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Merritt Heilman Select Works


Merritt Heilman 7265 Black Abbey Ct. Dublin, OH 43017 614 769 1976 | heilmamt@mail.uc.edu

ZGF Architects LLP. Portland, OR PDX TCORE Interior Design Intern Co-Op|Summer 2018

Responsible for translating design sketches and ideas into the project’s interior’s team Revit model as well as preparing sheets for schematic design progress prints. Assists with compiling presentations in InDesign, in addition to generating content in Photoshop, Illustrator and SketchUp.

Chute Gerdeman Columbus, OH Materials and Architectural Design Studio Intern Co-Op|Spring 2017, Fall 2017 Responsible for assisting designers with material selection and specification. Ensuring the scheduling of materials is accurate and complete. Assists with design documentation in Revit of architecture and fixture details.

Personal Nanny Dublin, OH Caretaker|2015-2016

Care for children during weekdays to ensure their safety. Required the children be held responsible for their chores. Engaged in games, crafts and other activities with the children.

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Bachelor’s of Science in Interior Design Deans List|2015-Present University Chapter of IIDA Member|2015-Present DAAP SAID Instagram Contributor|Present Expected Graduation|2020

Dublin Coffman High School, Dublin, OH AP Scholar with Honors|2014-2015 Graduated with Honors Diploma|2015 Graduated Summa Cum Laude|2015

Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Auto CAD Bluebeam Hand Rendering

Hand Drafting SketchUp Microsoft Office Model Building Revit Rhinoceros


Contents Academic Northern Lights Units Livewell Collaborative Folly Insertion

Professional PDX Terminal Core Airport Restaurant Tech Store Flagship

Personal Hand Drawing


1. Northern Lights Units


Objective: Desgin a mobile hospitality unit that allows guests to view the Northern Lights from their beds.


NORTHERN LIGHTS UNITS

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INDIVIDUAL SPRING 2018

A guest zone with amenities for visitors of Iceland to visit. This includes check-in, waiting and recomposure areas as well as restroom facilities.


NORTHERN LIGHTS UNITS

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INDIVIDUAL SPRING 2018

The dining area allows for guests to pick up small bites, or cook using the kitchen space provided.


NORTHERN LIGHTS UNITS

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INDIVIDUAL SPRING 2018

Encapsulation of the inexpensive containers to create an ETFE warehouse created a comfortable space for visitors year-round. The pattern on the ETFE creates specific zones for Northern Lights viewing.


NORTHERN LIGHTS UNITS

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INDIVIDUAL SPRING 2018

The guest units are made of smaller containers that are pulled out on the site by a vehicle. They each have a fire place and a restroom with a shower in addition to beds where guests can view the Northern Lights.


2. Livewell Collaborative


Objective: The Livewell Collaborative has grown out of the existing office space and is moving to a new location. Their concerns are client privacy and have needs for more collaboration.


LIVE WELL COLLABORATIVE

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INDIVIDUAL SUMMER 2017

The concept model’s reflections inspire the floating lights and high gloss epoxy floors by being what connects the office like a thread both overhead and under foot.


LIVE WELL COLLABORATIVE

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INDIVIDUAL SUMMER 2017

View of team meeting area. To the right are dark and massive storage closets that are also magnetic and writable. Their intention is to provide a functional, but clear division between public and private space.


LIVE WELL COLLABORATIVE

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INDIVIDUAL SUMMER 2017

The plan breaks up the designated area on the floor plate into a public and private area. The private studios can be rearranged for various projects by moving writable boards.


LIVE WELL COLLABORATIVE

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INDIVIDUAL SUMMER 2017

A studio shown in use where magnetic and writable boards on casters make good work and collaboration space. All of the furniture is on casters to be easily moved from one space to another.


3. Folly


Objective: In a group of eight students, design and construct a structure at human scale utilizing the qualities of both pine and MDF.


FOLLY

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GROUP SPRING 2016

Using vertically standing panels set at different angles. As a body moves through the path, they experience varying amounts of light passing between the panels.


FOLLY

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GROUP SPRING 2016

A series of iterative models done throughout the design process.


