Cathleen Matuzak

Cathleen Matuzak

Seattle, WA, US

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On the path of becoming a licensed architect while exploring new technologies, materials and sustainable researchto enhance the practice of architecture.


Freiheit Architecture, Bellevue, WA, US, Architectural Designer

Aug 2016 - current

Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, Graduate Assistant

May 2015 - May 2016

Kaczmar Architects Inc., Cleveland, OH, US, Architectural Intern

Apr 2014 - Jan 2015


Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2014 - May 2016

Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, Master's of Business Administration

Aug 2014 - May 2016

Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, BArch, Architecture

I have graduated with my Bachelor's of Science in Architecture with a focus on environmental design, urban planning, sustainability, and graphic design.

Aug 2009 - Dec 2013


Fielder-BorgWarner Travel Abroad Scholarship, Scholarship

Granted this scholarship to travel abroad to New Delhi, India to look in to India's possibilities for sustainable growth. Met with government and non-government organizations to hear and advise their plans and actions.


2015 Kent State Graduate Research Symposium- Best Poster Presentation, Award

Won Best Poster Presentation for the architecture category on my research on ventilation rates and how it effects health and work effectiveness.


CSI Akron-Canton Chapter Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded scholarship based on Merit and personal essay.


2013 IDC Competition-Finalist, Honorable Mention

This was a competition between 4th year Kent State students to design a 250,000 sq. ft. office building with a focus on sustainability in Cleveland, Oh. The office building integrated MEPS and the final submission of the project included a full drawing set.


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