MO N ICA PAC Y NA architecture portfolio
BBIX, Architecture & Engineering Intern - Summer 2016
Glen Oak Country Club Waitress - June
Worked as a design intern, assisting in drawing, revising and compiling drawings and sheet sets for government buildings.
Began busing tables and later waitressing taking care of regular customers as well as hosting parties and weddings.
CO N TAC T
Involved in several successful proposals as well as several final drawing sets.
Developed communication, interpersonal and customer service skills to assure members receive the best dining experience possible
202 Whitetail Lane Clarks Summit, PA
Basic drawing and design skills as well as mechanical, electrical and pluming design.
ARCHITECTURE STUDENT RESUME
Gained appreciation for good communication and teamwork
responsible for the safety, welfare and entertainment of children for various families in the Clarks Summit area
Quandel Construction tel. (570) 561-3611
EDUCATION Marywood University Scranton, PA 5 year
Intern - Jan 2014
Responsible for accurately recording project submittals learned to read architectural drawings.
Taught autistic child how to play the piano and how to read music
Shadowed project and construction manager during site visits of construction project at University of Scranton
Experienced project meetings with local architects
Sold paintings and drawings of requested subject to various people
First initial experience within the field of architecture
Bachelor of Architecture 2013 - 2018
ABOUT ME I a m a n am b i t i o u s a rc hi te c t ure stud e nt w i th a dri ve to co nt i nu o u sl y le a r n a n d i m prove . Wo r k i ng towa rd s o bta in in g a 5 year B .Arc h d e g re e w hi l e st i l l wor kin g in a p rofes s i o na l e nvi ro nm e nt to obta in h ours for l i ce nse r. I e nj oy th e d e sign si de of arc hi te c t u re a nd u se my p a ssion of a rt a n d my sk i l l s i n d i ffe re nt comp ute r pro gram s to re p re se nt my i d e a s.
RELEVANT COURSEWORK Study Abroad - Florence, Italy Design Build Photography Structures Environmental Systems Building Assemblies Digital Media Materials and Methods Farmitecture
INTERESTS Drawing / Painting Playing Piano Baking
R . E. C . C EN TE R 5th year fall - Studio IX - 2017 LOCATION - PHILADELPHIA, PA
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Located in South Philadelphia sits several old and abandonded boat docking piers, each different from the next. Some are wooden and overgrown with vegetation while others are made of all concrete and lacking any growth at all. A trail connects each one to the next and backin into Philly. THye government has renovated the two end piers making them usable and functional for the public yet the rest remain untouched.
CRITICAL ISSUE In order to make this a place of interest for people rather than a pass by location, more piers need to be renovated and a point of interest must be added to draw in the people needed to create a livable functioning trail.
*partner work - Mackenzie Kidwell
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2. Meso - Environmental Education Intent To provide a place where users can both learn and experience different features of the natural environment and the Delaware Estuary User Appeals to visitors and education programs in Philadelphia
1. Macro - Water Monitoring Intent To create a facility in which data can be retrieved, analized and shared amongst other statons in the Delaware Estuary. User Scientists and higher education students. This allows scientists and researchers to be able to connect to the rest of the Estuary to compare data.
Role of Nature Nature is used as an educational tool to help make the community become more aware of their surroundings.
Role of Nature Nature is being used for research and the betterment of the entire estuary.
PROGRAM INTERACTION Active Community
2. Micro - Trail Facilities Intent Encourage trail use by providing different amenities and community spaces User
Appeals to the people of the community and everyday trail users
Role of Nature Nature is the primary function and overall experience.
MOVEMENT Pedestrian friendly
EF F ECT S OF INT E GRAT ION
SHOT TOWER PLAYGROUND
WA SHI NG
What was once an isolated concrete pier, now will become an active destination at all different scales and will created a connection to different features and aspects of the surrounding area.
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PROGRAMS found within Philadelphia HISTORICAL SITES RECREATIONAL
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PIER QUALITY ACTIVE/RENIVATED INACTIVE/OVERGROWN
HIKING TRAIL TRAIL ENTRANCE
RIVER CONNECTION Providing a monitoring system further down the river it helps to activate the whole river and increase activity in the parts that may have been too far down and been forgotten.
