EDUCATION

Fall 2011 - Spring 02016  B. Arch   GIS Certificate     Florida Atlantic University

Fall 2008 - Fall 2010  Associates in Architecture  Indian River State College

 

 

RESEARCH

May 2016 - present  ADaPT Research Assistant  Florida Atlantic University

 

February 2016  Body Architectures Symposium  Florida International University

 

January 2016  Thermal Bouyancies Facade  Metals in Construction

research in re-cladding the MetLife building in New York City, reducing thermal heat gain and increasing energy

efficiency and thermal comfort

 

October 2015  Computational Ecologies Symposium  ACADIA

 

March 2015  Arduino Workshop and Plasticity Symposium  TexFab

 

Spring 2015  Performative Parametric Design  Florida Atlantic University

coursework involving research in intelligent building systems in response to human or environmental input using

actuators, sensors, and other robotic equipment

 

Summer 2014  Directed Independent Study  Florida Atlantic University

research in climatic responsive architecture of mid-century modern buildings found in the tropical and sub-tropical

climates

 

 

AWARDS

Spring 2016   King Medal for Research Excellence   Florida Atlantic University

 

2015-2016  OURI’s Researcher of the Year  College of Design and Social Inquiry

 

October 2015  Scholarship Award  AIA Fort Lauderdale

 

August 2015  Third Place International Wearables Competition  Re-Shape

an investigation of architecture as a garment that regulates thermal comfort in response to an emotional state

 

2008  Sculptural Mural Design/Build Competition  Stuart Public Beach

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Spring 2016  Visualizations and Schematic Design FAU President’s Office

schematics and visualizations for upcoming projects to be built at FAU

 

Spring 2016  Website Designer and Editor  FAU School of Architecture

 

Spring 2016  Building Broward Exhibit Designer  Broward 100 Exhibit

 

Spring 2016  Faculty Search Student Committee  FAU School of Architecture

 

2015-2016  Mid-Century Modern Survey: Graphic Designer  FAU School of Architecture

position involves designing the publication of FAU student research of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

 

Fall 2015  Pamphlet Designer  FAU School of Architecture

 

Summer 2015  Gateways, Breezeways, and Gardens: Project Assistant  FAUSoA

position involves assisting in the publication of Advanced Architectural Design studio work

 

Spring 2015  Design/Build Hammock Veil Installation  Philip Beesley Architects + FAUSoA

 

Spring 2014  Faculty Search Student Committee  FAU School of Architecture

 

May 2014 - August 2015  Estimating Assistant  AutoBuilders

position involves project estimating, bid coordination, and bid management

 

Spring 2014  Architectural Boat Tour Docent  Tropic Magazine’s Modweek

 

2007 - 2014  Wait Staff  Restaurant Experience

While in school, working at various restaurants allowed me to earn a living while maintaining outstanding attendance

in school. I gained a variety of skills, such as handling customer service and multitasking, as a hostess and a waitress

at the following restaurants:

 

Osceola Street Cafe, Key Lime Cafe, and Carmela’s Brick Over Pizza

 

 

SKILLSET

Analog

Sketching, Drawing, Painting (water color, oil, acrylic), Model-making, Drafting

 

Digital

Rhinoceros 5, Grasshopper, Flamingo, Autocad, Sketchup, Ecotect, Velux, Lumion, Arduino,

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Muse

 

Fabrication

Lasercutting, CNC Routing, 3d Printing

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS

2015 - 2016  Member  Tau Sigma Delta Architecture Honors Society

 

2015 - 2016  Officer  American Institute of Architecture Students

 

2005 - 2009  Member  Treasure Coast Surfrider Foundation

 

 

REFERENCES

Emmanouil Vermisso  Assistant Professor  FAU  954-762-5312

 

John Sandell  Associate Professor  FAU  954-762-5066

 

Jeffrey Huber  Assistant Professor  FAU  954-762-5654

 

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