Jack Hilchey

Jack Hilchey

Houston, TX, US

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Cobalt Office, Houston, TX, US, Designer

• With Robert Booth and Andrew Colopy, performed the schematic design of a 300,000sf mixed use multi-family complex in north-west Houston, submitted in still-pending TDHCA application

Jan 2020 - Feb 2020

Rice University, Houston, TX, US, Construct Fellow

• As Construct Fellow, produced construction documents for a group of two accessory dwellings and two primary units
• Created a computational tool that processes GIS maps and yields the locations feasible for ADU placement
• Researched green technologies as part of the setup for a design 2019 fall studio at Rice Architecture

Jun 2019 - Aug 2019

Perkins&Will, Houston, TX, US, Architecture Intern

• Assisted Andrew Blocha with the design of a pedestrian bridge
at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, producing design options, renderings, and schematic design drawings
• Contributed to the design of an educational building in Arizona, using live rendering software to evaluate its successes and failures
• Collaborated with Dan Kleeschulte and Emily Kaplan on a prospective intern project designing a resilient town hall for Hitchcock, TX, after the existing one flooded during Hurricane Harvey
• Assisted with hospital and lab renovation projects

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

Studio A Architecture, Inc., Charleston, SC, US, Architecture Intern

• Under Whitney Powers, composed plans and elevations for two affordable housing projects in Charleston
• Took photos of sites and measurements of existing structures
• Performed case study research
• Examined local building codes to determine parking and setback requirements

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Jon Hammond Builders, Ithaca, NY, US, Carpentry Apprentice

• Framed, finished, and renovated stick framed and laminated timber houses
• Mixed, applied, drilled concrete
• Researched pricing of materials

Jun 2015 - Mar 2016

Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects, Houston, TX, US, Architecture Intern

• Fabricated and added to study models
• Edited plans and photographs
• Conducted research on brands of building access devices
• Updated finish and room number schedules

Sep 2014 - May 2015


Rice University, Houston, TX, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2016 - May 2020

Emory University, Atlanta, GA, US, Bachelors, Visual Arts / Art History dual degree, minor in Architectural Studies

Aug 2011 - May 2015


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