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Brick McMenomy

Brick McMenomy

San Francisco, CA, US

 
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About 

Employment 

Thrive International Program: Kustawi Project (TIPKUP), London, GB, Design & Development Consultant

With Thrive, I consulted on the ethical development of refugee communities in Nyarugusu, Tanzania and Dadaab, Kenya, and developed models for how evolutionary algorithms in architectural design could best serve inhabitants.

Mar 2019 - Aug 2019
 

KTGY Architecture + Planning, Oakland, CA, US, Associate - Junior Architectural Designer

At KTGY, a residential, US-based, architecture firm, I progressed from working on large-scale (200+ units), low-density residential developments in the great basin area of the United States, to large-scale, mid-density townhomes in the San Francisco Bay Area. In this time, I followed projects from schematic design through construction, gained experience with creating and approving complete construction document packages, and corresponded with city officials on the approval of schematic packages.

Mar 2014 - Aug 2017
 

Walter Scott Perry, London, Intern

While working with Walter Scott Perry, we developed a conceptual scheme for made-to-order shipping container homes based in Los Angeles, California. The objective of this exercise was to create homes which could be easily constructed by its owners by limiting the materials to readily available waste and products which could be purchased at local stores.

Aug 2012 - Sep 2012
 

Community Assessment of Renewable Energy & Sustainability (CARES), Berkeley, CA, US, Graphic Designer, Workshop Coordinator

The CARES (Community Assessment of Renewable Energy and Sustainability) foundation is a multidisciplinary team of researchers set on integrating technology, design, community, and sustainability. In my time at CARES, the team partnered with members of the Pinoleville Pomo Nation (PPN), a Native American tribe based in Ukiah, California. Community meetings were conducted with the PPN, and a platform for participatory design was created, allowing members to actively comment on and assess entries for an architectural competition as entries were being designed.

May 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Education 

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, Masters, Emergent Technologies and Architecture

Sep 2017 - Oct 2018
 

University of California, Berkeley, Bachelors, Architecture

Architecture
Urbanism of Developing Nations
Sustainable Design

Aug 2009 - Aug 2013
 

Awards 

Berkeley Circus, Other

During my senior year, my work in Jean-Paul Bourdier's photography class was selected to appear in a gallery in Wurster Hall during Berkeley Circus, where it was reviewed and critiqued by visiting professors.

2013
 

Jury Prize, 1st Place

My junior year, this prize was awarded by professors and visiting architects to the student with the most impressive studio project at the final review. Because of its recognition, this work was featured in Wurster Gallery for 3 months.

2011
 

Berkeley Circus, Other

My sophomore year, my structural analysis models of Case Study homes were on display in Wurster Gallery during Berkeley Circus, where it was critiqued by visiting architects and professors.

2010
 

Jury Prize, 1st Place

My freshman year, my studio project received the Jury prize, awarded by professors and visiting architects at the studio's final review to the student with the most outstanding work. This prize included a grant and the opportunity to have work on display in Wurster gallery.

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills