EDUCATION

Harvard University Graduate School of Design                                                                                    

  • Landscape Architecture Career Discovery program                                                                 Summer 2017

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago IL                                                             2012-2015

  • Master of Architecture
  • John W. KurtichTravel Scholarship Recipient
  • SAIC Incentive Scholarship Recipient                                                                                                                                                                     

EXPERIENCE

Wilson Architects, Boston MA                                                                                                              2016- present

  • Architectural Designer

Intern, Douglas Okun Associates, Cambridge, MA                                                                          Summer 2015

  •  Part of a design team working on a variety of historic houses in Cambridge
  •  Site research and analysis
  •  3D visualizations, renderings, and presentations
  •  Communicated with clients, engineers, and contractors to facilitate projects to completion

Designer, Alrasheed for Architecture, an architectural consultative office, Syria                            2009-2010

  •   Acted as a primary designer for a variety of projects including residential, hospitality, interior design, commercial, and office design
  • Conducted client meetings, prepared presentation drawings, construction documents, and specifications

 

Columbus Digital Fabrication Studio Monitor                                                                                               Fall 15

  • Assisted students with laser cutters, 3d printers, CNC plasma cutters, and CNC mill drill

Teaching Assistant, SAIC                                                                                                                          2013-2015

  •  Led class demonstrations and projects as needed
  •  Construction system; helped students with Chicago Municipal Code research                                 Fall 15
  •  Rhino/Grasshopper; assisted students to write algorithmic definition for class projects                    Fall 15
  •  Design Objects I; introduced students to basic design principles                                                  Spring 15
  •  Digital Model Rhino; helped students to resolve software questions                                                  Fall 14
  •  Design Objects II; assisted students with design thinking and approach                                       Spring 14
  •  Digital Model AutoCAD; taught students AutoCAD principles, drawing approach                             Fall 13
  •  Digital Model Revit; helped students with questions and drawing challenges                               Spring 13

Office Assistant in International Affairs, SAIC                                                                                        2012-2014

  •  Provided administrative support, maintained an organized environment
  •  Assisted in supporting goals and mission of the International Affairs Department
  • Managed and processed OPT and F1 Visas

Freelance                                                                                                             

  •  Architectural projects (outdoor restaurant, swimming pool, and multi-family house)
  •  Furniture design (standing desk, table, and cabinet)
  •  3D digital modeling and rendering images

SKILLS

  • AutoCAD      8 years                  V-Ray                3 years                               Maxwell Render        3 years                    
  • ArchiCAD     6 years      ­­            Revit                 3 years                               Adobe Photoshop     6 years   
  • Rhino            3 years                  3D Max             6 years                              Adobe Illustrator        3 years
  • Sketch up    4 years                   Grasshopper    2 years                              Adobe In Design        2 years
  • Procore        1 year                      Newforma         1 year                                 Python                         1 year

 

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • NCARB, Registered Applicant
  • USGBC, Student Chapter
  • AIAS, Member