I'm a third-year student of architecture at the University of Waterloo. My studies involve graphic representation, cultural history, and environmental design. Through the co-op program I've had the opportunity to work for firms in Toronto and Calgary.
Some of my other interests include graphic design, web design and user interface, and photography. Check out some of my work below.
Candidate for Honours Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Co-op
Student of Excellence 2010
Academic Award of Excellence
Visual Art Subject Award 2009 & 2010
Produced drawings for architecture, planning, urban design and landscape architecture projects. Developed workflows for specific 3D modeling tasks, such as CNC-ready models.
Produced 3D models and renderings, learned software as needed to accommodate in-house workflow, contributed to design of concepts and details.
Assisted with installations, supervised gallery and interacted with visitors.
Assisted with administrative work and gave school tours for prospective students.
Taught one-on-one camera lessons with customers, helped customers with purchases, developed prints, etc.
Well-versed in Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver (HTML, CSS)
Well-versed in Revit, AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, V-Ray, SketchUp, Blender
Hand-drafting and sketching, model-making, digital and film photography, omelette flipping
School of Architecture apparel competition
Stage director for 2012 Cultural History play
Redeveloped and maintained school web site
Designed and co-edited yearbooks
Designed promotial materials for school- and board-wide events
All content copyright © Alex Willms and/or the indicated firms unless otherwise noted.
I'm halfway through my third year of school, and will be working at an architecture firm this summer. My next co-op term will be eight months starting in Winter 2014.