Natalie McCarthy

Natalie McCarthy

Virginia Beach, VA, US

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A recent MLA grad currently completing an MA in Historical Archaeology in York, England. Interested in cultural landscapes and enduring, dynamic community spaces.


National Park Service, Washington, DC, US, Cultural Resources Intern

Analyzed sites of historic and cultural importance to the Capital Region. Assisted in production and documentation of treatment plans for these sites

Jul 2019 - Sep 2019

Metropolitan Planning Commission, Knoxville, TN, US, Planning Intern

Visualized new commercial development regulations, created public feedback surveys, assisted in design and implementation of community engagement

Jun 2018 - Sep 2018

Nashville Civic Design Center, Nashville, TN, US, Design Intern

Researched and began initial design work on five separate projects in Davidson County. Collaborated with interns on projects ranging from large-scale future Metro Parks projects to downtown redevelopment. Hosted community engagement sessions and participated in stakeholder meetings.

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017


The University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture

Aug 2016 - May 2019

Elon University, Bachelors, Environmental Studies

Aug 2011 - May 2015


Tau Sigma Delta Bronze Medal, Other

Peer-elected medal for presentation design of studio project "Thank You for Coming"


ASLA Merit Award, Other

Awarded by board of Tennessee ASLA members for professional promise


TNASLA Honor Award, Other

TNASLA Honor Award for studio project "Amphibious Defense Strategies"


TNASLA Honor Award, Other

TNASLA Honor Award for studio project "COLLAB"


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