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olivia d e s i g n

slater p o r t f o l i o


preface

my name is olivia slater. i am an aspiring designer from youngstown, ohio in pursuit of my bachelor’s of science in architecture degree at kent state univerisity. this

portfolio contains a selection of my undergraduate work completed while a b.s. ar-

chitecture student at kent state unversity. my work portrays my talents as a designer through projects completed in design studio, collaborative workshops materiality studies, hand-sketches tional exercises in architectural

+ architectural drawings, + + lifestyle photography.

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group design,

freelance urban condi-

following the completion of my b.s. architecture degree this upcoming spring, i look to continue my education in the field by pursuing an m. arch degree. i am excited to dive even deeper into the art

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design philosophies of the architetural world.

my advanced education in architecture will then allow me to explore the near-endless possibilities offered in the professional design world. i am deeply passionate about the design ideas behind contemporary

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classical architecture, historic preservation

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urban revitalization efforts in forgotten inner-city neighborhoods. i plan to use all

i learn to find success as a futute registered architect and historic preservationist. welcome to my portfolio.

sincerely yours,

olivia j slater


OLIVIA J. SLATER oslater1@kent.edu

https://issuu.com/oliviaslater

EDUCATION may 2020 (anticipated) august

june

2018-december 2018

2016

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www.linkedin.com/in/oliviaslater

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, ARCHITECTURE + ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN, KENT STATE UNIVERSITY (KENT, trustee scholarship recipient (2016-2020), sketch & draw scholarship recipient (2018) COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA CANFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (CANFIELD, OH) 3.5 gpa

academic involvement ALPHA RHO CHI (APX) SEVERUS CHAPTER november 2016-present PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURE BUSINESS FRATERNITY executive board member: social committee chair, elected may 2017-may 2018 five volunteer hours/semester april 2017 CERTIFIED PEER LEADER PEER LEADER TRAINING COURSE, KENT STATE UNIVERSITY august-december 2017 TA: CAED STUDENT SUCCESS LEADER FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE COURSE, KENT STATE UNIVERSITY civic service february 2017-present 2012-present 2011-2014

employment may 2019-present

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEER (PORTAGE | SUMMIT COUNTIES, OH) residential demolition, construction, finishes RELAY FOR LIFE VOLUNTEER (YOUNGSTOWN | KENT, OH) SPECIAL OLYMPICS OHIO VOLUNTEER (YOUNGSTOWN | EAST LIVERPOOL, OH) STROLLO ARCHITECTS, INC. 201 W. FEDERAL ST, YOUNGSTOWN, OH ARCHITECTURAL INTERN, FULL-TIME, PAID assisted with drafting commercial, healthcare and residential construction documents

may

2018-august 2018

june

2014-june 2018

skills

THE LAKE CLUB OF OHIO GRILLE ROOM/POOL SERVER PANERA BREAD ASSOCIATE TRAINER, BARISTA, CASHIER

1140

PAULIN RD, YOUNGSTOWN, OH

7685

MARKET ST, YOUNGSTOWN, OH

ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE

AUTOCAD

INDESIGN, ILLUSTRATOR, PHOTOSHOP, LIGHTROOM

2D MODELING, CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS

RHINOCEROS

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3d modeling

OTHER HAND-DRAFTING, HAND-SKETCHING

v-ray for rhino: architectural rendering

ARCHITECTURAL MODELING

REVIT

LASER CUTTING,

3D MODELING, CUSTOM DESIGN ELEMENTS

3D PRINTING

LIFESTYLE/ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY


undergraduate work

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collaborations

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additional selections

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CONTENT:

dirty realism facade + int. architectural

6-9 study

savannah, ga

ksu front campus design collaborative architecture/urban design studio kent, oh

10-17 18-21

exploring figure-ground design foundations studio i

from tower to river ksuf arch + urban design workshop methods

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firenze, fi

materials

envelope study collaboration

perspective hand-sketching + drawing studio

sketching

22-23

new york, ny

firenze, it

architectural photography reading cities urban analysis, freelance human + urban condition studies

24-25

26-29 30-31

various


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dirty realism facade

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interior architecture site design study savannah, ga instructor jean jaminet fourth year design studio i

premise investigated spatial relationships practiced by classical-age american archtects. gothic architecture pioneered the concept of structurally supportive ornamentation in ar-

chitecture. its architectural elements worked in unity alongside the structural

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founda-

tion components of the mass. examples of the gothic

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its revival style predominantly ver-

tical, architecturaly expressed through steeply pitched roofs, ceilings that tower several stories above. these characteristics are

continued through delicate materiality on the interior

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exterior of the building, cele-

brated in complex trim elements this gothic

(revival)

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ornament.

style analysis strives

to honor all the structural

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aesthet-

ic components that the pointed arch encapsulates. a digital collage was created to

erase the seems between traditional exercises of elemental placement, creating a sense of doubt on the construct purpose served by each element. this exercise inspired the exploration of various differeniating intracacies characterized into the architectural elemental components prominent in the gothic revival architectural styles.

