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LACREISHA PHILLIPS landscape architecture portfolio


RESUME

Lacreisha Phillips lcrphillips7020@gmail.com 410.603.1739

designer profile + Objective: To work in an exciting Landscape architecture or environmentally-based firm in which my design, graphic, communication skills can be utilized to the fullest advantage. + Interests: Urban Design, Coastal Design, Ecological Restoration, Environmental Science

education + University of Maryland, College Park: Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture Bachelors of Landscape Architecture degree

2010 - 2014 GPA 3.2

+ James M. Bennett High School, Salisbury, MD High School Diploma

2006 - 2010 GPA 4.1

software knowledge + Adobe Photoshop CS6 Ilustrator CS6 InDesign CS6 Bridge CS6

+Microsoft Office Word 2014 Excel 2014 Powerpoint 2014

+AutoCAD 2013 +Google SketchUp +ArcMap 10 (GIS)

work experience + Phil Graham Landscape Architecture, St. Petersburg, FL Internship + University of Maryland, College Park: Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture Work Study Teaching Assistant Research Assistant

Summer 2013

2013 - 2014 2010 - 2012

awards + Landscape Architecture Award of Excellence + National Society of High School Scholars

2014 2010


WHAT’S INSIDE

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Campus Innovations

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK

Urban Design

PERSHING PARK, WASHINGTON, D.C. BUZZARD POINT WATERFRONT DISTRICT, D.C.

Internship Works AUTOCAD & RENDERINGS

Community Design

WATERMARK CONDOMINIUMS, MD CANNERY PARK, CAMBRIDGE, MD

Creative Works

HAND SKETCHES & GRAPHICS

A Word From The Designer PERSONAL STATEMENT


CAMPUS INNOVATIONS

Team Members: +Marlee Finestone +Erin Batlas

extended platform organized circulation extended tree canopy

Univerity of Maryland Mckeldin Mall was a team project that aimed to inspire a campus renovation in order to accomodate the proposed Purple Metro line. The displayed design aimed to increase activity-versitile spaces, re-organize pedestrian circulation and increase in vegetation.

+PLAN: MALL


INSPIRED THE UNIVERSITY TO REQUEST A

$30,000,000

GRANT TOWARDS FUTURE RENOVATIONS!

+TRANSITIONAL SPACES

transitional spaces were converted from parking lots into vegetated social spaces.

+MALL (EAST)

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URBAN DESIGN Pershing Park Pershing Park aimed to update the funtional and recreational aspects to the existing Pershing Park in the Washington, D.C. area. +CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

+GREENSCAPE CONTINUUM (GIS)

Greenroof

West streetscape

upper level cafe lower level seating

+SECTION: UPPER - LOWER TERRACE

main lawn

pool


upper level dining greenscape community space

+10 yrs

+SPATIAL ORGANIZATION

+20 yrs

+TREE GROWTH OVER TIME

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+CIRCULATION

Buzzard Point The goal of the Buzzard Point project was to transform an existing shipping yard into a new and thriving extention to Yard’s Park and establish a cohesive, engaging and sustainable D.C. waterfront district.


+LAND USE

+GREENSCAPE

+HYDROLOGY

+WATERFRONT

The future of D.C. waterfronts will become the some of active spaces in the city, featuring day and evening festivities.

+ Element Source: African Import Art: Shona Elphant Sculpture

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+WESTERN CANAL

Inviting water into the urban fabric provides residents and visitors with a waterfront experience.

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flo w ta tio n or sp tra n W at er

+FORM PROCESS

Each street consists of a different character: varying sidewalks, architectural typology and transportation accessibility. +STREET CHARACTER


Buildings are arranged in an amphitheater setup in an attempt to: + Optimize residential views + Allow cool air from the Potomac River to flow into district property

Buildings over 8 stories Buildings 5-6 stories Buildings 3-4 stories

+GEOLOGIC RUNTHROUGH

+SECTION: REVITALIZED WAREHOUSE

Views Air flow

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[STUDIO]

[STUDIO]


INTERNSHIP WORKS AutoCAD & Renderings WITH PHIL GRAHAM LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

During my time with Phil Graham Landscape Architecture, I was immersed in a variety of technical, social and physical aspects of the field. - 12 -


COMMUNITY DESIGN

Potential gathering space Potential Greenscape

Watermark Condominiums Watermark was a 2 week project designed to treat and manage stormwater runoff on the Condiminium property for present and future use.

Before

Students offered suggestions on the future of the client’s property with particular attention on infiltration.

After +HYDROLOGY CONVEYOR BELT


inflitration/interaction

+ENTRY

+PLAN: FOCUS AREA

In an effort to both treat stormwater and visually optimize the entry landscape, a series of rain gardens, trench drains and permeable pathways were added.

Google SketchUp Photoshop CS6 Shaderlight

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Cannery Place is an experience. It celebrates the city’s rich industrial heritage, incorporates innovative swm management practices, and features spaces that transform and allow for change over time.

+RESIDENTIAL ANALYSIS *

+ACTIVITY ORGANIZATION *

+SPATIAL ORGANIZATION

+CONCEPT: URBAN

+CONCEPT: NATURALISTIC *

+CONCEPT: COMBO *


Cannery Place 2ND PLACE PRIZE

Cannery Place was a team project and Capstone studio competition in which each team was responsible for transforming a brownfield into a community park for the city of Cambridge, Maryland. Team Members: +Anna Delos Angeles +Ashley-Kate Armah * indicates that the item was completed by another team member

+CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

+PLAN: *

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+STORMWATER MANAGEMENT RESULTS *


Providing various stormwater management practices allows the community to witness modern day innovations.

+TREATMENT POOL * SECTION DIAGRAMMING

+WETLAND

SECTION DIAGRAMMING

+SUNKEN PLAZA (SEASONAL)

Cannery Place provides spaces that adapt, change and transform over time as a reflection of the city of Cambridge.

Aquatic

Shrubs

Reforestation Google SketchUp Photoshop CS6 Shaderlight

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CREATIVE WORKS

ON SITE

art is all around us...

+FASHION DESIGN

+GRAPHIC DESIGN

+PLOT / CHARACTER DEVELOP.


ON SITE

ON SITE

...all we have to do is open our eyes.

+WATERCOLOR

+ART STUDIO & ANIMATION - 20 -


A WORD FROM THE DESIGNER

Lacreisha Phillips lcrphillips7020@gmail.com 410.603.1739


Often times, landscape architecture is referred to as the ‘extension of a building’ and in some ways, that’s true. We do have the ability to shift focus from the intricacies of a building and direct it towards nature’s design, but that’s not all it can be. To me, landscape architecture is more than changing the landscape in a way that people can find comfort within nature. Nature is the basis for our physical, psychological and metaphysical understandings, offering knowledge, power and true solutions to our environmental mistakes. I believe that understanding nature is the key to understanding ourselves as human beings and how to adjust to the rapidly advancing world we live in. Landscape architecture is not jsut the extension of a building; it is an extension of ourselves--of our culture, ambition and potential to further our understanding of the connection we share with both the environment and with each other.

THE ONES CRAZY ENOUGH TO THINK THAT THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD ARE THE ONES THAT DO.

Steve Jobs THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME!

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