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Sean Hackett Education

2013 |

2 2 7 H a r l e y D r. K n ox v i l le, TN 37919 5 6 1 . 8 6 6 . 3 8 6 3 | S e a n h ac @ gmai l. com

Virginia Tech | Blacksburg, VA

Masters of Architecture

2009 |

College of Charleston | Charleston, SC

Bachelor of Arts in Historic Preservation and Community Planning

Experience

2012 |

Building Research and Development Facility | Blacksburg, VA

Graduate assisTANT - O versaw d a ily o p e rati o n s o f f a c i l i t y th at te s te d co n s tr u c ti o n te c h n i qu e s a n d mater i als suc h as, c a st in p la ce, ra m me d e a r th , c mu, ti mbe r f ra mi n g, a n d gre e n ro o fs. - Wo r ked c lo sely w i th s u pe r v i s o r s i n e s ta bl i s h i n g a mo re e f f i c i e nt a n d s a fe f a c i l i t y for the benefi t o f ed u cat io n a l p ro gra ms. - Lea r n ed co n st ru c ti o n te c h n i qu e s a n d pro pe r mate r i a l h a n d l i n g th ro u g h a s s i s ti n g stud ents and sim u lt a n eo u sly ens u re d th e i r s a fe t y w h i l e u s i n g to o l s a n d ma c h i n e s.

2009 |

Cummings & McCrady, Inc. Architects | Charleston, SC

intern - Co m p iled a su r ve y f ro m th e pa r i s h i o n e r s o f St. J o h n’s E pi s co pa l C h u rc h i n Lyn c h burg, VA st at in g d esired q u a l i ti e s i n th e a d d i ti o n w h i c h a s s i s te d i n th e d e ve l o pme nt o f the program. - Co nver ted o r igin al pl a n s o nto Au to CAD, th e n wo r k e d w i th l e a d a rc h i te c t to ta k e hi s co n cep t u a l d esign s a n d pl a ce th e m o nto th e ex i s ti n g pl a n s w h i c h we re wo r k e d u nti l three versio n s were fin a l i ze d. - R en d ered im a ges o f th e th re e po s s i bl e o pti o n s u s i n g S k e tc h U p, I l l u s trato r a n d Photoshop and p la ced t h em o nto a Powe r Po i nt fo r th e a rc h i te c ts to s h ow th e c l i e nts i n h o pe o f approval.

2008 |

80 Drake LLC. | Charleston, SC

intern - E m p loyed by a rea l to r re s to r i n g a 1 7 th ce ntu r y h o me to u s e a n a s s e s s me nt by the str uc tural en gin eer a n d t h e a rc h i te c ts to a s s i s t i n o rg a n i z i n g th e s u bco ntra c to r s’ s co pe o f wor k . - R esea rc h ed h isto r y o f h o u s e ow n e r s h i p a n d ex pa n s i o n o f th e bu i l d i n g th ro u g h the R egi ster M esn e Co nveya n ce o f f i ce th ro u g h a n a l ys i s o f a rc h i ve d ta x re co rd s a n d h i s to r i c a l fi re maps. - Co o rd in ated wit h a rc h i te c ts i n c h a rg e o f re s to rati o n to c re ate a s e r i e s o f e i g ht e levati ons d ep ic t in g t h e evol u ti o n o f th e h o me i n fo u r s ta g e s th ro u g h o u t th e ce ntu r i e s.

Skills

Digital - AutoCAD 2010, Rhino 4.0, Sketchup 8, Adobe Suite CS5, Microsoft Office 2010. Analog -Drafting, Rendering, Modelling, Sketching, Photographing, Woodworking.

Interests

Structure and Form, Interior vs. Exterior, Building Envelopes, Urbanization, Garden Cities, Richardsonian Romanesque, and Architecture as Depicted in Films.


2013 |

CREATION IS A PATIENT SEARCH | Miami, FL

MASTERS THESIS

- A hotel in M iami that explores the relationship bet we en struc ture and for m. A diagr id was used to create an inver ted pyramid. which then was suppor ted by four concrete piers.

- The view of hotel from the br idge. - Plan of the lobby and ser vices.

- Connec tion detail of floor plate to diagr id. - Plan detail of diagr id cladding.

- View of plaza under neath the guest rooms and above the lobby. - Pr imar y elevation shows diagr id being suspended by four concrete piers.


2012 |

A room with a View | Wilmington, NC

summer studio

- A home and studio for an architec t in a tight ur ban lot. The attempt was to connec t and separate the home and office with cour t yards.

- View of wall that encloses the homes back yard. - Axonometr ic of office, with double height studio and pr ivate offices above.

- Axonometr ic of gardens and cour t yards.

- View of double height living room with stairs. - Axonometr ic of home with second floor deck and projec ting master bedroom.


2011 |

THE STRUCTURE OF A GRID | Winston-Salem, NC

Competition

- A high school for ar ts and architec ture. The gr id which influenced the plan was expressed onto the elevation by struc tural elements.

- Axonometr ic detail of roof cor nice connec tion to jois ts. - View of plaza school cour t yard facing the public plaza.

- Axonometr ic detail of dual joist connec tion to ex ter ior steel column. - Elevation of showing gr id of windows and columns.

- Axonometr ic of column base and base cover. - A Perspec tive of the plaza elevation with the cit y in the background.


2013 |

TRAVEL SKETCHES | France, Spain, Netherlands

personal Travels

- Sketches are a way to distil complex images and show what one believes to be impor tant in architec ture. - Projec ts that blend histor ic buildings into moder n architec ture. - The Caxia Forum in M adr id, Spain. - The Louvre in Par is, France.

- The S agrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain.

- Projec ts that use the column and arch to create a threshold. - Notre -Dame du R ainc y in R ainc y, France. - The R ijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Nether lands

- Notre -Dame de Par is in Par is, France.

- Projec ts with facades that use the same elements but with different st yles. - Barcelona Cathedral in Barcelona, Spain. - S acre Coeur in Par is, France.


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