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Michael Schmidt 30 Glenwood Ave. #1 Cambridge, MA 02139 mbschm@gmail.com 617.955.7831


Table of Contents

EDUCATIONAL Jacksonville Convention Center

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Preservation Institute: Carribean_Ejido

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Preservation Institute: Nantucket_USLSS

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Master Research Project_Intervention as Preservation

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PROFESSIONAL 1 Ashburton Place_Boston, MA

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Museum of Fine Arts_Master Program Plan_Boston, MA

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Museum of Fine Arts_Gallery Design_Boston, MA

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Royal Poinciana Plaza_Palm Beach, FL

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Phantom Dezign

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The Bearded Pig

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RESUME

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Jacksonville Convention Center A new addition to the Bold New City of the South, the Jacksonville Convention Center is a full service convention center and exhibition showcase. The highly anticipated structure is expected to fuel development in the area around the stadium and reaffirm what many have been saying for years, that Jacksonville should be recognized for what it is and what it has the potential to be. Long seen as an industrial wasteland of the city’s past, this once blighted area is reinventing itself as a showcase for the city. World class sports facilities and a state-of-the-art arena together with a prime location along the city’s greatest asset, the St. John’s River, ensure the convention center’s success as a generator for increased energy in the urban core.

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Site Plan

Site Analysis


Exterior Rendering

Aerial of Convention Center with Jacksonville Municpal Stadium and Basball Grounds of Jacksonville 7


Top to Bottom West Elevation, East Elevation, South Elevation and North Elevation

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210,000 SF main exhibit space 50+ seminar rooms 48,000 SF flexible meeting space 24,000 SF classrooms 4 executive boardrooms (1,500 3,500 SF) Office facilites available Full service restaurant and bar Private dining rooms Coffee shop and cafe 40,000 SF banquet facilites Catering kitchen

Plan


Roof Study: Physical Model

Roof Study: Materials/Techniques

Interior Prefunction and Circulation Space

Cross Section

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Preservation Institute: Carribean_Ejido Santa Theresa, Jalisco, Mexico

Most likely abandoned in the late 1930s or early 1940s after the Agrarian Land Reform Act, the Hacienda of Santa Theresa has been falling slowly into disrepair ever since. He recent construction of the new church was a big step in letting go of the former hacienda, but this has left the structure almost completely unused and has expedited the progression of decay. While this transition is wonderful for the people of Santa Theresa, the Casco still sits in the most prominent corner in the village, a constant reminder of the oppression that the villagers faced in the past and ironically overshadowing the statue of Miguel Hildalgo.

decided that this was to be my site and that a structure was to be designed that would be open and expressive of the people’s needs rather than the inward and exclusive design on the original Casco. The structure will be a tool of erasure and the program will assist in enabling these people to look forward rather than be weighed down by the past. The program is an Ejido, or community center. The building would not only be a collection point for the people, but the reintroduction of the village well to the design would enable the building as a physical and spiritual collection point within the village.

Seeing how unused and forgotten this building and square had become, I

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Teotectlan Archealogical Site


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Ejido Entry

Ejido Meeting Space

Plan

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Section Analysis

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Cafe and Pool Hall

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Preservation Institute: Nantucket

HABS and HSR of United States Life-Saving Station Surfside Beach, Nantucket, MA In the summer of 2006 a group of students and myself from all ovr ther country participated in PI:N, Preservation Institute: Nantucket. This program consists of documenting a historic structure on the island of Nantucket using the Historic American Buildings Survery, HABS, format and completing a Historic Structures Report, HSR.

The group spent weeks on the site measuring, photographing, and drawing the existing structures as well as hours in the local libraries, archives, and atthe Life-Saving museum researching the history of the building and the island. The final product resulted in full documentation to HABS standards and an HSR of the USLSS.

The United States Life-Saving Station is on the southern shore of Nantucket in the Surfside area of the island. These structures served as the base for the forerunners to the United States Coast Guard and were designed to be distinctive and visible to sailors from the sea. Currently the building is a youth hostel and contains three additional out buildings for support services.

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United States Life-Saving Station, 2006 Michael Schmidt


West Facade Michael Schmidt

Site Plan Gareth Morgan

Axonometric Drawing of Cupola Evan Litvin

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Master Research Project_Intervention as Preservation The thrust of this project began by studying the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation, especially rule #9. This standard deals with additions and extensions to historic structures. I was first introduced to historic preservation in Nantucket and found myself at odds with how a great deal of architects deal with preservation and the rehabilitation of historic structures. The research began by studying the ideas and theories that surround historic preservation. By reading Vilolette-le-Duc and John Ruskin I began to form my own ideas of how I view preservation and how I would approach a project that would deal with the addition to or extension of an historic structure.

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The buildings I chose to use for my project are three buildings in downtown Jacksonville that are icons of the city in that were built after the great fire of the turn of the 20th century and represent the rebirth of the city and the tenacity of the people of Jacksonville. Two of the buildings were designed by Jacksonville’s most prodigious architect, H. J.. Klutho, a proponent of Wright’s prairie style and Sullivan’s ideas of what would eventually become Modernism. The three buildings consist of a Neoclassical Bank and two office towers that sit on a corner in the heart of downtown Jacksonville.

