Laura Graden

Laura Graden

Binghamton, NY, US





Physical Facilities Department Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, US, Architectural Project Coordinator

Sep 2014 - current

Physical Facilities Department Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, US, Intern Architect

Nov 2013 - Sep 2014

BCK-IBI Group, Binghamton, NY, US, Intern

-Responsible for significant update to the CAD standards library, converting and creating standard construction details in REVIT.
-Collaborated to produce both schematic designs and presentation-quality graphics for existing and potential projects.
-On-Site field work: as-built measurements and field verification.
-Construction Document coordination and redlines, post bid addenda to drawing sets for architect’s review.

Sample Project list:
Southern Tier High Technology Incubator Proposal
Howard Hinman + Katell Attorneys Proposal
Ichabod Crane Central School District Capital Improvements
Sidney School District SBOE Update Presentation

May 2013 - Sep 2013

RHDD Sports League, Moscow, ID, US, Marketing Coordinator

-Served as lead graphic designer and head of Public Relations on the Board of Directors.
-Executed design, editing and approval of all promotional materials including posters, banners, flyers etc.
-Designed and update league web site content
-Organized and maintained advertising logos, copy and web banners from league sponsorship contracts
-Proof-read outgoing marketing communications
-Coordinated and assisted with event planning, branding and marketing design for home events: attracted 2,000+ attendees to the latest event

Aug 2011 - Apr 2013


University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, US, MArch, Architecture

Cumulative GPA: 3.86
Thesis: Sustainable Parametric Design: Spring 2012

Special Coursework in: Geopolitical Sustainability and Urban Planning, Natural day-lighting

UK Green Building study abroad in London & Wales, May-July, 2011.

Served as a graduate TA in the following courses:
Arch 151 Intro to the Built Environment
Arch 154 Intro to Architectural Graphics
Arch 385 History of Architecture, Pre-Modern

Aug 2011 - Dec 2012

University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Art Minor
Cumulative GPA: 3.85
University Honors Core Award for advanced coursework in the Honors Curriculum

Special Coursework in sustainability and energy efficiency building systems, theatrical costume & set design, graphic design, and digital imaging.

Aug 2007 - May 2011


Moscow Ren Fair Poster Design Contest, 2nd Place


Idaho Concrete Masonry Association Design Competition Finalist, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization