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RECENT PROJECT: Port Lands Energy Loop

ABOUT

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 various firms of different sizes in Toronto and Calgary.

Projects

TOYSCAPE

KNOWLEDGE BOOTH

LARGE URBAN BUILDING

YORKVILLE PARK

PIONEER SPECIES GARDEN

GALT HOTEL

PIN ARCHITECTURE

GORE PARK CANOPY

PIER PAVILION

PLAY: ATHRU

PLANGERE LOGO

ASAC LOGO

VDM LOGO

UWSA TEE SHIRT

07.25

QR VIDEOS

MAPLE BOXES

PLYWOOD CHAIR

Education

University of Waterloo

Candidate for Honours Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Co-op

Aldershot School

Student of Excellence 2010

Academic Award of Excellence

Visual Art Subject Award 2009 & 2010

Experience

CS&P ARCHITECTS | Student Architect

Assisted with Revit construction drawings and section details for an educational project.

BROOK MCILROY | Student Architect

Produced drawings for architecture, planning, urban design and landscape architecture projects. Developed workflows for specific 3D modeling tasks, such as CNC-ready models.

STURGESS ARCHITECTURE | Student Architect

Produced 3D models and renderings, learned software as needed to accommodate in-house workflow, contributed to design of concepts and details.

CAMBRIDGE GALLERIES | Gallery Assistant

Assisted with installations, supervised gallery and interacted with visitors.

UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO | Office Assistant

Assisted with administrative work and gave school tours for prospective students.

BLACK’S PHOTOGRAPHY | Photo Specialist

Taught one-on-one camera lessons with customers, helped customers with purchases, developed prints, etc.

Knowledge & Skills

Software: 2D

Well-versed in Photoshop & Camera Raw, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver (HTML, CSS)

Working knowledge of Premiere

Software: 3D

Well-versed in Revit, AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, V-Ray, SketchUp, Blender

Traditional

Woodworking and model-making, digital and film photography, omelette flipping

Community

University of Waterloo

School of Architecture apparel competition

Stage director for 2012 Cultural History play

University of Toronto

Instructed a student-run 3D modeling and Photoshop workshop for architecture students

Aldershot School

Redeveloped and maintained school web site

Designed and co-edited yearbooks

Designed promotional materials for school- and board-wide events

FINE PRINT

All content copyright © Alex Willms and/or the indicated firms unless otherwise noted.

WEB DESIGN

All HTML and CSS was written from scratch by me, and is a work in progress.