Leigh Halsey

Leigh Halsey

Saint Louis, MO, US





KAI Design & Build, St. Louis, MO, US, Architectural Specialist

• Work within the architectural housing studio to prepare construction documents for mixed income housing developments.
• Coordinate with in-house and consulting engineers on architectural and MEPFP drawings.
• Support other projects as defined by Principal.

Feb 2014 - current

PRESERV Building Restoration Management, Inc., Brooklyn, NY, US, Production and Marketing Consultant

• Work directly with production team to prepare and deliver proposals, contracts, and subcontracts.
• Maintain image library, project information sheets, and working marketing material.
• Generate cost estimates and production schedules on a variety of projects.
• Update and maintain marketing materials, including portfolio, website, and related materials.
• Write, edit, prepare and publish bi-weekly posts about new, ongoing and recently completed projects.
• Maintain an up-to-date mailing list for bi-weekly e-blasts.

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013

Bozoian Group Architects, Saint Louis, MO, US, BIM and Marketing Coordinator

• Develop responses to RFPs and RFQs.
• Prepare brochures, resumes and other marketing materials.
• Coordinate with consulting engineers and contractors on architectural and MEPFP drawings.
• Meet with materials representatives and organize architectural material library through CSI numbering system.
• Prepare building permit applications, cost estimate projections, and coordination meeting minutes.
• Manage and support external communications including calls and meeting prompts.
• Maintain and update contact database.

Sep 2012 - Jul 2013

Save Our Cemeteries, New Orleans, LA, US, Cemetery Restoration Intern

• Survey and document historic structures such as monuments, mausoleums, tombs, sculptures, footstones, obelisks and other cemetery structures in St. Louis Cemetery No. 2.
• Actualize online database of monthly publications and cemetery research, including surveys, maps, and photographs for public use.
• Assist in cemetery preservation including stabilization, maintenance and restoration of historic ironwork, tombs and vaults.
• Perform historical research at local archival institutions.
• Complete measured drawings.

Sep 2011 - May 2012

Historic Preservation Commission, City of Columbia, Columbia, MO, US, Preservation Marketing Intern

• Perform internal projects as assigned; including document retrieval and imaging.
• Complete detailed brochure to be used for public awareness toward historic preservation.
• Attend and log minutes of monthly meetings for the Commission.
• Graphic design and printing services, including designing informational pamphlets
• Research vendors for competitive prices on goods and services.
• Collect and update data relating to identification, historical significance, construction period, function, physical description and condition.

Aug 2010 - Aug 2011

Berkibile Nelson Immenschuh McDowell, Inc., Kansas City, MO, US, Day in the Life Intern

• Carry out special projects as assigned by head designer.
• Develop conceptual layouts for residential design project.
• Organize material and literature libraries.
• Complete measured drawings as assigned.
• Attend and log meeting minutes.
• Manage and support external communications.

Nov 2010 - Nov 2010


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, Masters, Preservation Studies

Thesis: Evolution of the St. Louis Brewery and options for preservation and reuse of remaining abandoned brewery structures.
Final Project: Development of a comprehensive infill design located in an area of historic significance. Course work: Preservation Technology, History of Architecture in the Americas, Introduction to Preservation Studies, Preservation Studio, Preservation Law

Aug 2011 - Dec 2012

Colegio Universitario San Geronimo de la Habana, Havana, CU, Study Abroad

Extensive study of the Cuban culture and preservation techniques through classroom and field studies experience. Examined the historical, cultural, social, economic, and political developments that have marked Cuban life.

Mar 2012 - Mar 2012

University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

Design Program accredited by Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly FIDER) Thesis: Redevelopment of historic warehouse building into multimedia community center. Course work: Architectural Studios, Building Technologies, Methods and Materials

Aug 2007 - Aug 2011

Areas of Specialization