Noelle Charles

Noelle Charles

Philadelphia, PA, US



My name is Noelle Charles. I am a recent graduate of Temple University with my Bachelor of Architecture. During my final year at Temple I completed my thesis that looked at reusing a closed urban landfill. I am very interested in researching both conventional and unconventional sustainability methods within the field of design. Now that I have graduated, I am looking for an opportunity to work in a professional design setting where I can further develop my skills that I have learned in school. 


Rittenhouse Tavern/Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA, US, Hostess/Receptionist

Answered phone calls,
Took reservations,
Seated people as they arrived to the restaurant,
Coat check,
Answered questions regarding the Philadelphia Art Alliance,
Organized seating arrangements

Jan 2014 - current

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Peer Teacher

Set up and maintained online blog,
Responded to student's questions regarding the blog,
Provided feedback to students' responses to the lectures

Jan 2014 - May 2014

Pam and Jeffrey Politis, Wilmington, DE, US, Nanny

Responsible for children's health and safety,
Organized children's daily/weekly schedules,
Responsible for children's summer curriculum,
Drove to and from activities

Jun 2012 - Aug 2013

Kmart, Philadelphia, PA, US, Back Room Locator

Kept stock room inventory organized,
Performed daily pick-lists,
Assisted customers while on the floor

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011


Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2014


H. Rosen Academic Scholarship, Scholarship

Received this academic scholarship for my successful academic grades.


Sustainability Award for 2011 Ed Bacon Student Design Competition, Other

Received the special jury prize for Sustainability.

The brief for the competition asked for proposals that re-designed I-95 as it passed through South Philadelphia. I, along with two of my classmates, re-designed it was a generator of energy for the city and for the vacant lots in the area to close the circuit. We proposed collecting CO2, kinetic energy, wind energy, and piezo electric energy. We then designed three piers that were results for the output of these energies. We also proposed that 50% of the energy collected from the highway would be given to the those who developed on the vacant lots.


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