portfolio2O1O amanda thornton designing with our earth in mind
this leads to
produce in the home,
consumption of toxic chemicals and a
stronger sense of connection with the food you
on the utilizing
reduces the thus,
heat island effect. it also helps bring down energy costs to help
carbon footprint on the
irrigation is supplied by captured
the slanted roofs
rainwater into the courtyard where it is met by
bogs that assist the filtration system. overflow from an intricate
pours into the underground
percolation `rates... installing
reduce runoff and cleans the water before it hits the
this will also help keep our
rivers and drinking water clean. when a fountain is installed, use the
collected rain for the main water supply.
sustainable urban design is about putting the
pedestrian first, public transportation second and the car third.
able communities promote better
air and a stronger sense of place.
amanda thornton, student ASLA
seeking education UGA YHC employment
an entry level position that will allow me to creativly apply my education in Landscape Architecture. at the following schools prepared me for my career:
University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Expected: May 2010
Young Harris College in Young Harris, Georgia Associates of Liberal Arts, Achieved: May 2006 during college has consisted of:
Thorntree Properties in Watkinville, Georgia
Since October 2009, I have been the office manager. My duties entail showing properties, managing rental income and property upkeep. CONTACT: Nona Thornton (706) 769-7300
UGA Archway Partnership in Americus, Georgia
During the summer of 2009, I intered as a design consultant. Together we completed numberous designs for the City of Americus and Sumter County. CONTACT: Barbara Grogan (229) 938-9385
Joannâ€™s Fabrics & Crafts in Athens, Georgia
From October 2006 to October 2009, I worked as a fabric assistant. I was responisble for organizing the fabric and maintaing superior customer service. CONTACT: Martha Kacmar (706) 725-9402
I have developed for my career are:
DIGITAL Auto CAD
ArcMap - GIS
during college has consisted of:
Delta Epsilon Iota at The University of Georiga Since January 2009, I have been a member at large in this National Academic Honors Society.
Phi Delta Sorority at Young Harris College
From January 2005 to May 2006, I served at the President. Together we were involved in community service and fund raising activites. I was also nominated Greek Goddess of 2006.
Student Activites Board at Young Harris College.
From August 2005 to May 2006, together we organized student and community activities such as the Fall and Spring Festivals. Additional professional and personal references avaliable upon request.