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PORTFOLIO Kimberly Levi


414 Harborside Drive Nebo, NC 28761 703-895-1217 NCARB Certificate Number 74102 Virginia License Number 0401014015 LEED Accredited Professional CSI Construction Document Technologist


University of Tennessee, Knoxville Bachelor of Architecture, 2003 Krakow University of Technology Study abroad in Poland, 2002


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WORK EXPERIENCE US Department of Housing and Urban Development Washington, DC Grants Administrator 1.2012 - 6.2012

Prepared weekly dashboard report on grantee activity for use by Deputy Assistant Secretary, independently created statistical analysis of data pertaining to grantees and non-grantees of Rural Innovation Fund, reviewed grantee action plans and prepared policy guidance documents to ensure approval by field offices and headquarters

Urban Land Institute Washington, DC Researcher 9.2011 - 11.2011

Conducted research for Climate Change, Land Use, and Energy Initiative along with Infrastructure Initiative, synthesized research and wrote articles to be included in annual publication presented at conference

American International Contractors - Special Projects Arlington, VA Buyer 3.2010 - 1.2011

Procured construction materials for US Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Building Operations Embassies in Romania, Latvia, and Malta; ensured vendor proposals were compliant with approved design protocols and specifications, made recommendations to procurement engineers regarding changes to purchase requisitions

Cooper Carry Alexandria, VA Architectural Designer 1.2005 -12.2008

Worked on all design phases for hospitality, office, residential, and mixed-use project types located in the Washington DC area; initiated correspondence with contractor and consultants; performed extensive local building code research and floor area ratio studies

Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates Atlanta, GA Architectural Designer 10.2003 - 1.2005

Researched precedents to make design suggestions for multi-family housing in Jakarta and Shanghai, produced various models to finalize building form for performing arts center in Atlanta, documented changes issued by design team managers in drawing set, rendered programmatic sketches for client presentations

Kling Stubbins Washington, DC Architectural Intern 6.2001 - 2.2002

Presented several versions of facade design utilizing physical model building, researched university quad precedents, produced elevation studies for US Food and Drug Administration campus in Maryland


800/900 N. Glebe Rd. Arlington, Virginia Construction Documents

Cobb Galleria Performing Arts Center Atlanta, Georgia Schematic Design

Dulles Station Herndon, Virginia Construction Documents and Administration

Food and Drug Administration Campus White Oak, Maryland Schematic Design

Halstead Tower Alexandria, Virginia Construction Administration

Levi Residence Marion, North Carolina Building Permit Set

Marriott National Gateway Arlington, Virginia 4.1 Documents

Asheville School of Music Asheville, North Carolina Fifth Year Project

North Bethesda Town Center Bethesda, Maryland Schematic Design

River Redevelopment Knoxville, Tennessee Fourth Year Project

The Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri Schematic Design

Sportscape Knoxville, Tennessee Third Year Project

800/900 N. GLEBE RD. - ARLINGTON, VA Site located at former Peck Chevrolet location Master plan consists of two office buildings adjacent to residential neighborhood, affordable housing, structured parking, and townhouses Class A office buildings 800 N. Glebe Rd. - 10 story 316,000 sq. ft., sweeping curtainwall facade, LEED Gold 900 N. Glebe Rd. - 7 story 144,000 sq. ft., research center for Virginia Tech, educational and exhibition facility that will serve as community gathering space on ground level, LEED Silver

DULLES STATION - HERNDON, VA Site located in along high technology corridor between Dulles Airport and Washington D.C. Slated for future Metrorail station Development includes office space, rental apartments, public areas, retail space, two hotels, and condominiums Office Building A - 6 story 180,000 sq. ft., base building interiors incorporates Venetian plaster, marble floors and backlit glass panels Office Building C - 185,000 sq. ft., articulates two rotated grids and skin is divided into two expressions, interiors incorporates French limestone, Turkish marble, glass, wood, and stone

HALSTEAD TOWER - ALEXANDRIA, VA 173-unit luxury condominium with structured parking Clubhouse, amenities and majority of units have unobstructed views to downtown Washington D.C. Surrounded on three sides by existing high-rise office buildings Main units - one, two, or three bedroom Penthouse units - One and two-story Amenity level holds outdoor pool, hot tub, wine cellar, coffee bar, golf simulator, billiards room, fitness center, entertainment lounge, business center/library, and poker room

