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KATELYN GRASS

PORTFOLIO

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE


KATELYN GRASS Bachelors in Landscape Architecture Graduated 2013 from Texas Tech University katelyn.grass@gmail.com (817) 319-2489

DESIGN PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONSTRUCTION

Ever since I can remember, nothing has brought me more serenity than the feeling of being outdoors. Throughout my college journey, my passions have grown to horticulture and designing It is my hope that through the spaces I design that I can inspire others to appreciate every fulfilling element nature has to offer.


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spaces that are both beneficial to the human psyche as well as the surrounding environment.


YUMA BAY VACATION RESORT

SPRING 2013

LOCATION: Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic PROJECT TYPE: Large scale planning OBJECTIVE: To design a resort style community village that considers both the needs and wants of the local people of Boca de Yuma and visiting vacationers. Also to preserve as much of the native flora and fauna as possible, while incorporating walking/biking trails throughout the entire site. CONCEPT: The Yuma River, movement LOCATION OF PROJECT: SITE LOCATION

HAITI SITE

DEL ESTE NATIONAL PARK

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Av .

DISCOVERING THE DOMINICAN CULTURE: PROXIMITY TO BOCA DE YUMA

RIO YUM A

SANTO DOMINGO

HIGHWAY 4

SUGARCANE FIELDS

SUGARCANE FACTORY

HWY 4 BOCA DE YUMA

BOCA DE YUMA OCEAN COVE

BREMA CAVE OPENING

MOUTH OF YUMA RIVER

DOWNTOWN BOCA DE YUMA

DEL ESTE NATIONAL PARK


PLAN VIEW: OVERVIEW OF SITE & PUBLIC MARKET PUBLIC MARKET CLOSE UP: PUBLIC MARKET CLOSE UP D

H K

HWY 4

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PLANTING DESIGN

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LAGOON

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12 11

SECTION A

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APARTMENT BUILDINGS

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B

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50

72 59 52 58

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Housing Zone: 47% of site D - Apartments - 20 Buildings E - Condos - 128 Lots F - Villas - 93 Lots

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128 112

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91 114

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92 124

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93 123 117

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95 121

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Recreational Zone: 3% of site G - Public Pool H - Community Center I - Private Pool

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96 101 97 98 99

241 ACRES

CASINO NATURAL SPRINGS

Commercial Zone: 3% of site A - Public Market B - Private Market C - Casino

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PROGRAM ELEMENTS:

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CART PATH

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21 Al res ta o gr rts ac o ia n 30 EaE m ste in rn .- C 1h oa r. st aw o ay f

PLAZA ENTRANCE

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MARKET SPACE

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40 60

J - Open Space: 46% of site Includes: parks, trails, & drainage lagoons

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Treatment Plants: 1% of site K - Waste and Water

INSPIRATION FOR MARKETS ARCHITECTURE AND PAVING:


SECTION / ELEVATION A-A’: MARKET SPACE AND LAGOON

MARKET BUILDING

TROPICAL PLANTING AREA

LAGOON

MARKET BUILDING

MARKET/ APARTMENT BUILDING

CLOSE UP OF SECTION / ELEVATION A-A’:

APARTMENT SPACE

COMMERCIAL SPACE

LAGOON

15’ WALKING PATH

EXTERIOR STAIRS

MIXED USE BUILDING

8’ WALKING PATH

BENCH/ PLANTER BED

WALKING PATH


PLANTING PLAN: FRONT BOULEVARD ENTRANCE OF SITE

BOUGAINVILLEA (BO&BB)

CENTURY PLANT (AA)

COCONUT PALM (CN)

SAGO PALM (CR)

FERN (//)

CROWN OF THORNS (+)

