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KEVIN MURNEY

[ TUCSON, AZ | 2015 - 2016 ] + STUDENT LED STEEL GRIDSHELL DESIGN BUILD PROJECT + RESEARCH, DESIGN, DOCUMENTS, DEMOLITION, CONSTRUCTION + PROJECT COMPLETED ON UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA CAMPUS + FUNDED BY CANADIAN GOVERNMENT RESEARCH GRANT

DLR GROUP | ARCHITECTURAL INTERN

AWARDS

SKILLSET

STUDIO PANGOLIN | DESIGNER + FABRICATOR

ABOUT

HONORS

[ PHOENIX, AZ | 2016 - PRESENT ] + PROJECT MANAGER FOR 12 CUSTOM RESIDENCES + REVIT SOFTWARE IMPLEMENTATION + REVIT PROJECT TEMPLATE GENERATION + WEBSITE REDESIGN + LAUNCH OVERSIGHT + SERVER + JOB FILE HIERARCHY

BRIEF

EXPERIENCE

HIGGINS ARCHITECTS | PROJECT MANAGER

DIGITAL

[ PHOENIX, AZ | 2015 ] + CIVIC SPORTS STADIUM + URBAN PLANNING + COUNTY JUSTICE COURTHOUSE EXPANSION + PRIVATE EDUCATION CAMPUS PLANNING + COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY

ARCHITECTURE REGISTRATION EXAMS [ IN TESTING ] + AXP EXPERIENCE HOURS - COMPLETE + PROGRAMMING PLANNING + PRACTICE - PASS + SITE PLANNING + DESIGN - PASS + CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS + SERVICES - TBD

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA | CAPLA [ TUCSON, AZ | 2010 - 2016 ] BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE

FONDAZIONE CENTRO STUDI CITTA DI ORVIETO [ ORVIETO, ITALY | 2015 ] B.ARCH STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM

BROPHY COLLEGE PREPARATORY [ PHOENIX, AZ | 2006 - 2010 ] ALL BOYS JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL

I AM SEEKING A CLOSE TEAM WITH STRONG CULTURE + SPIRIT WHERE I CAN CONTRIBUTE IN A POSITION AS AN ARCHITECT + DESIGNER IN TRAINING. MY DIVERSE INTERESTS, EXPERIENCES, AND SKILLSET SERVES BEST IN AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE I CAN WEAR MULTIPLE HATS AND CHANGE ROLES AS A TEAM MEMBER. I AM PASSIONATE ABOUT LEARNING AND COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS TO MAKE IDEAS A REALITY.

+ ACSA NORTH AMERICAN DESIGN BUILD AWARD 2018 + SRP ENVIRONMENTAL CRESCORDIA AWARD 2015 + GREEK HERITAGE PARK DESIGN COMPETITION WINNER 2015

LEADERSHIP + AIAS GRASSROOTS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE + AIAS ARIZONA CHAPTER VICE PRESIDENT + SIGMA CHI HORIZONS LEADERSHIP + TRAINING CONFERENCE + 3 TIME STATE D1 LACROSSE CHAMPION + TEAM CAPTAIN

REVIT AUTOCAD A RHINOCEROS RHINOCER PHOTOSHOP PHO PHOTOGRAPHY PHO ILLUSTRATOR ILLUSTR INDESIGN RENDERING 3D PRINTING LLASER CUTTING MODEL BUILDING CNC MILLING CASTING C WELDING METAL WORKING MET WOOD WORKING W WATER COLORING W SKETCHING SKET

ANALOG

ADVENTURE | LEGO | TRAVEL | DANCING | CINEMA | NATURE| SPACE EXPLORATION | DIGITAL CULTURE | COOKING | HEALTH | COMMUNITY | LEARNING


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VOCABULARY catenary 01 lattice 02 thrust plane 03 synclastic surface 04 shear bracing 05 node 06 cell 07 rod / lath 08 opening 09 boundary condition 10 cladding 11

