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ASHLEY BLAKE KOGER

a.b.koger@gmail.com 2738 NE 7TH Avenue Portland OR 97206 937 581 1061

EDUCATION SEPT 2010JULY 2013

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

PORTLAND, OREGON

SEPT 2009MAR 2010

GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART

SEPT 2003JUNE 2007

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

DEC 2006APRIL 2007

CENTRE FOR ENVIRON. PLANNING & TECHNOLOGY

AHMEDABAD, INDIA

1999-2003

BEAVERCREEK HIGH SCHOOL

BEAVERCREEK, OHIO

Masters Degree of Architecture, Urban Design Specialization

Masters Certificate in Urban Design Research

B.S. Architecture Dean’s List, Honors Scholar Student

Architecture & Interior Design Design Studio, Lecture on Indian Affordable Housing 8 weeks of travel throughout India

Graduated with Honors 12th in Class of 532 Students, 4.48 Cumulative GPA

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND CINCINNATI, OHIO

WORK EXPERIENCE JAN 2012APRIL 2013 JUNE 2011SEPT 2011

APR 2013JUNE 2013 SEPT 2011DEC 2011

APRIL 2010SEPT 2010 NOV 2007SEPT 2009 JAN 2006APRIL 2006 SEPT 2005DEC 2005

THA ARCHITECTURE

PORTLAND, OREGON

As part of the project team for PCC Cascades new Student Center and Academic Building, I worked through DD and 100% CD documents. Previously, as a summer a intern, I worked on multiple project teams to help with presentation formatting, model building, and rendering. In addition, I spent time in marketing with RFP and RFQ proposals, and helped with general office organization tasks. (thaarchitecture.com)

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

PORTLAND, OREGON

Working as the Graduate Research Fellow for Nancy Cheng, Director of Architecture in Portland, I worked on material experimentations for Shaping Light, developed the ‘Shaping Light’ website and co-wrote a paper, ‘Folded Sun-Shades: from Origami to Architecture,’ which was published for the National ACSA 100th Annual Meeting in Boston. I attended this conference and co-presented the body of research.

LDG ARCHITECTS

TAOS, NEW MEXICO

A firm of 10 designers and creatives, at LDG I lead design competitions; managed small commercial projects; produced complete schematics, DD, and CD drawing sets; 3D model, schematic design presentations; LEED certification documents; planning and zoning appeals; presentation boards; RFQ and RFP production and design; model building; website design (www.ldgtaos.com). I worked at LDG multiple times as an intern, and then full-time for nearly 3 years.

APRIL 2006SEPT 2006

ERGO ARCHITECTURE

SEPT 2005DEC 2005

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Firm of 4. Developed a digital detail library for the firm, drew construction details for a modern house project, worked closely with a client to develop a project scope and preliminary design for a house

CINCINNATI, OHIO

Teacher’s Assistant for Computer Graphics Class for Architecture Students. Taught 20 Students Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, & GoLive twice a week; hosted studio critiques, evaluated and graded student work, gave student performance reviews


ASHLEY BLAKE KOGER

a.b.koger@gmail.com 2738 NE 7TH Avenue Portland OR 97206 937 581 1061

PUBLICATION JAN 2013

‘Historic Design Guidelines Notebook’ Oregon State University

Designed for the University for future guidlines for development. Completed in conjunction with Becca Cavell at THA Architecture. APRIL 2012

‘Architects Should Build Things’ AAA Blog An article submitted as a guest blogger which outlines the U of O Design/Build Pavilion at The Oregon College of Arts and Crafts. The article emphasizes the importance of making in the learning process of design education.

FEB 2012

‘Folded Sun-Shades: from Origami to Architecture,’ ACSA 100th Annual Meeting, Boston Massachusetts by Nancy Cheng, Abraham N. Rodriguez and Ashley Koger. This paper summarizes Nancy’s body of research and suggests steps for moving forward with the Sun-Shade design.

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOPS 2013

AIJ INTERNATIONAL URBAN DESIGN WORKSHOP

FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN

MARKING THE FOREST

EUGENE, OREGON

Urban Design studies for Tamura City, and area of Fukushima severely affected by the 2011 Nuclear Power Plant explosion. 2013

A 10 day study of the forest concluding with a design/build project made of local materials.

VOLUNTEER 2011

DESIGN/BUILD SCHOOL TEACHING PAVILION

PORTLAND, OREGON

OVER THE RHINE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

CINCINNATI, OHIO

SCPA DESIGN PROJECT

CINCINNATI, OHIO

Volunteer Project to design and build a teaching pavilion for the Multnomah County ‘Outdoor School’ Program 2005-2007

2006

Renovating Historic properties for Subsidized Rental, Saturday Volunteer

Working with High School Students to Redesign their school building into Subsidized Apartments

SKILLS Revit SketchUp AutoCAD Architecture SD, DD, and CD Drawings Graphics

Model Building 3D Computer Modeling Adobe Creative Suite Photography MAC Platform

Drawing Set-up and Organization Detailing Material Research RFP & RFQ Applications Website Development

GERRY GAST UNIVERSITY OF OREGON PORTLAND, OREGON (503) 412-3696

JONAH COHEN, AIA THA ARCHITECTURE PORTLAND, OREGON (503) 227-1254

REFERENCES DOUGLAS PATTERSON, AIA LIVING DESIGNS GROUP TAOS, NEW MEXICO (575) 751-9481


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