HWY 4

CASINO

LIGHTHOUSE

6 ACRE CLOSE UP


FINE ARTS CENTER

FALL 2012

LOCATION: Back Bay, Boston, Massachusetts PROJECT TYPE: Collaborative design studio; project involved working with landscape architects, aritects, and interior designers. OBJECTIVE: To redevelop the historical police and fire station buildings to become a fine arts center where students from the neighboring colleges can come experience one anothers undergraduate work. Also to create a space where the surrounding community can interact together in an open park. CONCEPT: Samuel Adams Boston Lager, the perfect pour EXISTING CONDITION OF SITE:

DOWNTOWN

SITE

LOCATION IN BOSTON

VIEW OF FIRE HOUSE CORNER

VIEW OF SITE FROM POLICE STATION

VIEW OF POLICE & FIRE STATION

BACK BAY AERIAL VIEW OF SITE BOSTON ARCHITECTURAL COLLEGE

SHOPPING CENTER

HISTORICAL POLICE & FIRE STATION SITE

MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE BOYLSTON STREET


PLAN VIEW & PERSPECTIVES: FINE ARTS CENTER INTERIOR OF ARCHITECTURAL STRUCTURE

PERSPECTIVE OF ARCHITECTURAL & LANDSCAPE FORM

INTERIOR ELEMENTS OF THE FINE ARTS CENTER: -

ROOF GARDEN

CONCEPT: The Perfect Pour

COPPER GRATES

Multi-functional Theater Kitchen and Restaurant for Culinary Study Bar Floating Art Gallery Ballroom Recording Studio Photography Studio and Dark Room Computer Lab and Classrooms

WATER FEATURE

VEHICULAR PAVING

SITE PLAN:

N TRASH AREA TOLL BOOTH MOVIE THEATER RETRACTABLE SCREEN

PLANTER BED

ETCHED CONCRETE

AMITHEATER MOUND

CIRCULAR SEATING

FINE ARTS CENTER (REDEVELOPED POLICE & FIRE STATION)


VEHICULAR CIRCULATION AND NIGHT LIGHTING OF SITE: VEHICULAR CIRCULATION OF SITE: EX. AMPHITHEATER SEATING

ABOVE GROUND CIRCULATION UNDERGROUND DELIVERY / DROP OFF ZONE SIDEWALK

EXAMPLE TWO LEVEL ALLEY

GARAGE ENTRANCE ENTRANCE BOOTH

BACK DOCK

ELEVATOR

EXIT BOOTH TURN AROUND INTERIOR AMPHITHEATER SPACE

EXAMPLE GARAGE ENTRANCE

UNDERGROUND CIRCULATION

EXAMPLE TOLL BOOTH

NIGHT LIGHTING OF SITE: EXAMPLE MOUND LIGHTING

EXAMPLE SEAT LIGHTING

MOUND LIGHTING SEAT LIGHTING

LIGHTING POLE

GROUND LIGHTING EXAMPLE LIGHTING POLE

EXAMPLE GROUND LIGHTING


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SUMMER 2012

LOCATION: Dallas, Texas PROJECT TYPE: Residential design INTERNSHIP: Naturalscape Design OBJECTIVE: To reinvigorate the home front scape with special attention to soil conditions and shade tolerance during plant choice.

PLANTING PLAN:

EXISTING CONDITION OF SITE

SPRING COLOR

SUMMER COLOR

LEGEND AND SEASONAL COLOR: ALL YEAR COLOR

FALL COLOR


PLAN VIEW: INTERNSHIP FRONTSCAPE PHOTOSHOP RENDERING:

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A

A’


ELEVATION: INTERNSHIP FRONTSCAPE

BLACK AND WHITE ELEVATION A-A’: MEDIA - BLACK INK WITH GREY MARKER

COLOR ELEVATION A-A’: MEDIA - BLACK INK WITH MARKER


PIAZZA GARIBALDI

FALL 2011

LOCATION: Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy PROJECT TYPE: Urban Study Abroad Design OBJECTIVE: To redesign the piazza of this small Italian town while considering the social and environmental aspects that create the towns overall ambience. Also to conserve the existing uses in the piazza space such as; Friday market, antique car show, parking lot, rodeo and events space. CONCEPT: Olive tree branch EXISTING CONDITION OF SITE:

