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Caitlin L Davis Architectural Portfolio Master’s of Architecture 2013 Washington University in St. Louis


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Table of Contents Resume Core Studios 01-02 Dynamic Terrain Research Facility Finland Studio Abroad Helsinki, Finland Vertical Studios 02-03 Kansas City Airport Grinnell, Iowa Theatre Artistic Works Furniture Design Screen Printing Drawing Film Photography Digital Photography


Walford Scholarship James Madison University 2007 Givens Scholarship Washington University in St. Louis 2010-2013

Honors James Madison University Bachelor’s of Fine Arts + Interior Design August 2005-May 2009 Washington University in St. Louis MMaster’s of Architecture August 2010-December 2013

Education Work Experience Exhibition Team | Aug 2012-May 2013

Washington University in St. Louis Presentation layouts, pin-up, repair and take down of current student works and traveling exhibitions.

Optometrist Receptionist | Oct 2009-July 2010 | Summer 2012

Boas Family Eye Care, Exton, PA Patient Check-in/out procedures, scheduling, insurance filing, optical sales assistance and any other responsibility pertaining to full patient satisfaction.

Interior Design Intern | Summer 2007

Cee Jay Frederick and Associates, West Chester, PA Defined systems furniture specifications and fit out materials for vendor bidding, created sample boards, ordered material samples, and organized materials library. Learned overall architectural firm responsibilities and criteria for working with clients to provide the most satisfaction and expertise.


Revit Digital Photography Adobe CS6 Photoshop Illustrator InDesign AutoCAD Drafting 2D Rhino

Drafting 2D|3D Detailing Rendering

Digital Design Handbuilding Model Making Polystyrene Museum Board

Skill Set

Drafting Ghraphite Chair Design Bent Plywood Steel Tube Book Binding Screen Printing Film Photography Watercolor


Fall 2010 | Model: Styrene, Grass | Section: Graphite, Mylar

Core Studio 01:

Dynamic Terrain

Design Criteria: Create a park space with the use of a repeating module as the interactive elements. Solution: Morphing triangulated elements from the landscape and creating arched and inhabitable spaces between the structures of the repeating module unfolding.


Spring 2011 | Drawings: AutoCAD, Rhino, Photoshop, Illustrator Renders: Rhino, Maxwell, Photoshop

Core Studio 02:

Research Facility

Design Criteria: Design a research facility in the Mississippian swamp landscape that responds to a natural phenomenon. Solution: Basket like pavilions that float in the flooded swamp landscape, bridging the dry and wet elements of the nature preserve to incorporate external research labs.


Spring 2012 | Drawings: AutoCAD, Rhino, Illustrator Renders: Rhino, Maxwell, Photoshop Model: Museum Board, Paper, Chip Board, Trace

Finland Studio:

Finnish/America Center Design Criteria: The Finnish/America Center to encompass both nations’ values and represent their relationship with a library, classrooms and Fulbright Scholar living quarters in Helsinki, Finland. Solution: Providing vibrant color and warmth to the harsh and low lit winters of Nordic city through light sailing walls, while the building face can provide a blank canvas for summer activities such as movie and art projection.

Sail Sections I Scale 1:200


I I

D C I I

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G I

E

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I

B

F

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A 1:200

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Site Plan I Scale 1:500

Section I Scale 1:100

Section C 1:10

Metal Sill Cap Double Glazing Top Plate Studs Mullion Drip Edge Steel Beam


Section D Section 1:10 F 1:10 Section B 1:10

Washington University in St. Louis Section B 1:10 School of Architecture Helsinki International Semester Caitlin L Davis Wood Planking Spring 2012 Air Space + Vertical Batten

Wood Planking Air Space + Vertical Batten Ply Sheathing Wind Barrier Moisture Barrier

Ply Sheathing Wind Barrier Moisture Barrier

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Section F 1:10

Metal Cap Spray Insulation Steel Angle Double Glazing Steel Framed Curved Wall

Steel Framed Curved Wall

Wood Panel Flooring + Perpendicular Stud Framing Steel Channel Mullion Cap Concrete Floor Slab

Wood Panel Flooring + Perpendicular Stud Framing Steel Channel Mullion Cap Concrete Floor Slab

Horizontal Wood Panels Vertical Wood Batten + Air Space Concrete Foundation Wall Rigid Insulation

Horizontal Wood Panels Vertical Wood Batten + Air Space Concrete Foundation Wall Rigid Insulation

C Steel Framing Flashing Concrete Floor Slab

Steel Framing Flashing Concrete Floor Slab

G E

White Gypsum

White Gypsum

Steel Beam

B

F

A 1:200

Section C 1:10 Section A 1:10

Section ASection 1:10 E 1:10 Section G 1:10

Section G 1:10 Clean Gravel

Rigid Insulation Concrete Foundation Wall Vertical Batten Wood Planking

Rigid Insulation Concrete Foundation Wall Vertical Batten Wood Planking

Door Frame Steel Channel Rigid Insulation

Metal Sill Cap Double Glazing Top Plate Studs Mullion Drip Edge Steel Beam

Steel Rebar Concrete Footing

Steel Rebar Concrete Footing

Drainage Pipe

Drainage Pipe

Basement Level

Ground Floor

Section F 1:10

First Floor

Wood Planking Air Space + Vertical Batten Ply Sheathing Wind Barrier Moisture Barrier

Exterior Wood Planeling Vertical Batten + Air Space Ply Sheathing Wind Barrier Rigid Insulation Steel Beam Water Barrier Vertical Batten + Air Space Interior Wood Paneling

Exterior Wood Planeling Exterior Wood Paneling Vertical Batten + Moisture Air SpaceBarrier Ply Sheathing Wind Barrier Rigid Insulation Concrete Beam Steel Beam Double Laminated Glass Water Barrier Steel Channel Vertical Batten + Steel Air Space Angle + Tie Interior Wood Paneling White Plastered Ply Sheathing Ceiling Hung Gupsum Insulated Double Glazing

Second Floor

Third Floor

Section B 1:10

Floor Plans I Scale 1:100

Clean Gravel


Fall 2012 | Drawings: Rhino, Illsutrator Renders: Rhino, Maxwell, Photoshop

Vertical Studio 02:

Kansas City Airport

Design Criteria: Allow for a minimum of a 60-gate terminal and the ever-growing expectations of the frustrated traveler and TSA agents who heard them. Solution: A building gesture connecting the landscape and act of flight as a way to greet and bid farewell to the over 12 million yearly passengers. A single level change will move people up as they depart the land to take off or move others down as they arrive to their awaiting city.


Spring 2013 | Drawings: Rhino, Illustrator | Renders: Rhino, Maxwell, Photoshop

Vertical Studio 03:

Grinnell, IA Theatre

Design Criteria: Understanding the small town feel of Grinnell, Iowa, with it’s Louis Sullivan “Jewel Box” Bank and Grinnell College, design a three venue theater for the community. Solution: The undulating landscape of fields of wind blown corn drives the form of sweeping veils of the roof structure allowing for slivers of sun light penetration and interior performance expression.


Fall 2013 | Drawings: Rhino, Illsutrator Models: Chip Board, Mylar, Wire Mesh, Gesso Renders: Rhino, Maxwell

Thesis Studio:

Current Project | Working

Geology Museum

Design Criteria: Final studio semester thesis with program and site chosen by the student. Solution: A geology museum that highlights both natural and human induced erosion of the landscape. Site located on a narrow strip of land overlooking the limestone bluffs of the Mississippi river and deep canyon like mark of a limestone quarry. A series of pavilions house the geology displays while bridges guide you to understand the eroded landscape.


Spring 2011 | Built | Seat: 9 Single Sheets Birch Plywood, Glue Legs: Welded and Bent Steel, Screws

Furniture Design:

Bent Plywood + Steel

Design Criteria: Use elements from four precedent Finnish bent plywood chairs as aid for own, built, full scale design. Solution: A low back chair with an embracing seat. Side slits alleviate breaking of the wood over the double curves of the two elements coming together.


Spring 2009 | Screen Prints: Acrylic Paint, Paper Summer 2010 | Drawings: Graphite, Bristol Board

Handbuilding:

Screen Printing + Drawing Screen Prints: Angel, 5 colors, 9”x16” | Puffin and Decoy, 11 colors, 8”x12” Drawings: Cantaloupe Half, 18”x24” | Cantaloupe Detail, 18”x24”


Fall 2012 | B+W: 4”x5” Film | Color: Digital

Photography:

Film 4x5s + Digital

Design Criteria: Semester of understanding techniques of Architectural Photography through the use of the DSL camera and the 4x5 film, “Shift and Tilt Lens” camera. Shift and Tilt Lens: Priory Chapel, Creve Coeur, MO | Jewel Box, Forest Park, St. Louis | Superintendent’s House, Tower Grove Park, St. Louis DSLR: St. Louis Art Museum | Priory Chapel, Creve Coeur, MO


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Caitlin L Davis | Architectural Portfolio  

Master's of Architecture 2013 Washington University in St. Louis

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