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ELBERT

WHITFIELD

III

7736 S. Cornell, Chicago, IL, 60649 • ewhit7@gmail.com • (312) - 203 - 9718

EXPERIENCE Sullivan Goulette & Wilson - Intern Architect • • • • •

Feb. 2013 - August 2013 • Chicago, IL

Produced plans, elevations, and sections for residential or mixed-use structures for Predesign, Schematic Design, and Construction Documents. Rendered plan and elevation drawings. Digitally modeled interiors and exterior massings of residential and mixed-use buildings. Researched zoning code constraints applicable to prospective projects. Conducted on-site documentation of existing structures in advance of proposed renovation.

Urban Design Associates - Intern Architect

July 2012 - Sept. 2012 • Pittsburgh, PA

Produced architectural schematic plans and/or elevations for residential or commercial buildings comprising urban infill/redevelopment proposals • Produced presentation documents for client review • Documented and analyzed developments that catalyzed revitalization or growth throughout the urban fabric of Pittsburgh. •

Hampton University - Intern Architect •

June 2011 - Aug. 2011 • Norfolk, VA

Designed, assisted construction, and administered construction of Team Tidewater VA Solar Decathlon net-zero competition house “Unit Six”

Frank Lloyd Wright Trust - Volunteer

Jan. 2013 - Present • Chicago, IL

E D U C AT I O N Master of Urban Design - University of Miami UDream Fellow - Carnegie Mellon University •

August 2013 - Present • Miami, FL June 2012 - Oct. 2012 • Pittsburgh, PA

Studied urban sustainability and urban design theory at Carnegie Mellon University in the Remaking Cities Institute

Master of Architecture - Hampton University [3.72 gpa]

Sept. 2007 - May 2012 • Hampton, VA

Thesis - “Seaming the Rift: Stitching a New Space for Civic Life” •

Designed a new urban public space for civic engagement outside of municipal civic spaces that have become fortressed in response to fear, while public spaces have become much more [Nominated for Best Thesis] private in the growing technology/social media dominated age.

Solar Decathlon 2011 Study Abroad •

Sept. 2011 - April 2012

Sept. 2011 • Washington D.C. June 2010 - July 2010 • France, March 2014 • Germany - Netherlands - Belgium

Studied/documented historical and contemporary architecture and urban design in various cities throughout France, Germany, The Netherlands, and Belgium.

HONORS Magna Cum Laude; Nominee: Best Thesis; Award for Excellence in Oratory; Award for Excellence in Design; Award for Achievement in Design; Gerald D. Hines Competition 2014 Honorable Mention; Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society in Architecture and the Allied Arts; Golden Key International Honor Society SKILLS Google Sketchup; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; AutoCAD 2014; AutoCAD Architecture 2014; Graphisoft Archicad 14; Autodesk Revit; Rhinoceros 4.0/RhinoCAM 4.0; Kerkethea Renderer; SU Podium Renderer; Sketching; Laser Cutting; Code Analysis;Technical Drafting; Microsoft Office Suite



Works in the Urban Realm