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D a n i e l N a y l o r. EDUCATION

Wentworth Institute of Technology Masters of Architecture, May 2010.

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Graduated from Wentworth’s Architecture’s Masters program. GPA requirement of 3.0 for enrollment while currently holding a 3.5. Awarded Merit Scholarship which provides tuition and housing funding.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, August 2009.

architecture

Awarded Merit Scholarships 2005 – 2010

sustainable design urban design and planning

THESIS

Creating Architecture Through Emotion: Designing for Runaways Wentworth Institute of Technology | Spring 2010.

spatial planning

The thesis deals with emotions and phenomenology as the basis for design. How

graphic design

one perceives a space has direct involvement and the power to foster healthy

map design

human development. Through a matrix based on architectural archetypes one

transit design

considers what makes a household a home for the developing youth that has

house design

been displaced from their family. Emotional mapping based on the feeling of

healthcare design

Comfort, Privacy, Togetherness, and Safety determine the adequate site that assists the designed facility. STUDIO

Urban Design Studio: Transforming Mission Hill, Boston MA. Wentworth Institute of Technology | Fall 2009

cultural heritages

exhibitions drafting computer rendering physical modeling

A Graduate studio centered around urban design with visiting Fulbright Scholar Philip Revault. Approached designed intervention in three ways: Neighborhood analysis through intuition; how a newcomer experiences the site. Temporality;

SOFTWARE AutoCAD

using history as a method discovering the unchanging, rhythmic, and fast

Revit

history of the site. Finally, mathematics; examining the city and site through

Vectorworks

relationships of streets, neighborhoods, and important elements. The finished

FormZ

intervention was a one mile mixture of parkland and subsidized housing for

SketchUP

college students intended to draw people from the area through Mission Hill.

Artlantis

Senior Studio: Transforming the Barrios of Caracas, Venezuela Wentworth Institute of Technology | Summer 2009 Located in the Barrios on the eastern foothills of Caracas, Venezuela is the Casa Borges a refurbished house intended to provide enrichment for the youth inside the Barrio. The studios objective was to create contemporary architecture that

Illustrator Photoshop InDesign Lightroom Acrobat Dreamweaver

encourages the same enrichment in the dense and under-appreciated barrio

Fireworks

for other user groups. The designed space is a vocational school for adults

Office

which specializes in architecture / house design with woods and metals with the

Keynote

intention of creating stronger homes in the now unstable barrios.

Mac OS X

Comprehensive Design Studio: Boston Public Library, Boston MA Wentworth Institute of Technology | Fall 2008 Designed a branch library facility from pre-design, through schematic design, design development, and construction documentation. Worked in plan, section, and 3D physical models to create a library that included an adult book section, children’s book section, spaces for after school programs, as well as a public ground floor intended for a cafe and neighborhood art showings provided by the artistic South End residents.

Windows XP/Vista/7


D a n i e l N a y l o r. EXPERIENCE

Facilities Manager at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA. Paid Internship. Spring 2009.

CONTACT

Worked as an intern at MITs Department of Facilities working on various projects,

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which included the new Media Lab Extension designed by Pritzker Architecture

Michael Parkin

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Prize winner Fumihiko Maki. Shadowed Contractors and Project Managers with the construction of the Media Lab. Assisted and created computer aided drawings for the MIT campus. Researched with American Disabilities Association to improve MITs buildings. Created drawings of technical specifications for inhouse Project Manager. Organized the departments drawing archives.

Intern Architect at TRO | Jung Brannen Boston MA. Paid Internship. Spring 2008.

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Worked with principal architect and design team on The Valley Hospital

Tom Kuczynski

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project located in Ridgewood, New Jersey during design development phase. Collaborated with design principal and project team on the design of the hospitals main entrance and atrium. Responsible for the development of models for schematic and design development stages. Created presentation quality drawings and diagrams for client meetings. Attended design and client meetings weekly dealing with planning, landscape, materials and design.

Assistant to Construction Manager with Niskayuna Campus Life Alplaus, NY. Volunteer. Summer 2004.

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Worked on Samuel’s Restaurant Conversion Project. Collaborated in a team

Tom Hopkins

environment with the local community to restore and rebuild a cafe. Volunteered to demolish existing interior of restaurant design and construct coffee shop for local teenagers.

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D a n i e l N a y l o r.

Creating Domesticity in Architecture The thesis deals with emotions and phenomenology as the basis for design. How one perceives a space has direct involvement and the power to foster healthy human development. Through a matrix based on architectural archetypes one considers what makes a household a home for the developing youth that has been displaced from their family. Emotional mapping based on the feeling of Comfort, Privacy, Togetherness, and Safety determine the adequate site that assists the designed facility.


D a n i e l N a y l o r. Urban Design Studio: Misson Hill Boston, MA A Graduate studio centered around urban design with visiting Fulbright Scholar Philip Revault. Approached designed intervention in three ways: Neighborhood analysis through intuition; how a newcomer experiences the site. Temporality; using history as a method discovering the unchanging, rhythmic, and fast history of the site.

Finally,

mathematics; examining the city and site through relationships of streets, neighborhoods, and important elements.

The finished intervention

was a one mile mixture of parkland and subsidized housing for college students intended to draw people from the area through Mission Hill.


D a n i e l N a y l o r. The Valley Hospital

TRO | Jung Brannen

Worked with principal architect and design team on The Valley Hospital project located in Ridgewood, New Jersey during design development phase. Collaborated with design principal and project team on the design of the hospitals main entrance and atrium. Responsible for the development of models for schematic and design development stages.

Created presentation quality drawings

and diagrams for client meetings.

Attended

design and client meetings weekly dealing with planning, landscape, materials and design.


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