1

2

3

4

VIEW OF MARKET SPACE

VIEW OF CITY FROM MARKET AREA

VIEW OF PARKING AREA AND OBELISK

VIEW OF CLIFF AND NEIGHBORING HOMES

CASTIGLION FIORENTINO AERIAL VIEW OF SITE

PARKING AREA MARKET SPACE

1 2

4

MARKET AREA

MAIN HOUSING AREA FOR CITY CITY CENTER AND SHOPPING AREA

OBELISK OLIVE TREE ORCHARD

3


PLAN VIEW: PIAZZA GARIBALDI & DRAINAGE PATTERN NATURALISTIC, STEEP CLIFF LINE

HAND DRAWN DESIGN:

TWO ROWS OF OLIVE TREES SITS ON TOP OF THE TWO EXTENDED TERRACES

BIORETENTION BASIN

N ARENA SEATING

EXISTING CLIFF AND VEGETATION

ELEVATION B

WOOD STAIRS TO OVERLOOK

OLIVE TREE (TYP.) B’

B OVERLOOK

FIELD OF NATIVE WILD FLOWERS (TYP.)

OBELISK

A’

CHARCOAL GRAY COBBLESTONE PAVING PATTERN (TYP.)

ELEVATION A

COVERED BUS STOP

EXISTING SHOPS: BAR 2000, SCOOTER STORE, GELATO SHOP, CELL PHONE STORE, AND FLOWER SHOP

WHITE TRAVERTINE PAVING PATTERN (TYP.)

HISTORICAL WWII TANK

MOVEMENT OF WATER: BIORETENTION COLLECTION BASIN

SUSTAINABILITY ELEMENT FOR THE PIAZZA: During rain, water will collect along the leaves, down the spine of the branch and drain into a bioretention area surrounding the obelisk. This water is then recycled to water the vegetation on the site.

ITALIAN CYPRESS (TYP.)


SECTION ELEVATIONS: PIAZZA GARIBALDI

EXISTING TREES AND VEGETATION

NATURALISTIC, STEEP CLIFF LINE

ITALIAN CYPRESS (TYP.)

NEIGHBORING HOUSES

OBELISK ARENA SEATING WILDFLOWER BIORETENTION BASIN DRAINAGE COLLECTION SPINE

DRAIN

SECTION / ELEVATION A-A’: OBELISKS BIORETENTION COLLECTION DRAIN AND ARENA SEATING

NEIGHBORING NEIGHBORING HOUSES NEIGHBORING HOUSES HOUSES EXISTING DECIDUOUS EXISTING DECIDUOUS EXISTING DECIDUOUS TREES (TYP.) TREES (TYP.) TREES (TYP.)

TWO ROWS OF OLIVE TREES TWO ROWS OF OLIVE SITS ON TOP OF THE TWO TWO ROWS OFTREES OLIVE TREES SITS ONEXTENDED TOP ON OF THE TWO TERRACES SITS TOP OF THE TWO EXTENDED TERRACES EXTENDED TERRACES

EXISTING EXISTING BUILDINGS BUILDINGS EXISTING BUILDINGS PLANTER (TYP.) PLANTER BEDBED (TYP.) PLANTER BED (TYP.)

ELEVATION: ENTRYWAY AND OLIVE TERRACES ELEVATION: ENTRYWAY AND OLIVE TERRACES SECTION / ELEVATION B-B’: STAIRWAY ENTRY AND OLIVE TREE TERRACES

OVERLOOK AND OVERLOOK AND OVERLOOK AND RETAINING WALL RETAINING WALL RETAINING WALL WOOD STAIRS WOOD STAIRS TO WOOD STAIRS TO OVERLOOKOVERLOOK TO OVERLOOK


HAND DRAWN CONSTRUCTION DETAILS

FALL 2011

LOCATION: Castiglion Fiorentino and Siena, Italy PROJECT TYPE: Hand drawn construction details OBJECTIVE: To gain understanding of various construction elements such as stone and brick paving layouts. PAVING PATTERN IN CASTIGLION FIORENTINO:

PAVING PATTERN IN CAST. FIO.