Laure Steet Trio Florida national Bank (1904), center Bisbee Building (1906), right Florida Life Building (1911), left


The research of these buildings revealed not only architecture attributed to Sullivan in the Klutho towers, but also illustrations of Louis Sullivan’s most famous arguments: the Roman Temple Bank and the Vertical Skyscraper. The research also began to reveal how Klutho designed his buildings in relation to historic/existing built environment in a manner that is sympathetic to the historic fabric. An addition or extension to these buildings would have to connect these three in a ways that would insert new program to revitalize them and allow for these historic structures to be functional again. The program of museum was decided upon out of necessity for the city and that id would open these preserved buildings to the public for everyone to enjoy and see how intervention can be used as a tool for preservation.

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Cornice (2008) Florida Life Building

Cornice (1914) Florida Life Building

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Composite Drawing of Historic Details 20


Original Florida Life Entry

Florida National Bank (2008)

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Section Perspective Florida National Bank and Bisbee Building with Interstitial Intervention

Plan

Section Perspective Bisbee Building and Intervention 23


Program Section 24


Plan of Intervention between Florida Life Building and Florida National Bank

Western Elevation of Intervention between Florida Life Building and Florida National Bank 25


PROFESSIONAL Ann Beha Architects


1 Ashburton New entry for the State house office complex. Redesign of existing 6’ revolving door entry. Presented several designs, including replacement of 6’ doors with 8’ revolvers, a mirror of the existing interior, and a contemporary interpretation of the original design intent. The final selection was of my design. A simple modernist expression of the original design intent to have an open and engaging entrance. The design will have two automatic sliders and emergency fire doors framed in a rectilinear extension of the curtain wall system. The new entrance will allow more light into the lobby while providing increased visibility and security.

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Proposed new entry

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Museum of Fine Arts_Master Program Plan Master Program Plan for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The MFA purchased the Forsyth Institute building and required a new master plan for the future of their campus.

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The Master Plan consisted of an historic assessment of the Forsyth building, a cataloging of the Guastavino vaults and Delft mosaics throughout the Forsyth building, creation of a program for the ‘Study Center’, and introduction of the program into the Forsyth building.

The Forsyth is a typical older building that is eccentric in its construction, yet exquisite in its decoration and construction. We assessed the historic significance of the different spaces throughout the structure and determined which are ‘contributing’ spaces Project to the historic fabric.

Project began with documentation of Forsyth building and research about the Institute, the building and the Fenway. Building has vast collection of Guastavino vaults, that are not only structural, but highly decorative. The collection of vaults are some of the most

The acquisition the Forsyth building required the MFA to reassess their needs for a Master plan. The current plan calls for the Museum to expand southwest towards the SMFA. The new purchase allows for the museum to occupy the Forsyth building with a ‘Study Center.’

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• The concrete 1969 lab addition, the work of architect Peter Klein, is sympathetic in scale, but it is not unique in character, and could be considered non-contributing to the building’s historic significance. Its structural frame features long-spanning post-tensioned concrete beams, considered innovative for their time.

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The Study Center Reception and Information Commons The renovated lobby will accommodate a visitor reception and orientation area. The lobby will also serve as informal ‘break-out’ space for programs and meetings in the adjacent seminar and program rooms. Direct access to the Library below or the Curatorial workspace above will be accomplished via the historic central stair or restored elevator nearby.

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and available natural daylight. Interior partition walls, separating the labs from a new circulation corridor, will provide an additional thermal barrier to control the climate and lighting conditions within each lab. Dropped ceilings and partitions will be removed to maximize the available height within the new labs.

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Current Dental Lab The The conservation conservation labs labs were were assessed assessed to to determine determine beneficial beneficial adjacencies adjacencies and and efficiencies efficiencies of of use. use. The The study study concluded concluded that that while while some some labs labs associated associated with with collections collections will will require require anan ongoing ongoing presence presence in in thethe main main MFA MFA building, building, other other 44 Part 3: Opportunities labs labs share share technical technical affinities affinities and and serve serve collections collections which which areare more more easily easily transported, transported, and and cancan bebe relocated. relocated. The The following following disciplines disciplines serve serve collections collections which which share share similar similar logistics logistics and and transport transport criteria criteria as as well well as as some some similar similar conservation conservation processes: processes:

The The team team initiated initiated a series a series of of review review processes processes to to consider consider thethe requirements requirements and d benefit benefit of of a Study a Study Center Center onon thethe expanded expanded Museum Museum campus. campus. Workshops Workshops and d meetings meetings with with staff staff members members from from a representative a representative range range of of departments, departments, ositions, positions, and and roles roles within within thethe Museum Museum were were held held to to ascertain ascertain their their vision vision of a Study a Study Center Center forfor thethe MFA. MFA. AsAs part part of of this this process, process, they they were were asked asked to to characterize aracterize thethe potential potential inherent inherent in in thethe proposed proposed Study Study Center Center byby considering considering handful a handful of of targeted targeted questions questions that that probe probe into into itsits mission, mission, thethe value value of of itsits collections, llections, and and thethe benefit benefit of of thethe programs programs it could it could offer. offer.

