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Michael Remien

Michael Remien

Phoenix, AZ, US

 

About 

ENTRY-LEVEL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
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Award-winning Bachelor’s in Landscape Architecture graduate with record of attaining high scores and completing complex program in overall top 4.7% of class.
Talented and creative recent graduate eager to leverage academic preparation and real-world experience acquired through internships to launch landscape architectural career. Strong knowledge and skills in freehand sketching rendering, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Suite. Critical thinker and problem-solver with the innate ability to quickly grasp and develop new concepts. Articulate communicator attuned to leading and collaborating with teams to ensure the successful completion of projects. Intensely motivated with the drive and passion to succeed.
Core Knowledge and Strengths:
 Freehand Sketching & Perspective
 Hand Rendering & Drafting
 Construction Documentation
 Design & Graphic Presentations
 Project & Team Management
 Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Technology Snapshot: AutoCAD 2D & 3D, Revit, Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Word, Excel, Power

 

Please feel free to contact me at any time to receive my full resume and portfolio. 

Employment 

Clemente Bornacelli Studio's, Tempe AZ, Intern Apprentice

Supported prominent international artist, Clemente Bornacelli, in incorporating modern art and varied creative disciplines into designs. Oversaw project to mix architecture and art in order to learn techniques to combine new art forms. Engaged in training activities highlighting art, drawings selling, design presentations. Received teaching and instructions in innovatively creating new ideas and concepts. Acquired strong knowledge of art and design.

Jan 2012 - Mar 2013
 

Arizona State University, Tempe AZ, Intern under Dr. Ted Cook Doctorate in Landscape Architecture

Contributed to the management of multiple classroom projects and studies in Amsterdam, Netherlands,
Rottenburg, Germany, and Belmopan, Belize. Engaged in Filed River Restoration, Park Design, and Trail Planning
project applying knowledge of ecology, re-balancing ecosystems, and re-vegetation. Employed AutoCAD and
Photoshop to devise photo realistic pictures and created design layout using different inspiration for each section.
Executed city and resort planning, and redesign for the City of Belmopan with team of three students under the
guidance and leadership of Dr. Cook. Leverage critical thinking and problem solving skills to complete project.

Nov 2009 - Mar 2011
 

Toscano Studio and Gallery, Tucson, AZ, US, Intern

Assisted the owner with designing and coordinating summer camp craft activities for kids. Performed watercolor,
pastels, and various artistic techniques. Developed plaster model pieces; successfully sold one piece in store.
Interacted with clients to conduct tour of gallery and work of local artists. Obtained stronger passion for art and
valuable insight and knowledge of diverse artistic styles.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Education 

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US, Landscape Architecture

BSLA

Aug 2009 - May 2013
 

Awards 

Design Excellence, 1st Place

Each studio semester two students are selected for the design Excellence award.

2013
 

Golden Gate Cup Award, 1st Place

The Golden Gate Cup award is given to one team in the Design build competition. The panal that chooses the winners are made up of past winners of the cup. Up until this year the cup has never been awarded to a student ever.

2013
 

American Society of Landscape Architects Award, 1st Place

Single plaque awarded to the project of ASLA's choosing.

2013
 

San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybiflg Arboretuffr Society Award, 1st Place

Single plaque awarded to the project of there choosing.

2013
 

Garden Creator Award Gold, 1st Place

Single plaque awarded to the project of there choosing.

2013
 

California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers Award, 1st Place

Single plaque awarded to the project of there choosing.

2013
 

American Honicultural Society Environmental Award, 1st Place

Single plaque awarded to the project of there choosing.

2013
 

San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers Award, 1st Place

Single plaque awarded to the project of there choosing.

2013
 

Golden Cup: People Choice Award, 1st Place

Plaque & trophy awarded by the vote of the people. 60,000 people attended the event.

2013
 

Design Excellence, 1st Place

Each studio semester two students are selected for the design Excellence award.

2012
 

Interdisciplinary Design Competition, 2nd Place

The project was to solve one of the major problems that will face
Arizona in the next hundred years -- in 9 days! Each completive team
consisted of one Landscape Architect, one Architect, one Interior
designer, and one Industrial designer. I made the final presentation for
our team to over 200 people. We placed second!

2012
 

Design Excellence, 1st Place

Each studio semester two students are selected for the design Excellence award.

2011
 

Drawing for Non-Majors Exhibition 1st place, 1st Place

Art show for non-drawling majors at Arizona State University.

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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