cv july 2012
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PERSONAL PROFILEHaving recently completed an Interior Architecture Degree with a First Class Honours, I am looking to build upon my skills and knowledge within the design field. I am a dedicated reliable individual, eager to take on any creative challenge working with initial concept through to completed scheme. I have always been passionate about art and design, however in the last 3 years it is my passion for design and architecture which has grown substantially. I am particularly interested in the re-use of existing buildings as I feel it is important to preserve and recycle our architectural heritage for a sustainable future.
Leeds Metropolitan University // 2009-2011BA(Hons) Interior Architecture and Design First Class BA (Hons) Priestley College, Warrington // 2006-2009 Art Foundation National Diploma- DistinctionBTEC National Diploma Art and Design- Triple DistinctionAlevel Graphics AWoolston High School // 2001-2006 10 GCSEs Grades A-C
June-July 2012 // Free Range, Truman Brewery, LondonTeam member, orginising and curating the Leeds Metropolitan IAD graduate
exhibion for Free Range.
June- August 2011 // DV8 Designs, WarringtonWorking as part of the design team, drawing up technical plans on AutoCAD and creating visuals for presentations.
Graduate Professional Practice Award 2012// Sponsered by 5plus Architects// Level Three // IAD Leeds Met
The Jennifer Wharton Award for Outstanding progress 2010 // Level One// IAD Leeds Met
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First Class BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design
DRAWING Freehand, accurate sketchingTechnical drawing by hand and AutoCAD SOFTWARE City and Guilds level 1 & 2 AutoCAD Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, IllustratorSketchupExcellent Visualisation skills
MODEL MAKING Conceptual models Final presentation models
REFERENCESGayle AppleyardInterior Architecture and Design 3rd Year Lecturer Leeds Metropolitan UniversityBroadcasting PlaceLeeds LS2 9ENTel: +44 (0)1132832600Email: firstname.lastname@example.org..uk
3RD YEAR PROJECTS
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
FINAL MAJOR DESIGN PROJECT // RESURRECTION : LIVERPOOL The design proposal for Resurrection: Liverpool regenerates the Pilotage building located on Canning Dock Liverpool, into a marine archaeology centre housing archaeological laboratories an exhibition space and a new home for the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane society. The exhibition educates the visitor on the 28 local wrecks telling the story of Liverpools fight for the Wreck protection act of 1973. The conceptual approach looks at the preservation of a marine artefact and the stages of raising, preserving and revealing. The proposal deals with the schematics of the site comprehensively and sensitively, preserving the buildings ornate features internally and externally. Sustainable materials have been used throughout, referencing industrial and traditional ship building techniques using reclaimed oak and steel.
RESEARCH Writing a comprehensive design report Awareness of Building regulations
COMMUNICATION Liaising with ProfessionalsLiasing with ClientsCurating an exhibitionGreat verbal presentation skillsGreat team skillsPunctual and reliable
COMPREHENSIVE DESIGN REPORT // RESURRECTION : LIVERPOOL A comprehensive research document was written aiding the design of Resurrection : Liverpool through the exploration of topics including site analysis, environmental analysis, the study of marine archaeology and case studies. The research undertaken helped to understand every aspect of the site, building and brief.
LIVE PROJECT // LEEDS CITY VARIETIES MUSIC HALL SAFE HAVENThe live brief was to design an alternative entrance and box office in an existing gap site located at the back of the Leeds City Varieties. The areas past reputation of crime and vice influenced the concept of creating a safe haven exposing and protecting. The existing building was stripped back to expose it of its past. New insertions were created including the box office and a community public speaking space used by the organization Reclaim the Night Leeds .
01_Chamber space Visual,Resurrection : Liverpool02_ Perspective technical drawing of Vessel Space, Resurrection : Liverpool03_Conceptual model raising, Resurrection: Liverpool 04_Raising the Wrecks of Liverpool Bay Visual, Resurrection : Liverpool05_ Front section sh owing exhibition spaces Resurrection : Liverpool06_Design Report, Resurrection : Liverpool07_Final model Leeds City Varieties Safe Haven08_Long section showing exhibition and archaeology workshop spaces Resurrection : Liverpool