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e d u c a t i o n

Auburn University [Graduated 2008] Cum Laude Bachelor of Architecture Degree Bachelor of Interior Architecture Dual Degree

Auburn, AL

Jordan Vocational High School [Graduated 2002] College Prep and Technical Seal Diploma National Vocational Honor Society Wrestling Captain with various distinctions

Columbus, GA

e x p e r i e n c e

Sebastian Mariscal Studio [02.2009 - 05.2009] San Diego, CA Project Manager for Musuem of Contemporary Art San Diego La Jolla Exhibition “Mix.” From design through installation and publication of book and graphics associated.

Andras Allen Starr Architects [08.2008 - 01.2009] Columbus, GA Involved in Schematic design and Presentations through renderings in Rhinocerous and Photoshop with animation. Involved in design, analyis and graphics for competitions and clients.

JRA. Architects, Inc.

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[04.2002 – 05.2004 / Summer‘05,‘06]

a c t i v i t i e s

Columbus, GA

Honorable Mention in Alabama Wood Forestry Competition [Spring ‘05] 3rd Year Faculty Book Award [Spring ‘06] Recipient of Board of Trustees Scholarship [Spring ‘05 -‘08] American Society of Military Engineers Scholarship [Fall ‘05 -‘06] Greenbuild National Conference Volunteer, Atlanta, GA [Fall ‘05] Timothy A. Smith Architecture Scholarship [Spring ‘06] Goizueta Foundation Scholarship [Spring ‘06] Paul B. Fraser Architecture Scholarship [Spring ‘07] Roger W. Rindt Architecture Scholarship [Spring ‘07] Involved in Design Charrette for Hurricane Katrina’s Emergency Relief Housing with Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects [Fall ‘06] Involved in Auburn’s School of Architecture Design Charrette for FEMA Member in American Institute of Architecture Students [Fall‘04 -‘08] Top Seven in fourth-year Alagasco Design Competition [Fall ‘06] School of Architecture Study Abroad Scholarship [Spring ‘07] 1st Place in AIAS National Design Review Competition [Fall ‘07] AIAS Grand Prix de (Puerto Rico) Travel Scholarship [Spring ‘08] Gaines Blackwell Prize in Drawing & Painting [Summer ‘07] Design Habitat Team Member DESIGN/BUILD [Spring ‘08] 5th Year Faculty Book Award [Spring ‘08]

d e x t e r i t i e s

AutoCAD Architectural Desktop ArchiCAD Rhinoceros Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Adobe DreamWeaver Adobe Flash Graphic Design Model Building Bilingual English/Spanish

r e f e r e n c e s Christian Dagg

Associate Professor and Interior Architecture Program Chair Auburn University. School of Architecture 311 Dudley Hall p: 334.844.4519 f: 334.844.5419

Rusty Smith

Associate Professor and Architecture Program Chair Auburn University. School of Architecture 215 Dudley Hall p: 334.844.5419

Alex Griggs

Architect Andras, Allen & Starr Architecture 11 9th Street, Suite 120 Columbus, GA 31901 p: 706.571.6923 f: 706.571.6928

Sebastian Mariscal

Principal Sebastian Mariscal Studio 4125 Sorrento Valley Blvd. Suite C San Diego, CA 92121 p: 858.558.2100 f: 619.330 2888


the role of the plaza within the context of Puerto Rico

an attempt to understand and document the historical and current role of the plaza within the city through a series of case studies : Arecibo, Aibonito, Humacao, Rio Piedras, Salinas, Guayama, Salinas, Santa Isabel, Caguas, Coamo, Toa Baja, Fajardo, and an emphasis on Ponce. Thesis: the plaza as the city center historically, physically, culturally, politically, and economically. [Independent Study Spring ‘08]

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within the context of hudson farm and the pike road community

proposal for with an agricultural emphasis and infrastructure including a farmer’s market,learning barn, and student & worker’s housing. Montgomery, Al [Fifth Year Fall ‘07] 2007 AIAS Desgin Review Competition : 1st Place

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transforming Foy Student Union into the SoA school of architecture Foy Student Union 282 West Thach Avenue, Auburn University [Interior Architecture Thesis Summer ‘07]

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an intervention within the historical, sacred, and religous threshold Piazza San Pietro . Roma, Italia [Rome Study Abroad Spring ‘07]

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Mobile Housing Mobile, Alabama Pella/Jf Day Student Design Competition [Fourth Year Fall ‘06]

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Savannah Housing Savannah, Georgia Alagasco Student Design Competition [Fourth Year Fall ‘06] Finalist

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DESIGNhabitat2.1 house Greensboro,Alabama seeks to utilize the inherent efficiencies of factory-based manufacturers while incorporating culturally- & climate-sensitive student generated designs within the Habitat for Humanity model of providing homeownership opportunities. [DESIGN/BUILD Summer ‘08]

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