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TINA NGUYEN Architecture Portfolio 2015 University of Wahington, College of Built Environments


Tina Nguyen 1911 36th Ave. SW Seattle, WA metiinaa@uw.edu c. (206)-419-0841

Education 2011-Present University of Washington - Seattle, Washington Bachelor of Arts (Architectural Design) 2016 2009-2011 Inglemoor Senior High School- Kenmore, Washington International Baccalaureate Program (Certificate), Seattle Scholar

Employment

Summer 2014 HUBER ARCHITECTS - Seattle, WA Intern Architect -Responsible for schematic design, construction management, material selection, revision of construction documents, permits, bidding, and preliminary structural planning.

October 2012 - June 2014 UW MEDICINE - Seattle, WA Student Researcher -Involving a microscope and micro-manipulator to position and move individual cells on the surface (nutrient-agar medium) and data input based on cellular proliferation and morphology. July 2013 - February 2014 UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE SERVICES - Seattle, WA Medical Interpreter (Vietnamese) -Help physician understand the history and physical information from the patient. Help patient understand the scientific and technical nature of their issue as well as prescriptions and surgical procedures. Leadership Positions January 2015 - Present AIAS - Seattle UW Chapter, WA Vice President


Awards and Recognition 2015 DEAN’S LIST Winter Quarter GPA above 3.5 University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2014 DEAN’S LIST Spring Quarter GPA above 3.5 University of Washington, Seattle, WA END OF THE YEAR EXHIBITION 2014 Design project 211 selected by Deparment of Architecture for end of-year show 2013 RESEARCH Research Paper published to F1000 (Publisher for scientists and researchers)

Relevant Skills Design Skills

3D Modeling: Rhino, Sketchup, Grasshopper (wide range of plug-ins) Rendering: Vray, Kerkythea Graphic: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign Drafting: AutoCAD

Analog Skills

Physical Model Making & Sketching

Language

English: Fluent Vietnamese: Native Chinese (Mandarin): Elementary

Reference Available upon request.


Table of Contents 01 DISCOVERY PARK LEARNING RETREAT 02 GAS WORKS PARK ENVIRONMENTAL OUTLOOK 03

ARTISTS SPACE IN BALLARD


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DISCOVERY PARK LEARNING RETREAT Arch 300 AB | December 2014 Rhino, V-ray, Photoshop, Illustrator, Pencil The premise of this assignment is to design a High school retreat in Discovery Park. The building is situated on the bluff of Discovery park. The focus of this building emphasizes the views one is able to experience from one space to another. This concept directs the design to create an appreciation for the current view and space one is in. The design of the building also highlights the relationship it has with the landscape.


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Observation Collaboration

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1. Collaboration 2. Observation 3. Laboratory 4. Camp

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Entry Level

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Collaboration Space and Ground Study


Observation Space


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GAS WORKS PARK ENVIRONMENTAL OUTLOOK Arch 211 AB | June 2014 Sketch-up, Photoshop, Illustrator, Handed Model The premise of this assignment is to design an observation tower that integrates environmental and site conditions. This design is placed near the top of Kite Hill of Gas Work’s Park because Kite Hill offers a slope that explores continuity of the ground well.

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Intersection of volumes develop a linear circulation and explores the directionality of the wind. Due to the deliberate slope of Kite hill, the exterior draining of rain-water explores continuity in the opposite direction as one ascends.

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Rain Water Directionality of Wind

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The bright stairs guides the user.

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Study of the ground through the aperture.

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The continuity of the ground.


Defining Interlocking of Spaces

ARTISTS SPACE IN BALLARD

The spaces in the Ballard building design for the 5 artists embrace the experience of kinesthesia that provokes a sense of movement through the elements of solid and void. In addition, color in the space is an additive factor in character, interlocking the spaces through the transition of analogous colors. There is kinetic quality and the movement of the human body based on the apertures and enclosure of the building.

Arch 301 AB | March 2015 Rhino, Photoshop, Illustrator, V-ray

The premise of this assignment is to design a building for the 5 artists to work at. In addition to intergrating a sense of color within the project to express ideas.

Buster Keaton in Action Buster Keaton in action

The spaces in the Ballard building embrace the experience of kinesthesia that provokes a sense of movement through the elements of solid and void. This kinesthesia aspect was inspired by old films, Buster Keaton. Buster Keaton generates a lot of action in his films. There’s a sense of comedy that intriques the viewer while the content is completely silent. The design expresses elegance through the interlocking of spaces. There’s an elegance to the transition of the spaces and the overall building. People are the elements to generating sound, movement of the body, and action through the spaces. In addition, there’s this kinetic energy through the forms of solid and void. This allows guidance that pulls the user through the transition of the spaces. The color in the space is an additive factor in character, interlocking the spaces through the transition of analagous colors. There is also that kinetic quality and movement of the human body based on the apertures and enclosure of the building.

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Interlocking of Spaces

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