||University of Houston
OBJECTIVE Enhance and improve knowledge and experience in Architecture and architectural publishing fields with an emphasis on community based projects.
EDUCATION University of Houston, Bachelor of Architecture Degree, 2012.
Honors Program, University of Houston.
Graduating GPA: 3.0/4.0
State College Area High School, State College, PA. 2002-2006
Graduating GPA: 3.65/4.0
Designer Designer in Collaborative Design Build Studio at the University of Houston, 09/2011-05/2012.
Designed, permitted, and built shade structure for Urban Community Garden, located at Park at Palm Center, Houston
Collaborated with designers to formulate design strategies for urban renewal and promotion of green living.
Partnered with graphic design students to present design work to clients along with health information in community garden setting.
Attended “Our Town Initiative” meetings, to help brainstorm city planning approaches for accommodation of new light rail.
Developed construction and fabrication drawings for permitting and shop purposes.
Interacted with City of Houston Code Department in permitting and ADA allowances.
Teaching Assistant: Teaching Assistant to Engineering and Design Technology Professor 06/2011- 02/2012.
Managed web content and resources for student access in Construction Management classes.
Managed web content for Darco design and construction website.
Conducted research and thesis work on Construction Management techniques, such as the sustainment of building life after construction.
Sales and Retail Representative: Sales associate at The Limited Brand, Galleria, 02/2010-06/2010.
Hotel and Restaurant Server: Waitress at Houston’s Restaurant, 2009-2010.
Waitress at Eric’s Restaurant, Hilton Hotel, 2006-2009.
Architecture: American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) 2009-2012.
Studio Design at the University of Houston, Architecture College, 2007 - 2012.
Solved problems through design, with spatial concept development.
Gained knowledge of latest design technologies and environmentally friendly principles.
Construction: Used fabrication drawings to construct steel shade structure in Burdette Keeland Center.
Graphic Design: Enhanced Park at Palm Center atmosphere and interaction through graphic design.
Demonstrated process and project work in an organized format.
Utilized Adobe programs in designing optimal layouts.
Writing: Integrated Architecture and Publishing in writing, 2012.
Honors Advanced Writing classes at University of Houston, 2007.
Honors Circle Writing Competition on the Holocaust, 2006.
Sports: High School Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field, 2002-2006.
Music: High School Band and Symphonic Band, 2002- 2006.
Participated in State Competitions for school recognition.
COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE AutoCAD.
Microsoft Suite Programs - Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.
Rhino 3D modeling software.
COMMUNITY Ecotone Design/Build Project 2011-2012
Volunteered at the Women’s Resource Centre at The University of Houston, 2009
Honors Advocates, University of Houston, 2007
American Red Cross, New Orleans, LA., Summer 2008
Habitat for Humanity - Clerical Assistant 2007-2008
Toys for Tots, State College, PA. 2006
AAU Junior Olympics, New Orleans, LA., Summer 2005
HONORS College Of Architecture Design Award 2012
Honors Advanced Writing classes at University of Houston
Member of the National Society of High School Scholars