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Edell Parker III

Edell Parker III

Savannah, GA, US

 

About 

Designer, biker, advocate, adventurists - give me a challenge, I'm up for it!

Currently, I'm one of the in-house architectural designers at the Savannah College
of Art and Design who deals with various campus needs such as space planning, building renovations, and project management, as well as special projects and exhibitions around the world.

Feel free to reach out.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, Associate Designer

Design and manage various university projects acting on behalf of the owner to ensure work is consistent to quality and brand of the college. This includes working with internal clients to develop space planning options, preparing drawings to be permitted, and communicating closely with contractors through all project phases. Projects branch all four campus locations: Atlanta/Savannah Georgia; Lacoste, France; and Hong Kong.

Mar 2014 - current
 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA, US, Residence Director

Oversaw day-to-day operations of an 60,000 sq. ft. residence in Midtown, Atlanta, with over 150 students during the 2012-2013 academic school year. This included maintaining facilities through external sources, supervising five paraprofessionals, working with budgets, and organizing space vacancies using housing software.

Aug 2012 - Mar 2014
 

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., Atlanta, GA, US, Exhibition Designer

Proposal selected for Art on the Beltline public art exhibition to open September 7. Installation will used donated materials for public seating along pedestrian path emphasizing the act of people watching.

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
 

Wooden Sheep, Savannah, GA, US, Intern

Assisted with the design of custom in-place furniture and business transactions, organized reclaimed materials and designed storage containers, and developed prototype products using environmentally conscious materials.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Education 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2011 - May 2012
 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, Architecture

B.F.A recipient with a minor in architectural history.

Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
 

Awards 

2015 USGBC Greenbuild Scholarship Recipient, Scholarship

Scholarship recipients represent a diverse group of people from around the world who share a passion for USGBC’s vision. Each one has a story to tell and a role to play in making green buildings and sustainable communities a reality for all.

2015
 

South Eastern Assocaition of Housing Officers Tution Wavier Scholorship, Scholarship

SEAHO will offer an Annual Conference Fee Waiver Scholarship to up to10 delegates. Recipient selection is the responsibility of SEAHO. The selection process will be supervised by the Awards and Recognition Committee.

2013
 

SCAD Thesis Award: USGBC, Nomination

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills