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Christine Therese Koch Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | BArch 2012

20 The Back Road Diamond Point, NY 12824 | (C) 516-319-0625 | christine.t.koch@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE:

Obtain a full-time position in the field of architecture

EDUCATION:

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York Final GPA: 3.77 Sacred Heart Academy (SHA), Hempstead, New York Final GPA: 103.2

B. Arch. May 2012 June 2007

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

Final Project 1 and 2, RPI Fall 2011-Spring 2012 Research of Post-War architects and the use of flexibility and modularity in their work Application of these principles to the design of new artist and student housing to revitalize the Poughkeepsie waterfront by tapping into the current art and cultural trends in the region Design Development, RPI Spring 2011 Emphasis on integrating technical systems with architectural design •Use of Bentley Microstation to build 3D models/create 2D drawings Architectural Design 4, RPI Fall 2009 Design of an Islamic Art Wing Extension onto the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC •Use of scripting as a design tool; use of Rhino script and Grasshopper Architectural Design 2, RPI Fall 2008 Residential case studies; multi-unit housing and SUNY Albany dormitory design •Use of AutoCAD to draw plans; use of Rhinoceros 4.0 to build 3D computer models Bowne AE&T Group, Mineola, New York May 2008-August 2008 Intern For Bowne contract with local township, evaluated commercial and residential renovation plans for town code compliance/permit approval Customer liaison with current and potential clients interested in plan review services

WORK EXPERIENCE:

The Indian Tepee Gift Shop, Bolton Landing, New York Cashier/Customer Service Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York Resident Counselor for Summer Computer Academy Supervised high school students living in dorms; planned activities Lake George Kayak Company, Bolton Landing, New York Cashier/Customer Service Private Tutor, Seaford, New York

May 2011-August 2011 July 2010

May 2009-August 2009 September 2003-June 2007

RELEVANT SKILLS:

Software: AutoCAD, Bentley Microstation, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Rhinoceros 4.0, VRay, Grasshopper, 3ds Max, Maxwell Studio Hand Drafting Model Construction

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Italian Study Abroad Program Participant, RPI, Politecnico di Torino USTFCCCA Division III Cross Country All-Academic Team, RPI Liberty League All Academic Student-Athlete, RPI Cross Country, Track Dean’s List, RPI Rensselaer Emily Roebling Scholarship

HOBBIES:

Fall 2010 2009, 2011 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2007-present 2007-present

Scholar Athlete Medal, SHA American Chemical Society Award, SHA Principal’s List, SHA

2007 2007 2003-2007

Boy Scouts of America, Venturing Crew 777 Historian, Treasurer, Vice President of Administration

2003-2007

Cake Design and Decorating


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