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22 Part Part 2: Needs 2: Needs andand Program Program 2,925 2,240

Asian Conservation

2,070

3,535

Principal Principal conservation conservation affinities affinities

1,378

Shared Facilities

33,246 Net Square Feet

2,925 692

Scientific Research Facilities 2,040

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All MFA Conservation Disciplines

Conservation Square Footage Tabulation

Conservation Conservation Conse Admi Con Ad Objects Objects Conservati Conserv Object Obj Paintings Paintings Conserva Conser Paintin Pain Furniture Furniture and and Furnitu Fram Furn Fra Works Works onon Paper Paper Works Wor Co Matting Matting and and Framin Mattin Fram Mat Textile Textile Conservatio Conserva Textile Tex Eastern Eastern Works Works Easter on Eas oP Scientific Scientific Research Resear Scient Scie Shared Shared Facilities Facilities Share Sha an

TOTAL TOTAL NSF NSF TOTA TOT

Scientific Research Facilities Shared Facilities

Cons Con

4,660

All MFA Conservation Disciplines 3,535

All

33,445 33,445NSF NSF

3,835 Prints, Drawings & Paper Conservation Matting & Framing All All MFA MFA Conservation Conservation Disciplines Disciplines TOTAL TOTAL CONSERVATION CONSERVATION STAFF STAFF

Textile and Fashion Arts Conservation

5

25 25

Furniture and Frame Conservation

Furniture Furniture andand Frame Frame Conservation Conservation

n

Al

Net Square Feet 21,434

11,812


pace:

design sketchbooks and patterns from Textiles and Fashion Arts. These items are considered essential resources and should be located with the curatorial staff. There is a potential role for these materials as study resources; accessible to the larger Museum community in a Study Center. The MPP team has accommodated these materials in the program.

ions

The MFA Study Center

Curatorial Workplace PROGRAM ADJACENCIES

AM ADJACENCIES

 STUDY CENTER COMPONENTS

MORE PRIVATE 

 

e work,

 

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M PLAN

DONORS • SCHOLARS SCHOLARS • COLLECTORS ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS TO VIEW COLLECTIONS • PERSON 2-4 PERSON CAPACITY 2-4 CAPACITY • OTHER PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS OTHER

LARGE MEETING

DEPARTMENTAL MEETINGS • SEMINARS SEMINARS • SMALL PROGRAMS/CLASSES SMALL PROGRAMS/CLASSES 12-15 PERSON CAPACITY • 12-15 PERSON CAPACITY OTHER • OTHER

PROJECT ROOMS

• SMALL GROUPS SMALL GROUPS LARGE GROUPS • LARGE GROUPS FUNDED PROJECTS • FUNDED PROJECTS RESEARCH • RESEARCH LONG TERM & SHORT TERM • LONG & SHORT TERM EXHIBIT PLANNING • EXHIBIT PLANNING OTHER

   

 

   

Study StudyCollections Collections

OTHER

On OnSite SiteStorage StorageNeeds Needs

AnnBeha Architects

Program relationsips Types of meetingaspaces ToTo clarify clarify the the components components of of anan MFA MFA Study Study Center, Center, ABA ABA requested requested discussion a discussion and and definition definition of of “Study “Study Collections” Collections” from from thethe working working team team at at thethe MFA. MFA. • served SCHOLARS “Study “StudyCollections” Collections” areare often often served predominantly predominantly byby a single a single conservation conservation • COLLECTORS SMALL • 2-4 PERSON CAPACITY discipline. discipline. The The useuse of of thethe greatest greatest proportion proportion of of objects objects involves involves study study and and MEETING • OTHER research research activities. activities. Although Although each each curatorial curatorial department department manages manages both both anan exhibition exhibition schedule schedule and and aspires aspires to to useuse itsMEETINGS its collections collections forfor study, study, thethe team team identified identified • DEPARTMENT • SEMINARS LARGE and • SMALL PROGRAMS/CLASSES Prints, Prints, Drawings, Drawings, and Photographs, Photographs, Textile Textile and and Fashion Fashion Arts, Arts, small small format format Asian Asian MEETING • 12-15 PERSON CAPACITY • and OTHER paintings paintings and and works works onon paper, paper, and thethe new new “Visual “Visual Culture Culture Department” Department” as as collections collections most most aligned aligned with with the “Study “Study Collection” Collection” definition. definition. • the SMALL GROUPS MFA-MASTER PROGRAM PLAN

DONORS SCHOLARS ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS TO VIEW COLLECTIONS 2-4 PERSON CAPACITY PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS OTHER

DEPARTMENTAL MEETINGS SEMINARS SMALL PROGRAMS/CLASSES 12-15 PERSON CAPACITY OTHER

SMALL GROUPS LARGE GROUPS • LARGE GROUPS FUNDED PROJECTS • FUNDED PROJECTS RESEARCH • RESEARCH LONG TERM & SHORT TERM • LONG & SHORT TERM EXHIBIT PLANNING • EXHIBIT PLANNING OTHER

PROJECT ROOMS

DEPARTMENT MEETINGS

FUND RAISING • PUBLIC STUDY CENTER EVENTS • 25-75 PERSON CAPACITY PUBLIC • CATERING 70-100 PERSONS?AND LOADING SUPPORT (KITCHEN, LOADING)

PROGRAMS / EVENTS

 MORE PUBLIC

M ADJACENCIES

AM PLAN

SMALL MEETING

Objects Objects favored favored forfor study study in in fact fact represent represent thethe fastest fastest growing growing part part of of thethe Museum’s Museum’s collection. collection. These These share some some of of thethe following following criteria: criteria: • share OTHER • • A A growing growing demand demand forfor access access which which often often exceeds exceeds their their normal normal exhibition exhibition • PUBLIC / • 25-75 PERSON CAPACITY cycle. cycle.PROGRAMS • CATERING AND LOADING EVENTS • • Often Often requested requested forfor intense intense study. study. These These might might include include objects objects being being written written about, about, reference reference forfor objects objects being being considered considered forfor purchase, purchase, outside outside loans loans being being considered considered forfor exhibition. exhibition. Diagrams of Curatorial • • The The majority majority areare small small scale, scale, portable, portable, with with a low a low risk risk of of damage damage due due to to AnnBeha Architects Types of meeting spaces Workplace AnnBeha Architects transport. transport. Design study: View from Level 4 looking west

Nearly Nearly 25% 25% of of current current on-site on-site artart storage storage remains remains in in thethe “Court “Court Level” Level” of of th AnnBeha Architects Main Main Museum, Museum, where where there there is some is some past past experience experience with, with, and and a risk a risk of,of, wate wa damage. damage. Future Future plans plans should should relocate relocate thethe approximately approximately 16,000 16,000 square square feet feeo storage storage and and locate locate lessless conditions conditions sensitive sensitive functions functions to to thethe Level Level 0. 0.

