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Architecture Portfolio

Kristen Robbins

(P) 803 528 3848


Work Experience

Texas A & M University • Master of Architecture • Certificate of Historic Preservation • Graduate of May 2013 • GPA: 3.65/4.0

GMK Associates, Inc. Columbia, SC 2008- 2010 Intern, Architecture • Assisted with both architectural schematic design, and detailed floor plans and sections • Observed the administrative qualities in a well organized and functional design firm • Collected data and measurements from site locations • Performed the necessary paperwork to label, file, and ship drawings to clients

Clemson University • Bachelor of Arts of Architecture • History Minor • Graduate of August 2011 Universitie Polytechnic Catalonia • Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain • Fall of 2009 • Traveled extensively throughout Europe

Achievements • LIFE Scholarship Honoree of $20,000 • B.L. Bickley Scholarship Honoree of $5,000 • AIAS Secretary 2010- 2011 • Student Advirsory Board • Alpha Lambda Delta Member • Dean’s List 2007- 2011 • National Honor Society Member • Norman & Renee Zelman Architecture Scholarship Honoree of $2,000 • Non-Residential Competitive Scholarchip Tuition Waiver of $5,60

Technology • Autodesk- Revit, Autocad • Adobe Products • Google Sketchup • Rhinoceros3D

Curtis Group Architects Pawleys Is., SC June 2011- August 2011 Intern, Architecture • Observed the effectiveness of a small firm environment • Cooperated directly with contractors and engineers on projects • Assisted with many types of architectural drawings, including schematic design, construction documents, and 3-D modeling • Participated in on site meetings with clients

I am a highly motivated future master’s graduate looking to obtain an intern position that will utilize my skills as a leader, designer, and architect.



Natural light giving better quality of space.

GREEN ROOF Vegitation, Water Storage, Drainage to Re-Use; also provides more thermal mass to reduce heat gain


Preassembled components of glass panels and precast concrete

MECH. LOUVERS Operable louvers act to shade interior spaces

ELLIPTICAL COLUMN Rainwater drainage, Steel Column, Electrical/Mech. Chase, Plumbing


This exploded component diagram of a vertical fitness center shows the sustainable features of the design. This was for a studio project done during my senior year of undergraduate studies.

CRAFT Lee Hall Elevation This model is a fabrication of the south elevation of the new Lee Hall building in Clemson, SC. At 1/8 Scale, every wallsection detail was represented in the model.

Vertical Gymnasium This model was part of the vertical fitness center project. It shows that modeling can show the quality of an interior space as well as the form of the buildling.


Interior Render of Theatre An interior perspective shows the circulation around the tower, as well as the stage area. The exterior facade also provides interesting views to the outside.

Night Render of Theatre This theatre proposal was a studio project of designing flexibility. The perspective of the theatre at night shows how the translucent facade would attract visitors.

Lobby Render This perspective of the lobby space shows how translucency was achieved through mininal stucture and glass facades.


Bradford Residence The art of hand sketching is an effective way of communicating ideas with a client. These sketches were done in a black ink medium.


Gastroenterology Suite This suite was drawn during my employment with Curtis Group Architects for their project, the Waccamaw Medical Office Building.


Berlin, Germany

Marrakech, Morocco

Cologne, Germany

Traveling is a way to broaden your horizons and study other cultures while experiencing architecture’s influence.

Windhill Beach, Gibraltar

Paris, France

Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Please Contact Me At: Kristen Robbins

(P) 803 528 3848

Professional Resume  

Works from my time at Clemson University and from working at my job this past summer.

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