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NAME

KATE VAN BAKEL

ADDRESS

211 RAGLAN STREET, CLINTON, ONTARIO N0M 1L0

PHONE

(519)-955-1619

EMAIL

vanbakel.kate@gmail.com


WORK EXPERIENCE

Student Exchange | Porrentruy, Switzerland 02|2013 - 05-2013

KEY SKILLS

Carleton University | Ottawa, ON Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism B.A. Architectural Studies - Design 09|2014 - current • First and Second Year Honours Central Huron Secondary School | Clinton, ON Specialist High Skills Major - Communication Technology 09|2009 - 06|2014 • Ontario Scholar Award | Honours Grades 9-12

SOFTWARE

ZAS Architects | Toronto, ON 05|2016 - 08|2016 - Student Intern • Assisted Revit modeling of ongoing design projects, detailing of architectural materials and systems • Participated in the design process of in progress projects • Development of presentation graphics used to communicate concepts for client approval The Little Inn | Bayfield, ON 08|2012 - 08|2015 - Waitress • customer service, POS system experience and payment handling Elizabeth’s Art Gallery | Goderich, ON 10|2013 - 01|2014 - Co-op Student • digital photo manipulation and advertisement design • printing and custom framing services Clinton Chiropractic and Wellness Center | Clinton, ON 07|2009 - 08|2015 - Chiropractic Office Assistant • patient interaction and appointment scheduling

PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS

Revit Architecture AutoCAD Rhinoceros 3D Adobe Indesign Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop V-ray - Digital rendering HANDS-ON Model-making Hand drawing DSLR knowledge

AREAS OF INTEREST

PERSONAL SUMMARY EDUCATION

A third year undergraduate architecture student looking for unique opportunities to utilize and hone skills alongside professionals in the architectural field within a forward thinking company. Focused, committed to excellence, and proficient in both individual and group work with a highly self-motivated work ethic.

Building 22 Publication - 2016 Edition | featured student Building 22 Publication - 2015 Edition | featured student Central Huron Secondary School Photography Showcase - 2014 Publication | feature student George Jefferson Memorial Scholarship | 2014 recipient Ontario Co-operative Education Association Award | 2014 recipient District 8 O.S.S.T.F. Bursary | 2014 recipient Ela Moll Scholarship - Stratford Art Gallery | 2014 recipient

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Sustainability and eco-design Graphic design and styling Photography Hand craft Travel


C O N T

06/ KINDERGARTEN IN KANATA

10/ BOOKSTORE DESIGN

12/ PAVILION CONCEPT ELEVATED EXTENSION

14/ CONCEPTUAL EXTENSION

MORPHING BIOLOGY


E N T S

16/ HOUSE STUDY CONCEPTUAL ANALYSIS

22/ HOUSE STUDY ROOFTOP GARDEN INTERVENTION

24/ LABYRINTH AMONGST GIANTS

28/ DRAWINGS AND MIXED MEDIA


KINDERGARTEN

FALL 2016 | STUDIO 4 | INSTRUCTOR

Located in Kanata, Ottawa the to a river and downstream from an established natural ha surrounding the site, the landsc the building design.

The main concept of the K up the existing landscape to the terrain. The building fo this new formed landscape incision where several k taken and extended into th southern building cont spaces of the program such workshop, while the nort school centric spaces su library, and administratio being connected through a staircase in each building.

LEVEL 1 - NORTH AND SOUTH BUILDINGS


IN KANATA

R: GIANCARLO MANGONE

e building site sits adjacent m a wetland area. With such abitat to local wildlife cape was highly significant to

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The lack of transition between the landscape and green roof encourages exploration of the site without restriction, while an exterior playscape extends to the west of the school. Exterior facades of the buildings are finished with interference coated steel paneling and semi-mirrored glazing leaving light rays being casted between the two buildings to reflect and expand the space as individuals pass through. LEVEL 0


WEST ELEVATION

CROSS SECTION

LONGITUDINAL SECTION


COURTYARD VIGNETTE


BOOKSTORE DESIGN SPRING 2016 | STUDIO 3 | INSTRUCTOR: ERIC ARCHAMBAULT The building design engages multiple programs including a store and residential level. Both the form of the building and the importance of art within the local community inspired the choice of featuring local pottery within the bookstore as well. The origin of the project design was inspired by my previously designed plaza adjacent to the building site. The plaza’s double curved shell structures influenced how people interacted and traveled throughout the space, and I wished to bring this methodology of circulation to the bookstore. Maintaining the impact and distinct contrast between the various moves was also key in having these large, bold, curvaceous and orthogonal structures within the space speak to each other cohesively, while still engaging a natural circulation flow. The curvaceous forms within the building also serve as shelving for the books and pottery being sold, seating elements, and a recessed storytelling space.


HOUSE STUDY | ROOFTOP GARDEN INTERVENTION WINTER 2015 | STUDIO 2 | INSTRUCTOR: MARIANA ESPONDA The intervention of a green roof developed upon the original structure of the home creates an entirely new viewing device in a space previously underutilized. The new space builds upon the original rooftop as form-work for the non-intrusive addition. The decked rooftop hosts multiple garden beds, a rooftop shed, and seating areas. These are all accessible by an interior and exterior stair, or through the master bedroom. The connection made between the home and the external landscape surrounding the rooftop space is brings one experiencing the space to connect with the environment.

PLANTER BOXES OF HERBS AND VEGETABLES ELEVATED SEATING AREA EXTERIOR ACCESS TO GREEN ROOF

SHED FOR GARDEN UTILITIES AND STORAGE SEATING AREA ORIENTED TO FEATURE VIEW SHADING DEVICES PROTECTING SEATING AREAS FROM SUN EXPOSURE

SHORT AND DIVERSE GREENERY FOR EXTENSIVE ROOF DECK COVERAGE

INTERIOR ACCESS TO GREEN ROOF


1:500 MODEL WITH FULL SITE CONTEXT


THANK YOU

Kate Van Bakel | 2017 Architecture Portfolio  

Updated portfolio of work completed from 2014-2017. Includes academic and personal projects from my program in Architectural Design at Carle...

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