Kerrie Butts

Kerrie Butts

Chicago, IL, US



I am an architect and urban designer seeking employment opportunities in a design-oriented firm.



Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, TH, Full-time faculty

Third Year Coordinator (2010-2012): managing 10 instructors and 80 students, writing project briefs, organizing grading, course scheduling, record keeping and handling administrative issues

Studio Courses: Third Year Architecture Studios, Fourth Year Architecture and Urban Design Studios, Transformative Urbanism Parallel Studio with Urban Think Tank and ETH Zurich

Lecture Courses: Architecture Community and Ecology, Design Tools and Skills

Workshops: Design Experimention Workshop, Digital Modelling for Urban Design International Workshop hosted by Chu Hai College in Hong Kong, Architecture + Adaptation Research Initiative with University of Michigan Jakarta + Bangkok, Japan Study Abroad

Design and Construction Projects for Communities: Thonglor Shared Living Space in Bangkok, Songkhla School Improvements, Akha Village Pavilion

Aug 2009 - Oct 2012

Gensler, Boston, MA, US, Intern Architect

- Conceptual design for 1.5 million sq ft sustainable film studio complex in Plymouth, MA
- Design development for new financial headquarters in Puerto Rico, Summer 2008

May 2008 - Sep 2008

WRT, LLC, Philadelphia, PA, US, Designer

- Construction documentation for senior living, low-rise and high-rise residential and educational facilities
- Project Architect for Lincoln Park Community Redevelopment in Springfield, OH
- Construction documentation and construction administration for West End of Hagerstown (NAHRO National Award of Excellence for Project Design 2007, Community Revitalization, 2007)
- Interdisciplinary team member for urban design/planning projects in China, India, Italy and United States

Sep 2004 - Sep 2007

Community Design Workshop, Lafayette, LA, US, Designer

Joint partnership with Metropolitan Planning Organization providing expertise in urban design, architecture, and landscape design

Dec 2002 - Aug 2004


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Master of Arch in Urban Design/ MAUD

Graduated with distinction
Honorable Mention: ULI Student Urban Design Competition, team leader 2/2009

Sep 2007 - Jun 2009

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, US, MArch, M.Arch

- Best Thesis: Collective Domesticity Urban Dwelling for Battered Women and Children
- Alpha Rho Chi Medal: Leadership Service Merit Award
- GPA: 4.0

May 2003 - May 2004

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, US, B.S. in Architectural Studies

- Outstanding Graduate for College of the Arts
- A. Hayes Town Travel Scholarship: Paris 2002 and Mexico City 2003
- Design Excellence Award: 2003, 2002, 2000
- GPA: 3.98

Aug 1999 - May 2003

Areas of Specialization