Marie Taylor is committed to experimentation, exchange, building, as well as the multidimensional improvement of collective narratives and shared environments.

Work

sweet cocoon

Sweet Cocoon

Architectural Design View Work
prvw-barghoutipalace

Barghouti Palace

Architectural Rehabilitation View Work
hostel

Caesariyya Hostel

Architectural Rehabilitation View Work
women's center

Tulkarm Women's Development Association

Architectural Rehabilitation View Work
steel tree

Steel Tree

Art Installation View Work
Gallery

Warehouse District Art Gallery

Architectural Design View Work
Arid Land

Arid Lands Institute

Architectural Design View Work
elementary school

Neighborhood Elementary School

Architectural Design View Work
scholar's dwelling

Desert Dwelling for Scholars

Architectural Design View Work
albion

Albion

Architectural Design View Work

curriculum vitae

Experience

Habitat for Humanity Chicago
September 2014 - Current
Position: Construction Site Leader
Chicago, IL

Responsibilities include: Leading groups of volunteers in construction activities through all phases. Assessing homes, developing teams, organizing work and materials for neighborhood beautification events. Developing materials library, tracking cost estimations, and organizing finish selections for homes.

Robert Noble Architect
November 2013 - February 2014
Position: Junior Architect
Rome, GA

Responsibilities included: Red lines and small design projects. Developing and utilizing Revit and ArchiCAD 16 skills. Working on small renovations and design retreat house for local non-profit “The Sweet Cocoon”. Creating marketing and fundraising images.

RIWAQ: Center for Architecture and Preservation
July 2011 - April 2013
Position: Junior Architect
Ramallah, Palestine

Responsibilities included: Schematic, design development, construction documents, specifications, tendering, and construction supervision. Individual and collaborative design work in community based projects. Assisting in marketing/publication design and implementation. Grant proposal writing. Developing competition layout and documentation for Agaha Khan Award for Architecture.

Line and Space, LLC
Fall 2007 - Fall 2008
Position: Architectural Intern
Tucson, AZ

Responsibilities included: Support in marketing and layout with personal and hired photography. Developing presentation and documentation to win 2008 COTE Tope Ten Award. Assisting in completion of construction documents, presentation models, and materials.

Volunteer

Habitat for Humanity Guatemala
Summer 2007

Responsibilities included: Building homes with vernacular methodology from concrete and CMU with local masons and families.

Achievements

2012 — Gesch Field School with the Canova Association in Italy — Participant

2011 — Student review board for Architecture and Preservation work with RIWAQ Colombia University

2011 — UNESCO workshop for mud brick making and construction

2011 — Alpha Rho Chi Medal

2010 — Faculty Hiring Committee — Invited student representative

2010 — Arid Lands Institute Project — Honorable mention

2007 — Dean’s List

Project References

Experience

University of Arizona
Bachelor of Architecture
Graduated: 2011

Illinois Institute of Art
Interior Design Program
2003-2005

Skills/Proficiencies

  • AutoCAD
  • Rhinoceros and VRAY for Rhino
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • SketchUp
  • Revit 2013

Say hello:

Ph: (217) 828 2328
E: marie.liz.taylor.gmail.com