christina sgambelluri

christina sgambelluri

Waterbury, CT, US



I am an extremely charismatic,  motivated, talented, energetic and dedicated Suma Cum Laude graduate of Architecture and Interior Design Programs with an academic focus in sustainability, multi- generational master planning, as well as, interior architecture.  I am skilled in complex problem solving,  applying creativity to design engaging environments and utilizing  technical expertise in AutoCAD, BIM, Adobe, and Microsoft office to develop presentations. renderings, and 3-D illustrations. 


I am presently seeking an opportunity in which to gain professional design experience,    implement methods of creative imagination, utilize principles of  sustainability and social design responsibility, as well as, compliment theory learned at the university level within a stimulating work environment.


The Home Depot, Poughkeepsie, NY, US, Flooring and Décor Design Consultation Specialist

Acquired clientele to stimulate competitive sales within the flooring and interior finishes market: performed intimate client consultations to facilitate installation services and encourage DIY options, conducted product research and specification analysis, as well as, developed project cost estimates.

May 2005 - current

Spire Architecture P.L.L.C., Millbrook, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Assisted with all phases of design associated with sustainable commercial and residential projects: conducted site and existing condition analysis, implemented conceptual development and problem solving, prepared presentation and marketing materials, 3-D models, renderings, working drawing sets, and contract documents, as well as performed administrative tasks.

Feb 2011 - Sep 2011

Eitan Dor Steel Creations, Poughkeepsie, NY, US, Steel Sculptural Design Consultant & Specifications Drafter

Collaborated with an industrial sculptor to solidify artistic expressions conceived within steel: specified required steel members, and produced appropriate detailed fabrication drawings to be utilized for protyping, exhibit installations, and mass production

Sep 2010 - Sep 2011

Alfred State College Admissions Office, Alfred, NY, US, Architectural & Interior Design Representative

Established relationships with new and prospective students and acted as a positive role model:
contacted, advised, and recruited potential design students, led campus department tours, assisted in the acclimation of new students, and performed administrative tasks.

Sep 2008 - May 2010


University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, US, MArch, Architecture

Academic Master of Architecture Scholarship 2012
Cumulative GPA- 3.91

Aug 2011 - current

Alfred State College, Alfred, NY, US, Bachelors, Architectural Engineering & Interior Design

Cum Laude Graduate

Lead Designer Specialist 2009
Academic Recognition: Dean’s List 05-12 RCDC Urban Renewal Award 2008
Outstanding Student Interior Design 2010 Ergo Literary Magazine 2006
Interior Design Excellence 2010
Honorable Mention Best Architectural Thesis 2009

Aug 2005 - May 2010


Graduate Excellence Award for Architecture, 1st Place


Master of Architecture Scholarship, 1st Place

Awarded to the student with the highest GPA within the MARCH program at the end of the first year of the program.


Outstanding Student -Interior Design, 1st Place

Awarded to the most accomplished and talented interior design student at the completion of the program


Best Architectural Thesis, 2nd Place

Awarded for the best senior thesis; in which, I proposed a sustainable facility, “The Hudson River Museum of Science”


Areas of Specialization