The site features similar program found in center city to south Philly to extend the same appeal just in a different location. This creates a connection as well as activates activity between the two which extends the
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Since the trail is now a place of interest, it is more appealing for the community engage which creates a connection that couldn’t exist before with only two separate
AER I A L VI E W Arial view of the new addition to the proposed R.E.C. Center. Numbered are the intended adjustments to be made to the piier and surrounding site. All changes are intended to make not only the building sustainable but its context as a way to purify the water before entering the river. Tactics used can be implimented to any other buildings that may be added to the buildings along the shoreline to create one massive sustainable area.
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What was once a decaying building will be demolished and repaved using parts of the pier that are removed. Provides direct access to building.
Depression in landscape with slightly sloping sides. Collects and removes silt and pollution from surface runoff.
3 LIVING SHORELINE Natural way to create a shoreline using native plants. Provides habitats for animals a well as a means of purifying the water.
Area where water covers soil. Acts as a natural water ﬁlter by absorbing excess nutrients, sediments, and pollutants through the plants that grow within.
Allows visitors to have a hands-on experience to further educate on the natural ﬁltering process.
6 PIER AND DOCK
Observation, ﬁshing, and park space for the community to engage with the water. The dock allows direct access to water for the community and researchers.
7 SOLAR PANELS
South-facing PV cells collect and store the sun’s energy which is used to naturally power the building.
Outdoor roof space that highlights effects of water puriﬁcation for visitors and draws community in for consistent garden use.
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INERACTIVE GALERY CLASSROOM
SECO ND FLO O R
Indoor wetland facilitates circulation and quick, direct movement through building. Visitors follow this water treatement system as they make their way through the buidling allowing them to see upclose the natural water purifying process that is happening naturally on the shoreline.
THERMAL MASS DATUM
This stone wall mass helps to naturally heat and cool the spaces directly attached to it. Programs associated with the thermal mass are all programs that encourage people to stay an occupy making it important to control room temperatures.
FIR ST FLO O R
3 COLLECTION LIBRARY
BREAK ROOM OFFICE
4 COLLABORATION ROOM
6 AV / TECH ROOM
CAFE STORAGE CAFE
LAB / TESTING AREA
NAT U R AL CO N N E CTIO N Each program focuses on nature, whether that be for recreation, for study or for education to help connect these different programs. Nature is intended to connect and unify the different programs through a natural wetland systems as well a manmade indoor wetland system.
Connection to Trail
Easy access from trail, for people looking for a quick stop to refresh and continue along the trail, or to continue through the building and use the various outdoor activities found along the pier such as kayak rentals and ﬁshing outlook.
Used as a central water monitoring facility for the rest of the Delaware River, where scientists can study the impact the surrounding city has on it and develop was to mitigate that impact. Designed to allow visitors to have a visual connection with them yet provides private space to work.
Intended to educate visitors the different ways water quality can be impacted and the different means of reducing and helping those inﬂuences. Classroom space accomidates for student tours as well as opn gallery space for different environmental groups in community to change out displays.
Connection to Pier
REPURPOSED PIER Building on top of the existing concrete pier, green recreational space is added as well as a ﬁshing pier and a dock for kayaks and boats to be launched. All increases the activity and use.
IN DOOR WETLAN D PROCESS 1. BLACK + GRAY WATER TANKS The process begins in septic and annaerobic tanks for black water, and a ﬁlter tank for gray water
A large portion of the vegetation is above water
A large portion of the vegetation is under water
Emergent plants with lower parts submerged
Foliage is above water while roots are submerged
Water circulates through a sand ﬁlter and from here is either used in the building or placed back in the river
WATER PU RIF ICATION SYSTEM S I N T ERI O R REN DERI N G_LO BBY/CAFE
Indoor water collection and cleaning system. Intended to mimic the natural cleansing process of water. wetland ﬁltration system
FILTRATION + TREATMENT BASINS
rainwater collection + aeration
INTERSECTION OF NATURAL + MANMADE
Outside natural water ﬁltration process. Water passwes through different forms of ﬁltration that naturally occur as a way to purify any water that doesn’t passthrough the building’s cleansing process.
