Megan Nicole Stenftenagel
SOFTWARE PROFICIENCIES / SKILLS
Revit 3D Modeling
Sefaira Energy Modeling
Rhinoceros 3D Modeling
V-Ray Rendering Plug-in
Performance Analysis Plug-in
Adobe Creative Suites
AutoCAD 2D Drafting
ArcGIS Geographic Information Systems
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
Master of Architecture
August 2017 - May 2019
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY, Muncie, IN
COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING + HONORS COLLEGE
Bachelor of Science in Architecture + Sustainability Minor
Summa Cum Laude Distinction
August 2013 - May 2017
Laka Reacts International Competition
Winner of the Year | 2020
Top prize awarded for design of the Ark, with team members Safia Dziri, Matt Turlock, and Emiel Cockx.
Design to be exhibited at the 2020 Architektur im foyer Conference in Melle, Germany.
Cripe-sponsored Fourth-year Capstone Competition
Honor Award | 2016
Highest award received in Ball State University’s 4th-year design competition for microGrow, with teammate Amanda Rider. Team presented design at Indianapolis’s AIA chapter’s January meeting.
National ACSA - AISC Steel Competition
3rd-Place | 2016
Received 3rd-place recognition for Tessellate. Project displayed at ACSA’s 105th Annual Meeting in Detroit, MI, in March 2017, and at AIA’s National Convention in Orlando, FL, in April 2017.
SCHOLARSHIPS + HONORS
College of Environmental Design Circus | Spring 2019
Presented Nexus at Circus, an event where the CED invites distinguished visitors and critics to highlight the extraordinary work produced by selected students and faculty
College of Architecture and Planning Dean's List | Fall 2013 - Spring 2017
All 10 trimesters enrolled
Association of Licensed Architects | 2016
Award for exemplary undergraduate achievement
Indiana Architectural Foundation Scholarship | 2015 , 2016
Merit-based scholarship for Indiana residents enrolled in an accredited professional or post-professional architectural degree program. Earned two consecutive years.
Architectural Designer , Düsseldorf, Germany | Oct 2019 - present
SKIDMORE, OWINGS, & MERRILL
Architectural Intern, San Francisco, CA | Summer 2017 & Summer 2018
Worked on the design, development, and documentation of large-scale, mixed-use urban projects located in US, China, and Canada. Range of skills applied included Rhinoceros 3D-modeling, physical modeling, V-Ray rendering, AutoCAD 2D-drafting, Adobe Creative Suites diagramming, and 3D-printing.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Graduate Student Instructor, Berkeley, CA | Spring 2018 & Spring 2019
Assisted Prof Gail Brager and Dr Stefano Schiavon in their instruction of ARCH 140, Energy and the Environment, a class for undergraduate architecture students. Tasks include leading weekly section lectures, evaluating student homework, projects, and quizzes, and holding office hours for student meetings. Course requires an understanding of Climate Consultant, Sketch-Up, and the Sefaira Environmental Analysis plug-in to evaluate building performance.
Architectural Intern, Owensboro, KY | Summer 2015
Worked in the schematic design stage for Hopkinsville Community College and helped with construction documents for Owensboro's International Bluegrass Museum and Butler County's KCTCS Extension District. Primarily used Revit 2015 3D-modeling software.
ACTIVITIES + ORGANIZATIONS
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) |
2018: LEED Green Associate
2016: Participated in a LEEDlab class pursuing the ongoing task to renew the LEED Silver status of Ball State University’s Letterman Communication Building. In April 2016, presented findings with team of students to Ball State University’s Council on the Environment.
American Institutute of Architecture Students (AIAS) |
2016 - 2017 : Member of the National Advocacy Task Force, a committee assigned to discuss issues of equity, diversity, and accessibility in design. Committee presentation at AIAS’s National Forum 2016, in Boston, MA, and online through live panel discussions and a series of blog posts.
2016 : Ball State University Representative to the AIAS National Board in Forum held in Boston, MA.
2015 : Ball State University Representative to the AIAS National Board in Forum held in San Francisco, CA.
Chester Miller Fellowship | Fall 2018
10-day independent fellowship opportunity for thesis-related research, completed in Denmark and England
CAPItalia | Summer 2015
30-day study in Italy, Germany, France, Spain, and Switzerland
CAPAmericanoSur | Summer 2016
25-day study in Uruguay, Argentina, and Peru