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architecture and visual design 56 Lippincott Street Unit 1 Toronto ON M5T 2R5 647 808 0921

awards + exhibitions adrian di castri graduate student endowment fund // 2013 awarded to a student on the basis of academic excellence as demonstrated in the design studios CIS academic all-canadian // 2010-2011 awarded to exceptional student-athletes who achieve an academic standing of 80% or better while playing on one of their university's varsity teams t-holders award of academic excellence // 2010-2011 awarded by the faculty of physical education and health to athletes who achieve first-class academic standing while competing full-time t-holders athletic performance award // 2009-2010 chancellor’s exhibition // spring 2012 selected student works from the faculty of visual studies curated by the fine arts student union

skill set + work flow digital modelling fast and effective modelling in rhino parametric solutions integrated in grasshopper rendering fluid use of 3DS max and vray rendering engines custom texture creation, mapping, daylighting studies post-production creative and flexible solutions achieved in photoshop fabrication employee of the model workshop and fabrication lab precise and creative execution of complex hand built forms CNC milling and laser cutting drawing detailed line work created in rhino or CAD aesthetic adjustments applied in illustrator

education honors bachelor of arts // university of toronto // spring 2012 bachelor of arts with ma jors in architecture and visual design relevant course work: drawing studios, 3d installation, printmaking, video art, sculpture, photography masters of architecture // john h. daniels faculty of architecture, landscape, & design // graduating 2016 relevant coursework: design studios, visual communications, building science, structures, environmental systems, furniture design, independent studies

work + leadership experience digital fabrication & model workshop // supervisor & assistant // toronto ON // september 2013 - current fulfill student cut lists and point of sale transactions maintain workshop cleanliness and safety standards communicate and educate other students on machine and workshop safety supervise and assist students with project work WOW lighting // lighting design and construction assistant // calgary AB // 2009-2012 lighting design and specifications for office and showroom spaces manage pre-demolition resource recovery and management design detail assistance throughout construction process university of toronto varsity blues men’s volleyball // assistant coach // 2010-2012 attend daily practices and assist with their planning, execution, and management travel with the team and manage logistics, player needs, etc. assist with overall team management, season projections, expectations ontario volleyball association // ashbridges bay league coordinator // toronto ON // 2010-2013 facilitate and moderate the running of adult beach volleyball leagues maintain, set-up, and repair over 90 courts on site provide onsite support to other staff and participating athletes alberta volleyball association // director of beach volleyball // edmonton AB // 2011 plan and execute entire season of competitive adult and youth beach volleyball throughout the province organize tournaments, manage registration, budget events provide on-site execution of events and tournaments

interests travel // anywhere // volleyball // beach + indoor // furniture design // custom solutions // woodworking // challenge

dufferin redux_elevate m. arch II_t.o. superstudio_fall 2013 adrian phiffer_advisor

arctic adaptations_finding home competition entry_summer 2013 lateral office + ted kesik_advisors

case study_corbusier’s casa block m. arch II_t.o. superstudio_fall 2013 adrian phiffer_advisor

case study_mario botta_cymbalista synagogue m. arch I_winter 2013 jonathan enns_advisor

final rendering

supplementary renderings

hybr cym

hybrid typologies_terrace tower m. arch II_t.o. superstudio_fall 2013 adrian phiffer_advisor



large w/c


group sitting

‘hearth’ light well

elaxation + central gathering


building plan 1:50 N N

context map 1:500


maggie’s centre_toronto m. arch I_winter 2013

planting strategy 1:200 material treatment

jonathan enns_advisor

thank you

Deagan McDonald _ Portfolio 2014