MFA Master Program Plan: Summary Reportareare AtAt thethe Main Main Museum, Museum, collections collections often often remote remote from from thethe curators, curators, scienti scie and and conservators conservators who who access access them. them. The The team team recommends recommends greater greater proximity proximi and and access. access. Study Study Collections Collections Storage Storage should should have have adequate adequate space space available available f proper proper staging staging and and handling handling of of objects. objects. ForFor General General Collections Collections storage, storage, a cla minimum minimum ceiling ceiling height height of of 12‘12‘ is recommended. is recommended. Study Study Collections, Collections, however howe tend tend to to bebe smaller, smaller, so so ceiling ceiling heights heights may may bebe lower. lower.These These adjacencies adjacencies were were considered considered in in thethe program program development. development.

FUND RAISING STUDY CENTER EVENTS PUBLIC 70-100 PERSONS? SUPPORT (KITCHEN, LOADING)

   

Below: Below: Proposed Proposed Study Study Collections Collections and and associated associated curatorial curatorial offices, offices, study study collections collections storage, storage, and and collections collections management management support, support, that that should should ideally ideally bebe nearby nearby Part 3: Opportunities 43

Rendering: Curatorial Workplace in Historic Infirmary

Study Study collection collection storage storage should should therefore therefore bebe flexible, flexible, and and include include facilities facilities forfor COLLECTION COLLECTION STORAGE STORAGE small small to to medium medium size size objects objects such such as as prints, prints, drawings, drawings, photographs, photographs, postcards postcards and and ephemera, ephemera, small small decorative decorative arts, arts, Asian Asian paintings paintings and and works works onon paper, paper, MFA Master Program Plan: Summary Report textiles, textiles, tapestries, tapestries, and and costumes. costumes.

13,583 13,583 13,583 SF 13,583 SF SFSF

Management Collections Collections Management Management Collections Management 500500 500500 500500 Collections Collection Storage Collection Collection Storage Storage Collection Storage

14,484 14,484 14,484 SF 14,484 SF SFSF

Collections Collections Collections Management Management Management Management 500500 500500 500500 Collections Collection Collection Collection Collection Storage Storage Storage Storage

12,906 12,906 12,906 SF 12,906 SF SFSF 500500 500500

Collections Collections Management Management Collections Collections Management Management Collection Collection Storage Storage Collection Collection Storage Storage

Asian Asian

Prints, Prints, Drawings Drawings & & Photographs Photographs

Textile Textile

Curatorial Curatorial Offices Offices Curatorial Curatorial Offices Offices Curatorial Offices Curatorial Curatorial Offices Offices Curatorial Offices

Curatorial Curatorial Curatorial Curatorial Offices Offices Offices Offices 1,579 1,579 1,579 1,579

2,993 2,993 2,993 2,993

Western Western Works on Works Paper on Paper Western Western Works on Works Paper on Paper Conservation Conservation Labs Conservation Conservation LabsLabs Labs 2,009 2,009 2,009 2,009

Textile Textile Textile Conservation Textile Conservation Conservation Conservation Laboratory Laboratory Laboratory Laboratory

Eastern Wian Eastern East Wian East servation Studio servation Conservation Studio Studio Conservation Studio Conservat Conservat ConCon Asian Con Asian As AsCon

3,535 3,535 3,535 3,535

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Textile Textile and and Fashion Fashion Arts Arts

4,660 4,660 4,660 4,660

Western Western Works Works onon Paper Paper

2,925 2,925 2,925 2,925

Eastern Eastern Works Works onon Paper Paper

MFA MFA Master Master Program Program Plan: Plan: Summary Summary Report Report MFA-MASTER MFA-MASTER PROGRAM PROGRAM PLAN PLAN

AnnBeha AnnBeha Architects Architects


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CURATORIAL

Department Departm

Curatorial Adjacency Diagram

Prints,Prints, Drawing D

TextileTextile and Fas a

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COLLECTION STORAGE

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CONSERVATION LABS

STUDY ROOMS ASSISTANT

COAT WC

RECEPTION

VISITOR

Program ajacency diagram

Contemporary Contem

OBJECT FILES

TRANSIT

CURATORIAL WORKPLACE WORKPLACE AND CURATORIAL OFFICES OFFICES

Musical Musical Instrum

Subtotal Subtotal

LIBRARY

Shared reception, Shared re

(1.15 factor) (1.15 fac

Total NSF Total NSF

WORKSTATIONS/ OFFICES

Curatorial Workplace Adjacency Diagram AnnBeha Architects

MFA-MASTER PROGRAM PLAN

MFA Master Program Plan: Summary Report

The MFA Study Center Curatorial Workplace The former infirmary will be restored to its original 26 foot height. The construction of a mezzanine within this space will provide a variety of working environments, including private offices, open work areas, break out spaces, collaborative work rooms and secure areas. Sensitive departmental materials can be located securely in the area to the south of the new mezzanine with controlled access to the object files and special collections. New insulated glazing in the monumental windows will improve thermal performance and daylight control and will provide open views to the MFA and the Fenway.

