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education

Harvard Graduate School of Design — 2017
Master in Architecture

Harvard College 2012
Bachelor of Arts

 
 

 
 

honours & opportunities

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Salon 22: New Aging — winter 2018
Invited to present my position on "age-friendly" cities and discuss how designing with older adults in mind benefits people of all ages and abilities.

KPF Paul Katz London Fellowship — fall 2017
Funded research that challenges guidelines for multi-generational urban public spaces.

Teaching Assistant, Harvard College spring 2017
Awarded Certificate of Distinction in Teaching

Thesis: the poetic & the pragmatic — 2016 to 2017
Awarded High Pass
Selected to present thesis at 2017 Harvard GSD Open House

Heffernan Travel Prize — fall 2016
Awarded a travel grant to visit London for thesis research and discover my place in the local conversation around designing for older adults.

Harvard Field Hockey — 2009 to 2012
2012 NCAA National Academic Squad
4 Time All Ivy Recipient & 4 Time Regional All American

 

 
 

select design experience

MIT AgeLab  summer 2016 to present
Exploring new frameworks for age-ready, livable communities and constantly learning from the thoughtful and dynamic 85+ group.

Harvard fortyK Gallery  spring 2017
Selected to exhibit work Re-present: do our desires to communicate a specific story control the reality we represent, or does reality control the story we are able to tell?

Höweler + Yoon Architecture — summer 2015
Worked on schematic design, master planning, & new business proposals.

Harvard Dean’s Challenge Competition, iLAB VIP — spring 2015
Designer for a team of business and education school students creating a curriculum, GritQ, that teaches student athletes non-cognitive skills. Finalist for the HIVE and Deans’ Innovation in Sport Challenges.

Bruce Mau Design — summer 2014
Helped the environments team with drawings, renderings, and diagramming. Researcher and ghostwriter for the CEO’s book about 21st century design.

Sert House — 2012 to 2014
Worked with the incredible current owners of the Josep Lluis Sert House, Gerald & Nina Holton, who were friends of Sert. In addition to creating a brochure for their tours, I learned many valuable life lessons from these inspiring 90 year olds.

 
 

 
 

academic / leadership experience

Teaching Assistant, Harvard Graduate School of Design  January 2018 to present
Assisting the teaching of the GSD abroad seminar London: Past, Present, and Emerging examining the design and development of the built environment of London to help understand, inform and contribute to current conversations in the city.

Volunteer, Senior BEEs (Building Exploratory Explorers)  November 2017 to present
Assisting the Building Exploratory's lifelong learning program, Senior BEE's, by joining older adults from Hackney as they learn about and contribute to the past, present, and future architecture of their borough.

Teaching Assistant, Harvard College spring 2017
Assisted the teaching of Transformations, the undergraduate architecture course that introduces basic concepts and techniques used to address issues of form, material, and the process of making.

Co-chair, HarvardxDesign spring 2015 to spring 2016
Coordinated the 2016 HxD Conference: FailurexDesign, a collaboration between the GSD, HBS, and Harvard College. The student-led event brought together over 500 people from all backgrounds to engage in and reinterpret the design process.

Wizards Field Hockey — 2012 to 2017
Coach of local youth athletes. Helped grow the program from 12 athletes to over 200.

Harvard Field Hockey — 2010 to 2012
Two time elected captain.