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S U M M A R Y  O F  Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S

| assisted with planning, teaching, and design review critique of introductory design studio
Collaboration | formulated and communicated project concepts and deliverables within interdisciplinary teams
Concept-driven | identified important project parameters and prudently applied throughout development of projects


Master of Architecture | University of Washington College of Built Environments | Seattle, WA | Fall 2009
Thesis | Re-connecting to Sources of Water and Food | Miller | Mohler | Proksch
Relevant Coursework | Net Zero Energy Studio, Approaching Mass Customization, Furniture Design and Fabrication, Integrated Systems, Urban Design Theory, Vernacular Architecture and Adaptive Reuse, American Utilitarian Architecture, Architecture in the Landscape, High Performance Buildings
Study Abroad | Public Spaces | Public Life Studio | Gehl Architects | Copenhagen, Denmark | Fall 2008

Bachelor of Environmental Design | Texas A&M University | College Station, TX | Spring 2007
Minor in Business Administration | Magna Cum Laude
Study Abroad | Santa Chiara Center | Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy | Spring 2006

P R O F E S S I O N A L  E X P E R I E N C E

UW-CBE Department of Architecture | Research Assistant | Merlino | Seattle, WA | Summer 2009
Researched case study buildings in adaptive reuse and sustainability in the Pacifi c Northwest
Acquired both historical and current architectural drawings for each case study
Investigated the building’s architectural and cultural history
Interviewed project architects about the design, permitting, and construction implications of adaptive reuse projects

Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects | Intern | Seattle, WA | Summer 2008
Produced graphic material for Seattle Children’s Hospital weekly client meetings
Developed schematic street sections along Sand Point Way for Seattle Children’s Hospital
Built schematic massing models for Seattle Children’s Hospital
Updated schematic SketchUp model with subsequent design iterations

SmithGroup | Intern | San Francisco, CA | Summer 2007
Produced schematic drawings for Lantern Crest Senior Center
Collected, analyzed, and presented case study research to client for Lantern Crest Senior Center
Researched sustainable fi nish options for hospital rooms
Researched green roof assemblies and worked with principal to apply in schematic design
Measured and drew as-built documents for leasable offi ce space

Sims-Pargé Architects | Intern | Amarillo, TX | Summer 2004, 2005
Organized and maintained materials library
Brewed excellent coffee
Picked up red lines on construction documents

T E A C H I N G  E X P E R I E N C E

Designers 4 Haiti | Collaborator (Volunteer) | AIA - DIversity Roundtable | Winter 2010 - Current
Planning and organzing a lecture and interdisciplinary design charrette with other collaborators at the UW-CBE in response to the recent earthquake and humanitarian disaster in Haiti |

Introductory Design Studio | Graduate Student Assistant | UW-CBE | Maul | Summer 2009
Assisted with structuring class curriculum of introductory studio at the University of Washington
Planned, collected materials, and oversaw operations for student Design|Build Challenge as a team with other GSAs
Facilitated student design process development through constructive criticism
Planned and co-lead student architectural fi eld studies in Seattle

Color and Light in Architecture | GSA | UW-CBE | Minah | Winter 2009
Collected, organized, displayed, and presented undergraduate and graduate student work in digital presentations

Survey of Architectural History | GSA | UW-CBE | Anderson | McLaren | Ochsner | Fall 2007 - Spring 2008
Advised undergraduate students in critical analysis of architectural projects
Evaluated student written work and exams

Column 5 Editorial Board | Board Member (Volunteer) | UW-CBE | Fall 2007 - Spring 2008
Collaborated with other board members to create a theme and select articles for the UW-CBE yearly publication
Edited written and graphic content of faculty and student work for inclusion in publication


FeetFirst Exhibition | University of Washington | Fall 2008
Exhibited work at the City of Seattle and FeetFirst Livable Walkable LLC as part of Public Spaces | Public Life Studio
with Gehl Architects of Copenhagen, Denmark

Lea Endowed Fund | University of Washington | 2008-2009
Awarded to a student pursuing a Masters of Architecture at the University of Washington exhibiting scholastic
achievement and leadership

Scan|Design Scholarship | University of Washington | Fall 2008
Awarded to pursue urban studies in Copenhagen, Denmark as part of the Public Spaces | Public Life studio in
conjunction with Gehl Architects and the City of Seattle

Gensler Emerging Student Leader Finalist | Texas A&M University | 2007
Commended as the only undergraduate architecture fi nalist for outstanding leadership within the fi eld of design and construction from a pool of graduate and undergraduate students

Bush Foundation Traveling Scholar | Texas A&M University | 2006
Awarded to a study abroad student with high academic standards and ambition
Presented architectural work completed while abroad to Bush Foundation for documentation

Gunter W Koetter ‘40 Endowed Memorial Scholarship | Texas A&M University | 2006-2007
Awarded merit-based scholarship by the Texas A&M College of Architecture for scholastic achievement

College of Architecture Dean’s List | Texas A&M University | 2003-2007
Ranked in the top three percent academically of the College of Architecture

Environmental Design Student Archive | Texas A&M University | 2003
Selected as one of the best projects of the semester and chosen for documentation