RESUME

 :: WORK EXPERIENCE


 2015 • 2016 :: Studio KDA / ABMO Architects - studiokda.comSenior Designer and Project Manager in a multi-disciplinary firm committed to creating dynamic, livable community spaces and experiences.  Working primarily in Hospitality and Restaurant Design and managing all aspects of the design and construction process, from initial conceptual sketches through construction administration and client relations.

2014 • 2015  :: Blu Homeshttp://www.bluhomes.comSenior Architect in a technology startup striving to act as a disruptive force in the building industry in whats been called “The Apple of homes”.  Blu Homes creates factory built high end residences using a patented folding steel frame and crane delivery system.  Fast paced and highly collaborative environment mentoring junior designers, sales team, product development and engineering.  Directly responsible for design of over 40 projects in six months.

2013 • 2014 :: Waldorf Designhttp://www.waldorfdesign.comFreelance Project Manager working on design projects both independently and contractually for various Architectural firms in Marin. The diverse mix of projects during this time period included renovation and new construction single family residential, commercial tenant improvement, a multi-family speculative development, and high end wineries and AG site development. 2012 • 2013 :: EDG Interior Architecturehttp://www.edgdesign.com – Project/Job Captain at an Interior Design firm with a focus on industry leading Hospitality and Restaurant design. Responsible for complete construction set detailing and development on a wide range of national and international commissions, including JW Marriott Hong Kong, Fairmont Singapore, and Marriott Panama City, Panama.

2009 • 2014  :: UC Berkeley Extension • http://www.unex.berkeley.edu/ • Instructor in a Post-Graduate Certificate curriculum in the Sustainable Design Professional Sequence. Specific course taught is titled “Practical Applications of Sustainable Design”, one of two required core classes in the program, which strives to teach the full range of green design and construction methods, materials, systems and philosophies.

2009 • 2012  :: Ferrari Moe, LLP • http://www.ferrari-moe.com Project Manager in firm committed to breathing new life into existing structures.  Ferrari Moe provides water mitigation details and forensic architectural services to buildings throughout the Western United States, with a primary focus on multi-family residential, affordable housing, hospitality, commercial applications and litigation support.

2007 • 2009 :: Organic Architect • http://www.organicarchitect.com Senior Associate in an architecture firm at the forefront of the sustainable design community. Responsible for all aspects of design and implementation of innovative ecological residential design solutions for a wide range of clientele.

2005 • 2007 :: Geoffrey Holton and Associates • http://www.ghadesign.netDesigner/Project Manager in a small architecture firm committed to developing sustainable and appropriate residential design solutions. Ecologically focused projects range from high-end custom remodels and additions to affordable housing in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity.

2004 • 2006 :: San Francisco Institute of Architecture • http://www.sfia.netInstructor in a Master's level Architecture and Environmental Design school at the ONLY all sustainably focused architecture program in the country. Courses taught include Perspective Drawing, Rendering and Presentation Skills, and Photoshop and Illustrator for Architects.

 

:: WORK EXAMPLES


View the Portfolio Page for examples of building design, web design, animation, environmental design and graphic art. Additional project examples available upon request.

:: AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS


  • Panel Participant - West Coast Green 2007
  • Finalist - RIBA-USA "Building a Sustainable World" Competition
  • Board Member - Northern California Recycling Assoc.
  • Faculty ◊ San Francisco Institute of Architecture
  • Faculty ◊ Academy of Art University - San Francisco
  • Member ◊ Architects, Designers, and Planners for Social Responsibility
  • Member ◊ United States Green Building Council
  • Member ◊ Emerging Green Builders, Northern California
  • Volunteer ◊ Green Festival ◊ San Francisco 2002, 2003, 2004

:: EDUCATION

2005

Masters in Architecture and Ecological Design

San Francisco Institute of Architecture

1999

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design

Georgia Tech

1997

Bachelor of Architecture

Georgia Tech

:: COMPUTER SKILLS


Proficient in Windows and Mac OS, 3D Modeling in VectorWorks, AutoCAD, REVIT, Maya, 3DS Max, Sketchup, Web Design in HTML, CSS, Flash and Dreamweaver, Graphics in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

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