Design study: View of proposed InfirmaryRendering: from the former 4thCuratorial floor access stairWorkplace at mezzanine levelin

Historic Infirmary c Peter Vanderwarker

Key Plan

Plan Potential

View of existing infirmary from Level 4 floor access stair

Archival photo of Infirmary from Level 4 access stair (Forsyth Archives)

Historic Infirmary 37


The Forsyth Building offers the opportunity to create an innovative art library: the destination for comprehensive information about the MFA’s own collections, and a leading venue for art research. The original Children’s Waiting Room will be renovated the Library’s main reading and study space, with an area The WilliamasMorris Hunt Memorial Library Reading Room dedicated to the supervised use of library collections by visitors.

Library

The Forsyth Building offers the opportunity to create an innovative art library: the destination for comprehensive information about the MFA’s own collections, and a leading venue for art research. The original Children’s Waiting Room will be renovated as the Library’s main reading and study space, with an area dedicated to the supervised use of library collections by visitors.

The MFA Study Center

ing Room

ative art library: A’s own collections, aiting Room e, with an area s.

Key Plan

Forsyth Open Plan Potential

Key Plan

Forsyth Open Plan Potential

Original Children’s Waiting Room (Forsyth Archives) Original Children’s Waiting Room (Forsyth Archives)

Libra

Design study: William Morris Hunt Memorial Library Reading Room

Library Reading Room

Main Collection + Department Collections (including SMFA)

Existing conditions

c Peter Vanderwarker

c Peter Vanderwarker

Visitors will continue to be able to access the Archives by appointment. The intent is for archival items to be brought by the Archivist to the Library for supervised visitor use, and therefore the Archives will ideally be proximate to the Library. However, it is strongly recommended that the Archives remain separate and independent from the Library, for security purposes. Collections data and a summary of the MFA Archives program are provided in this section of the report

c Peter Vanderwarker

Archives)

office space is required for the Museum growth is required. The current archive capacity. It was confirmed that the use of ial is both appropriate and desirable, and the space.

MFA

(includin

SMFA

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Existing conditions

Children’s Waiting Room

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LIBRARY

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MFA Master Program Plan: Summary Report

MFA Master Program Plan: Summary Report MAIN COLLECTION

SUBT

DEPT. COLLECTION

 



        

   

   

   





BOOK CONSERVATION

BOOK PROCESSING

SMFA COLLECTION STORAGE

COPY/ SCANNER

WS WS

CLASSROOM/ GROUP STUDY

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READING ROOM/ REFERENCE

VISITING SCHOLAR

WS

WS WS

WS

CIRC DESK/ CIRC DESK/ RECEPTION RECEPTION 350 SF

ENTRANCE

WS

LIBRA

WS

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

MICROFORM/ CIRC DESK/ VIDEO RECEPTION 350 SF

Library Adjacency Diagram

NET F

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building envelope by their center location in the building.

Proposed Core Study Center

Program Key

Program

Library and Archives

Level 0 7,900

Level 1 6,235

Level 2 2,225

Level 3 -

Level 4 -

TOTAL 16,360

Conservation Labs Collections Storage

-

11,600

12,500

8,600 3,400

4,700 -

13,300 27,500

Collections Management

-

1,500

1,000

-

-

2,500

Curatorial Workspace

-

-

-

9,900

9,600

19,500

Shared Spaces

-

-

4,055

-

-

4,055 83,215

Forsyth Open Plan Potential

Key Plan NEW CONSTRUCTION NEW MEZZANINE



4 3

2 1 0







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STUDY CENTER PROGRAM

Programming Conclusions



After reviewing space requirements, the MPP team identified a potential program area of 101,395 net square feet for the Study Center. Within 2 this  figure, 26,725 net square feet are conservation labs and object storage associated with collections which are not easily (in terms of collections logistics) removed from the main Museum building. For this reason, 74,670 net square  1 feet is  termed the “Study Center Program”.

 COLLECTIONS



Study Center S

3

The MFA Study Center

Study Center Program

Potential Additional Program

Collections

Collections Storage

Object S PDP OnTFA OnTFA OffSelected

4,400

0

 The Forsyth building renovation concept (which follows on page 42) yields 83,215 available net square feet; and therefore accommodates the Study Center program at Forsyth. Prior to developing this space planning concept, the MPP Collections Management team investigated the technical and financial implications of accommodating Conservation Labs the larger ‘potential’ Study Center program (101,395 net square feet) at Forsyth. The further expansion of the Forsyth building and provisions for moving large Building section indicating MFA Study Center space allocation in the Forsyth Building and high-value collections back and forth between the main Museum building were studied. An underground tunnel under Forsyth Way and dedicated ground Part 3: Opportunities 35 transport for collections were studied (included in the MPP Report Appendices). After considering the technical, logistical, and financial implications of these measures the MPP team recommended against accommodating the larger ‘potential’ program at Forsyth and developed a space plan concept for the Study Center program in a renovated Forsyth building.

