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 Chicago Associate Member
-University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Alumni (GO BLUE!)
-Architecture for Humanity, Chicago member
-Black Spectacles Member
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.
- Currently, independent consulting in graphic and website design at a lounge space at the Merchandise Mart.
- Interned with the Department of Buildings for The City of Chicago. Experienced with Easy Permit process and redlining with Architectural Reviewers and Project Managers.
- Preparing for Construction Documents and Services, Schematic Design (ARE Exams) and sat for the Building Design & Construction Systems Exam.
- Joined design team for Activate! Pilsen competition via Architecture for Humanity, Chicago
- Completed 3 articles on New Urbanism in annual publication for Congress for New Urbanism
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.
2012: Collaborated with team members of AIA and other affiliations on a community-wide Memorial Coalition project
2011: Model-maker for nationally recognized non-profits such as Susan G Komen for the Cure in West Palm Beach
2011: Selected as a visiting juror critic for local university architecture classes (Site Planning)
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)
2006-2008: Drafted full-time from dusk til dawn at HKS Architects, Inc.
2007: Passed LEED AP New Construction Exam (now LEED AP Building Design & Construction)
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
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)
2001: First internship with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in Chicago