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Lauren Schneider

Lauren Schneider

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

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Employment 

Murase Associates, Portland, OR, US, Landscape Designer

Working directly with project manager and principal on developing conceptual designs, preparing schematic renderings and extensive client presentations. Responsible for construction drawing sets, specifications and construction details for private residences, urban plazas, and civic institutions. Regular site visits, project team coordination and contractor meetings.

Oct 2013 - Dec 2013
 

Butler Armsden Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Intermediate Designer

Responsible for the preparation of preliminary, design development and construction drawings needed for client presentations and required planning documents. Simultaneously worked on multiple high-end residential projects under weekly deadlines and strict client budgets. Collaborated with associated contractors while managing site visits, comprehensive schedules and community outreach meetings. Focus on sustainable design; responsible for assisting a project from concept to completion through LEED accreditation, resulting in the first LEED platinum residence in Northern California.

Jul 2007 - Jul 2009
 

Eric Baker Architecture, Bedminster, NJ, US, Intern Architect

Responsible for quick turnaround of design development, planning, and construction documents. Collaborated closely with in-house structural engineer and directly with clients on custom high- end residential, landscaping and site planning projects.

May 2004 - Aug 2006
 

Education 

Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, GB, Masters, MLA

Landscape Institute Award: Best graduate student portfolio, 2013

Relevant Coursework:

Landscape Design
Intensive design studios and seminars fortifying knowledge and skills in master planning, land management, public outreach, recreation planning, interpretation, comprehensive site and detailed design.

Landscape Science: Ecology & Plants
A series of site visits, field work, lectures and workshops run through the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. Plant identification, taxonomy, physiology and culture. Knowledge of plant selection, and management of nursery plants. Proficiency in ecological principles and processes at both a local and global scale. Emphasis on professional collaboration and project management.

Aug 2011 - Jul 2013
 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, BArch, BArch

Aug 2002 - May 2007
 

Awards 

Landscape Institute: Best Student Portfolio, Award

Best graduate portfolio, awarded by Landscape Institute, 2013

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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