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gothic

drawing elements digitally constructed to serve the apartment’s exterior facade. its architectural characteristics are portrud-

ed into its interior space, eliminating the threshold separating the inside side.

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the out-


ground plan

unit a plan APARTMENT UNIT PLAN 1’=1/8” SCALE

longitudinal section, traditional


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unit b plan

longitudinal section, transformed

transformed unit plan


ksu front


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t campus design colaborative urban design studio kent state university, kent, oh professor thomas stauffer third year design studio i


urban-design exploration

urban-design exploration

watercolor exploration, site design

watercolor exploration, site design


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scott outdoor amphitheatre swathmore college, swathmore, pa

monchengladbach hans hollein

premise

monchengladbach hans hollein

the objective of the ksu front campus design collaboration strives to design a collabrotive wellness space to reconnect students

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the kent, oh community with kent state

admin

univerity’s historic front campus. the new

auditorium

space introduces a tri-complex that runs

along hilltop drive. its program includes new design

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fashion

presentation spaces for the fahion

school, a new yoga recreational center,

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a

cafe/ lounge area for professors, students,

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memebers of the kent community to gather

celebrate past, present,

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future.

offices

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classrooms yoga

restrooms bar sauna

three buildings to sprinkle subtle glimpses of the lust mature vegitation of front campus.

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gallery

studios

small slots of space separate each of the

the pockets spark curiosity

ballroom

lounge

cafe

encourage fur-

+ leads them 100-year-old trees +

their exploration of the space into a sancuary of the landscape.

program


front campus site/ roof plan hilltop drive, kent state university, kent,

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level one (+0’-0”) KEY: (1) cafe lobby (2) bar (3) lounge (4) restrooms (5) lobby (6) rr m/w (7) office (8) classroom (9) classroom (10) studio (11) hot/ aeriel yoga studio (12) studio (13) lobby (14) coatroom (15) runway auditorium (16) backstage (17) gallery (18) gallery (19) restrooms

transverse section

(south)

level two (+14’-0”) KEY: (1-3) wellness instructor offices (4) locker rooms (5) fashion studio (6) upper lounge (7) upper lounge (8) ballroom (9) restrooms (10) design studio (11) design studio (12) faculty offices


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model

(1’=1/40”)

model

(1’=1/40”)

longitudinal section

(west)


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4x4�

figure-ground iteration

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4x4�

figure-ground iteration

2


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exploring figure-gound

figure ground studio kent, oh

professor tamarah long design foundations studio i

premise investigating the differentiating spatial re-

lationships formed between figure-ground drawings. exploring different media applications beginning with sharpie marker

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adding design

techniques using using b&w poche, india ink,

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collage. color is then introduced to chal-

lenge further investigation. watercolor, collage, and poche techniques are combined to

(4) hybrid b&w) (2 color). these

(2 exercises help introthe importance of spatial relationships. is solid/void, figure/ground?

create four duce what

final selection

4x4�

figure-ground iteration

3

figure-gound pieces


solid poche

india ink

1

investigating watercolor

watercolor

india ink

(shade/complimentary)

kinematic poche

2

collage

1 (b&w)

variation in shade

watercolor hybrid

watercolor hybrid


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traditional poche

collage

2 (b&w)

black

&

white hybrid, final

1/2

black

&

white hybrid, final

1/2

complimentary

(complimentary)

watercolor hybrid

(shade)


prem

revea the rino

site.

forms

float

spect

at t the

steps

space

as a

slope room

conne

wanderers have access to an outd

patio that flows with the river.

the project aligns with a horizo

system with the riverside to pre

the verticality of the tower. pr

is arranged around the side in t way to frame the site, creating own identity with the tower.

the two piazzas serve different poses

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the first welcomes the p

from the city, and the second to

activate the site along the rive

the public. this public space in

to create a meeting point as wel an extension of the city.

the relationship between material

form is presented through a ligh

in glazing. thin, exposed roof s tures contrast the heaviness of

large, stone volumes. the glazin rationally placed throughout the umes to highlight connections to

tower and the river. the light c

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rough texture of the heavy vol

is in direct contrast to the dar

smooth textures of thin roofs re sible for directing circulation.


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from tower to river revealing through layers

mise

ksuf caed architecture urban design workshop torino di santa rosa, florence, italy

aling through layers focuses on connecting city to the river while celebrating tordi santa rosa, the historic tower on-

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one is guided by materiality

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various

s as they move throughout the space. thin,

ting roofs of differentiating levels re-

t the tower by enveloping a small piazza

the entrance to frame focal connections with river

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surrounding landscape. the site

s downward into a large exterior gathering

e.a cafe runs alongside the street acting

a mediator between site

e activates a

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city. the site’s

1+1â „2-story

multi-purpose

+ landscape.

that accentuates natural light

ections throughout the

door

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ontal

eserve

rogram

this its pur-

public

o re-

er with

ntends

ll as

lity

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htness

structhe

ng is volthe

color

lumes

+ espon-

rk

focal

professor paola giaconia third year design studio ii s. lisci

e.moubarak

q.shewbridge

o.slater

b. zamboni


Bulkhead 157’ 1.5” T.O. Parapet 152’ .5” Roof 147’ 8.5” Level 13 138’ 4.5” Level 12 129’ 7” Level 11 120’ 9.5” Level 10 112’

Level 9 99’ 11.5” Level 8 88’ 11.5” Level 7 80’ 2” Level 6 75’ 4.5” Level 5 62’ 7” Level 4 53’ 9.5” Level 3 45’

Level 2 33’

Level 1 0’

Scale 1” = 40’

Code Information: Construction Type:

1-A

ESTIMATED Total Building Occupancy: 3,075 occupants Occupancy Type Educational (floors 1+ 2) Residential (floors 3-14) Assembly (Gallery/exhibit) (Floor 2) Office (Floor 1+2)

Bulkhead 157’ 1.5” T.O. Parapet 152’ .5” Roof 147’ 8.5” Level 13 138’ 4.5” Level 12 129’ 7” Level 11 120’ 9.5” Level 10 112’

Level 9 99’ 11.5” Level 8 88’ 11.5” Level 7 80’ 2” Level 6 75’ 4.5” Level 5 62’ 7” Level 4 53’ 9.5” Level 3 45’

Level 2 33’ Level 1 0’

1 2 3 4

Scale 1” = 40’

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9 10 11 12 13 14

Structural System: Concrete Column Grid Stair and elevator core are structural Bearing walls

15 16

17 2

3 3 1

18 19 20

2

1

1

1. Bearing walls 2. Stair Core 3. Elevator

1- 1/2” 2- 22” R 3- Break 4- Reba 5- Tie ro 6- Alum 7-Adhe 8- Meta 9- 5/8” G 10-5/8”

Bulkhead 157’ 1.5” T.O. Parapet 152’ .5” Roof 147’ 8.5” Level 13 138’ 4.5” Level 12 129’ 7” Level 11 120’ 9.5” Level 10 112’ Level 9 99’ 11.5” Level 8 88’ 11.5” Level 7 80’ 2” Level 6 75’ 4.5” Level 5 62’ 7” Level 4 53’ 9.5” Level 3 45’

Level 2 33’ Level 1 0’

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Scale 1” = 40’

Sugar Hill Development David Adjaye Year Built: 2014 Location: New York, NY, USA

Study by: Maura Flaherty, Yasmin Goulding, Olivia Slater

1- Shading 2- 1/4-1/2-1/4 Aluminum 3- Aluminum snap and p EPDM gasket, purlin asse 4- Aluminum profile con 5- Support with boly secu to concrete wall panel 6- Aluminum gutter 7- 6-1/2” Gravel 8- 5-1/2” Insulation 9- Concrete panel 10- Wall consisting of 3-1/2 x1-5/8” steel c profi sandwiching insulation w aluminum sheet finish, 2” rigid insulation, double gypsum board 11- Shading with 1/4-1/2 aluminum double glazed 12- Aluminum snap and p EPDM gasket, purlin asse


