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Joe Klingshirn


Contact: (614) 314-6338

Professional Experience

Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio May 2014 - Aug 2014 Proposed schemes for development of abandoned inclined railway corridors. Extended the results of a local competition and promoted community conversations about transit. Kroger Company, Cincinnati, Ohio Aug 2013 - Dec 2013 Generated store plan layouts and presentation images for several divisions and store types within the national Kroger brand. HBRA Architects, Chicago, Illinois January 2013 - May 2013 Developed a Master Plan for the Beinecke Library at Yale, including phasing and scheduling strategies. Conceived FFE schemes for high end residential. NBBJ Design, Columbus, Ohio December 2011 - March 2012 Designed and modeled key features of the focal space in a major healthcare facility. Frequently operated a laser cutter for physical model building. Schmidt Associates, Indianapolis, Indiana January 2011 - June 2011 Created 3D models and construction documents in Revit for the renovation of a hotel into an office and classroom complex for higher education. The Orange Tree Atelye, Cincinnati, Ohio June 2010 - September 2010 Directed the design and construction of the aesthetic detailing for an earthquake resistant test structure to ultimately be built in Haiti.


University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio GPA 3.7 College of DAAP, Master of Architecture, 2015 - Distinguished Research Award College of DAAP, Bachelor of Science in Architecture, 2012 Historic Preservation Certificate, 2012

Additional Experience

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio Aug 2014 - May 2015 Graduate Assistant; prepared course materials and constructed student work exhibit for the School of Architecture’s national (NAAB) accreditation. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio Aug 2012 - Dec 2012; May 2013 - Aug 2013 Graduate Assistant for World Monuments: Prehistory to High Renaissance; as well as The Classical Tradition in Architecture. European Study Tour, Paris, France; Italy June 2011 - August 2011 Examined Parisian infrastructure by analyzing future planning efforts as well as existing practices. Studied significant architecture throughout Italy.




Revit: highly proficient, AutoCAD: highly proficient, Rhino: fundamentals, Adobe Creative Suite, 3DSMax, Microsoft Office, Rapid prototyping including 3D printing and laser cutting, efficient in both Mac and PC Manual Hand drafting, modelmaking, wood crafting with shop tools, photography Linguistic Advanced understanding of Spanish Adaptive reuse, furniture refinishing, behavioral health standards, hiking, running, local food scene, AIA membership, Relay For Life, education policy, Cincinnati modernism, historical fiction