Allison Dunn

Allison Dunn

Tucson, AZ, US



Graduating student from the newly accredited Master of Architecture program at the University of Arizona. Also completing a Graduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation. Completed a 4-year pre-professional architecture degree at Washington State University. Interest areas and skill sets in preservation architecture, including rehabilitation and restoration projects.


City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office, Tucson, AZ, US, Intern

Working on graphics and diagrams for Historic Green Homes 2014 tour.
Working on inventory forms for the historic Presidio neighborhood.

Jan 2014 - current

The Drachman Institute, Tucson, AZ, US, Graduate Research Assistant in Heritage Conservation Program

Coordinating and planning yearly TICRAT (conference on earthen architecture)
Assisting with completion of nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.

Sep 2012 - current

Dacole Company, Reno, NV, US, Intern

Worked for Reno Developer, Bernie Carter.
Assisted with various tasks related to renovation of historic post office.
Assisted with tasks related to new development projects, including working one-on-one with clients.

May 2013 - Aug 2013

Hallmark Cards, Reno, NV, US, Sales Associate

Worked at Hallmark stores in Reno, Nevada, Moscow, Idaho, and Tucson, Arizona throughout college.
Designed displays and custom print orders. Provided customer service and cashiering skills.

May 2009 - Feb 2013

TSK Architects, Reno, NV, US, Intern

Worked on existing CAD and Revit drawings for current projects such as several new schools and tenant improvement projects.

May 2011 - Aug 2011


University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US, MArch, Architecture

Advanced placement in a 3 year program, completed in 2 years. Also completed a Graduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation, 18 additional credit hours in preservation studies.

May 2012 - current

Washington State University, Pullman, WA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Completed elective courses in Preservation, Planning, Cultural Resource Management,
Architectural Acoustics, Urbanization, Sustainability, Construction Management,
AutoCAD, and Revit.

Aug 2008 - May 2012


Cougar Achievement Award, 1st Place

Awarded to achieving incoming freshmen at WSU


Rising Star Scholarship, Scholarship

Chosen out of previous OverAchievers Foundation scholarship winners.


CAPLA Graduate Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded to certain incoming students.


R.H. Logan Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded from WSU Alumni groups.


AIA of Northern Nevada Graham Erskine Memorial Scholarship 2010, Scholarship

awarded from local AIA chapter based on submitted architecture projects


AIA of Northern Nevada Graham Erskine Memorial Scholarship 2009, Scholarship

awarded from local AIA chapter based on submitted architecture projects


OverAchievers Foundation Scholarship 2008-2012, Scholarship

Based on high school achievements and involvement.


AIA of Northern Nevada Raymond Hellmann Memorial Scholarship 2008, Scholarship

awarded from local AIA chapter for college freshmen based on the desire to receive an architectural


Best Individual Spread Layout, 3rd Place

Design competition of ~300 students at journalism conference hosted by Jostens. Based on submitted page layouts in a conference-wide exercise in design.


Areas of Specialization