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Ashley Archie

Ashley Archie

Crestview, FL, US

 

About 

Employment 

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Research Associate II

- Assisting the Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics (CBPD) Faculty and Staff with a variety of funded research projects
- Supporting the teaching activities of the CBPD Faculty and Staff and managing PhD canidates relations within the School of Architecture

Aug 2015 - current
 

Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Urban Design and Planning Consultant

- Researched sustainable parking lots to create design guidelines for greening existing surface parking lots
- Prepared a working document that contains design guidelines for the commercial district of Squirrel Hill, planning and implementation
strategies, and a preliminary transit oriented development study for the neighborhood

Jan 2015 - Aug 2015
 

CCAC/Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Green Building Intern

- Provided support to the Facilities Department of the Center for Sustainable Landscapes operation and maintenance related tasks
- Managed LEED, LBC, and WELL checklists for Phipps Lower Campus Master Plan

Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
 

Design Center Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Community Programs Coordinator

- Organizer and co-facilitator for design workshops and charrettes for nonprofit organizations and design professionals
- Drafting and editing of RFPs for neighborhood scale projects and training workshops for nonprofit organizations
- Varies research tasks related to vacant lot restoration, transit-oriented development, design guidelines, and community engagement
tactics for staff development

Apr 2014 - Mar 2015
 

PFAFFMANN + ASSOCIATES, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Project Designer/ Drafter

- Participated in all project phases from interviews, client contact, schematic design, construction documents, finishes, and specifications
- Assisted project manager with LEED research, analysis, and coordination for new construction projects
- Generated 3D models to produce photo-realistic interior and exterior renderings for marketings purposes
- Developed urban design plans for a downtown area that involved diagramming urban systems and test-fitting buildings to generate
development interest

Jul 2012 - Jan 2014
 

Education 

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Masters, Urban Design

Aug 2014 - Aug 2015
 

Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2011 - Apr 2012
 

Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2007 - Apr 2011
 

Awards 

Green Building Leadership Camp, Shanghai China, 1st Place

2015
 

Gindroz Travel Prize for European Study, 1st Place

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills