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Virginia Werner

9417 Linden Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103 314.662.6954 virginia.werner@gmail.com

professional Work Experience June 2013 - Dec 2013 Urban Designer LMN Architects, Seattle, WA Projects included pedestrian bridges and connections, transportation related projects, streetscapes, and corridor redevelopment. Work includes: • Conceptual iterative 3D modeling for site and detail development • Presentation and working graphics, draft construction documents • Materials and methods research • Precedent studies and reports • Meetings with consultants and clients • Design of marketing materials • Site analysis and graphics for proposals Intern Architect Ralph Eglin Wafer, AIA, Architecture & Planning, St. Louis, MO Oct 2005 – Jan 2008 Focus of firm is on alternative building methods and materials, historic Dec 2008 – Aug 2010 preservation, energy-efficient housing, and low-cost housing. Work included: • Materials and methods research • Client meetings • Historic tax credit application preparation • Conceptual design, detailed design • Construction documents • Construction site visits and administration Freelance Intern Architect Kiernan Development LLC., St. Louis, MO Assisted in design, and drafted working drawings for small residential projects. Designer Lea Koesterer Glass & Mosaic Art, Inc., St. Louis, MO Work included graphic design, marketing, and advertising.

May – Aug 2006 May – Aug 2009 Dec 2008 – Aug 2010

academic Work Experience Instructor University of Washington Department of Landscape Architecture. LARC 440: Digital Media I

Jan – Mar 2013

Teaching Assistant University of Washington Department of Urban Design and Planning. URBDP 580: Legal and Administrative Framework for Planners

Mar – June 2012 Mar – June 2013

Sept – Dec 2012

Department of Landscape Architecture. LARC 441: Digital Media II

Research Assistant Center for Public Health Nutrition Seattle, WA Special Project: Abstracted comprehensive plans, policies, and municipal codes for municipalities in Washington State that address health and nutrition.

May 2011

Architecture Studio Teaching Assistant Catholic University of Salta (La Universidad Católica de Salta) Salta, Argentina Assisted in the Architecture program in a vertical design studio of 80 students (2nd year to 5th year students). Work was conducted mostly in Spanish.

Mar – Dec 2008


Virginia Werner

9417 Linden Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103 314.662.6954 virginia.werner@gmail.com

Education Master of Urban Planning | Master of Landscape Architecture | Urban Design Certificate Candidate University of Washington

2010 – Mar 2014

Student, China Village Studio, Interdisciplinary Study Abroad

June – Aug 2011

Bachelor of Architecture (graduated with distinction) University of Kansas Student, Architecture Program, Danish Institute for Study Abroad (affiliated with The University of Copenhagen) Denmark

2000 – 2005 Aug – Dec 2003

Computer Skills AutoCAD; ArcGIS; Adobe CS Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator; Rhinoceros; Sketchup. Working knowledge of Revit and 3D Studio Max.

Academic and professional organizations Board Member Architects Without Borders, Seattle Chapter

2014 – present

Founding Member Architects Without Borders, UW Chapter

2011 – 2013

Founding Member, Secretary Puget Sound Section Young Planners Group, APA

2011 – 2014

Student-Faculty Liaison Planning Student Association, UW

2011 – 2012

Student Member American Society of Landscape Architects American Planning Association, Washington Chapter Urban Design and Planning Curriculum Committee, UW Environmental Design Research Association

2013 – current 2011 – current 2011 – 2012 2012 – 2013

SCHOLARSHIPS Jay Bee Memorial Scholarship Department of Urban Planning, UW

2012

Norman J. Johnston Endowed Scholarship Department of Landscape Architecture, UW

2012

Publications Horst, M., Ringstrom, E., Tyman, S., Ward, M. K., Werner, V., & Born, B. (2011). Toward a more expansive understanding of food hubs. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. http://dx.doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2011.021.017

Dec 2011

Community Involvement Member Park Central Development Infrastructure Committee, St. Louis, MO Associate Member West Pine-Laclede Neighborhood Association, St. Louis, MO

2005 – 2007 2009 – 2010 2005 – 2007 2009 – 2010


Virginia Werner

9417 Linden Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103 314.662.6954 virginia.werner@gmail.com

REFERENCES Mark Hinshaw, FAIA, FAICP Principal, Director of Urban Design LMN Architects 206.682.3460 mhinshaw@lmnarchitects.com Brianna Holan, AICP Associate, Urban Design Department LMN Architects 206.682.3460 bholan@lmnarchitects.com Stefanie Young Sustainability Consultant Rushing Co. 206.285.1540 stefaniey@rushingco.com Ralph Eglin Wafer, AIA, LEED AP Principal Ralph Eglin Wafer, AIA, Architecture & Planning 314.241.0762 ralph@ralpheglinwafer.com Brian Gerich Studio Instructor, Departments of Landscape Architecture and Architecture University of Washington 206.963.6649 brian.gerich@gmail.com Lynne Manzo, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture University of Washington 206.616.8697 lmanzo@uw.edu

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