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E d u c a t i o n

- Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Master of Architecture, 2008

- University of Houston, Houston, TX

Bachelor of Architecture / Summa Cum Laude

- University of Houston, Houston, TX

Bachelor of Environmental Design, 2006 / Summa Cum Laude


H o n o r s

- Five of the Best Houses in Texas, 2016

Shotgun Chameleon in built residential category awarded by Dezeen Magazine.

- House of the Month, 2016

Shotgun Chameleon in built residential category awarded by Architectural Record Magazine.

- Texas Society of Architect Studio Award, 2016

This O House in un-built project category awarded by Texas Society of Architect.

- Houston Mayor’s Award, 2016

Honorable Mention awarded to 2016 UH Graduate Design Build Studio project by Houston Mayor’s office.

- Texas Society of Architect Studio Award, 2014

Inbox House in un-built project category awarded by Texas Society of Architect.

- Houston Mayor’s Award, 2015

Honorable Mention awarded to 2015 UH Graduate Design Build Studio project by Houston Mayor’s office.

- Outstanding Project, 2008

American School & University Educational Interiors Showcase (project at Brave Architecture).

- International Competition Winner, 2006

New Housing Prototype in New Orleans: Competition organized by Architectural Record and Tulane University.

- Special Mention, 2007

Evolo Housing Competition

- Juried Design Award / Fifth Year Design Project, 2006

College of Architecture, University of Houston

- Merit Award, 2006

Academic Performance, American Institute of Architecture

- Commencement Ceremony Salutatorian, 2006

College of Architecture, University of Houston

- Outstanding Academic Performance Award, 2000

Lim Kok Wing Institute of Creative Technology, Malaysia


E x h i b i t i o n s

- National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.

Making Room: Housing for a Changing American / Washington, D.C. / November 18, 2017 - January 6, 2019

- Virserum Art Museum, Sweden

Architecture of Necessity / Virserum, Sweden / June, 2019 - September, 2019

- 10th International Venice Architecture Biennale, USA Pavilion

After the Flood: Building on Higher Ground / Venice, Italy / September 10 – November 19, 2006

- Collaborative Development (CODE), KMUTT City Center

After the Flood: Building on Higher Ground / Bangkok, Thailand / June 19 – August 19, 2007

- Museo del Canal Interoceanico

After the Flood: Building on Higher Ground / Panama City, Panama / November – December, 2007

- Architecture and Design Museum (A+D MUSEUM)

After the Flood: Building on Higher Ground / Los Angeles, California / April 18th 2008 – June 28th 2008

- Lincoln Center, Fordham University

D3 Sketch / New York City, New York / February 21st 2013 – March 20th 2013


P u b l i c a t i o n

- Architectural Record

Miriam, Sitzs. "Perspective: House of the Month", (January, 2016), pp. 35. Online: http://www.architecturalrecord.com

- Architectural Record

Russell, James. "Rebuilding after Katrina: Building a Better Gulf South", (June 2006), pp. 112-129.

- Architectures CREE

Trelcat, Sophie. " Le vernaculaire revisite ", (June & July, 2016), pp. 80-89.

-  Arch Daily

"Shotgun Chameleon / ZDES", (February, 2016). Online: http://www.archdaily.com/781611/shotgun-chameleon-zdes

- Architizer

"Shotgun Chameleon", (June, 2016). Http://architizer.com/feed/q/post_categories:Featured+Project/page:2/

- Archello

"Shotgun Chameleon", (July, 2016). Http://us.archello.com/en/project/shotgun-chameleon

- Blur, D3 dialog, international journal of architecture + design

Marinic, Gregory. "Shotgun Chameleon", (June, 2016), pp. 35

- Curbed

Xie, Jenny. "Eco-Friendly Texas Home ", (February, 2016). Online: http://www.curbed.com/2016/2/10/11030026/sustainable-architecture-modern-homes

- Design Trend

"Shotgun Chameleon by Houston Architect", (February, 2016). Http://www.designtrends.com/arch-interior/shotgun-style-house.html

- Dezeen Magazine

Brake, Alan. "Shotgun Chameleon house in Houston is designed to help its owner offset their ", (February, 2016). Online: http://www.dezeen.com/2016/02/19/shotgun-chameleon-house-houston-low-cost-adaptable-family-home-live-

- Evolo 01 - Housing for the 21st Century

Aiello, Carlo. "Shotgun Chameleon", (Fall 2009), pp. 122.

- Fresh Daily Inc

Robinson, Dominiq. “The Shotgun Chameleon House Designed To Off-Set Mortgage, Could Become A Future Trend", (February, 2016). http://www.freshdailyinc.net/the-shotgun-chameleon-house-designed-to-off-set-mortgage-could-become-a-future-trend/#more-6794

- Houston Chronicle

Ward, Alyson. "Escapes - In the Fourth Ward, Architect builds a modern 'shotgun' house", (21 February, 2016), pp. L5.

- Houstonia Magazine

Ledoux, Abby. "The American Dream", (March, 2020), pp.50

- Houstonia Magazine

Mericas, Laura and Ledoux, Abby. "The Bayou City A-Z", (11 December, 2018), pp. 60.

- Inhabitat

Wang, Lucy. "Climate-responsive Shotgun Chameleon helps homeowners save on energy bills and the mortgage", (February, 2016). http://inhabitat.com/climate-responsive-shotgun-chameleon-helps-homeowners-save-on-energy-bills-and-the-mortgage/

- Label Magazine

Krol, Magdalena. "As in Chameleon's Skin", (August 2017), pp.96-104.

- National Building Museum Magazine

Bristol, Caitlin. "Evolving Space, Versatile Living", (AARP and National Building Museum, January 2019), pp. 60-61.

- Society Interiors

Somaiah, Apoorva. "Value for Money", (April, 2016), pp. 64.

- Swamplot

Gerbode,Christine. "A Glimpse Behind the Shotgun Chameleon’s Adaptable Skin in Fourth Ward", (March, 2016). Http://swamplot.com/a-glimpse-behind-the-shotgun-chameleons-adaptable-skin-in-fourth-ward/2016-03-30/

- Texas Architect

"Studio Award: In-box House, Houston", (November / December 2014), pp. 28.

- Texas Architect

Sharpe, Stephen. "Paperwork: Shotgun Chameleon", (November / December 2006), pp. 18.

- The New Urban House: A Global Survey

Stathaki, Ellie and Bell Jonathan, "Shotgun Chameleon Houston", (Yale University Press, November 2018), pp 52-53.

- University of Houston Magazine

Emery, Mike. "Designing for Good - UH Architects building better communities", (Spring 2016), pp. 15.

- Urban Environment Design

Wang, Wenyang, "Shotgun Chameleon", (April 2017), pp386-395.

- Wood 2019

Jonsson, Carolina. "Architecture of Necessity, Shotgun Chameleon House", (Virserum Konsthall, 2019), pp.246-247.

- 150 Best New Eco Home Ideas

Zamore, Francesc. "Shotgun Chameleom House", (Harper Collins Publisher, Spring / Summer 2017), pp368-381.