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James Sequenz

James Sequenz

Chicago, IL, US

 

About 

Employment 

Garland Alliance, Milwaukee, WI, US, Landscape Designer + Lead Field Manager

Apr 2011 - Sep 2015
 

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, US, Graduate Teaching Assistant

ARCH 303 [Fall 2013 + 2014] Architecture + Environmental Response
-This course introduced core topics in sustainable design methods to undergraduate Architecture students. Students explored thermal, solar, and wind design methodologies.
-Responsible for directing two weekly discussion sections, gradings papers, and critiquing student design projects.
-Instructed students on the usage of light modeling and wind modeling digital software.
[DIVA for Rhino and Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) for Autodesk]

ARCH 301 [Spring 2013 + 2014] Structures + Construction
-This course introduced core topics in basic/standard construction terms and methods to undergraduate Architecture students. Structural sizing and material selections were covered.
-Responsible for directing two weekly discussion sections, grading student work, and developing exams.

Sep 2013 - May 2015
 

Directed Research Assistant to SARUP 2013 Distinguished Visiting Fellow- Dr. Tao Dufour, Milwaukee, WI, US, Directed Research Assistant

Jointly worked with Dr. Tao Dufour in research, design, and fabrication of exhibition content pertaining to the revival of modern ornamentation within the architecture concepts of Louis Sullivan.

Dec 2013 - Sep 2014
 

Education 

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, US, MArch, Architecture- SARUP

Sep 2012 - May 2015
 

Awards 

AIA Henry Adams Gold Medal and Certificate of Merit, 1st Place

National Award given to the top ranked Architecture student in an accredited program.
[SARUP- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee]

2015
 

Art in Bloom - Milwaukee Art Museum, 1st Place

Floral Art Competition at the Milwaukee Art Museum. 50 local florists are invited to interpret art within the MAM's extensive collection. Annually this three day event attracts 14,000-16,000 visitors to the Milwaukee Art Museum.

2014
 

Wanderlust Studio Gallery Exhibit, Nomination

2014
 

WLCA [Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association] - Gold Award, Award

-Event designer for the Milwaukee Art Museum's annual President's Circle Meeting
-Landscape preparation + floral design.

2013
 

Summer of China Exhibit- Milwaukee Art Museum, Nomination

-Chosen to design/build a large scale installation for the Milwaukee Art Museum's Summer 2011 traveling exhibit.
-Large scale bamboo installation art piece.

2011
 

WLCA [Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association] - Gold Award, Award

-Event designer for a Private corporation Company Board Meeting.
-Floral design - 75 various size arrangements -15,000 sf meeting event space/facility

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills