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Melissa Long

Melissa Long

Cincinnati, OH, US

 

About 

Melissa is currently pursuing her Master of Architecture at the University of Cincinnati.  During her education she has lived and worked in Portland, Oregon and Chicago, Illinois.  Most recently Melissa placed in the 2015 Lyceum Travel Fellowship and spent the summer conducting field research in Europe.  Melissa is currently exploring her thesis on rural distilleries and is seeking employment beginning July 2016.  

Employment 

Michael McInturf Architects, Cincinnati, OH, US, Design Intern

Conducted research on Midwestern vernacular building techniques and their translation into digital processes. In collaboration with Margen Lab proposed an academic pavilion for ACADIA 2015.

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
 

Studio Gang, Chicago, IL, US, Design Intern

Worked with a team of four to execute Design Development for a Fire Rescue facility in New York. Emphasis on material research and detail investigation. Work included set development, client presentations, and model building.

Aug 2014 - Jan 2015
 

Works Progress Architecture (W.PA), Portland, OR, US, Design Intern

Schematic and Design Development support for micro-unit multi-family housing, creative workspaces, and educational environments. Tasks included visualization, model fabrication, DAR packages, and CAD drawing.

Jan 2014 - May 2014
 

Education 

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2012 - current
 

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US, BArch, Interior Design

Aug 2008 - May 2012
 

Awards 

Ethos Publication, Award

Work featured in School of Architecture and Interior Design 2016 publication.

2016
 

SAID Graduate Assistantship, Scholarship

A two-year teaching based scholarship. Instruct visual communication to Freshmen.

2016
 

Lyceum Fellowship Recipient, 3rd Place

Invited competition, placed third. Awarded a month of international travel Summer 2015.

2015
 

Durability + Design Competition, 3rd Place

Magazine sponsored competition, placed third.

2014
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills