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Amy Larson

Amy Larson

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Hi! I'm Amy Larson. I am a recent graduate of the University of Arkansas, Fay Jones School of Architecture, now based in New York City. Currently seeking a position as a Junior Designer. On track for architectural licensure. I have experience in both hands-on and digital forms of making. I enjoy all scales of design from product, jewelry, lighting design, to buildings and interiors, and even urban strategies.

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Employment 

NILE Studio, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Designed and cataloged the exhibition of Two Sides of the Border at Aedes Architekturforum, Berlin 

Dec 2018 - current
 

Destination Imagination, Seguin, TX, US - New York, NY, Appraiser

Judge at regional and state level competitions as alumnus of the program.
Critique participants on creativity and problem solving skills.

Mar 2011 - current
 

University of Arkansas Community Design Center, Fayetteville, AR, US, Architectural Intern

Assisted in the design of a public housing livability improvement plan.
Worked with Rhino, SketchUp, Revit, Lumion software.
Prepared public presentations to residents and the City of Fayetteville Housing Commission.

Jan 2018 - May 2018
 

University of Arkansas DesignShop, Fayetteville, AR, US, Assistant

Assisted students with the use of fabrication equipment
Hands on maintenance and operation of design tools such as 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machine, and paint booth

Jan 2013 - May 2017
 

Insite Construction, Fayetteville, AR, US, Carpentry Intern

Assisted in the construction of a professor designed house including but not limited to: framing, soffit installation, concrete formwork, cabinet making, and the use of various tools and methods.

Mar 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Andrew Saunders Workshop, Fayetteville, AR, US, Selected Participant

Studied traditional knot construction and how to apply that to architectural form making.
Worked with advanced 3D modeling software such as Maya and 3DS Max.

Oct 2013 - Oct 2013
 

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Fayetteville, AR, US, Fabrication Team Member and Design Collaborator

Assisted in the construction and design of the Entrance Pavilion to the Frank Lloyd Wright Bachman Wilson house including but not limited to: operation of the multi axis plasma cutter, drill press, steel cutting, riveting of metal components, and light welding.
Created finish details of how panels would be constructed.

May 2013 - Aug 2013
 

AIA Austin Homes Tour, Austin, TX, US, Docent

Volunteer participant at Kevin Alter home.

Oct 2012 - Oct 2012
 

University of Austin, School of Architecture, Austin, TX, US, Summer Academy in Architecture

Selected to attend 5-week intensive program

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Education 

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US, BArch, Architecture

May 2013 - May 2018
 

Awards 

American Planning Association, Award

Unique Contribution to Planning

2018
 

Lyceum Fellowship Competition, Other

Citation Winner

2015
 

New Arkansas Tuition Award, Scholarship

Maintained grade point average above 3.30
2013-2018

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills