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
Cripe-sponsored Fourth-year Capstone Competition
Honor Award | Fall 2016
Highest award received in Ball State University’s 4th-year final design competition for team submission, microGrow, with teammate Amanda Rider. Team presented design at Indianapolis’s AIA chapter’s January meeting.
National ACSA - AISC Steel Competition
3rd-Place | Summer 2016
Received 3rd-place recognition for my submission 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.
Indiana Hardwood Lumberman’s Association (IHLA) Competition
Finalist | Spring 2015
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.
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. Most recent projects include a residential tower in Vancouver, BC, and a residential tower in Chengdu, China. Range of skills applied included Rhinoceros 3D-modeling, physical modeling, V-Ray rendering, Excel spreadsheet management, AutoCAD 2D-drawing, 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.
GIBRALTAR DESIGN, INCORPORATED
Architectural Intern, Indianapolis, IN | Summer 2014
Teamed with Jasper High School, my alma mater, to redesign the Business Department for 21st century, student-centered learning. Worked on hand-drawings and 2D AutoCAD drawings in office, and then created and presented a PowerPoint presentation to the faculty members involved.
The STENFTENAGEL GROUP, LLC
Architectural Designer, Jasper, IN | Summer 2016
Modeled the preliminary design for North Spencer School Administration’s new office building and drafted classroom renovation drawings for Fort Branch School Corporation.
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
Architectural Digital Assistant, Muncie, IN | Spring 2017
Modeled a digital 3D-site plan of Columbus, IN, to assist Dr. Kristin Barry and ARCH498 students in digitally reconstructing the city's prominent historical buildings. Site modeled in Rhinoceros 5.0 and utilized for an augmented reality architecture project.
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.
2013- present: Member of the Ball State University Chapter of AIAS.
Maps sold in AIAS’s fundraiser at Muncie’s 2015 & 2016 Artwalk and Freedom by Design's Poster Sale.
The Next System Project Teach-In | Spring 2016
Led the creation of a promotional video displayed at Ball State University’s Next System Project Teach-In, an event aimed to advance the potential of the community’s local food, energy and water systems through entrepreneurship, held on April 29, 2016.
Ball State Running Association | Spring 2014 - Spring 2017
Participated in NIRCA's intercollegiate running competitions, including NIRCA Nationals, Regionals, and Ball State's own MC5 NIRCA-sponsored race.
ADDITIONAL LINKS + PUBLICATIONS
Jacob's Design Institute | Spring 2018
Web feature for SpiralOptic, an adaptive light fixture utilizing a 3D-printed mechanism to activate the spiraling motion of fiber-optic acrylic rods.
Chester Miller Fellowship | Fall 2018
10-day independent fellowship opportunity for thesis-related research, completed in Denmark and England
CED Mexico City Trip | Fall 2017
5-day study in Mexico City, Mexico
CAPItalia | Summer 2015
30-day study in Italy, Germany, France, Spain, and Switzerland
CAPAmericanoSur | Summer 2016
25-day study in Uruguay, Argentina, and Peru
CAPCanada | Fall 2014
7-day study in Ottawa, Toronto, and Montreal
Habitat for Humanity, Greater Muncie, IN | Spring 2017
Volunteered for the adaptive reuse and renovation of Muncie's new Habitat ReStore building. Habitat ReStore "accepts donations of new or nearly new building supplies, furniture and tools from individuals, contractors and businesses. These materials are sold at the ReStore to the public and the proceeds are used by Habitat to build more Habitat homes."
Living Lightly Fair, Minnetrista, IN | Fall 2013, 2015, & 2016
Volunteered at a resource fair dedicated to sustainable lifestyles. Gave event information and directions to visitors, assisting at various event booths in need of temporary help.