Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

School of Architecture and Planning
Master of Architecture, 2019
Ann Beha Travel Fellowship for thesis research


Washington University in St. Louis

Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts
B.S. in architecture, Minor in architectural history, 2015 Magna Cum Laude, Dean’s List
Danforth Scholar with tuition scholarship Fitzgibbon design charette winner

Professional

Oualalou+Choi | Intern

Summer 2018, Paris, France, 3 months
Primarily worked on schematic design and facade studies for a historic hotel renovation in Casablanca. Also assisted on feasibility studies, schematic design, and model making for ongoing housing, cultural, and adaptive reuse projects

MIT | Teaching Assistant

Fall 2017 Geometric Disciplines, Joel Lamere
Fall 2018 Order and Information option studio, Florian Idenburg and Sam Ghantous
Teaching assistant for Joel Lamere’s Geometric Disciplines class required for 1st semester M.Arch students as an introduction to architectural drawing, computation, and fabrication using Rhino and Grasshopper. As one of two TAs, I planned and led tutorials and demonstrations in class and provided weekly one on one help with homework assignments. As an option studio TA with Idenburg and Ghantous, I gave desk crits, participated in class discussion, and helped plan and organize the class

Boston Design Biennial | Design Earth | Digital Fabrication and Research Assistant, Blue Marble Circus

Summer 2017, Boston, MA, 2 months
Temporary architectural installation for Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway. Responsibilities included designing the fabrication and assembly processes for the wooden structure, building and testing full scale mockups, collaborating with engineers and material suppliers, and supervising undergraduate team members

Landing Studio | Extern

January 2017, Somerville, MA, 1 month
Proposed early design concepts and prepared presentation drawings for a park in Chelsea, Massachusetts and participated in community meetings

The Walt Disney Company | Architecture & Facilities Engineering

Professional Intern

Summers 2015 and 2016, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 6 months
Prepared construction documents and digital models for projects across Walt Disney World parks and resorts. Worked on schematic design and design development for multiple safety and accessibility initiatives

MIT | Wood Shop Monitor

2016-2017, Cambridge, MA
Assisted students with preparing and running files for CNC milling, kept the wood shop safe and orderly

Studio Durham Architects | Intern

Summer 2014, St. Louis, MO, 3 months
Cut and assembled presentation models by hand for client meetings, design development, and code reviews for high end residential projects


Research and Academic

Ann Beha Travel Fellowship

summer 2018

Funded travel to St. Louis to photograph site, meet with locals, and archival research

Venice Biennale | Brazil Pavilion

January 2018 workshop, MIT

Three week charette to research and produce large scale, conceptual maps of Brazil to be refined and displayed at the country’s pavilion during the 2018 Venice Biennale


Changing Course Competition

Research Assistant, Prof. Derek Hoeferlin, 2014

Featured in Metropolis Magazine, one of three winning entries Worked with design team and produced presentation renderings for Studio Missi-zibi’s entry in Van Allen Institute’s competition for a 100 year plan towards a more sustainable Mississippi River delta

Proficiency

Rhino, Autocad, Revit, Adobe Photoshop, llustrator, InDesign, Grasshopper,V-ray rendering

SketchUp, ArcGIS, DIVA, woodworking, CNC, Spanish language, Microsoft Office, physical model building, hand drafting and sketching






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Cristina Clow, 2019