Nathalie J Siegel is an energetic self-starter, exhibiting natural talent with a formal education in Architecture and Graphic Design. She brings excitement and a broad range of multi-disciplinary thinking to the table by envisioning how the project scope will affect its community, its citizens, and its environment.
-AIA Associate Member
-Registered Architect (pending!!)
-AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) Chapter Member
-University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Palm Beaches Alumni (GO BLUE!!)
-Congress for New Urbanism, Urbanist Member
-USGBC National Member
Pro IDP/ ARE/ AIA
2001: Graduated from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in Graphic Design and Architecture
2001: First internship with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in Chicago
2002 – 2005: Gained solid, corporate experience with Richard Fleischman & Partners Architects Inc. (Ohio), Dorsky Hodgson & Partners (Ohio), and Harvard Jolly Architects (FL, where her family had a seasonal home)
2005 – 2007: Started Masters in Architecture in the evenings at USF while…
- Working full time
- Learning Revit software at the crack of dawn and applying it to work daily
2007: Passed LEED AP New Construction Exam (now LEED AP Building Design & Construction)
2006-2008: Drafted full-time from dusk til dawn at HKS Architects, Inc.
2009: Tutored CAD/Photoshop to students at local colleges
2010: Completed a Certificate in Construction Management sponsored by Turner Construction at Cleveland State
2010-2011: While brilliantly marketing her brand and reputation online, a few medical planners discovered her name in Columbus, Ohio. She secured a six-month comprehensive contract with The Ohio State University billion dollar Medical Campus expansion.
- Became specialized in Evidence-Based Design by graphically responding via best management practices for efficient staff workflow via LEED principles (evidence-based design approaches)
- Completed hundreds of field measurement walk-thru’s and inventories
- Set up e-databases for relocation of FF&E’s within hundreds of healthcare departments (specifying FF&E, creating inventories, and building e-databases)
2011: Selected as a visiting juror critic for local university architecture classes (Site Planning)
2011: Model-maker for nationally recognized non-profits such as Susan G Komen for the Cure in West Palm Beach
2012: Received a Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) certification
2011-2012: Chaired Communications for the Palm Beach Branch of USGBC South Florida full term
2011- present: Contributing design journalist for Florida Designer Homes
2012: Collaborated with team members of AIA and other affiliations on a community-wide Memorial Coalition project
2013: Independently contracted on short-term residential and LEED projects as well as fulfilled IDP requirements. Requirements included observing construction site progress of Kaufman Lynn’s Downtown Boca Raton Library. Also, IDP was gained via sitting through Codes Enforcement, Public Bid, Pre Bid, Planning and Zoning, and CRA meetings for the City of Delray Beach.
The proficient detail expert she is, she has reached the tip of the iceberg in her career, fine-tuned and is ready on the go to contribute, stay with the market and progressively prepare to become licensed.