Edith García Designer Architect in Training
Education M.ARCH. - Master of Architecture ‘17 B.S.A. - Bachelor of Science in Architecture ‘15 School of Architecture & Interior Design Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI
Organizations Tau Sigma Delta Beta Upsilon Chapter Vice President 2015 - 2016 American Institute of Architecture Students Vice President 2014-2015
Awards 2017 Student Charter Award Grand Prize Congress for New Urbanism 2017 Certificate of Merit Henry Adams Fund American Institute of Architects 2016 Student Merit Award Winner Association of Licensed Architects 2015 Student Design Award AIA Southwest Michigan
Experience Planning & Zoning Commission November 2017 - August 2018 / Rifle, CO I serve on the PZC in Rifle Colorado as an alternate member. This means I do not have the power to vote on issues but I still participate otherwise. I was interested in joining for the purpose of becoming involved in my community and to learn more about city planning.
Jeff Johnson Architectural June 2017 - August 2018 / Rifle, CO Immediately upon graduating I returned to my hometown. I was inspired to invest my degree into my community. It is a wonderful rural mountain town on the west side of Colorado. I will have the honor to work on everything from residences to the schools that I grew up in.
Robert G. Sinclair Architecture May 2016 - Aug 2016 / Aspen, CO While at RGS Architecture I was fortunate to get the chance to work on a restaurant and some residential projects. It was a wonderful experience and exposure to client relationship and project discretion since the work tended to lean towards higher end construction.
Martin Smith Architect LLC Aug 2015 - May 2016 / Berrien Springs MI At Martin Smith Architect LLC I was exposed to schematic design in university remodels, church design and residential additions. I was also responsible for preliminary construction sets for projects such as an observatory and a college dormitory.
Beachtown Designers June 9 2015 - August 8 2015 / Galveston, TX Beachtown is a TND community designed by Duany Plater -Zyberk & Company currently under construction. I collaborated with the designer on site to complete construction drawings for the beachfront residences. I was exposed to the designs of Steve Mouzon, Allison Ramsey & Michael Imber and the construction of their refined detail.
Dept. Facilities Planning, Design & Construction / Lakeland Medical Center June 9 2014 - August 22 2014 / St. Joseph, MI I was responsible for archiving all of the construction documents of the hospital and its associated buildings. I also was involved in small design assignments and the communication with sales representatives, donors, associates and respective personal. I learned of the limitations and challenges healthcare brings to design.