MARRIOTT NATIONAL GATEWAY - ARLINGTON, VA Site located in Arlington, Virginia at rail yard redevelopment Hotel has full-service Renaissance and extendedstay Residence Inn Project will also provide 10,000 sq. ft. street-level retail space, 24,000 sq. ft. conference center, and below grade parking LEED certified Project forms terminus for Center Park, a linear greenspace with ampitheatre, retail and public art

NORTH BETHESDA TOWN CENTER - BETHESDA, MD Site located in Bethesda, Maryland next to White Flint Metro Station on 20 acres of land originally including natural woods and commuter surface parking Development has 928,000 sq. ft. office, 202,000 sq. ft. retail, 220,000 sq. ft. hotel, structured parking, and below-grade art theatre Other architecture firms are working on adjacent apartment tower of 1,275 units and grocery store

THE BOULEVARD - ST. LOUIS, MO Site located in St. Louis, Missouri as Main Street Development within city of Richmond Heights Development includes structured parking, 6 story 156,000 sq. ft. office building, 182,000 sq. ft. residential units, 100,000 sq. ft. hotel, and 171,000 sq. ft. retail

COBB GALLERIA - ATLANTA, GA Master plan consists of two phases including performing arts center, parking garages, outdoor ampitheater, office building, and residential hotel Basement level - back of house spaces for wardrobe, changing rooms, orchestra underhang, and auditorium mechanical plenum Entry level - lobby, orchestra floor, stage, banquet hall, ticketing, kitchen, greenroom, courtyard, dressing rooms, service dock Balcony levels - washroom, administration, and dimmer room Acoustics and egress are the most important design issues Precedent study was done of Aronoff Center in Cincinnati, Ohio

FDA CAMPUS - WHITE OAK, MD Joint venture master plan with RTKL Site consists of laboratories and office buildings Kling’s portion takes advantage of existing structure Various models were built for facade studies Clients include General Service Administration, Dept of Health and Human Services, and Food and Drug Administration Completed project earned LEED gold

LEVI RESIDENCE - NEBO, NC Site will be located on Lake James Lot size is approximately 0.74 acres Duke Power has implemented setback lines from water’s edge Rural locations require a well and sump layout approved by the local health department Project size wil be just over 3,000 sf Project spaces will include finished basement, guest bedrooms, master bedroom, kitchen, living room, dining room, two car garage, workshop, and sun room This is a year round residence for couple entering mature years and accessibility is a consideration Owner has expressed interest in mid-century design Precedents include “California Book of Homes” by Carlson, Eley, Grevstad Architects, Hollin Hills neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia, and Mountain Tree House by Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects Homeowner’s Association has requirements regarding appearance of house followed by an architectural plan review

SCHOOL OF MUSIC - ASHEVILLE, NC Site will be located in downtown on the corner of Walnut Street and Broadway Avenue Parking lot diagonal from site will be built upon to provide adequate parking for the students Project size wil be just over 25,000 sf Project spaces will include reception, exhibition, cafe and student lounge, reading room, rehearsal rooms, classrooms, practice rooms, recording studios, seminar rooms, administrative suite, recital hall, and garden performance space Activity will occur mostly in the daytime with the exception of performances Issue 1-Relate building to context Issue 2-Create a learning environment that incourages public involvement Issue 3-Acoustic spaces will be adjacent to nonacoustic spaces Programmatic precedents include University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music, Berklee College of Music, and Juilliard School of Music “Rhythm” and “tempo” will be expressed in the design

RIVER REDEVELOPMENT - KNOXVILLE, TN The class will start the semester by doing site analysis in two groups: north and south side The two groups will develop a master plan based on the analysis The groups will be broken down further to 2-3 people and will focus on a smaller scale portion of the site The master plan should reflect the needs of Knoxville in terms of businesses and residences The present vehicular and pedestrian circulation should be resolved in a user-friendly manner Designs should reflect knowledge of an observer’s perspective while experiencing the new master plan if built Ideas from the master plan should be present in smaller scale applications Public vs. private space should be clearly defined

SPORTSCAPE - KNOXVILLE, TN The existing sports block has four conditions: various textures, wrapping of buildings around playing fields, squeezed topography, and cross circulation Existing facilities include the aquatic center, outdoor fields, the “Bubble,� HPER, and a student recreation facility Student must address the sports block placement between residence halls and fraternities in terms of circulation Boundaries between various sports should be clearly defined Circulation routes of various speeds allow for viewing of the playing fields Leisure is seen as sport, recreation, shopping, and entertainment The program will include a lobby, rock wall, gym, sport courts, activity rooms, a fitness area, an indoor track, an aquatic zone, locker rooms, and offices

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