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a i d a n l i n d h architectural design


Education 09-10 05-09

Master of Architecture, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA

Experience 5.09-8.09

Marketing Floor Plan Drafter, Nancy Stracka Interiors, Boston, MA Worked as an outsourced consultant taking field measurements and produced floor plans of properties being sold by real estate agents as a free promotional offer for Stracka Interiors.

5.08-8.08

Intern, Harvard Business School, Allston, MA Worked in the Operations Department alongside office managers and project managers helping with minor CAD needs, space planning for Accepted Students Day, Class of 2008 Graduation, and observed management aspects of renovations and new projects for the university.

Recent / Present Employment 5.09-10.09 + 5.10-present

Sales Associate, Utrecht Art Supplies In charge of customer service, have knowledge of all art supplies in the store, make signs and displays for products and keep store stocked and clean.

4.09-present

Entreprenuer, Art Farm Designs Since 2009 a friend and I have been painting murals for youth centers in Cambridge, Somerville and other private institutions, the paintings are generally created with aerosol and some acrylic paint, the goal is to have kids from the youth centers involved and participating in the painting process, Art Farm Designs continues to give me opportunities to explore a passion of mine while giving back to the youth and their communities

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work golden horn urban renewal master’s thesis tropical foods housing southend public library

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The intention of this urban intervention is to bring a new sense of civicness, culture and commerce to the underutilized edge of the Golden Horn. The Golden Horn is a large inlet that seperates “old and new� Istanbul and provides transportation, commerce and life to exist along its edges. A sports complex, ferry terminal, performance center, and new space for commerce along the roads busy edge have been added. The expansion will create new public amenities along the shore, in turn bringing people from the Balat neighborhood and people from other areas into a vibrant newly defined urban space.

The Golden Horn Revitalization Balat Neighborhood Istanbul, Turkey 2009

The Golden Horn

Balat


early rendition of new complex with from water


right aerial view of complex left plan of complex in relation to existing neighborhood streets


plan of complex left view of ferry terminal entrance right


view of performance center and stadium from water


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Exploring Architectural Significance: Through a Proposal For The Boston Herald Master’s Thesis Southend, Boston 2010

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As new technologies emerge and grant us conveniance old technologies are fazed out. This thesis project proposes a solution for the Boston Herald, an entity affected by new technology. By injecting the deteriorating newspaper building with, a “Herald Radio”, “Herald TV”, working printing museum with factory tour ending at a live broadcast room, and new office tower, the new Herald Media Complex becomes a significant moment along the citie’s to largest arteries. A media facade is in place facing Interstate 93 projecting information to the commuting public. Emitting information at a small scale of the museum and factory tour and at a large scale of the media screens the Herald Media Complex itself exemplifies its program as producing and distributing information.


drawing of New Herald Media complex in relation to the city


study models


elevation along I-93


right section axon showing preserved factory and new program left view of factory tour catwalk


final model


long section through I-90


Tropical Foods is a popular ethnic market at the intersection of Melnea Cass Blv and Washington St. The only prominent landmark of the crossing, marking the end of Dudley Square and beginning of the Southend. The intention of this urban renewal is to preserve the stores existing conditions by relocating it to the corner with living units above producing space for a farmers market, and urban gardening above. the existing structure will be filled with storage for the market, street level retail, leaseable office space, and live work units.

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Tropical Foods Housing Dudley Square Roxbury, MA 2009

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view from intersection of melnea cass and washington


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second level


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short section through living units


This new branch of public library takes advantage of the space between a school / youth center and municpal building filling in with another community friendly building. The library’s street front is open to the park opposite from with with expansive teers of deck, sitting, space, and room for community gatherings. Book stacks along with more intimate reading space are found with north light toward the back.

Southend Public Library 2080 Washington Street Southend, MA 2008

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view of entrance


left final model right long section


drawing of long section


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contact 70 Montcalm Ave Brighton, MA 02135 860 . 759 . 0757 aidanlindh@yahoo.com


a i d a n l i n d h architectural design


Aidan Lindh Porfolio 2010