PAVING AT PIAZZA DEL CAMPO, SIENA:

PAVING AT PIAZZA DEL CAMPO

PARKING LOT PAVING, CASTIGLION FIORENTINO:

PARKING LOT PAVING

PAVING PATTERN IN CAST. FIO.

PAVING PATTERN IN CASTIGLION FIORENTINO:


MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

SPRING 2011

PROJECT TYPE: Roof Garden OBJECTIVE: To design a sustainable roof garden for the Dallas Museum of Art while paying special attention to water conservation, heat island effect and attracting small wildlife back to the area. CONCEPT: To pull design inspiration from a famous artist of the Expressionist movement. ARTIST: Franz Marc

WAIST LEVEL FLOWERING BUSH

HAND RENDERED SITE PLAN:

“LAMB” FLOWERING TREE (TYP.)

DECIDUOUS TREE (TYP.)

- Chosen for curvy forms, jagged lines and color “TRAUMENDES PFERD”

- Chosen for strong lines, punch line shapes and color “RED DEER”

RAISED PLANTER BEDS

N - Chosen for movement

AC UNIT

KNEE LEVEL ORNAMENTAL GRASS

RAISED ZIGZAG PLANTER BED


PLAN VIEW OF ROOF GARDEN & 3D MODEL OF ROOF PLANES KNEE LEVEL EVERGREEN BUSH

TURF

RAISED CIRCULAR PLANTER BEDS

GLASS WINDOWS

SUSTAINABILITY ELEMENTS FOR THE ROOF GARDEN:

GROUND COVER

1) To reduce the heat island effect 2) To harvest rainwater and reuse throughout the site 2) To create a pleasant view for surrounding buildings 3) To attract smaller wildlife such as; birds, butterflies, and smaller mammals back onto the site

DECIDUOUS TREE IN RAISED PLANTER BED

MODEL SHOWING THE DIFFERENT BUILDING FLOOR LEVELS:

#3

#1

#2 #4

KNEE LEVEL

RAISED PLANTER BED WAIST LEVEL

KNEE LEVEL

MULTI LEVELED PLANTER BEDS

N

#5


NEW ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

SPRING 2010

PROJECT TYPE: Grading and drainage PROJECT STATEMENT: This design illustrates grading and drainage manipulation through cut and fill calculations. OBJECTIVE: To design a road for a newly constructed building while simultaneously protecting the local habitat.

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SECTION CUT FROM EAST TO WEST:

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RESUME EDUCATION Texas Tech University: Lubbock TX Bachelors in Landscape Architecture – Magna Cum Laude College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Minor – Horticulture & Turfgrass Sciences

Aug. 07’ – May 13’

Santa Chiara Study Center: Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy Study Abroad

Sept. 11’ – Dec. 11’

WORK EXPERIENCE Internship with Naturalscape Design: Dallas TX June 12’ – Aug. 12’ - AutoCAD designs for frontscape of house - Planting designs utilizing horticultural knowledge - Site analysis of neighborhood: soils, climate, surrounding plants, etc. Mulligan’s Restaurant on the Golf Course: Grapevine TX Summer 08’ & 11’ - Worked with customers on the golf course as well as in the restaurant - Learned about golf course layouts and how the greens are maintained Spoonful Yogurt: Lubbock TX - Assistant Manager

May 10’ – May 11’

SKILLS Proficient in: AutoCAD, Hand Graphics, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp Experience with: Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, ArcGIS

ORGANIZATIONS & HONORS

KATELYN GRASS katelyn.grass@gmail.com (817) 319-2489

Member of Sigma Lambda Alpha Honor Society Member of the Student Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects at TTU

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

Katelyn Grass Landscape Architecture Portfolio  

Katelyn Grass

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