Kimberly Newcomer

Kimberly Newcomer

Saint Louis, MO, US




Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, Lecturer

Organized lectures and discussions on relevant topics to find precedent and solutions from concepts to methods for the Urban Issues Seminar course. Performed critiques of student work as representative of the course from urban design and architecture background, held office hours to assist students in project development. Participated in building syllabus and organizing readings for student comprehension of topics related to community development.

Aug 2011 - current

Construction Careers Center Charter High School, Saint Louis, MO, US, Construction Department Leader/Teacher

Taught coursework in architecture and construction with a focus on carpentry systems to 9-12 grade students. Developed and implemented a 4-year structured curriculum to guide toward mastery of key learning objectives at a high level of rigor and depth of knowledge. Participated on school leadership team to address school wide issues and horizontal cross-curriculum building. Managed construction and art department, led bi-weekly meetings, sat on interview committee for new hires, and maintained inventory and ordering for departmental needs.

Jul 2011 - current

Rebuilding Together, Saint Louis, MO, US, Project Coordinator

Organized build days through house selection, work evaluations, scope assessment, house captain training, budgeting, permits, and logistics for 80 homes. Created follow up assessments by doing walk throughs, organizing bids and soliciting responses from local contractors. Developed work scopes following City of St Louis guidelines for Healthy Homes repairs and city evaluator’s scope of work.

Jan 2011 - Jul 2011

Mostly Architecture, Saint Louis, MO, US, Creative Director

Led design team through planning sessions for the growth of the company. Lead designer on project to research and design an addition to a local, non-profit horseback riding center, which included an arena and additional stables. Project included sustainable focus and was completed through design development phase. Also led graphic design services for firm.

Jul 2010 - Jul 2011


Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, Masters, Social Work

Aug 2007 - May 2010

Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, Masters, Urban Design

Jan 2007 - May 2010

Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2010

University of Maryland, College Park, MD, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2002 - Aug 2006


Urban Design Book Award, Award

Given for recognized achievement in the MUD program as nominated and chosen by the faculty of the Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Design at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts.


Alpha Rho Chi, Award

ARC National Social Fraternity in Architecture awards a medal to a graduating student who has shown ability for leadership, has performed willing service for the school, and given promise of real professional merit.


St. Louis AIA Education Unbuilt Honor Award, Award

For studio work, “Fluvial Cartographies,” research and design proposals on neighborhoods and micro-regions of the city of Tijuana, MX with considered attention to environmental factors, local construction methods and urbanism.


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