe Tour, 2011
Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity
National Merit Scholar
AIA Iowa / AIA National Scholarship
Scott E. Olson Leadership / Community Service Award
H. Kennard Bussard Award
Paul M. Heffernan Travel Abroad Scholarship
Career Days Scholarship
CSI Competition, 1st Place
A competition held between all of the comprehensive studio projects (graduate and undergraduate) at Iowa State University, juried by members of the Construction Specifications Institute and critical practitioners from the surrounding area. Considered the culminating competition for Iowa State's architecture students. Jassim Al Nashmi, Dominick Forneris, and I were the winning team.
Hansen Prize, Award
A competition held between all third year architecture students at Iowa State for their fall semester studio projects. The competition was juried by Tim Hickman (Substance), Brian Clark (Confluence), and guest juror Todd Schliemann (Ennead). The winners were myself and another team of four students.
BWBR Competition, 1st Place
A competition held between all third year architecture students at Iowa State for their spring semester studio projects. The final round of the competition takes place at the offices of BWBR Architects in the Twin Cities. Jasmine Singh and I were the winning team out of five final teams.
DMRC Boathouse Competition, Honorable Mention
A competition held between all second year architecture students at Iowa State for their fall semester studio projects. The competition's final round was determined by a popular vote among members of the Des Moines Rowing Club. I was one of eleven finalists.