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Education

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo B a c h e l o r o f A rc h i t e c t u re , Spr i n g 2 0 1 3 , 3 . 4 8 GPA

CSU Firenze, Italy, August 2011-June 2012

A rc h i t e c t u re , I t a l i a n l a n g uage exc h an ge, t r avel t h rou gh ou t Eu rope.

Studio Ticino, Switzerland, Summer 2012

A rc h i t e c t u re , w a t e rc o l o r, t r an s l at or for s t u den t s an d l oc al c ommu n i t y.

Design Experience

Lavenders Flowers: Fuller ton, CA

Floral Intern, Summer 2013 I a s s i s t e d i n t h e d e s i g n a nd c on s t r u c t i on of a c u s t om- bu i l t al t ar an d fl ower a r r a n g e m e n t s f o r a w e d d i n g, as wel l as fl or al i n s t al l at i on s . I doc u men t ed t h e p ro c e s s f o r a f i l m s e r i e s .

DesignxDesign: Newpor t Beach, CA

I n t e r i o r D e s i g n I n t e r n , S u mmer 2 0 1 3 I a m c u r re n t l y a s s i s t i n g a n In t er i or D es i gn er wi t h i deas an d dr awi n gs for t h e re n o v a t i o n a n d re - s e l l o f h er h ome as wel l as an ot h er l oc al projec t .

BFGC-IBI Architecture: San Luis Obispo, CA

D e s i g n I n t e r n Pa r t -Ti m e , Spr i n g / Su mmer 2 0 1 1 C re a t e d Re v i t - b a s e d d e t a i l l i br ar y for t h e offi c e an d var i ou s ot h er t as ks .

Greg Moore Construction: San Luis Obispo, CA

D e s i g n I n t e r n Pa r t -Ti m e , Su mmer 2 0 1 1 G e n e r a t e d p ro j e c t s c o p e s for projec t s , s i t e an al ys i s , i l l u s t r at ed remodel des i gn s , c l i en t p re s e n t a t i o n w o r k .

Westberg and White: Tustin, CA

Re v i t Tr a i n i n g , S u m m e r 2 0 1 0 I w a s e x p o s e d t o t h e Re v i t u s er i n t er fac e an d c apabi l i t i es , an d at t en ded meet i n gs wi t h structural engineers.

DeRevere & Associates: Newpor t Beach, CA

A s s i s t a n t & F ro n t D e s k M an ager Par t -Ti me, Su mmer 2 0 0 9 E xp o s e d t o o f f i c e e n v i ro n men t , C AD s oft ware, an d mon i t ored c l i en t c on c er n s .

Pu b l i c a t i o n s

Zip: Studio 400 book show installation

s u c k e r p u n c h d a i l y. c o m , a rch i n ec t .c om, fu t u res pl u s . n et , arc h i t ec t u rel over.c om

ADD: Architecture + Design + Discourse f a l l 2 0 1 0 + s u m m e r 2 0 1 2 des i gn projec t s

Skills

Design + Media R h i n o c e ro s Re v i t Sketchup B r a z i l Re n d e r i n g V- R a y Re n d e r i n g

Ph ot os h op C S6 Il l u s t r at or C S6 In D es i gn C S6 Book maki n g

Le a d e r s h i p E x p e r i e n c e

Han d- dr aft i n g Wat erc ol or i n g Las er C u t t er IM ovi e + F i n al C u t Pro Improvi s ed Pi an o

Chumash Committee for Final Show: San Luis Obispo, CA

Vo l u n t e e r Co o rd i n a t o r o f Pu bl i c i t y, Sc h ool Year 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 A s s i s t e d i n t h e s h o w g r a ph i c s an d was on e of t h e s t u den t s pokes per s on wh o organ i zed a s t a n d u p c o m e d i c s p e e c h pres en t ed wi t h t h ree ot h er s el ec t ed c l as s mat es .

Homless Shelter Tutor: San Luis Obispo, CA

Vo l u n t e e r, J a n u a r y 2 0 1 3 - J u n e 2 0 1 3 E v e r y T h u r s d a y I t u t o re d an d men t ored on e t een ager i n var i ou s s u bjec t s .

S[adventure] Day / Adventure 101: San Luis Obispo, CA

Co o rd i n a t o r + Te a c h e r, S pr i n g 2 0 1 3 I o rg a n i z e d w e e k l y f l i e r s f or a Sat u rday exc u r s i on t o en c ou r age c l as s mat es t o e xp l o re t h e c o a s t e v e n du r i n g bu s y t i mes . I wi l l c on t i n u e t h i s at an y n ew l oc at i on .

Service Trip: Kenya, Africa

Vo l u n t e e r, S u m m e r 2 0 1 0 A s s i s t e d a t t w o o r p h a n a g es , di rec t ed c on s t r u c t i on wor k, an d organ i zed medi c al c l i n i c s .

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