C&J Katz Studio // Boston, Massachusetts / 2013–current
Designer — Designer, Project Manager—Conceptual design, project management, construction detailing, specification and documentation for all aspects of residential renovations, restaurant, retail, institutional and commercial interiors.
Selected Projects—Cambridge Townhouse (gut-renovation), South End Townhouse (renovation), Charlestown Condo (renovation), Martha’s Vineyard Vacation Home (new construction), Newton House (renovation), Wellesley Cottage (renovation), Oleana Restaurant, Sarma Restaurant, Sofra Bakery, East Campus at Wellesley College, MIT Technology Review offices, Walsh Hall at Boston College, Marvin Windows & Doors Showroom, Gemvara Showroom, Wolfers Lighting Showroom.
MGA PARTNERS, Architects // Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / 2012–2013
Interior Architect — Design development, construction detailing and specification coordination for the furniture, finish and signage packages for large-scale institutional projects.
Projects—Morgan Hall at Temple University, Maltz Performing Arts Center at Case Western Reserve University, MGA Partners office renovation, Facets of Craft exhibit at Temple University
Stephen Turner Inc. // Providence, Rhode Island / 2011
Commissioning Agent — Led a consulting team to research and define the scope and program of Emerald Cities: Providence; worked individually and with others to generate building commissioning documentation.
The Architectural Group // Dayton, Ohio / 2007–2008
Architecture Intern — Design development, space-planning, structural drawing coordination, detail implementation, construction documents, and material coordination for a range of commercial, institutional and educational projects.
Sharp Conway Architects // Dayton, Ohio / 2006
Architecture Intern — Coordinated relocation and organization of materials library; worked with principals on production of construction document packages for numerous health-care projects.
Boston Architectural College // Boston, Massachusetts / 2015–2017
Studio Instructor, Foundation Studio — Provide technical instruction, critical feedback and conceptual guidance for graduate students through an intensive first-semester design studio.
Course Instructor, Sustainable Material Assemblies — Lead students through a series of semester-long learning projects.
Rhode Island School of Design // Providence, Rhode Island / 2009–2011
Course Instructor, Department of Interior Architecture — Created and taught all aspects of a six-week course called Exploration through Observation which provided students with skills to use photography as a tool for documentation, observation and analysis.
Teaching Faculty Assistant, Department of Interior Architecture — Worked with four instructors to coordinate and implement a six-week summer studio; advised instructors regarding course material (means and methods), assisted students with issues ranging from technical to analytic to critical.
Graduate Tutor, Writing Center — Worked with a range of students to address analytic, editorial and communication challenges related to research papers, grant-writing, thesis development and fellowship applications.
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) // Providence, Rhode Island / 2009–2011
Master of Interior Architecture: Interventions & Adaptive Reuse
Graduate + Department Fellowship, Dark Horse Award
Miami University (MU) // Oxford, Ohio / 2005–2009
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Design
Minor in the History of Art and Architecture
Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) // Copenhagen, Denmark / 2009
Interior Architecture Design Studio + Scandinavian Culture and Design Travel Course
Glasgow School of Art (GSA) // Glasgow, Scotland / 2006
Construction Detail Studio + Art in the Land Seminar
HONORS & ACTIVITIES
Guest Design Critic, Masters Thesis, Foundation Studies // BAC / 2014–current
Lecture, Sustainability, Adaptive Reuse and Interior Architecture // BAC / 2016–current
Big Brother, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts // 2013–2017
Guest Design Critic, Design Thesis, Department of Interior Architecture // RISD / 2011–2016
LEED Green Associate // Green Building Certification Institute / 2012–2015
Guest Design Critic, Architectural Engineering Design Studio // Drexel University / 2013
Project Team Leader, Philadelphia Parking Day // MGA Partners / 2012
Lecture, Building Meaning: the curious correlations of Architecture & Typography // MGA Pin-up Series / 2012
Honorable Mention, Newport Visitor's Center Design Competition // Ampersand Design Collaborative / 2011
Independent Study, Vienna Flak Tower Research with Passivhaus Integration // RISD / 2011
Featured Designer, Interior Architecture Graduate Student Exhibition // RISD / 2010
Published in Effusions: Student Art Journal // MU / 2009
Independent Study, Daylight Modeling & Analysis // MU / 2007