Education 

  • Bachelor of Architecture from Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA) received in May 2011.
  • Master of Architecture from Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA) received in May 2012.
  • Master of Historic Preservation from Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA) anticipated completion in August 2013.

 

Skills

  • Proficient and diverse knowledge of Revit Architecture 2013 (3D, 2D, custom modeling, parameters, families, and ability to create complete Construction Document sets).
  • Proficient knowledge of 2D AutoCAD and general knowledge of 3D.
  • Proficient knowledge of 3DS Max modeling and animation.
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop (Used mainly for creating presentations and portfolios).
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and Windows Operating Systems, Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro, MAC Operating Systems.
  • Taken four years of hand drafting classes in high school.
  • Four years of woodshop (designing and creating furniture such as tables, chests, chairs, shelves and other similar items made of wood and metal).
  • General knowledge of on-site construction (Helped construct the additions to the Rabun Gap Residence).
  • Familiar with Preservation forms such as National Register, HPCA, Architectural Survey, Cultural Resource Survey, COA, HABS Reports, and LEED.

 

Acknowledgements

  • “Continuing Architectural Heritage: Contemporary Addition and Reuse of Historic Buildings” received the AIA of Savannah’s Merit Award. (2012)
  • Built a structural framing model of a Tybee Raised Cottage and donated it to the Tybee Island Historical Society. (2007)
  • Had several works collected throughout the Undergraduate and Graduate program of Architecture for NAAB and displayed in SCAD’s NAAB exhibit. (2008-2012)
  • Received 2010 Designer Award for a Historic Rehabilitation Residence from the Tybee Island Historical Society.

 

Related Work Experience

  • Internship at Garcia Seufert Architect, Inc. (2007)
  • Designed a $500,000 addition to a residence in Rabun Gap, Georgia. Construction completed in 2004.
  • Designed a 2,600 square foot recreation of a Raised Tybee Cottage on Tybee Island, Georgia. Construction completed in 2010.

Design Philosophy

Adaptability

  • In an ever changing culture, adaptability is key to our success as a whole. Those who are not willing to change rarely develop new ideas. A rigid thought process can manage what is but is unable to create what needs to be. The people who challenge themselves to think differently, to adapt to this change, will be the survivors of the current generation to benefit the next generations.

Diversification

  • The issue most people experience is their lack of diversification in knowledge, thinking that education ceases after school. One must always continue to learn new skills to broaden their ability to be successful in life. Those who stop learning new concepts will fall behind and lose potential opportunities to better themselves and the people around them.

 

Personal Traits

  • Works well in groups and under pressure
  • Not afraid to take leadership
  • Always willing to help others
  • Strives to learn new techniques or design ideas
  • Dedicated to going beyond expectations
  • Detail orientated and efficient