Debby Bird

Debby Bird

Louisville, KY, US



Debby has seven years of Architectural experience. She was a project manager on multiple projects from design through construction.  She especially has a passion for religious and residential architecture. Debby is also a professional portrait painter whose works are held in religious and private collections across the country.



Hubbuch and CO, Louisville KY, Intern Architect/ Project Manager

• Progressing towards Licensure- 3 exams passes, 2 remaining taken, waiting for results
• Responsible for construction drawings, writing specifications, reviewing submittals and assisting with design on projects such as Makers Mark Underground Cold Storage Facility, Holiday Inn Express Remodel, St Agnes Church Plaza, Valhalla Golf Clubhouse, as well as design development for Jim Beam, and various projects at Makers Mark Distillery.
• Oversaw the work of the junior member of the firm.
• Rewrote company CAD standards bringing them up to date and more in line with National CAD standards.

Jul 2015 - current

Rounds VanDuzer Architects, Falls Church, VA, US, Intern Architect/ Project Manager

• Project manager - demonstrated strong self-management skills while guiding all aspects of the project from construction drawings, writing specifications, client meetings, through construction administration on a new 86,500 SF mixed-use office and retail building.
• Led retail project from design through construction administration while coordinating with clients, engineers and contractors.
• Experienced at writing comprehensive specifications.
• Surveyed and documented existing conditions for retail renovation projects.
• Designed multiple comprehensive sign packages for retail centers and for a 2,000 acre master-planned community.
• Designed and submitted drawings for local and state building code compliance and coordinated drawings with building officials.
• Was consistently requested by my superiors to take on tasks that would be considered above my experience level because of my demonstrated ability to accomplish and succeed.

Sep 2004 - Feb 2010


University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US, BArch, Architecture

• Bachelor of Architecture, May 2004
• Minor in Art Studio
• Magna Cum Laude, GPA 3.75
• Tao Sigma Delta National Honors Fraternity
• National Merit Scholar
• Hunter M. Adams Award
• Graduated with Honors in the Honors Program
• Dean’s List- 8 semesters
• Exhibited handcrafted furniture at Highpoint, North Carolina’s International Furniture Show

Aug 1999 - May 2004