CONSTRUCTION CONSTRUCT UCTION EX UCT EXTEN EXTENTS TENTS TEN STAIR EXTENSION : imp improves visual + circulatory connectivity ity with host building ACCESSIBILITY : new accessible paths hs connect with previously inaccessible terraces PLANTING : planters + detention basin serve ve as a living laboratory showcasing indigenous plant species + water reclamation strategies SOAP BOXES : track mounted seating can be slid to reprogram for social preference + play

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BEFORE

research

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GRIDSHELL [ LOCATION ] TUCSON, AZ [ TYPOLOGY ] CIVIC + EDUCATIONAL [ YEAR ] 2015 - 2017 [ TEAM ] 30+ STUDENTS CHRIS TRUMBLE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA BLACKWELL STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS [ BRIEF ] STUDENT-LED DESIGN BUILD PROJECT FUNDED IN PART THROUGH RESEARCH GRANT FROM THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. EACH STUDENT PLAYED VARIOUS ROLES THROUGHOUT THE DURATION OF THE PROJECT. PROJECT IS THE FIRST STEEL GRIDSHELL IN NORTH AMERICA.

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claddi cla dding ddi ng

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MILES MIL ES OF CAN CANALS ALS BY CI CITY: TY: AMSTER AMS TERDAM TER DAM

47 VENICE VEN ICE

+ density ensity ity

125 PHOENI PHO ENIX X

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25% + greenspace reenspace nsp

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254 # of of mega mega ega-bl -blocks -bl

1029

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NEUVO PHOENIX [ LOCATION ] PHOENIX, AZ experiential collage

[ TYPOLOGY ] URBAN PLANNING [ YEAR ] 2015 - PRESENT [ TEAM ] SOLO SENIOR THESIS PROJECT TURNED PRESENT COLLABORATIVE PROPOSAL. [ BRIEF ] IMPROVE SOCIAL + ECONOMIC + TRANSIT CONNECTIVITY BY DEVELOPING EXISTING CANAL CORRIDORS BISECTING THE CITY GRID TO CREATE LIVABLE + ACTIVE COMMUNITIES.

grounded typology

lofted typology

cantilevered typology


ITALIAN FACADE STUDIES


SKETCH STUDIES [ LOCATION ] VARYING [ MEDIA ] INK + PAPER INK + TONED PAPER WATER COLOR [ BRIEF ] INSPIRATION IS SOURCED THROUGH CAREFUL OBSERVATION OF ENVIRONMENTS AND REFLECTION OF OUR EXPERIENCES. THESE FREEHAND SKETCHES EXPLORE SCALE, DETAIL, FOCAL CLARITY, PRESENTATION TECHNIQUE, AND SPATIAL VALUE ACROSS MEDIA + LOCATION.


WALL SECTION DETAIL

physical model

COLUMN DETAIL

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front fro nt per perspe specti spe ctive cti ve ren render der


WORK SAMPLE

bed 02

bath

spa

closet

exercise room

master bedroom

sitting room

bed 03

laundr laundry garage

family room kitchen

bar

patio

[ LOCATION ] PARADISE VALLEY, AZ [ TYPOLOGY ] CUSTOM PRIVATE RESIDENCE

patio

pool

[ YEAR ] 2015 - 2018 [ TEAM ] HIGGINS ARCHITECTS GREEY PICKETT LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS KITCHELL BRUSNIGHAN INTERIOR DESIGN GM HUNT BUILDERS [ BRIEF ] MID-CENTURY MODERN NEW SINGLE FAMILY, SINGLE-STORY RESIDENCE WITH ATTACHED 4-CAR GARAGE AND ATTACHED GUEST HOUSE WITH 1-CAR GARAGE AND POOL CABANA TOTALING 14,000 SQ FT.

front elevation

patio

pool cabana

living room bed 01

guest bed 02

guest garage


Kevin Murney Spring 2018 Abbreviated Portfolio  

This is an abbreviated version of select architecture + design work

Kevin Murney Spring 2018 Abbreviated Portfolio  

This is an abbreviated version of select architecture + design work

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