INTERI O R REN DERI N G_GALLERY/GARDEN
RES EA R C H SE CT I ON
allows direct sunlight to reach thermal mass wall on the second ﬂoor
wetland accessible to researchers and visible to visitors from upper ﬂoor. Open to the outside to allow ventilation.
lights the double-height space using idirect sunlight to keep building cool
glu-lam wood structure is locally sourced and has less of an impact on the site than alternatives
THERMAL MASS WALL a dark stone wall that collects heat throughout the day and slowly releases it throughout the evening to keep temperature regulated
an outdoor version of the man-made wetland system speciﬁcally for the scientists to test and use
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SECTION THROUGH OBSERVATION
THERMAL COLLECTION A thermal mass is placed close towards the south facade. As the sun hits the mass, the wall will collect and store the heat which is later released to warm the s pace later in the day.
SECTION THROUGH RESEARCH
DAYLIGHTING + SHADING The angle of the roof accommodates for both summer and winter sun angles. An over hang helps protect against the intense summer sun yet allows the winter sun (at a lower angle) to enter the space and warm the interior environment.
SECTION THROUGH LOBBY
Window openings toward the bottom of the building allow cool air to naturally ﬂow in. Opening on the top of the building allow for the rising warm air to be released. This keeps the air circulation consistent through the building. Openings are created by a window and louver system, skylights and the wetland.
D ES I G N F O R I NT EG RAT I O N site conditions before and after design integration 1
•artiﬁcial approach to a shoreline
•doesn’t allow natural processes to occur •prone to expansion and contraction
Living Shoreline / Wetland •solution to erosion of the concrete wall
•resolves physical connection between land and sea
•surrounding area is primarily impermeable •large amount of polluted runoff
Green roof collection system •stormwater will be collected and reused
Effect of building on site
•building over water could affect water quality
EXTERIOR REND ERING OF F IRST TWO B UIL D INGS
•building’s water system will be self-sufﬁcient
SP I R I T UA L AWA R EN ES S C E N TER 4th year spring - Studio VIII - 2017 LOCATION - HAVANA, CUBA
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Communism has been ruling over Cuba for over 50 years. During that period of time, religion was oppressed, meaning people werenâ€™t allowed to freely and openly practice their religious beliefs and cultrues. Being oppressed for such a long period of time, people began loosing their beliefs and loosing themselves spiritually. However, recently the government changed hands which in turn opened up the religious door. This allows the residents to freely experiment and discover themselves and their beliefs.
CRITICAL ISSUE Following the proposed expo people to move to Cuba from around the world to help bost the economy), and the newly found religious freedom among residents, there wil be a complete new demopgraphic within the society. Incoming peple will bring various and unique cultral, spiritual and religious beliefs as well as current residents will desire to explore the endless possibilities. The current Cuban community does not accomadate for this diversity and does not give any space to worship besides a select few Catholic curches. In order to help both the residents of the community and the new people coming in, a spiritual center will provide a space for ALLpeople to feel welcome and feel safe to discover and practice whatever they woudl please.
*partner work - Devin Crowley
SPI R I TUA L I TY Spirituality is the connection between all the differing religions and cultures. It is the broader category that the others fall under. Believing in something greater than yourself, regardless of what that may be is spirituality.
DESIGN AP P R OAC H
Macro S cal e
1. Grid A pplication
lo c a t ed in central Havana, the site is tucked in a primarily residential area. I t is sandwiched b et ween t wo major travel routes for the bus sy stem. S outh lower route is an old industrial a n d a b a n d oned train station, no longer in use.
Gr i d ta ken fro m pro po r ti o ns o f the si te a llow the bui ldi ng to sea mlessly i ntegrate a nd fi t i tself i nto the si te a nd ci t y.
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2 . c h u r c h es t h e m a j o rity of religious b u ild in g s in the area are S P I R I T UA L I T Y
3 . b u s r o ute m a j o r b u s route running t h r o u g h central Havana.
4 . p r im a r y residential area
5 . a b a n d oned train station s u r r o u n d e d by a majority o f u n u s ed buildings
2. Pro g ram Placement practice
CO M P O N T E N T S
Universal elements of high impo r tan ce found and understood in th e vast maj ority of cultures and re ligio n s.
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NAT URE Nature helps people be in tune with the our innerselves and the inherent wisdom that is within us all.
Nature helps people b e in tune with the our innerselves and the inherent wisdom that is within us all.
Spa ce a llo w s r o o m fo r peo ple to r est an d r epo se a llo w in g th em to align w ith th e in h er en t w isdo m w ith in .
Micro S it e Anal y s i s E x i sti n g B u ildin gs
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D efi ned a s the a bsence o f bui li dng. Usi ng the gr i d system, pa r ts w i ll be a bstra c ted fro m the bui li ng w hi ch i n tur n be fi lled w i th the three co mpo nents o f spi r i tua lli t y.
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People must be exposed to the ways in which they can achieve spirituality in order for that person to understand the best way for them to personalize their experience
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Taking what was learn ed, and applying it to different rituals, thinkin g and gatherings.
1 . C on n e c t i on t o r e s i de n t i a l n e i gh bor h ood 2 . C on n e c t i on t o e du c a t i on a l a n d gov ’ t bu i l di n gs
Nor t hw e s t- r e s i de n t i a l e n t ran c e Sou t h e a s t- bu s e n t ra n c e
Su b-t r opi cS a l c l i m at e . H ar s h s u n l i gh t du r u n g t h e day.
DESIG N INT E NT
Mar 20 / Sep 22
Feb 18 / Oct 22
Cycle a person goes through a s th ey become spiritually aware: l ear n in g how, applying that knowledge th en
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ENGAGE U po n r each in g spir itu a lity, a per so n is co n ten t w ith o n eself w h ich u ltimately leads to th em wa n tin g to r ea ch o u t an d h elp o th er s.
Design a spiritual center that provides a space for all people regardless of religion and culture to learn, practice and give back according to their spiritual beliefs. In order to remain neutral to various beliefs, we intend to incorporate elements found in all beliefs (nature, light and space) through the use of voids. Intent to maintain an simplistic form in order to respect the the buildings surrounding it but use the voids and spiritual elements to shape the building and give it moments of impact.
Apply Vo i ds to i nco r po rate co mpo nents o f spi r i tua li t y
Connection to community residents will be more inclinded to enter this side as it it closer to their houses.
3 4 2 Connection to bus route visitors entering here will be coming from different parts of the community
Concrete panels hung at various intervals, slightly elevated off the ground. Allows the facade to to match the raw and gritty feel of the surrounding buildings and allows the inside to be pure and free from the outside chaos INTERIOR RENDERING FROM ENTERANCE HALLWAY
The facade pattern is extended to the roof of the building to create skylights that align with the facade windows. This allows light to purposefully enter a room to create intense spiritual moments.
The center and most sacred moment in the buidling brings nature in and gives people space to disconnect from the city and focus inward. Connection between the education and religious buildings.
Building gives space for classes of different religions, belif and topics. This allows people to be exposed to different ideas and have personal help in ďŹ guring out what they need to heal and what their personalized spirituality involves.
Building allows space for people to put into action their beliefs. Spirituality can be achieved by different means, wheather that be through religious practice, music or dance.
F IRST F LO O R P L A N
T H IRD FLOOR
Practice rooms to allow space for people to connect with their inner selves.
Upper library where people can peacefully study alone.
SE COND FLOOR
Gathering rooms for the public to meet as seen fit according to their beliefs Seminar and classrooms where people are educated on the different methods of achieving spirituality.
E LEVATI O N S K E TC HE S
Da n ce R oom P ROG R A M S PRIVATE
Spaces become more private and secluded in the upper level. Creates religious area that is concentrated on allowing peope to carry out the act of their beliefs.
3. THIRD FLOOR religious music rooms dance rooms ritual room education library quiet rooms
2. SECOND FLOOR religious gathering hall education classroom library seminar room
1. FIRST FLOOR auditorium dinning hall lobby large corridors
Spaces for the community to gather and interact while encouraging community outreach.
INTERIOR COURTYARD Courtyard accessible only on the ﬁrst ﬂoor, however, it is design to be seen from the upper two levels making it be the “core” to the building.
PEAK FLASHING CLIP WITH FASTENERS METAL PANEL STANDING SEAM METAL INSULATION PANEL METAL DECKING AIR INFALTRATION 8” INSULATED CONCRETE STEEL STUD CLIP STEEL BEAM STEEL COLUMN STEEL ANGLE ROOF SHEATHING METAL CHANNEL LIGHT GAUGE METAL FRAMING BATT INSULATION WALL TIE
8” INSULATED CONCRETE PANEL METAL PIN BACKER ROD STEEL ANGLE ISOLATION JOINT REINCFORCED CONCRETE
ANCHOR PLATE STEEL BEAM STEEL TRUSS REINFORCED CONCRETE SLAB STEEL COLUMN SUSPENDED CEILING SYSTEM SUPPLY & DUCT GYPSUM BOARD BATT INSULATION CONCRETE FORM BOARD WALL TIE
8” INSULATED CONCRETE PANEL DRIP EDGE DOUBLE HUNG THERMAL OPERABLE ALUMINUM WINDOW WITH GLAZING
ALUMINUM MULLION SLOPE FOR DRAINAGE SEALANT 4
8” INSULATED CONCRETE PANEL STEEL COLUMN ANCHOR PLATE VAPOR BARRIER ISOLATION JOINT REINFORCED CONCRETE SPREAD FOOTING RIGID FOAM INSULATION
GROUT VAPOR BARRIER CONCRETE SLAB CONCRETE FOOTER RIGID FOAM INSULATION COMPACT GRAVEL PERIMETER DRAIN
D e t ail S e c t io n
CO N S T RU C T I O N 5th year fall & 3rd year fall
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Two projects demonstrating an understanding of construction The first is a case study of the Yale Center for British Art. Groups were to analysis and study how the building was constructed and created a detail wall section and 3D model based off construction documents. The second is a design build project located directly off a trail head. Intended to give people space to rest. The project was designed and constructed by students.
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F LOO R PLANS
LOCATI O N
Fou rt h Fl oor North East, North America
Connecticut, United States
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New Haven, Connecticut
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Yale Center for British Art Louis Kahn
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LON GIT UD INAL SE CT ION
Yale Old Campus Yale School of Architecture
Public Library Yale Art Gallery
Progra m A d ja c e n c i e s Museum Gallery (50.1%)
Museum Research/Educational (17.2% ) Public Circulaion (16.5%) Administrative Ofﬁces (9.1%) Public Mixed-Commercial (7.1%)
D ETA I L ED A XO N
D ETAILED ROOM Lon g G a l l e r y
Third Floor Long Gallery
Kahn is an architect known for his use of material beauty, simple geometrics and a militaristic lack of ornamentation. The decoration of his buildings is in its structure and the use of light paths and solar shading. Kahnâ€™s goal with the Center for British Art was to reach every room with natural light.
Caspole, R. (n.d.). [Digital image]. Retrieved from https://britishart.yale.edu/long-gallery
Images recieved from professor - obtained during site visit
LIGHT STU DY
Spring Solsitce (21/3/2PM)
Summer Solstice (21/6/2PM)
Fall Solstice (21/9/2PM)
Winter Solstice (21/12/2PM) *partner work - Andrew Ansbrow, Devin Crowley, Mackenzie Kidwell, Tyler Shiner
DESIGN ITERATIONS I
LHVA • MUSOA • ARCH 320 DESIGN BUILD • 101 SOUTH LAUREL STREET
In conjunction with the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority, Marywood University’s School of Architecture and the students of the design build studio have analyzed, designed and constructed an observation platform deeply rooted in the historical context provided by the Gravity Slope Coal Colliery, the active railways of Archbald, and the invested citizens of the area ultimately defining the Laurel Street Trailhead.
SIT E PLAN
2 Ramp directed toward parking lot Bleachers and ADA raised platform Alignment to trail and pond
FIRST PROPOSAL A slatted wall for public poster space Benches and seating enclosing platforms Wraps around monolith, facing pier and trail
II 1 Ramp enclosure open to platform Space for sculpture garden and planters Various seating locations
Bleachers exit toward Southwest Lawn Ample space for programs and events Complete coverage of Foundation 5
III 1 Ramp bent to visually connect Pier Platform and raised observation deck Exit facing river against trail 2
Bleachers and stair edge perpindicular Allows immediate access & extended stay Wire mesh guardrail with angled verticals
Lackawanna Heritage Valley Trail
Ramp bent to visually connect Pier Platform and raised observation deck Exit facing river against trail Running and Jogging
Bleachers and stair edge aligned with trail Allows immediate access & extended stay Wire mesh guardrail with angled verticals
Archbald Trailhead Park
1 One level observation platform Enter at intersection with pier Exit aligned toward trail
FINAL PROPOSAL Proposed Bell Tower above Monolith Slatted wall on Eastern side of platform Versatile Guardrail system
0’ 1’ 2’
Recreational and Competitive Bicycling
CON STRU CTION DOCUME NTAT ION Walking and Hiking
Kayaking and Water Sports
Laurel Point SITE PLAN:
Existing Fishing Pier
observation deck historic foundation existing ﬁshing pier ice skating pond
SE CTI O N PER SP E CT I V E
MO DEL V IGNET T ES
ST RUCT URAL A XO N
VERTICAL ELEMENTS • horizontally • bell
cladded to balance aesthetics tower offers human interaction with landmark directs view and blocks unsightly brush steel angle as addtional material
FINISHES • two
scales of spacing encourages movement or rest of guardrail changes with point of view ﬂatstock allows for mounting of handrail angle cap provides stability and promotes longevity • cap protects end grain of wood • framed decking adds visual appeal • density
• steel • steel
STRUCTURE • beams
provide main structural support and stringers establish support for decking joists provide a clean edge to the deck
SITE CONDITIONS • exisiting
concrete foundation excavated as needed structural reliance
CONCRETE • piers • steel
distribute structural weight rebar reinforces integrity of concrete anchor ramp and stairs
CONST RUCT ION D R AW INGS
LO NGI T U D I NA L SECT ION
3 4 X 5 X 16 STEEL ANGLE CAP
2 X 4 PT DIAGONAL BRACING
WALL DETIAL SECTION 4 X 4 PT POST
3 HORIZONTAL PT SLAT
LU28 JOIST HANGER ATTACHED TO THE BEAM 2 X 12 PT JOIST SET 16" OC
1 X 6 PT DECKING 1 X 3 PT DECKING
(3) 6" STRONG-TIE SDS HEAVY DUTY LAG SCREW
EXISTING FOUNDATION 12" DIA. SONOTUBE TO BE CUT TO GRADE AFTER CURING
12" DIA. CONCRETE PIERS
ADA ACCESSIBLE RAMP
BELL TOWER | MONOLITH
SOUTH END STAIRS
0’ 1’ 2’
T RA NV E R S E S E CT ION
RAMP DETIAL SECTION 3 2 X 3 X 16 " STEEL ANGLE CAP
HANDRAIL BRACKET 1951R, BLACK
3 X 81 " STEEL FLATSTOCK FOR ATTCHING HANDRAIL LU28 JOIST HANGER ATTACHED TO THE BEAM 2 X 10 JOIST SET 12" OC
1 X 6 PT DECKING 2 X 4 PT POST
1 X 3 PT DECKING
(2) 2 X 12 RIM JOIST
(3) 6" STRONG-TIE SDS HEAVY DUTY LAG SCREW
12" DIA. SONOTUBE HELD 16" ABOVE BOTTOM OF HOLE TO ALLOW CONCRETE TO SLUMP FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE #2 CRUSHED STONE
ADA ACCESSIBLE RAMP
BELL TOWER | MONOLITH
LACKAWANNA HERITAGE TRAIL
0’ 1’ 2’
*partner work - Marywood University School of Architecture class of 2018
SEL EC T ED A R T WO R K 2013 - 2018
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Collection of hand drawings done for school assignments, personal pieces and pieces sold to a client. Work is done with pencil, color pencil or charcoal. I focus on making the pieces as realistic as possible yet try to allow my own style to be apparent in the end result.
ACADEM I C W O R K
FIGU R E DR AW I N G Charcoal on newsprint / pencil on sketch paper
CH AR COA L S T I L L L I F E Black + White charcoal on newsprint
HAND RE N D E RIN G S Color pencil on top of water color paint
H AN DS Pencil on sketch paper
STIL L L IFE Pencil on sketch paper / color pencil later added
CLI EN T W O R K
N UR S E RY M U R IA L Drawn by hand on wall then painted over with wall paint
DO G POR TR AITS Color pencil on sketch paper.
PH OTOGR APHY 4th year fall - 2016
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Photos collected during an Intor to Photography course takes during a semester abroad in Italy. Focused on composition of
S T IL L L I F E Leading Lines / Repetition / Symmetry and Patterns / Shadow as a Composition
MOVE ME N T Capture Object in Motion / Freeze Frame
3 S UR R E A L I S M
Digital Integration of 2 or more photos
L AN D S C A P E
Proximity to Subject / Rule of Thirds / Depth
Depth / Point of View
DEPTH POINT OF VIEW
N ATU RE
SUBJECT - PORTRAI DIAGONALS
3 PO R T R A I TS
Capturing people in their everyday lives
SUBJECT POINT OF VIEW RULE OF THIRDS