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J E F F R E Y W. B I T T E N B E N D E R jwb287@cornell.edu - 484.894.5038 - 6 Islington St. - Boston, MA 02134

EDUCATION

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Graduated May 2011 Master of Landscape Architecture Lafayette College, Easton, PA. Graduated May 2007 Bachelor of Arts in Art History Minor: Geology and Environmental Geosciences

FIRM EXPERIENCE

McKnight Associates Landscape Architecture, Cleveland, OH. Summer 2010 Landscape Architect Intern. Construction documents, planting design, park design, construction adminstration shadowing McLaughlin Garden, South Paris, ME. Summer 2009 Horticulture Intern. Planting, pruning, propagation & maintenance of a four-acre perennial garden IMG, Cleveland, OH. Summer 2008 Golf Course Design Intern. Created proposed grading, staking and clearing plans, cut-fill calculations, putting green micro grading, cart path grading and layout A Dye Design Landscape Architecture, Phoenix, AZ. August - November 2007 & February - May 2008 Landscape Architect Intern. Construction documents, mass transit extension alternative analysis, planting design, cost esti mates, traffic calming, pedestrian mobility study, public charette facilitation Westlake Reed Leskosky Architects, Phoenix, AZ. December 2007 through January 2008 Landscape Architect Intern. Site plan analysis, parking lot design & analysis, material specification

INDEPENDENT DESIGN EXPERIENCE

Strnad Fellowship at University School: Team leader for the design & construction of a ~1200 sq.ft. rock climbing wall in conjunction with creating an outdoor leadership program. Fall 2002 through 2003 Team leader for design & construction of a ~400 sq. ft. green roof on the balcony of the Landscape Architecture Department at Cornell through Student ASLA Organization. Fall 2009 to Spring 2010 Created site and grading plan for parking lot redesign and improvements in landscaping and sustainability over a two-acre industrial complex in Euclid, OH. July 2011 to present Designed and created construction documents for ~500 sq. ft. deck with trellis at private residence in Cleveland, OH. Designed Spring 2008, construction completed Fall 2008 Colliers Ostendorf-Morris Inc., created planting plan for disturbed 2500 sq. ft. area of property. Aug. 2010 Created planting plan for one-acre summer home in Casco, ME. Summer 2009

ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

Teaching Assistant - Cornell University - LA 3020 - Junior Studio. Spring 2011 Student ASLA - Cornell Chapter (August 2008 to date President. Spring & Fall 2010, Treasurer. Spring & Fall 2009 National ASLA Member. August 2007 to date National Outdoor Leadership School, Lander, WY. Summer 2004 Leadership training (through the University of Utah), hiking, backpacking, and rock climbing in NW Wyoming Other: Advanced Certified SCUBA Diver & United States Soccer Federation certified referee

SKILLS

Computer (In order of experience: most to least): AutoCAD (‘05, ’06, ’08, ‘10); Adobe Creative Suite (3&5); Google Sketchup; Manifold GIS; Autodesk 3D Studio Max

REFERENCES

Peter Trowbridge - Cornell University - LA Department Chair & Professor - 607.255.1650 Jim McKnight - McKnight Associates - Principal - 216.771.1800 Angela D. Dye - A Dye Design - Principal - ASLA President (2009) - 602.234.2111 Brit Stenson - IMG - Director of Design - 216.522.1200


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