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KATHERINE SIGNELL PORTFOLIO


RE-LIGARE INSTITUTE

Spring 2010, Team of three, drawings, photoshop, CAD my own. Revit model designed and produced as a team. The AISC steel competition for a community center creates nests above downtown Miami where locals reunite mind, body and soul. Revit, Photoshop, CAD


RE-LIGARE INSTITUTE


FOREST PAVILION

Spring 2010, Miami This material study model demonstrates the beauty of an all wood building. The dainty trusses cast shadows similar to surrounding trees. Hand cut basswood


PINEAPPLE TILE

Spring 2009, Miami The fanning shape of my favorite tropical fruit inspired the design for the brigntly colored floor tile. The pattern was delicately water-cut from stone for my family's recent bathroom renovation. Colored pencil


KEY WEST GARDEN

Spring 2009, Miami This park transforms an unused lot into pathways twisting through an organic tropical jungle towards a private, controlled garden enclosed by stone walls. Ink on Mylar


3D TIME MODEL

Winter 2011, Oregon The model charts the routes traveled from farm to Community Supported Agriculture drop-off locations in Eugene,OR. from May (bottom) to August (top) for the ubiquitous Ball Jar. Laser cut chipboard, CAD


HOMETOWN REPRESENTATION

Fall 2008, Miami The first assignment freshman year was to design a map of my hometown of Falmouth, MA. I drew the houses and churches that flank the historic Village Green and iconic Nobska lighthouse. Ink on Mylar


URBAN MAUSOLEUM

Fall 2011, Oregon From where they lie, the dead witness the passing of time From where they walk, the living experience the changiing of time. Sloped walkways weave between columbarium and garden to create unversal design. Watercolor pencil, pencil, cardboard


URBAN MAUSOLEUM


GRANVILLE KITCHEN

Spring 2011, Oregon This culinary center highlights Granville Island’ s industrial heritage with corugated steel siding and reusing the trusses from the former factory. Ink, Softimage, Photoshop


GRANVILLE KITCHEN


DEMONSTRATION BIOSWALE

designBridge Wnter 2012, Oregon. Team of six, drawings all mine Our team collaborated with the Springfield, Oregon community to create a pavilion and rain garden that blend seemlessly. The clients asked us to demonstrate the importance of stormwater management and encourage homeowners to build bioswales in their backyard Ink, Colored Pencil, Wood and Chipboard


DEMONSTRATION BIOSWALE


VICENZA CIVIC CENTER

Sutdy Abroad Spring 2012, Italy. This building provides a contemporary exhibit gallery, retail space, office space, and auditorium while responding to the historic Vicenza Piazza of churches, bell towers, medieval facades, column statues, and Palladio's famous Basilica. Ink, Watercolor, AutoCAD


VICENZA CIVIC CENTER


North Elevation 1:200

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PERSONAL SKETCHES

Sutdy Abroad Spring 2012, Italy. My class from University of Oregon travels around Italy, studying vernacular architecture and documenting proportions and the use of public spaces through daily sketches and detailed drawings. Ink, Watercolor


RESUME Education B.Arch University of Oregon, School of Architecture and Allied arts, Eugene, OR. Anticipated graduation June 2013. Study abroad - University of Oregon field study, Vicenza, Italy. Spring term 2012 Study abroad - Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC. Spring term 2011 University of Miami, School of Architecture, Coral Gables, FL. 2008-2010 Skills Languages - Fluent in Italian, conversational in French. Hand - Freehand drawing, drafting, stippling, sketching perspectives, water-coloring, painting. Computer - Proficient in: Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office. Knowledge of: SoftImage, 3DS Max Architecture Experience Intern - Jill Neubauer Architects, Falmouth MA. 2011, 2007, 2006 . Creating furniture, lighting, and plumbing fixtures for the firm’ s Revit library, designing windows to meet the Falmouth Historical Building codes and presenting an addition proposal to a client. Design/Build member - DesignBridge Stormwater team, University of Oregon. 2011- 2012. Programming and deciding the site for an educational bioswale in Springfield, OR, from design (Fall Term), to drafting construction documents (Winter Term), and finally building the structure and bioswale (Spring Term). Assistant - WHOI, Falmouth MA. 2010. Working with clients and helping create clean floor-plans for new LOSOS building. ACSA Competitor - Steel Design Student Competition. 2010. Designing “ Re-Ligare Institute” , an urban health center


Work Experience Hostess, Quarterdeck Restaurant, Falmouth, MA. 2011 -2012. Secretary, Slade Mortgage Company, Falmouth, MA. 2009-2010. Waitress, Osteria La Civetta, Falmouth, MA. 2007-2008. Volunteer Experience Assistant, Neighborhood Falmouth, helping the local elderly with household chores, Falmouth, MA. 2010. Intern, Project Sunshine, playing games with patients at Miami Children’ s Hospital, Miami, FL. 2008-2009 Tutor, Mullen Hall Elementary, reading with first graders, Falmouth, MA. 2006-2008. Honors/ Awards Academic, University of Oregon, Deans List, 2010- present Academic, University of Miami, Provosts and Presidents Honor roll, 2008- 2010 Design, University of Miami, Pearson Crest competition winner, 2010 Painting, Boston Globe Silver Key award, 2008 81 Queen street, Falmouth MA 02540 774-392-0773

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Katherine Signell's Portfolio