21,750

Collections

Collectio Object S 3,000

Conservati

Progrm Section

Space Allocation Summary Space Allocation Summary

Library and Archives Library and Archives Conservation Labs Conservation Labs Collections Storage Collections Storage Collections Management Collections Management Curatorial Workspace Curatorial Workspace Shared Spaces Shared Spaces

Western Textile C Eastern W Conserva Objects C Painting Furniture Shared F Scientific Administ Storage f

11,120

22,325

Curatorial Workplace

Level 0 7,9000 Level 7,900 ----

Study Center Program Elements Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 6,2351• Collections 2,2252StorageLevel - 4 (on- site) Level Level 3 Level 6,235 2,225 - • Collections - Management 8,600 4,700

TOTAL 16,360 TOTAL 16,360 13,300

11,600 12,500 3,400 1,500 • Curatorial 1,000Workplace 1,500 1,000 9,900 -9,900 4,055 -

27,500 2,500 2,500 19,500 19,500 4,055

Curatorial W

Prints Dr Textile an Art of As Art of Eu Art of the Art of the Contemp Musical I Curatoria

15,700 Library and Archives

Labs 8,600 (Asian Conservation Works on Paper, - • Conservation 4,700 13,300 11,600 12,500 3,400 - Studio, Western 27,500 Textile Lab)

-

-

4,055

-9,600 9,600 -

-

-

4,055 NSF 83,215 83,215 NSF

17,140 Programs, Seminar & Meeting

Total

MFA-MASTER PROGRAM PLAN FEBRUARY 4, 2010

Library and

5,960

74,670 NSF

26,725 NSF AnnBeha Architects

Program Comparison: Basic - Expanded

MFA Master Program Plan: Summary Report Program Plan: Summary Report

MFA Master Program Plan: Summary MFAReport Master

3-D view of space allocation looking southeast

Main Col Departm SMFA Co Library S Archives

Program Axonometric

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Study Cent

Study Ce Photogra Lounge, Other Sh


Museum of Fine Arts_Gallery Design Design exploration of a new gallery in the Museum. The existing space is currently art storage, but through the new Master Plan that was completed several areas in the Museum will become available for new galleries. This design exploration reopens the original skylight and will provide a new marquee gallery off of the main rotunda in the MFA. • • •

Conceptual space planning Sectional exploration of original gallery and skylight Rendering and presentation graphics

Entry

40 Gallery Rendering


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Royal Poinciana Plaza_Palm Beach, FL Royal Poincianca Plaza is an historic shopping center in Palm Beach, FL. A developer purchased the shopping center with the intention of restoring the historic buildings and constructing new buildings that would have new residential, expanded retail, increased parking and a new theater to replace the Royal Poinciana Playhouse that is currently ‘dark’ and past repair. The project began with intense research into the site, the original architect and the architectural intention of Palm Beach. The project would require several hearings in order to gain approval that would allow the developer to proceed. The final result of the design process was a re-imagined site with increased retail; four new residential buildings; a

Royal Poinciana Plaza Landmarks Preservation Commission January 2010

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new public park; a parking garage and a new state-of-the-art theater. The final design increased permeable surfaces and increased green space by 40%. The removal of the dilapidated theater and the creation of a park would provide clear sight lines throughout the site and give Palm Beach a public park on Lake Worth. The final deliverable to the client was a set of documents that were submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission along with a presentation.


BLOCKED VIEW

BLOCKED WATERFRONT

EXISTING SITE: 3.3 ACRES GREEN SPACE (27.6%)

PROPOSED SITE: 5.6

GREEN SPACE COMPARISON

Existing Site EXISTING SITE: 3.3 ACRES GREEN SPACE (27.6%)

PROPOSED SITE: 5.6 ACRES GREEN SPACE (46.8%)

Green Space Comparison

ROYAL POINCIANA WAY

GREEN SPACE COMPARISON

NORTH ENTRY CRESCENT BLDG

GARDEN

COCOANUT ROW

EXISTING COMMERCIAL

ALLEE

GATE

EXISTING COMMERCIAL

CRESCENT BLDG BANYAN BLDG

SITE PLAN

BANYAN PARK

RETAIL BANYAN BLDG

PARKING STRUCTURE

THEATER

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Lobby 3900

Dressing Rooms Backstage 2400 1400 2400 Backstage

Large Function 4400

RestroomsStairScene Storage Backstage Stair 550 Restrooms Rest-

900

600 rooms Lobby 2100 600

Theater

Stage Stage 1500 sf 1500 sf

Stage 1800 2000

Stair Stair Dressing Scene Shop Backstage Rooms Dressing 900 Rooms

House House 4250 4250 House House 7300 8900 Mechanical

Lobby Lobby 3900 3900

250

Dressing Rooms Dressing Room Dressing Rooms 1400 1400 1400

Large Function Function Function Large Function 900 4400 9500 4400

Restrooms Scene Storage Backstage Restroom Scene Storage Restrooms 550 900 Backstage 550 550

900 900

Stage Stage Stage 1800 2000 1800 2000 1800

Scene Shop Backstage Scene 900 Shop Backstage 900 900

Office Storage 2200

Lobby Lobby Lobby 2100 2100 2100 House House House House 7300 House 8900 7300 7300 8900 Mechanical Mechanical Mech 250

250

Existing Theater Dressing Rooms 1400

Large Function 4400

Restrooms

550

Scene Storage 900

Stage 2000

Scene Shop 900

Lobby 2100 House 8900 Mechanical

250

Theater and Crescent Building Comparison

THEATER AND CRESCENT BUILDING COMPARISON

STAGE

OFFICE BAR

WC

WC

OPEN

WC

WC

COATS

BALCONY

BOOTH TICKETS

LOBBY BAR

LOBBY TERRACE

ENTRY (COVERED)

THEATER FIRST FLOOR PLAN

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THEATER BALCONY PLAN

Plans

New Theater

THEATER


Crescent Building and Park Gate

VIEW FROM THE ALLEE

450 Royal Palm Way and Proposed Crescent Building

450 ROYAL PALM WAY AND PROPOSED CRESCENT BUILDINGS

Banyan Park Residences BANYAN PARK

NEW RETAIL

New Retail

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Southern Style Barbeque Catering Co “Home of the Barbeque Cone”

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The owner and pitmaster of The Bearded Pig was raised in Jacksonville, Florida. Some call this the capital of southern Georgia, others the First Coast, and some refer to it as Old Florida, but no matter what you think, it is all Southern. Michael’s journey to the barbeque business began when he was a child learning to cook at the feet of his father, both at home and at his father’s restaurants. He was indoctrinated with a love of quality ingredients and Southern technique from Rosalee Siplin, who taught him some of his most treasured recipes. A large family that entertained frequently rounded out his tutelage in cooking for large groups and mastering his skills in the kitchen.

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While he did manage a great barbeque joint for a brief stint in Washington, DC, he found himself a trained architect working in Boston. After 3 years of living in New England, he was fed up with the barbeque in his area and decided to start cooking himself.

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The Bearded Pig is the result of the accumulation and perfection of years worth of recipes, both those handed down to him and those developed on his own, a desire to make some damn fine barbeque, and the desire to honor his Southern roots. True Southern Barbeque is his passion and a gift to his new home.

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Bon appetit, y’all!

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Catering Packages BBQ Sandwich Choose 3 BBQ sandwich meats & 3 sides

Chicken & BBQ Sandwich BBQ chicken, 2 BBQ sandwich meats & 3 sides

Chicken & Ribs BBQ chicken, St. Louis Ribs & 3 sides

Chicken, Ribs & BBQ Sandwich BBQ Chicken, St. Louis Ribs, one BBQ sandwich meat & 3 sides

Whole Hog BBQ chicken, St. Louis Ribs, 3 BBQ sandwich meats & 3 sides

$10.99 $13.99 $16.99

617.996.9080 catering@thebeardedpig.com 201 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143 www.thebeardedpig.com

Menu

- all meals are priced per person and come with cornbread, rolls and BBQ sauces - make any package better with more meat: $1 extra gets larger helping of BBQ meat with every package $1 extra substitutes Babyback ribs

Don’t forget the sweets and something cool to wash it down!

Pulled Pork Pulled Chicken

Sliced Brisket Sausage

Bone-In Meats Chicken St. Louis Ribs

Chicken Wings Babyback Ribs

call: 6 1 7 . 9 9 6 . 9 0 8 0 email: catering@ thebeardedpig.com Before placing an order, please inform us if you or a person in your party has a food allergy. Orders must be placed 48 hours in advance in order for us to provide the best slow smoked BBQ. Call or email 7 days a week. Delivery charges start at $20. Full service catering available. Minimum order of $150 for delivery required.

pitmaster

michael@thebeardedpig.com

www.thebeardedpig.com

201 Somerville Avenue Somerville, MA 02143

Business Cards

Bearded Baked Beans Collard Greens Mac and Cheese Texas Corn Pudding Garlic Mashed Potatoes

- All sides are vegetarian except for Brunswick Stew

Extras

Drinks

Deviled Eggs Smoked Jalapeño Poppers Cornbread Rolls

Mint Iced Tea Southern Sweet Tea Homemade Lemonade

Alice’s Banana Pudding

Rosalee’s Cookies

Sauces Original Pit Sauce Southern Sweet

Barbeque Pulled Pork Sliced Brisket

$11.99 $12.99

Pulled Chicken Sausage

per pound $11.99 $11.99

- pound serves 2-3

Bone-In Rack St. Louis Spare Ribs - serves 2 - 4 Rack Baby Back Ribs - serves 1 - 3 Smoked BBQ Chicken - serves 2 - 4

$23.99 $24.99 $12.99

Sides

Sides Creamy Southern Slaw NC Vinegar Slaw Potato Salad Brunswick Stew Grilled Veggies

Desserts

Place an Order:

Michael Schmidt

617.996.9080 Kitchen 617.955.7831 Mobile

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BBQ Sandwich Meats

$18.99 $22.99

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Whether it is an office lunch, a casual party or wedding, The Bearded Pig is where you should be getting your BBQ!

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Please contact us about catering for your next event.

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Hopefully he is able to share some of his Southern hospitality and charm.

East Carolina Vinegar Hot & Spicy

Low Country Mustard

pint $5.99

quart $9.99

- All sides are vegetarian except for Brunswick Stew - Please see menu for a list of sides available

Beverages

- by the gallon -

Fresh Brewed Mint Iced Tea Southern Sweet Tea Homemade Lemonade

$8.99 $8.99 $8.99

Extras Cornbread - one piece Rolls - dozen Deviled Eggs - dozen Smoked Jalapeño Poppers - dozen Smoked Chicken Wings - dozen

$0.50 $5.00 $5.99 $9.99 $9.99

Sauce pint $5.99

quart $9.99

Sweets Alice’s Banana Pudding Rosalee’s Cookies - dozen

half pan

full pan

$24.99

$45.99 $8.99

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Lamb Event Partnered with Akimenko meats, Sumttynose Brewery, and the American Lamb Board to host a butchering demo and dinner. 50 guests attended to learn about butchering and barbeque.

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YES Gala_Cyclorama Invited to be a part of a “Best of Boston BBQ” fundraiser for YES at the Cyclorama.

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201 Somerville Ave_Commissary

Retail Area, Before

Retail Area, After

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,Kitchen _walk-in progress

Kitchen_Line and Smoker

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445 Somerville_Restaurant Demolition, design, permitting, and construction of derelict space in Union Square. A former restaurant in Union Square was built out to house a fast casual counter service BBQ restaurant. The design was driven by the dimensions of the space, the kitchen equipment requirements, and reclaimed bead board walls that were discovered prior to leasing the space. The demolition resulted in uncovering all of these walls, pulling down the old drop ceiling, and removing years worth of poorly executed construction projects. The design palette began with the bead board walls and added oak floors, brass light fixtures, and stainless steel. Various iterations resulted in a 40 seat restaurant space with a small kitchen/servery area. Found mirrors in the existing space were re-purposed for a large mirrored wall with bar seating.

