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VALERIE JOYCE O’REILLY

CANDIDATE FOR HONOURS BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE


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CURRICULUM VITAE PRODUCTIVE LANDSCAPE GTA GREENBELT ECOHOUSE HOTEL PHOTOGRAPHY BLUE SKY MOD APARTMENT A CHAIR FOR JOHNNY CASH URBAN BUILDING MARINE ECOLOGY EXCHANGE NETWORK DOWNSVIEW FIRE HALL


VALERIE JOYCE O’REILLY 4A Architecture

+1 647 300 7110 valerie.joreilly@gmail.com

SKILLS

3 59 Lobo Mews Toronto, Ontario, Canada M8Z 0B2

Digital Adobe Illustrator CS5 Adobe InDesign CS5 Adobe Photoshop CS5 SU Podium AutoCAD 2012 Revit 2012 Google SketchUp Pro Microsoft Office Mac OS X Windows Vista Manual Strong problem solving and decision-making skills Exceptional work ethic Physical modeling Freehand sketching Computer graphic design Image editing and visual presentation

EDUCATION Candidate for Honours Bachelor of Architectural Studies University of Waterloo, School of Architecture, Waterloo, Ontario

Present - 2013

Ontario Secondary School Diploma, Ontario Scholar Etobicoke Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Ontario

2008

Relevant Courses: Environmental Building Design, Principles of Structures, Design Studio

EXPERIENCE Architectural Assistant Brook McIlroy Inc., Toronto, Ontario

January 2012 - August 2012

Involved in the design of a range of projects spanning from large-scale urban visions and implementation strategies to the detailed design of buildings, landscapes and civic infrastructure Responsible for site research and community consultant related to the development of various architectural, urban design, and planning projects

Architectural Assistant Richard Wengle Architect, Toronto, Ontario

April - September 2011

Produced and edited construction drawing sets for projects at all stages of development Created as built drawings based on site documentation and measure ups Developed presentation packages for client meetings and permit submissions

Architectural Assistant InTown Arquitetura e Construção, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

September - December 2010

Responsible for creating custom designs and layouts for small scale private residential projects Produced and edited construction and design drawings for clients and builders Worked with SU Podium to produce renderings for final design packages

Architectural Assistant The Hicks Partnership, Toronto, Ontario

January - April 2010

Involved in the design process of several custom cottages and commercial projects Produced three dimensional models on SketchUp for client presentation Demonstrated and improved skills in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and visual presentation Organized presentation materials for office portfolio

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS & RECOGNITION TIBÁ Bio-Architecture Workshop, Bom Jardim, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil University of Waterloo Merit Scholarship, Entrance Scholarship Proficiency Award In Visual Arts

INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES Traveling. Blogging. Yoga. Interior Design. Camping. International Cuisine. Fitness. Photography. Fashion.

November 2010 2009 2008


PRODUCTIVE LANDSCAPE

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2B STUDIO JULY 2010 Productive Landscape is an investigation looking at the relationship between nature and building. The project addresses issues of siting, spatial organization, circulation, structure, and tectonics, on a site within Ontario’s Greenbelt. The building is a proposal for a productive landscape strategy that engages the economic, cultural, and environmental forces at work within the site.

Roof Plan

ROOFTOP WHEAT FIELD

Physical Model DISTRIBUTION

SHIPPING/RECEIVING 2500 m2

STORAGE

RAIL TRUCK

HIGHWAY

PRODUCT WAREHOUSES

5500 m2 STRAW

CHEMICALS

INDUSTRY

SIP MANUFACTURING

5500 m2 STRAWBOARD MANUFACTURING

OFFICE

EMPLOYEE AREAS

8000 m

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SALES OFFICES CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

RECREATION

EMPLOYEE FUN ZONE

2500 m2 PARK + OUTDOOR SPACE

PARKING 2500 m2

Physical Model

Programmatic Diagram

PARKING


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Exterior Perspective

Physical Model


GTA GREENBELT 2B STUDIO MAY 2010 The GTA Greenbelt is a comprehensive study to better understand the ecological, environmental, economic, social, and cultural forces acting upon the urban fringes, the Whitebelt and the Greenbelt. Through this analysis, landscape can be understood as a series of complex, inter-related processes, that includes hydrological, geologic, cultural, and programmatic systems.

Topographic Model / Highway Interchange Diagram

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GREENBELT LIGHTBOX GROUP PROJECT The Greenbelt Lightbox is a unique diagrammatic representation of the Ontario Greenbelt. The featured maps reveal urban sprawl, greenspace, and agricultural lands within the region.

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ECOHOUSE

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2A STUDIO DECEMBER 2009 The ECOhouse is a LEED Platinum Certified and carbon neutral residence located in Cambridge, Ontario. It is located on a Brownfield site along the Grand River. The ECOhouse uses solar roof panels, a wind turbine and an efficient heat pump to acquire its renewable energy. The fresh river wind is drawn into the ECOhouse through larger south facing, operable windows and exits through the raised north facing, operable windows.


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HOTEL 2A STUDIO The focus of the studio was on the design of a dense urban hotel and on the individual and collective spaces associated with relaxation. The boardwalk feature is designed for the local community and hotel guests to interact with each other and nature. The project explores the relationship between public and private spaces that together create vibrate spaces of urban activity.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL NOVEMBER 2010

snap shots fro m my coop experienc e in Rio de Janeir o, Brazil


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BLUE SKY MOD THE HICKS PARTNERSIP APRIL 2010 Blue Sky Mod is a pre-fabricated home designed for eco-friendly living. The structure is designed for placement in any number of settings, in a variety of configurations. It requires little site preparation and will use off-the-grid technologies such as solar panels and composting toilets. The prefab system includes interchangeable walls, windows, and doors, and a range of outside and inside material finishes. The goal of Blue Sky Mod, is to make housing simple and accessible for people so they can look at it, modify it, adapt it to their needs, go to their site and put it together.

Front Elevation

Plan

Rear Elevation

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AB F E R P Your BuildOwn

Exterior View, Pink Option

Exterior View, White Option

Green Option

Blue Option


COBACOPANA APARTMENT INTOWN ARQUITETURA, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL DECEMBER 2010 These images represent the type of work done with the architects at InTown Arquitetura, during my four-month work term. During the initial client meetings, materials, furniture, and colour selections were discussed. Designs were then placed into a 3D computer model of the interior space, and rendered with SU Podium.

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COBACOPANA APARTMENT INTOWN ARQUITETURA, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL DECEMBER 2010

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A CHAIR FOR JOHNNY CASH

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DECEMBER 2011 A Chair for Johnny Cash is a custom built chair for the legendary musician, Johnny Cash. Known for his deep voice and dark clothing, the design of this chair embodies the essence of Johnny’s character. This folding performance chair has been constructed from Padauk wood and metal bar-stock. In its upright position, the chair doubles as a guitar stand. The overall design and construction embodies the spirit of Johnny Cash and his rock and roll legend.


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URBAN BUILDING

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3A STUDIO APRIL 2011 The Urban Building is a dynamic cultural centre at the corner of Toronto’s Spadina Avenue and College Street. It is a place of gathering for a diverse group of people. The site merges public and private spaces together by inter-locking live-work studios with general offices. The Urban Building features a performance venue, cafe, art gallery, restaurant, and atrium space.

BUILDING FORM

ELEVATOR CORE

FIRE STAIR

CIRCULATION CORES

EXTERIOR VIEW


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URBAN BUILDING

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3A STUDIO APRIL 2011

MECHANICAL

LIVE-WORK STUDIOS

GENERAL OFFICES

DEDICATED OFFICES

GALLERY

SERVICE / STORAGE PERFORMANCE VENUE

CAFE RESTAURANT

RETAIL

ATRIUM

Program Organization

PROGRAM DIAGRAM


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INTERIOR VIEW


MARINE ECOLOGY EXCHANGE NETWORK

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3B OPTION STUDIO DECEMBER 2011 The ‘Marine Ecology Exchange Network’ is an educational program that aims to preserve the ecological integrity of communities and aquatic ecosystems in the Northwest Territories. By paring an educational facility with an existing shipping infrastructure, the ‘Marine Ecology Exchange Network’ is efficiently able to travel along the Mackenzie River with its cargo while researching hydrological elements during the trip and establishing a community-based monitoring program and shared marketplace at each port monitor their own water through workshops and lectures.


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DOWNSVIEW FIRE HALL

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BROOK MCILROY, TORONTO, CANADA JULY 2012 These images represent the type of work done during my eight-month internship with Brook McIlroy. The Downsview Fire Hall serves as the entry point into Downview Park, Canadian’s first urban national park. The building has been repurposed as a trail-head where park visitors can congregate as they engage in the diverse range of public activities and programs within the park.


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