4. Insertion


Objective: Create an insertion for DAAP’s Alms building for students and faculty to enjoy.


INSERTION

Blue: Pin-up Space

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Red: Social Space

INDIVIDUAL SPRING 2016

Purple: Multi-purpose

Focusing on the need for a more convenient critique space, I developed an insertion that created a review space both inside the studio and somewhere beyond the studio.


FOLLY

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INDIVIDUAL SPRING 2016

The spaces also double as a leisure space where students can take breaks from their work and enjoy the sun.


5. PDX Terminal Core ZGF Architects LLP. Summer 2018 Co-op Semester


Contributions to the schematic design phase of the Portland airport’s expansion by supporting the design process through 3D modeling, schematic design drawing sets and 2D diagramming.


PDX TERMINAL CORE

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CO-OP SUMMER 2018

Enplaning

Overall figure-ground plan studies reflect the solid and transparent masses throughout the aiport. The enplaning level has to service many of the security areas and the most trafficked restrooms in the airport.


PDX TERMINAL CORE

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CO-OP SUMMER 2018

Mezzanine

The mezzanine level houses more private offices and a conference center. The more public areas host seating and lounge areas.


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This elevation study of the bag claim area was done to express an artful approach to the space. The space the airport has for bag claim is dark and has low ceilings.


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A digital art wall was an effort to bring more light and information to the passengers waiting for their bags upon arrival.

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6. Airport Restaurant Chute Gerdeman Fall 2017 Co-op Semester


Develop the design intent set to 90% to issue to the contractor and architect of record. Drawings range from plans, elevations and reflected ceiling plans to casework, section details and transition details.


AIRPORT RESTAURANT

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CO-OP FALL 2017

Fixture Drawings

Fixture Drawings: I helped to develop a new detail for the attachment of a brand fixture. The client asked if the detail could be shared with the brand to potentially become the millwork standard.


AIRPORT RESTAURANT

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CO-OP FALL 2017

Elevations

Design Intent Drawings: This was the first project in which I was completely responsible for documenting in Revit at Chute Gerdeman. I was responsible for the entire drawing set under the ADS project lead.


AIRPORT RESTAURANT

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CO-OP FALL 2017

Fixture & Equipment Plan

Plans would be approved following the RFP process, but I was responsible for coordinating with an equipment consultant and adjusting the plan to ensure clearances.


AIRPORT RESTAURANT

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CO-OP FALL 2017

Finish Plan

A portion of my role at the firm included material selection and specification. The finish plans were to represent these finishes listed on the schedule that I assisted in putting together.


7. Gadgets of Desire Chute Gerdeman Fall 2017 Co-op Semester


Develop the design intent set to 90% to issue to the client. This was the first project that I was to build a shell based off of CAD drawings. I was responsible for coordinating the drawings with the designer, the first time I was in charge of this effort.


GADGETS OF DESIRE

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CO-OP FALL 2017

Fixture Documentation

The design’s primary focus was on the fixture design. The fixtures were a streamlined designed with adjustable shelving to host stock. It was my role to model and document these fixtures.


GADGETS OF DESIRE

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CO-OP FALL 2017

The first set of drawings issued to the client did not specify the strip for shelving. It was my responsibility to find a product within two days. I contacted Vitra and found the Invisible line that could be shipped from Germany to India that week.


8. Hand Rendering


A display of my drawing skills in pastels, pen and graphite. Each drawing took approximately 10 hours to complete.


HAND RENDERING

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PERSONAL WORK

A collection of panels pinned up to reveal Michelangelo’s The Last Judgement. In pink is my panel rendered in pastels.


HAND RENDERING

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PERSONAL WORK

Fra Carnevale’s The Annunciation

Above is my graphite interpretation of the setting of the painting The Annunciation. The space is shown as a rendered section on the right and plan on the left.


Thank you.

614 769 1976 | heilmamt@mail.uc.edu https://issuu.com/merrittheilman

Interior Design Select Works Fall 2018  

A representation of my Interior Design work up to present.

Interior Design Select Works Fall 2018  

A representation of my Interior Design work up to present.

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