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Su-Lin Meyer (Hennecke)

Su-Lin Meyer (Hennecke)

Alameda, CA, US

 

About 

Architectural designer and LEED AP BD+C with a Master of Architecture degree and 12+ years of experience. 

I have a diverse range of experience in a variety of building types, including small residential, multi-family and affordable housing, and large civic and institutional projects. I have a strong design eye and an aptitude for conceptual thinking, space planning, 3D modeling and rendering, and presentation.

My current skill set includes Revit, AutoCAD, Vectorworks, SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office Suite and Bluebeam.

I am currently studying for the California Supplemental Exam (CSE), having completed the ARE

Elsewhere:

Employment 

ignition architecture, San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Design Consultant

Small boutique design firm specializing in multi-family and affordable housing, small residential and commercial throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

Selected projects include:
Hunters Point Shipyard: Block 52
San Francisco, CA
Five buildings of multi-family housing, including townhouses and mid-rise condos.

Alameda Point Site A: Block 8
Alameda, CA
Two buildings of senior and family affordable housing.

Responsibilities include:
• Site analysis
• Feasibility studies
• Code research
• Space planning
• Consultant coordination
• Product and material research and manufacturer coordination
• Design presentations
• 3D modeling and rendering
• Creation and coordination of construction documents using Revit and Vectorworks
• Production and coordination of marketing materials. Drafting, editing, and preparing the final copy of business proposals and qualifications
• Gathering and compiling data for pre-qualification packages
• Social media marketing

Apr 2015 - Jul 2017
 

Self-Employed, Alameda, CA, Architectural Designer

Sole practitioner, small residential design.

Selected projects include:
Designed and produced construction documents for a 791 SF addition to a residence in Piedmont, CA. Unanimously obtained approval from design review board. The addition added 3 bedrooms and 1 bath to an existing 1926 single family home.

Designed and produced construction documents and managed construction for a custom deck and landscape renovation project at a residence in Alameda, CA.

Sep 2010 - Sep 2013
 

De Laveaga Stoops Architecture, Oakland, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Assisted in producing as-builts and construction documents for several high-end residential renovation projects in the East Bay.

Apr 2008 - Dec 2009
 

Stadler Architecture, Oakland, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Assisted in producing construction documents for an accessibility and seismic upgrade of a historical building on a college campus.

Jul 2007 - Feb 2008
 

City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering Architectural Division, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Associate

Part of a team responsible for utilizing public bond funds for the redevelopment of municipal facilities.

Designed and produced programmatic and schematic drawings for several municipal and community facilities, including a fire station and a regional animal shelter.

Designed and produced presentation drawings for a neighborhood signage initiative, which obtained strong community support.

Aug 2001 - Aug 2003
 

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), Chicago, IL, US, Intern Architect

Part of a team responsible for producing construction documents for a 200,000 SF university chemistry building.

Worked closely with an exterior wall specialist to produce exterior wall elevations and sections for a mid-rise office tower in Minneapolis, MN.

Aug 1998 - Aug 1999
 

Teng & Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL, US, Intern Architect

Assisted in producing construction documents for several projects including USPS postal facilities and a Crate&Barrel retail store.

Produced as-built drawings for several large renovation projects in downtown Chicago, including a regional USPS facility and a historic theater, hotel and office building.

Co-managed a field office during the renovation of a regional detention facility in active use.

Performed field documentation for a sound insulation initiative for residences in close proximity to O’Hare Airport.

Jun 1995 - Aug 1997
 

Education 

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 1999 - May 2001
 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

Aug 1991 - May 1995
 

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Versailles, Versailles, FR, Study Abroad Program

Aug 1993 - May 1994
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills