Justin Palmer

Justin Palmer

Lake Forest, IL, US




I am a recent graduate of the B.A.A.S. program from Judson University in Elgin Illinois.


I am the current Chairman of the Students for New Urbanism - Illinois Chapter and act as liaison to the Congress for New Urbanism - Illinois Chapter.

I was previously the President of the Student Sustainability Committee at Judson University to help promote sustainable awareness and practice on campus.



R. Scott Javore & Associates, Glencoe, Entry-Level Architect

I design residential renders for the schematic design phase using AutoCAD elevations and Adobe Photoshop. I work on-site to construct As-Built drawings for our addition and renovation projects. Apart from architectural services I have been tasked to bolster our firm's marketing practice through photography and project brochure design.

Jun 2013 - current

Mutual Services of Highland Park, Highland Park, IL, US, Assistant Paint Manager

Managed paint department sales and purchases. Worked from cashier up to sales floor manager.
Repaired screens and windows as well.

May 2004 - Aug 2012

Don Burgett Construction, Deerfield, IL, US, Laborer

Worked on light-wood frame construction. Interpreted blueprints on the field and built framing partitions. Did light demolition. Installed exterior siding.

Jan 2007 - Aug 2008


Judson University, Elgin, IL, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Bauhaus-inspired design studio, working from the abstract in our first years up to comprehensive building design solutions in our final years. The school pushed for Christ-like design - to always strive to put the social, economical, and environmental good ahead of all else.

Aug 2008 - May 2013

Oakton Community College, Skokie, IL, US, Architecture

Preliminary architecture detailing and drafting techniques.

Aug 2007 - May 2008

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