Hello! I'm Stephanie, an aspiring designer from Virginia. My work lives at the intersection of technology and design, where I love to experiment with materials through novel fabrication techniques.
I completed my Bachelors of Science in Architecture at the University of Virginia in 2014. Right after graduation I started as an intern architect at Cooper Carry in Alexandria, Virginia. While there I worked on a variety of projects, including mixed-use, hospitality, and residential. In 2016 I decided to expand my horizons by working for Atkins Global. Going from a full design firm to an A/E office with a four person architecture team allowed me to experience two very different work environments.
While both positions gave me invaluable knowledge and skills, they also made me realize how much I missed being able to work more directly with the built environment. This led me to pursue a Masters of Advanced Architectural Design at Carnegie Mellon University in 2017. Along with getting hands-on experience with material exploration and digital fabrication, my program gave me the opportunity to learn how to program and operate ABB robotic arms. I enjoy working with these robots so much that I am now in my third semester of being a teaching assistant for the introductory course.
Upon graduating in May of 2019, I hope to pursue a career that will allow me to continue working in the realm of advanced fabrication and hands-on experimentation.
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