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methods+materials 1 2

precedent study detailed wall section analysis

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sugarhill development

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new york, ny

10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

(2014)

project architect: david adjave professor nick safely 1- 5-7/8” concrete 2- Prefab concrete facade panel cladding 3- Foam insulation fill 4-Triple layer plaster 5-Steel profile anchoring cladding 6- 5-7/8” concrete 7- Break Line 8- Break Line 9- Prefab concrete facade panel claddiing

Laminated parque flooring Reinforced concrete slab k line ar od for suspended ceiling minum omega profile esive layer al Sheet Gypsum board ” Gypsum board

methods and materials ii

10- Concrete Panel Back 11- 3/4” Air gap 12- Fireproof fascia 13- Plaster 14- 10-1/8” reinforced concrete slab 15- Waterproofing membrane 16- 5-1/2” rigid insulation 17- Pedestal 18- 2” Concrete block panel

yasmin goulding, maura flaherty, olivia slater

premise assigned an in-depth analysis

development building in new york, ny. its facade is made of a panelized precast concrete. fire code

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varying means of egress were cal-

culated into the analysis. completion of the detailed wall section

exterior finishes

ing relationships and what is required of each 11- Frame of 3-1/2 x 1-5/8” steel C profile sandwiching insulation with aluminum sheet finish 12- 3/4” Air gap 13- 2” Fiberglass insulation 14- Metal plate with bolt fastening 15- Prefab concrete facade panel cladding 16- Plaster 17- Factory applied silicone glazing 18- Fire retardant impregnated foam 19- 7-1/8” Rigid insulation 20- Metal plate with bolts fastening ceiling layers between air gap

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system to support and maintain the modern design of the complex.

0 1 2

3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1

2

3

e layer 1-1/4”

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strengthened the understanding of floor-to-ceil-

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file with

wall section

materiality study investigating the sugarhill

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m double glazed unit pressure cap, 1/4” bolt, embly nnecting to gutter uring skylight edge

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13-Wall consisting of 3-1/2 x1-5/8” steel c profile sandwiching insulation with aluminum sheet finish, double layer 1-1/4” gypsum board 14- Concrete cap with drip edge, adhesive sealant, aluminum drip molding 15- Metal lath 16- Aluminum trim 17- Triple layer plaster 18- Pedestal 19- 2” concrete block panel 20- Protective matting 21- 5-1/2” Rigid insulation 22- Waterproofing membrane 23- Concrete panel

2-1/4 d unit, edge beyond pressure cap, 1/4” bolt, embly

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C

wall types


hand-sketches + drawings on-site urban analysis florence, italy

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professors roberto nesti sketching

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drawing

santa croce, firenze, it elevation sketch,

2H

lead pencil

perspective sketching

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duccio ferroni loggia dei lanzi, firenze, it perspective sketch, 2H lead pencil

raised plan sketch,

2H

lead pencil

elevational sketch,

2H

lead pencil

section sketch,

lead pencil

2H


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loggia dei lanzi, firenze, it materiality detailed sketch, 2h lead pencil

bargello, firenze, it perspective sketch, 2h lead pencil

la murate, firenze, it perspective sketch, 2h lead pencil

gardino bardini, firenze, it perspective sketch, 2h lead pencil

bargello, firenze, it perspective sketch, 2H lead pencil

gardino della rosa, firenze, perspective sketch, 2H lead pencil

it


santa croce, firenze, it midterm assignment sketch, 2H lead

pencil

gardino della rosa, firenze, it midterm assignment sketch, 2H lead pencil


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loggia dei lanzi, firenze, it midterm assignment sketch, 2H lead pencil

gardino della rosa, firenze, it midterm assignment sketch, 2H lead pencil


ravello, italia

pittsburgh, pa

new york, ny

milano, italia

new york, ny

pittsburgh, pa

firenze, italia

ravello, italia

venezia, italia

venezia, italia

barcelona, spain

paris, france

barcelona, spain

wellsboro, pa

milano, italia

venezia, italia


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architectural photography individual investigation various locations capturing moments of societal patterns

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behaviors

observing implied transitional instances sprinkled amongst classic architectural examples

krakow, poland

sienna, italia

pittsburgh, pa

london, england

barcelona, spain

milano, italia

milano, italia

krakow, poland

roma, italia

dores, scotland

new york, ny

kent, oh

paris, france

milano, italia

venezia, italia

barcelona, spain


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