Heather Olson

Heather Olson

Woodbury, MN, US



NAOS Design Group, Architectural Intern

Adapted existing buildings to meet the requirements of Kroger and Sports Authority
Created new sections, details, elevations, and prepared drawing sets to client regulations
Researched design components with consideration for price, design, and code
Updated existing drawings with information I recorded during walk-throughs

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

Kroger Co., AutoCAD Intern

Created and maintained drawings of existing 150,000 sq ft building and its components
Met with engineers to adapt new and old additions to increase productivity and space
Trained employees on the basic navigation of AutoCAD to assist in drawing updates

May 2006 - Sep 2009

Holabird & Root, Architectural Intern

Liaison between Chicago and Rochester offices to enable increased partnership
Created and corrected red lines for architects & engineers
Participated in project and office meetings
Completed punch lists and walk-throughs
Designed components of projects

May 2006 - Mar 2009


Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), BArch, Architecture

Studied in Paris for a semester and traveled to multiple countries studying their architecture.

Aug 2004 - May 2009


AIA Chicago Student Design Competition, 1st Place


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