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Christina Griggs

Christina Griggs

Washington, DC, US

 
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About 

Christina Griggs recently graduated with distinction from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in Los Angeles, CA. She was the recipient of the AIA Henry Adams Medal from SCI-Arc, and was awarded a Merit Prize for her graduate thesis. She received her B.S. in Architecture from the University of Virginia. Most recently, she was published in Log 49 (September '20) for a piece she co-authored with Elena Manferdini.

Employment 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Researcher

Researcher on forthcoming multi-author publication concerning urban restructuring and cultural production of Los Angeles between 1980—2020

Aug 2019 - Aug 2020
 

Atelier Manferdini, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Rendered in V-Ray for an exhibition proposal
Coordinated installation at the 2019 Tallinn Architecture Biennale
Contributed to text for two monographs

May 2019 - Aug 2019
 

SPG Architects, New York, NY, US, Designer

Worked on CD and CA phases of two NYC apartment renovations
Managed custom furniture package for a client
Completed Project Development & Documentation AXP hours

Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
 

Terreform ONE, Brooklyn, NY, US, Research Fellow

Researched mycelium properties for architectural applications
Worked on a team to design & build a mycelium chair prototype

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
 

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

3D modeled exhibitions for the Museum of the City of New York
Produced 1:1 physical models of exhibition mock-ups

May 2015 - Aug 2015
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Graduated with Distinction

Sep 2018 - Sep 2020
 

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Graduated with High Honors

Aug 2012 - May 2016
 

Awards 

AIA Henry Adams Medalist, Award

Awarded by the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)

2020
 

Graduate Thesis Merit Prize, Award

Awarded by the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)

2020
 

Thom Mayne Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded by the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)

2019
 

Excellence in Design, Award

Awarded by the University of Virginia's School of Architecture

2016
 

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