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CHRISTINE AHRNSEN ARCHITECTURE PORTFOLIO


CHRISTINE AHRNSEN

2867 W North Bend Road Cincinnati, OH 45239 513.520.9081 ahrnsecd@mail.uc.edu

EDUCATION

WORK EXPERIENCE

University of Cincinnati

Present-May 2019

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture Saint Ursula Academy High School

2011-2015

Graduated with Honors

Habitat for Humanity

2015-present Volunteers with a group of University of Cincinnati students to build homes for less privileged families. 2015-present

Member of a Catholic organization that participates in volunteer opportunities, social events, and retreats.

SKILLS Microsoft Office Adobe Creative Cloud Suite AutoCAD SketchUp Revit Rhinoceros 5 Hand Rendering

August-December 2017

Architecture Co-op: Drafted elevations and plans for 15 residential historic renovations. Focused on creating demolition and architectural plans. Created presentations for prospective clients and the historic conservation board of Fort Thomas. Wentz Design

ACTIVITIES

Newman Center

Bloomfield/Schon

January-April 2017

Architecture Co-op: Drafted elevations and plans for residential renovations and new constructions. Worked on all phases of design from preliminary design to construction documents. Cincinnati Catering- Kolping

March 2014-present

Server: Serves food and ensures the proper amount of food is available at all times. Buses plates and glasses and cleans up the hall at the end of the night. Set up Associate: Prepares halls for events by arranging tables and chairs for the appropriate number of guests. Graeter’s Ice Cream- Colerain

May 2016-present

Team Manager: Runs shifts to provide excellent customer service, uses teamwork to provide efficient service, keeps store organized and clean.


ACADEMIC WORK Film Institute Trammel Fossil Park Technical Skills


FILM INSTITUTE Objective: To create a film institute that incorporates an existing building on the site and an addition Location: Over the Rhine, Cincinnati, OH Materials: Bristol, Graphite, Wood, Illustration Board, Spray paint Programs: AutoCAD, Photoshop


TRAMMEL FOSSIL PARK Objective: Design a visitors center with a focus on the site Location: Trammel Fossil Park, Cincinnati, OH Programs: AutoCAD, Photoshop, Rhino, SketchUp, V-Ray Materials: Illustration board, Chipboard, Pins, Card stock


TECHNICAL SKILLS Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment (right) Objective: Use a grid system to recreate a portion of The Last Judgment. Material: Craft paper, pastels Invisible Cities (bottom) Objective: Create a drawing based off the story of the invisible city, Esmeralda, written by Italo Calvino. Material: 16”x16” bristol, graphite


Analytique (Top) Objective: Draw an analytique of the Cincinnati Art Museum. Location: Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH Material: 16”x16” bristol, graphite Proun (Right) Objective: Choose a proun by El Lissitzky and draw the proun from a different perspective. Material: 16”x16” bristol, graphite


City of the Dead Objective: Draw a mausoleum using a grid system. Location: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH Material: 16�x16� bristol, graphite


Piranesi Objective: Create a drawing based off the style and different elements used in Giovanni Piranesi’s etchings. Material: 16”x16” bristol, micron pens

Painting Reconstructed Objective: Draw a section and plan of the painting Ideal City by Piero Della Francesca. Material: 16”x16” bristol, graphite


Professional Work Indian Hill Renovation Hyde Park Construction Fort Thomas Historic Renovations


INDIAN HILL RENOVATION Objective: Renovate the kitchen. Create an addition containing a great room and porch that connects the house and detached garage. Programs: AutoCAD, Photoshop Property of WentzDesign Worked in collaboration with Mike Wentz, Ali Oliveira, Erin Seger, Allisen Hagemeyer


HYDE PARK CONSTRUCTION Objective: Design a new residence with four bedrooms and an open floor plan. Programs: AutoCAD, Photoshop Property of Wentz Design Worked in collaboration with Mike Wentz, Ali Oliveira, Erin Seger, Allisen Hagemeyer


FORT THOMAS HISTORIC RENOVATION Objective: Renovate 15 Historic Houses from the 1890s with a modern floor plan. Programs: AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp, Lumion Property of Bloomfield/Schon Worked in collaboration with Ken Schon, Cathy Barnes, Lindsey Schweitzer


THANK YOU! 2867 W North Bend Road Cincinnati, OH 45239 513.520.9081 ahrnsecd@mail.uc.edu

Architecture Portfolio 2018  
Architecture Portfolio 2018  
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