Coleman Partners Architects

Jessica Walker

Tulane University School of Architecture
Master of Architecture I, May 2007

JYA University College London
The Bartlett School of Architecture, London, England
September 2005-June 2006

Tulane University
Summer Study Abroad Program, Central Europe, Summer 2005
Architecture Study throughout Central Europe including Vienna, Austria, Prague, Czech Republic, Berlin, Germany, and Basel, Switzerland.

Louisiana Certificate No. 7596

Mathes Brierre Architects, APC
Architect, July 2007-2013
Project Manager on smaller architectural projects. Designs or helps to design all aspects of a project. Creates presentation materials for clients use or review. Produces complete sets of Construction Documents. Coordinates drawings with all consultants. Identifies and coordinates paths to reach sustainable goals for LEED certification. Works with Brand Standards to develop localized retail stores and hotels. Builds physical and 3d models and renderings. Researches materials. Conducts code reviews. Submits sets for permit to local and state officials. Construction Administration including site visits, checking shop drawings, submittals, and coordination meetings. Proposed and assisted in the development of a firm IDP program with the firm’s management.

AIA New Orleans
Intern, Fall 2006-Spring 2007
Activated the Architecture Pairing Program which was created to pair individual homeowners in need with volunteer architects following Hurricane Katrina. Drafted a proposal to the Louisiana Road Home program suggesting a gap analysis study that would include the Architecture Pairing Program in order to put architects at the forefront of the rebuilding process. Researched and collected material for the Regional Modernism Exhibit curated by AIA New Orleans and put on at the Ogden Museum.

Robert A. Cardello Architects, LLC
Intern, South Norwalk, CT, Summer 2006
Custom residentials in exclusive Fairfield County communities. Surveyed existing homes on site and prepared drawings in AutoCAD. Researched sustainable design and other pertinent site documents for clients. Prepared architectural drawings and renderings in presentation layouts for client review. Documented existing urban conditions for an urban planning project and assisted with presentation of documentation. Generated kitchen designs and detailed custom ironwork for landscape projects.

AIA New Orleans CANstruction, Team member 2007-2010. Team leader 2007-2009. CANstruction holds annual design and build competitions to construct large scale structures from canned food. The AIA New Orleans CANstruction event donates all canned food proceeds to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana.

Traveling throughout the country and abroad. Lived in Jakarta, Indonesia, Oslo, Norway, and London,England. Swimming, Golfing, Running, Cooking, Painting, and Drawing.

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