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Whitney Cooper

Whitney Cooper

Austin, TX, US

 

About 

WHITNEY MEGAN COOPER
500 E Riverside Drive Apt #263, Austin, TX 78704 wmcooper7@gmail.com (616)481-3825


EDUCATION
2011 University of Texas, Austin _ University of Texas School of Architecture (UTSOA)
Masters in Architecture _ Emphasis in Sustainability
2007 University of Michigan _ Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning (TCAUP)
Bachelors of Science in Architecture
Switzerland _ Study Abroad 2006 Australia _ Study Abroad 2005 Europe _ Travel Abroad 2007


RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Jauregui Architect Builders _ Austin, Texas
Intern _ Fall 2011 Current _ IDP Program
_ Managed multiple projects throughout the construction phase dealing directly with builders and contractors
_ Developed and coordinated interior drawings and construction details for bidding and contracting
Maryann Thompson Architects _ Boston, Massachusetts
Intern _ Fall 2010 _ Professional Residency Program _ IDP Program
_ Participated in various stages of project development for both residential and institutional work
_ Created proposals and presentations for clients and for interviews that included a variety of schematic proposals
ROTO Architecture _ Los Angeles, California
Intern _ Summer 2010 _ Professional Residency Program _ IDP Program
_ Generated schematic design drawings and contributed to their improvement through design development and construction
_ Researched historical data and precedents in order to push design boundaries
BETA Design _ Grand Rapids, Michigan
Intern _ Summer 2009
_ Produced landscape renderings and building elevation renderings
_ Collaborated on the development of multiple design proposals for both clients and community decision makers
_ Developed proposal and outline plan for college educational buildings
Konstant Architecture _ Chicago, Illinois
Junior Architect _ September 2007 August 2008 _ IDP Program
_ Took on leadership role in residential project design and development
_ Participated and helped led meetings with clients and contractors
_ Built physical and digital models for clients as supplementary explanation of design concepts


SELECTED AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
UTSOA
Professional Residency Program 2010
Spring 2010 Event Planner for Coleman Coker’s Austin Exhibit
2009 2011 Editor of ISSUE
Winter 2010 Urban Land Institute Student Competition _ San Diego, CA
Fall 2009 Design Assistant for Design III
2009 2011 Latitudes Conference participant
2008 2010 Recruiter and Liaison for prospective students
TCAUP
2006 2007 Treasurer _ Alpha Rho Chi Architecture Fraternity
2006 2007 Recruitment Chair _ Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity
2006 2007 Co-Chair _ TCAUP Events Committee
2005 2007 Admissions Committee
2005 2007 ARC Representative_ Liaison between Dean and students
2005 2007 AIAS _ Member


HONORS AND AWARDS
Project selected and published in ISSUE005 and ISSUE006 _ UTSOA
2010 2011 Recipient of the Sixth Red River Scholarship
Spring 2010 Nominated for the Boone Powell Prize
2008 2011 University Honors and Dean’s List _ UTSOA
Spring 2009 Studio Design Award _ UTSOA
Spring 2008 Project selected and published in Dimensions 21 _ TCAUP
Spring 2007 Finalist _ Wallenberg Studio TCAUP
Fall 2006 Honorable Mention _ Alumni Society Board of Governors Annual Student Show
Fall 2005 Merit Award Winner _ Alumni Society Board of Governors Annual Student Show
2004 2007 University Honors and Dean’s List _ TCAUP
2003 National Finalist _ DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) Marketing Competition


TECHNICAL SKILLS
Autodesk_CAD_Rhino_Adobe Creative Suite_Revit_Microsoft Office_
Sketch-up_Laser Cutter_CNC Routing

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Jauregui Architect Builders, Austin, TX, US, Architectural Intern

Sep 2011 - current
 

Maryann Thompson Architects, Boston, MA, US, Architectural Intern

Sep 2010 - Jan 2011
 

Roto Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

May 2010 - Sep 2010
 

Education 

The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, MArch, Masters in Architecture

Aug 2008 - May 2011
 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2003 - May 2007
 

Skills 



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