I am a recent B.Arch. graduate of Iowa State University with an interest in places, cultures, and histories.
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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Surveying, site analysis, historical documents, and schematic design for a Main Street historical renovation project.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 Prize, 1st Place
Comprehensive studio competition. Last competition at Iowa State.
Juried by the Construction Specifications Institute and local practitioners.
First place (with Jassim Al Nashmi and Dominick Forneris).
BWBR Prize, 1st Place
Third-year spring competition.
Final round takes place at BWBR Architects.
First place (with Jasmine Singh).
Hansen Prize, Award
Third-year fall competition.
Juried by Tim Hickman (Substance), Brian Clark (Confluence), Todd Schliemann (Ennead).
Shared the award with another team of four.
DMRC Boathouse Competition, Honorable Mention
FInal round determined by the Des Moines Rowing Club.
One of eleven finalists.