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Christopher Ford

Christopher Ford

Cleveland, OH, US

 

About 

Aspiring architect from the University of Michigan seeking an entry level position with a firm. I'm in search of a place that seeks to innovate in the design space. 

Employment 

Dimit Architects, LLC, Cleveland, OH, US, Intern Architect

Generated marketing materials for the general public

Attended construction site visits

Assisted in schematic design phase of a local restaurant

Addressed construction document red lines for multi-family residential projects

Jun 2016 - Sep 2016
 

LAND Studio, Cleveland, OH, US, Project Designer

Generated neighborhood analysis studies to determine strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

Gained insight on inclusive zoning practices by attending the Urban Land Institute: Building the 21st Century City Symposium

Assisted with on site art installations and neighborhood beautification projects

May 2015 - Dec 2015
 

TK Home Design, Detroit, MI, US, Design Consultant

Interpreted conceptual sketches into preliminary construction drawings

Generated architectural renderings for the company’s website

Corresponded with clients for site and design details

Addressed electrical plan red lines for single family residential construction

May 2014 - Sep 2014
 

GPI Design, Cleveland, OH, US, Designer

Designed sleep-aiding LED window light for assisted living homes

Corresponded with architecture firms to mediate their design with GPI Design’s lighting solutions

Oct 2012 - May 2013
 

Education 

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

Jun 2013 - Apr 2017
 

Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

Aug 2007 - Oct 2012
 

Kent State University Florence, CAED, Florence, IT, Architectural Studies

Study Abroad program

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills