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Kelsey McLaughlin

Kelsey McLaughlin

Eugene, OR, US

 

About 

Employment 

University of Oregon: Craft Center, Eugene, OR, US, Woodshop Technician

-Assist in various classes taught including shaker tables, trestle tables, long boards, and wooden utensils
-Maintained a safe woodshop environment by monitoring users' technique in handling machinery and tools, as well as providing woodworking guidance

Sep 2013 - current
 

2fORM Architects, Eugene, OR, US, Intern

-Conducted on-site measurements and drafted as-built drawings of an existing home both for the immediate purpose of transforming occupancy from residential to commercial, as well as for potential future commission
-Created 3d models and visuals of various projects for schematic design development, based on client feedback

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
 

University of Oregon Architecture and Allied Arts Department, Eugene, OR, US, Graduate Teaching Fellow

-Collaborate with fellow GTFs and Professors to create and teach specific learning outcomes achieved through assigned projects, readings, and group discussion
-Lead weekly undergraduate discussions focusing on how meaningful architecture is developed out of a critical attitude towards the built environment, including place, culture, density, typology, and ecology

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014
 

University of Oregon: Ecosystem Workforce Program, Eugene, OR, US, Publications Assistant

-Designed informational graphics and layout spreads, ranging from info reports to advertisement posters
-Updated a bi-weekly blog with articles relevant to rural climate change in the Pacific Northwest

Jun 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Habitat for Humanity, New Orleans, LA, US, Volunteer

-Developed general on-site construction techniques and safety practices through assisting in the construction of two homes at differing completion stages

Feb 2012 - Feb 2012
 

Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center, Geneva, NY, US, Design Intern

-Created design proposals for the newly occupied office space, including outdoor signage and interior spaces to establish various zones within the workspace

Sep 2010 - May 2011
 

Dore and Whittier, Inc., South Burlington, VT, US, Intern

-Collaborated on the selection, ordering, and documentation of interior materials for an elementary school project
-Assisted in completing project binders for the Massachusetts School Building Authority within a critical deadline
-Contributed as a team member on two major projects, both during the schematic design process

May 2010 - Sep 2010
 

Education 

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, MArch, Architecture

Jun 2012 - current
 

University of Oregon Summer Abroad, Kyoto, JP, Landscape Architecture

Study Abroad

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies & History

Sep 2007 - May 2011
 

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Architecture

Study Abroad

Jan 2010 - Jun 2010
 

Awards 

Senior Architecture Prize, Award

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

2011
 

President's Civic Leadership Award, Award

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills