EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA   August 2015 - May 2017
Degree: Masters of Landscape Architecture II

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY   August 2008 - May 2012
Degree: Bachelor of Sciences
Major: Landscape Architecture 
Minor: Information Science

Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK   January 2011 - May 2011 
Semester Abroad: Landscape Architecture

WORK EXPERIENCE

OJB Landscape Architecture, Solana Beach, CA   August 2017 - Present
Associate    July 2019 - Present

Job Captain to Omaha Riverfront Projects: Gene Leahy Mall, Lewis and Clark Landing, and Heartland of America in Omaha, NE. 

Job Captain to East Village Green in San Diego, CA.

Project Designer       January 2019 - July 2019

Project Manager to Council Bluff's River's Edge Park in Council Bluffs, IA.

Project contributor to Gene Leahy Mall, Lewis and Clark Landing, and Heartland of America in Omaha, NE. 

Designer    August 2017 - December 2018

Contributor to the design process of OJB. Current projects include East Village Green in San Diego, CA, Missouri Riverfront in Omaha, NE, and Southern Gateway Deck Park in Dallas, TX.

 

Artemis Landscape Architects, Bridgeport, CT   Summers 2015, 2016, 2017
Summer Intern   Summer 2016 & 2017

Manually drafting plans for Schematic Presentations; site grading studies; digitally drafting plans and details for construction documents; development of design options with cost estimations; construction advisement for planting; and plant palette selection for high-end residential projects.

Summer Intern   Summer 2015

Digitally drafted plans and construction drawings for high-end residential projects. 

 

WATG, Irvine, CA  2013 - 2015
Landscape Designer   September 2014 - April 2015

Contributor to the landscape architecture team in graphic representation, drafting, project coordination, vision planning, and design. Projects are global, ranging from ski resorts in China to private residences in the UAE. Many projects are a part of the integrated service line of WATG, meaning the collaboration of architects, interior designers, and planners.

Junior Planner    January 2013 - September 2014

Digitally draft plans, illustrate diagrams, collect project imagery, design project visions, and explore case studies for international master plans. Projects are mainly high-end resort developments ranging from 60 to over 300 hectares. Design intent is to create an exciting place that lifts the spirit.

 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY   2008 - 2012

Computer Lab Assistant

Monitor of the landscape architecture computer lab in which assistance is given to peers by rectifying technical difficulties with scanners, plotters, or software. Office duties include scanning and distributing readings for professors, graphic design of departmental brochures, and supervision over the office when required.

Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, PA   Summer 2011 

Elizabeth S. Mortimer Intern

Horticultural intern for the National Historic Site that is managed by the US Forest Service. Maintained the historic estate gardens while researching conservation and landscape history.

 

Bonnie’s Gardens, Milford, PA   Summer 2010 

Landscape Technician

Performed general landscape maintenance for residential gardens in Milford, Pennsylvania. Most work was done independently on site.

 

Everything Botanical, Litchfield, CT   Summer 2009 

Landscape Technician

Maintained residential gardens in Washington Depot, Roxbury, Southbury, and New Preston, Connecticut.

 

Artemis Landscape Architects, Brookfield, CT   Summer 2008 & 2010 

Landscape Architecture Intern

Digitally drafted plans, 3D models, site surveying, client correspondence, office errands, construction detail modification, as well as web development and social networking for the office and its side project, SOL Environments.

SPEAKING

Speaker, MediaCity 4 International Conference, Buffalo, NY  May 3rd, 2013 

Published and presented a method of quantifying social assets and deterrents through the evaluation of presence in digital geo-located applications. With copious data generated on social media every day, an image of a city's social capital can be evaluated. The case study of Rochester, New York was used for this calculation.
 

Showcase Speaker, Social Cities of Tomorrow Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands   February 17th, 2012 

Presented a method of analyzing sociability in cities experiencing urban decay through public information, such as web applications and social networks, in order to develop a redevelopment scheme that utilized existing social organizations. This process was shone at city scale [Utica] and at site scale [Rochester High Falls].

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Volunteer, Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network    September 2014 - Present 

Volunteer for informational meetings with prospective students. The meetings are not considered interviews, but are reported back to the university for contributing information to a student’s application. Each meeting is an opportunity to inform prosepective students about life at Cornell, and answer any questions they might have about classes, student life, or financial aid.

Executive Committee Member, Scenic, Wild Delaware River Geotourism Stewardship Council   October 2015 - October 2016

Committee member of the Geotourism Council to collaboratively inform and attract visitors to the Northern Region of the Delaware River. Members span across 9 counties (Sussex and Warren, NJ; Delaware, Orange, and Sullivan, NY; Monroe, Northampton, Pike, and Wayne, PA), with the intent to work across city, county, and state boundaries. My current role is in the data collection and management of trail data within all 9 counties with goals to present this content together on the geotourism website.

Volunteer, Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ    July 2012 - August 2017

Volunteer for public events, such as the New Jersey State Fair and Auction Diner, and campus development in the National Park.

 

Orientation Supervisor, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY   Summer 2010 & 2011 

Reviewed applications, interviewed, and trained Orientation Leaders (OLs) for their role in New Student Orientation. All responsibilities of an Orientation Leader are still upheld, but with added duties, such as facilitating Freshman Move-In Day.

 

Orientation Leader, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY   Summer 2009 

Trained volunteer for the Orientation of new students, which includes working Move-In Day and guiding freshman around campus for a week before classes begin.  From “ice-breakers” to campus tours, an OL helps the freshman meet new people and make Cornell feel like their new home.

 

Volunteer, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT   1998 - 2008 

Volunteered for large, annual events such as The Pottery Sale, Open House, Bowl Fest, Artisan’s Affair, and Holiday Sale. Worked as cashier, preparation, and sales assistant.

EXHIBITIONS

Considering the Kylix, Marywood University, Scranton, PA   Fall 2014

Ideation Kylix with Kristin Muller, Medium: Polished Aluminide Plastic, Size: 5.25" x 4" x 3.75"

 

Considering the Kylix, Sally D. Francisco Gallery at Peters Valley, Layton, NJ   Spring 2014 

Ideation Kylix with Kristin Muller, Medium: Polished Aluminide Plastic, Size: 5.25" x 4" x 3.75"

 

The Last Newspaper: The New City Reader, New Museum, New York, NY   Fall 2010 

Contributing Journalist for The Time and Place for HOURS in Issue 08: Business

 

Journey to Discovery, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT   Summer 2008 

Glass Turtles, Medium: Borosilicate Glass, Set of Three, Size: 1.5in. x 1in.

 

An Artisan’s Affair, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT   Fall 2007 

Elefante, Medium: Borosilicate Glass, Size: 4in. x 2.5in.

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