Master of Architecture (M.Arch.), University of California, Berkeley, 1995.
Studied under Professor Christopher Alexander and Assistant Professor Hajo Neis in the Building Process Area of Emphasis, Department of Architecture.
A.B., Architecture, University of California, Berkeley, 1987.
Visiting Adjunct Assistant Professor, Portland Program, Department of Architecture, University of Oregon, Spring 2001. Graduate level studio.
Teaching Assistant, Department of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley, Fall 1993 and Fall 1995. Theory class “The Nature of Order”.
Designer, Lawrence Architecture, Seattle, WA, 1998-present.
Current Projects include: House on Whidbey Island, WA; Cabin in Mazama, WA; House renovation in Paris, France; Houseboat renovation, Seattle; House in West Seattle; Two House renovations in Seattle.
Associate, Hajo Neis & Associates, Berkeley, CA, 1995-1998.
Projects include: Parkstadt Unterliederbach, Frankfurt, Germany (in partnership with Christopher Alexander and the Center for Environmental Structure); Project Wertheimer Tor, Breuberg, Germany; Urban Villa Competition, Kassel, Germany; Berlin Spreeinsel Competition, Berlin, Germany.
Apprentice, Center for Environmental Structure, Berkeley, CA, 1993.
Amazon Student Housing Village, Eugene, OR.
Writer/Editorial Assistant, James Wentling/Architects, Philadelphia, PA, 1991-1992.
Assisted James Wentling in writing the book Designing a Place Called Home: Reordering the Suburbs.
Associate, Michael Dennis & Associates, Boston MA, 1990-1991.
University Center, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
American Institute of Architects
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Association for Women in Architecture
American Institute of Architects
Publications, Exhibitions, and Research
“Ordinary Form Language:
Projects in Breuberg, Germany, and Eugene, Oregon, USA”
Paper and talk presented at the Form Languages in Architecture Symposium, Dresden, Germany, June 2001.
Exhibition of Handmade Tiles, Ornament Exhibit, BUILD Gallery, San Francisco, CA, October 2000.
“On Creating an Architecture
of Feeling: Intercultural Exchange Between Japan and the United States”
Paper co-authored with Hajo Neis, talk presented at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Northeast Regional Meeting, Newport, RI, 1997. Paper published in the conference proceedings.
“Planning and Designing for
Making Urban Villages”
Paper co-authored with Hajo Neis, talk presented at the International Making Cities Livable Conference, Carmel, CA, 1996.
Exhibition of Shoe Bench, Building Furniture Exhibition, Wurster Hall, University of California, Berkeley, May 1995.
Article published in Process Studies: A Journal of Architectural Process, Volume 2: Building Furniture, 1995.
“A New Apartment Building
Process: Construction Simulation of an Apartment Building in Cyprus”
Article co-authored with Kyriakos Pontikis, Danna Lerner, and Andrew Hryniewicz and published in Process Studies: A Journal of Architectural Process, Volume 1, Fall 1994.
Participant, International Laboratory of Architecture and Urban Design (ILAUD), Urbino, Italy, Summer 1993.
Work published in the ILAUD journal Reading and Design of the Physical Environment 3, 1994.
Research Assistant, Department
of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley, Spring 1994-Summer 1995.
Assisted Assistant Professor Hajo Neis with book manuscript
of Feeling in Design and Construction.
Publications in "Wolkenkuckucksheim – Cloud-Cuckoo-Land – Vozdushnyi zamok":