GREASE TRAP

FRIDGE

3 BAY SCULLERY

NEW QUARRY TILE

ALTO SHAAM

SERVERY 170 SF

HAND SINK

WC 22 SF

HEATED DISPLAY

CLOSET

27� COLD PREP

WC 50 SF

BEVERAGE STATION

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The project took 4 months from signing the lease to demolition, design, and construction. I did all of the work with the help of a carpenter friend and subcontractors.

JANITOR MOP SINK 13 SF

DINING ROOM 632 SF

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Existing Beadboard

Plan

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Design Palette

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Finished Space

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Menu Board

Logo and Sauces

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Michael Brian Schmidt__30 Glenwood Avenue #1__Cambridge, MA 02139 mbschm@gmail.com__617.955.7831

EXPERIENCE The Bearded Pig_Somerville_MA JAN 2011 - AUG 2012 •

Owner and pitmaster

BBQ catering company and restaurant. Created and developed brand, recipes, and concept of new catering company and restaurant. Designed and built out catering kitchen that evolved into Kitchen Inc, a shared-use commissary kitchen. Built brand into a sought after catering company and expanded into a restaurant. Designed and built out restaurant. Ann Beha Architects_Boston_MA AUG 2008 - JAN 2011 •

Designer and entry level architectural intern

LEED accredited professional

University of Chicago_Becker-Friedman Institute for Research in Economics_Chicago, IL Programming, conceptual design, and design development. Assessed feasibility, developed master plan and design of former seminary on University of Chicago campus as the new Becker-Friedman Institute for Research in Economics. Documented historic building. Worked with faculty to determine master plan for new facility. Designed new underground lecture hall, vertical circulation spine, and addition. Addition will connect two adjacent properties with seminary building and provide office spaces, classrooms, and seminar rooms. Site of new construction borders three distinctive architectural buildings and styles: collegiate Gothic Seminary building, Wright’s Robie house, and Rafael Viñoly Booth School of Business. Museum of Fine Arts_Boston, MA Master program plan. Part of team that assessed the feasibility and historic significance of recent museum purchase, The Forsyth Institute building. Created a program for a ‘Study Center’ that would consolidate the curatorial, conservation, and library of the MFA and house this new entity in the Forsyth building. Conducted research of the historic fabric of the Forsyth building; interviewed curators, conservators, and Museum staff; and coordinated work with consultants regarding structural engineering, landscape architecture, mechanical engineering, code and life safety, as well as historic preservation. Royal Poinciana Plaza_Palm Beach, FL Redevelopment of historic shopping center in Palm Beach, FL. Conducted research of historic precedents in the Palm Beach area. Designed new multi-use development that includes housing, expanded retail, new parking structure, and theater with respect to the building fabric of the historic shopping center. Worked with landscape architect to design new waterfront public park that would replace existing theater. Produced document for presentation to Landmarks Preservation Committee. Completed renderings of new buildings. Intern Manager Correspond with prospective interns. Maintain database of intern information: CV, portfolios, and additional correspondence. Interview and hire prospective interns. Manage intern work schedule. Typical Office Duties

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Physical modeling: working and presentation

Construction Documents / Code Research / Design Development / Schematic Design

Historic research


Phantom Dezign Golf Club Company_Jacksonville_FL APR 2002 - MAY 2004 •

Creative Director and Sales

Assisted in the initial design of the club. Designed company literature and advertising materials. Outside sales representative focusing on Florida and south Georgia. Brand development. Commercial Jacksonville_Jacksonville_FL JAN - APR 2002 •

Sales Associate

Licensed Sales Associate focusing on land sales and investment properties. Conducted research into the development process. Assisted senior partners in structuring leasing agreements and sales contracts. Rocklands Barbeque_Washington_DC APR - SEP 2001 •

Manager

Manager of high-end barbeque restaurant. Responsible for ordering foodstuffs and coordinating employee schedules. Oversaw catering and special events. Worked with owner to develop the brand and expand the business. Republican National Committee_Washington_DC Aug 2000 - APR 2001 •

State Campaign Finance Manager

Completed campaign finance reports for various state agencies. Managed deposits and disbursements from various accounts in order to comply with state and federal campaign finance regulations.

EDUCATION University of Florida_Master’s of Architecture_MAY 2008 Graduate Certificate in Sustainability / Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation Preservation Institute: Caribbean Summer Studio in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico_Summer 2007 Preservation Institute: Nantucket Preservation Studio_Summer 2006 HABS Documentation of United States Life Saving Station (USLSS) Historic Structures Report of USLSS Hampden-Sydney College_Bachelor of Arts_MAY 2000 Major: History / German / Political Science Richmond University_London, UK_FALL 1998

COMPUTER SKILLS Proficient: Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe InDesign; Adobe Bridge; Sketchup; Autodesk CAD; MS Office; Apple and PC operating systems. Familiar: Autodesk Revit; Adobe Lightroom; Form-Z; V-ray; 3DS Max

RECOGNITION AIA 150 Celebration Exhibit, Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Convention Center project chosen as part of a display of student work. Architrave Magazine_Contour_2008 Preservation Institute: Caribbean project published in Architrave, and independent student design magazine.

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