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AMY KURTYCZ

AMY KURTYCZ

Grand Ledge, MI, US

 

About 

Employment 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Research Assistant

Assist with material research on glass. Waterjet, kiln fire, and laser measure large glass pieces.
Design presentations of research such as stands for exhibitions and report layouts.

May 2018 - Jul 2018
 

FABLab; Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Laboratory Assistant

Operated 3-axis CNC milling machine. Program faculty and student job using MasterCam, set up and measure tools, machine maintenance.
Materials milled: hardwoods, MDF, plywood, acrylic, plaster
Operated 3-axis CNC waterjet
Materials cut: glass, steel, sandstone

Jan 2017 - May 2018
 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Exhibit Columbus Installation Team Member

Exhibit Columbus is an annual exploration of design, and community in Columbus Indiana.
Worked closely with a professor and student team members moving between working sketches, digital models, and prototypes to design and build a large-scale outdoor installation.
Specifically I designed the pavilion seating and assisted in many aspects of fabrication.
Traveled to Indiana and with team for on-site installation. Operated an aerial work platform/cherry picker.

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
 

Hobbs+Black Architects, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Architectural Intern

Worked professionally with architects and interior designers, on commercial, retail, residential, and office projects
Prepared SD and CD drawing sets, and renders.
Composed visioning presentations and DD studies.
Took field measurements, attend site and client visits, worked through punch lists, construction administration.
Produced cost estimates and hardware schedules
Space planning, furniture layouts, reception desk design

May 2015 - Jul 2017
 

Education 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2016 - Jul 2018
 

University of Michigan, Japan, Study Abroad

May 2017 - Jun 2017
 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Bachelors of Science in Architecture
Minor in Cultural Anthropology

Sep 2012 - May 2016
 

Awards 

Taubman Scholars, Scholarship

This merit-based aid is an expression of confidence in the students, a belief in their abilities to make a difference, and recognition that provision of support is a sound investment in our collective future.

2017
 

Taubman Scholars, Scholarship

This merit-based aid is an expression of confidence in the students, a belief in their abilities to make a difference, and recognition that provision of support is a sound investment in our collective future.

2016
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills