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NATALIE DE ROSA

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NATALIE DE ROSA IN T E RN ARC HIT E C T U R E DRE XE L UNIV E RSIT Y 2 + 4 PRO G RAM

D re x e l U n i v e rs i t y M oore s t ow n , NJ 0 8 0 57 609 868 9645 S T U D E N T

EDUCATION

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WORK EXPERIENCE

BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE

Database Entries

Drexel University September 2017 - June 2023

Moorestown Theater Company June - September 2017

Cumul ati ve GPA : 3 . 7 2 Dean’ s Li st: Wi nt er Qua r t er 2 018 - P r esen t A IAS M ember Uni versi ty Sym ph ony Or c hest r a : F a l l 2 017 - F a ll 20 1 8

E n te r e d p a tr o n s in fo r m a tio n in to Pa tr onMa na ge r d a ta b a s e fo r lo c a l th e a te r c o m p a n y U tiliz e d tim e m a n a ge m e n t s k ills to a c cu ra t e l y in p u t in fo r m a tio n in a tim e ly m a n n e r

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA Moorestown High School September 2013 - June 2017 Graduated wi th H onor s 2016 Drexel Disc ov er i ng A r c hi t ec t ur e P r o gr a m 2014-2017 Ho n or s Or c h est r a 2013-2017 Spri n g M usi c a l 2013-2017 Fal l P l a y

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE RYLA D-7500 (Rotary Youth Leaders Academy) Lead Counselor | June 28 - July 3, 2018 Support Counselor | June 22 - 27, 2017 Taught i mpo rta nc e of publ i c spea ki n g & le a d e r s h ip Respo nsi bl e f o r or g a n i z i ng a t ea m t h em e Respo nsi bl e f o r f ol l ow i n g a g en da s & di r ec tin g team to each a c t i v i t y Appl i ed co unsel i ng ski l l s t a ug ht t h r oug h R Y L A C urrentl y i s a r epr esent a t i v e of R Y LA & R o ta r y I n t.

MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) Packer | April 17 & 24, 2018 Wo rk ed wi th tea m of Dr ex el St uden t s & M A N N A vo l unteers to pr epa r e m ea l pa c ka g es

Our Lady of Good Counsel String Ensemble Violinist | September 2014 - June 2017 Hel d l eadership r ol e i n S en i or Y ea r of H i gh S c h o o l Organi zed per f or m a n c e pi ec es f or m a sse s Perf o rmed at m ont hl y m a sses, h oi l da y s, a n d e v e n ts

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SKILLS Adobe Suite Hand Drafting Model Building M i c r o s o f t O f fi c e

AutoCAD Rhino 6 ArcGIS Revit

Public Speaking Time Management Leadership Counseling Skills

HONORS & AWARDS Drexel University

A.J. Drexel Scholarship Westphal Portfolio Scholarship

2017

Outstanding Community Service: 59 hours

2016

John Morin Scholarship for Exemplary Outstanding Community Service: 58.5 hours

2015

Outstanding Community Service: 81 hours

REFERENCES David Beker, RA Adjunct Assistant Professor, Drexel University dab429@drexel.edu Stephanie C. Feldman, AIA, NCARB Adjunct Assistant Professor, Drexel University scf66@drexel.edu

Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis, AIA, Dr.-Ing, Architektin (AK BW) Assoscia te Professor, Drexel University ualtenm@drexel.edu | (215) 895-0207


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MultiGenerational Rowhome

Lakeside Pier

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The Neighborhood Exchange

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M U LTIG E NERATIONAL R OWH OME Fall Quar ter 2018

PROJECT BRIEF

Design of a multi-generational rowhome for the vacant lot on 16th & Christian Street in Philadelphia, PA. This lot is 17’x100’ and is across f rom an elementary school and a church. Precedent studies and research were conducted to create initial row home schemes, which include the removal of massing to create quality space and light, creating a linear separation of public and private spaces, and creating an active circulation that is seen throughout the home. This rowhome stretches the entire site length and utilizes a linear staircase.

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L A KESID E PIER Fall Quar ter 2017

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Through an unfolded elevation and a series of depth explorations, the topography of a pier was designed. Experience is created through three interventions through the topography. The f irst of these interventions is a shaded playground space, the second is an elevated viewing and seating element, and the third iteration utilizes a small dock which allowed interaction with the water and ability to watch those playing in the water. This pier is located on a lake and is intended for active and passive interactions.

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paper collages to understand depth of space


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Bottom: pier model with chipboard topography and matboard interventions

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TA PER AND SHI F T M A S SIN G Winter Quar ter 2019

PROJECT BRIEF

Apply different operative words to cubes and adjust their form. In Rhino, show the progression of this operation in mass to form diagrams. Treat the f inal mass as a building, and design a hypothetical site based off the forces and operative words f rom the model. To see this building in the world, a chipboard model was laser cut with contours applying to the operative words. To learn Revit, the site was imported f rom Rhino and the model was given floor slabs and material walls. A sun study and schedule were created followed by a rendered perspective view f rom Revit and Photoshop.

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site model built around original Rhino model’s massing

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THE N E I GH B OR HO OD EXC H AN GE Winter Quar ter 2018

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Begin to understand what def ines a neighborhood by collecting urban artifacts. The neighborhood studied was Lancaster Avenue between 34th and 37th street. The artifacts collected included a crushed Arizona can, a Nars liquid lipstick, and a f ragmented piece of blue plastic. These artifacts influenced a f ramework model which lead to the f inal model and program. There is an empty plot in Lancaster Avenue for this project, meant to help the neighborhood. This repository includes a collection and display exchange gallery, a student center, and a green roof.

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Top: layered draft of artifacts in plan, section, and elevation Right: axonometric framework draft with artifacts overlayed in Photoshop

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D IAG RAM ME D ENVELOPE Fall Quar ter 2018

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Choose an iconic building in Philadelphia and study different elements of it. This is a study of the envelope and materiality of the Kimmel Center located on Broad Street. This project included analog, digital, and hybrid iterations of diagramming. The Kimmel Center was broken into four main groups: brickwork, wood geometries, marble, and glass. The small scale of this project allowed for abstract thinking and breaking down the parts f rom the whole.

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Top: diagrammed model showing materiality Right: hybrid model showing hidden elements

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evolution of digital rendering techniques in Rhino

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THE N E I GH B OR HO OD H A B ITAT Winter Quar ter 2019

PROJECT BRIEF

Design an apartment complex with public amenities to build up the Mantua neighborhood. Learn how neighborhoods are designed and what qualities create an engaged neighborhood. Washington Square West was studied and then overlayed onto Mantua to learn about their similarities and differences. Dosmasuno’s 102 Housing Units served as a precedent study. The challenge was incorporating a large scale apartment into a sparse and small neighborhood, and not overshadowing the existing neighborhood qualities. Mass played a major role in the design and qualities of the apartment.

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LESS DENSE GRID RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL PUBLIC PARKS GREEN SPACE UNIVERSITY CITY

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Profile for Natalie De Rosa

De Rosa Architecture Portfolio  

This is my architecture portfolio highlighting my work from 2017-2019.

De Rosa Architecture Portfolio  

This is my architecture portfolio highlighting my work from 2017-2019.

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