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professional / work anita M. hsieh

contact: 240-988-8751

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Recent Masters of Architecture recipient with two years of professional experience in the architecture and construction management industry. Seeking full time employment opportunities in early 2013.

education Washington University in Saint Louis // St. Louis, MO 2010 - 2012 Master’s of Architecture (December 2012) Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea; International Semester ((8/2011 – 12/2011) GPA 3.82 Teaching: Graduate Teaching Assistant for Senior Design Studio, Fall 2012 University of Maryland // College Park, Maryland 2004 - 2008 Bachelor’s of Science in Architecture, Honors Vesuvian Institute, Restoring Ancient Stabiae Foundation (RAS), study abroad, SU 2006 + 2007


Language Fluency: English; American citizen Mandarin Chinese (Intermediate Spoken) Computer Drafting // AutoCAD (Windows & Mac OSX) Digital Modeling // Rhinoceros 3D, SketchUp BIM Modeling // Revit 3D 2013 Physical Modeling / Fabrication // Laser cutter, CNC, Thermoforming, Wood Shop machinery training 3D Rendering // VRay, Maxwell Graphic Design Applications // Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Word Processing Applications // WMicrosoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)


Davis Brody Bond Washington, DC March 2013 –Present Architectural Consultant Architectural consultant, assisting with 95% Construction Drawings for Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). ZGF Architects Washington, DC June 2012 –August 2012 Architectural Intern Scholarship recipient for ZGF’s annual award and summer design intern. Team member of a science research facility in Philadelphia. Assisted with DD phase. EYP Architecture and Engineering Washington, DC May 2011 –July 2011 Architectural Intern Part of design team, assisting design leaders on various projects at universities in Virginia, such as James Madison University and College of William and Mary. McDonough Bolyard Peck Construction Engineering Columbia, Maryland April 2009 –July 2010 Intern Architect Provided project and contract management to USACE for utility projects at Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall (JBMHH), including Fort Myer (Arlington, VA) and Fort McNair (Washington, DC). Esocoff & Associates Washington, DC June 2008 –February 2009 Architectural Intern Assisted SD and DD Phase for residential project Half Street near Washington Nationals Stadium in Navy Yard.

anita m. hsieh // CV Contact

4460 Jorden Lane, Waldorf, Maryland 20601


ZGF Annual Architectural Scholarship Oregon Community Foundation June 2012 Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum Scholarship HOK June 2012 Washington University Scholarship (2010-2012) Fredrick Widmann Prize Nominee, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Art (2012) APPROACH Publication Published Work, Biannual Architectural Student Publication, Sam Fox School (2012) NOMAS Design Competition 2011 Second Place, Team Submission (240) 988-8751

references Peter MacKeith

Associate Dean, Associate Professor Washington University in St. Louis Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts 314-935-7215 Ben Fehrmann Senior Lecturer Washington University in St. Louis Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts Founder of twelvemetre Mairav Mintz, P.E. Vice President/Branch Manager McDonough Bolyard Peck 410-715-9462 Joe Johnson Project Manager ZGF Architects 202-380-3018


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professional work

Project | 1221 Half Street

Site | Washington, DC

Associates Architects is part of a larger development project led

The high-end residential project by Esocoff &

building. A characteristic of the condominiums is the blue curved shells made of blue tiles.

Year of Work | 2008-2009

by Akridge. Right at the doorsteps of the Washington National’s

Firm | Esocoff & Associates

Baseball Stadium, it seeks to be part of a vibrant streetscape for

making, photoshop renderings of plans, sections, and elevations,

residents and tourists. The building is located at the corner of

and schematic 3D renderings. Also tasked in designing curved

M Street and Half Street, attached to HOK-designed commercial

interior courtyard and trellis at rooftop gathering spaces.

Personal tasks of the project include physical model


4 Physical Model of Half Street Condos 2008 Museum Board, printed bond, foamcore

5 Physical Site Model of 4H Convention Center Chevy Chase, Maryland 2008 Museum Board



Project | Student Center /

College of William & Mary

submissions by the College of WIlliam & Mary in Williamsburg,

This design submission was a response to a call for

signature brick color. Two design types were considered: the “H Scheme” and the “Y Scheme.”

Site | Williamsburg, VA

VA. The project included the design of a new student center

Year of Work | 2011

within the historic campus. This called for campus planning and

helping with design submission by rendering plans, sections,

Firm | EYP Architecture &

historical research on the campus. The client expressed interest

attending client meetings, and assisting with schematic massing


in maintaining a classical Georgian style, with porticos and


My responsibilities on the design team included


Elevation of Main Administration Building AutoCAD (linework), Photoshop(rendering)


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Project | Biology on Display /

This design exercise was to design a commissioned

Many iterations of the Biology on Display included silkscreened 6"

James Madison University

permanent exhibit that also functioned as artwork for the new

art panels with LED panels for building directory and videos,

Site | Harrisonburg, VA

science building on James Madison University’s campus. Portions

decorative interior panels with patterns derived from nature,

Year of Work | 2011


were to receive art walls that could

and clear resin panels that included real plant life (see above).

Firm | EYP Architecture &

act as interactive display areas for students to show their work,

Structural drawings were made for mounting artwork on the walls.


studies, photos, etc.

c 2005 Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, A&E

Scale: NTS



View Looking Towards Prefunction Area

View Looking down Corridor

B1 Tiled Mural with Biological Images Tiled Mural on Art Display-designated walls in corridor and in Prefunction Areas. Mural is screenprinted onto the wall’s surface. Semi-permanent; some maintenance required.

Overhead View Looking down Corridor

Overhead View of Prefunction Area

Process of Sentryglas graphic process



Tiled Mural on Art Display-designated walls in corridor and in Prefunction Areas. Mural is created by applying digitally printed film between resin or glass panels. Pieces of nature, such as grass, branches, shells, stc., can be inserted between panels.

Tiled Mural on Art Display-designated walls in corridor and in Prefunction Areas. Mural is created by applying digitally printed film between resin or glass panels. Panels are backlit by LED system.

Manufacturer Reference: SentryGlas Expressions, Ecoresin

Manufacturer Reference: SentryGlas Expressions, Digiglass

Tiled Mural, Backlit Panels

Tiled Mural, Film on Resin or Glass Panels

Credit: Hobart Hospital, Tansmania, Australia. Futago Design.

Scheme B: DNA Tile

Art Display Walls

Biology on Display


Project | Car Barn Training

Center, DC Streetcar Project

in the Washington, DC metro area. The city of DC commissioned

The DC Streetcar project is a highluy anticipated project

areas as learning areas, and a car washing lane.

Site | Washington, DC

ZGF to design the Car Barn Training Center (CBTC) at the H Street/

for team and client meetings. Three types of schemes were

Year of Work | 2012

Benning Road Line Segment. It will serve as the main hub of the

considered, all with solar energy and bio-retention as important

Firm | ZGF Architects

streetcar lines, where the steetcars are stored in the evenings.

components. This is a high-profile project and much-scrutinized

It will also house administrative offices, conference rooms, open

by the public, making for many meetings with the city council.

My tasks included schematic sketches and renderings


Alternate Scheme with PVC Panels on Sawtooth Roof Hand Sketching, Schematic 3D modeling in Sketch Up



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