About

My name is Bryan Hicks and I am a recent graduate of the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. My interests revolve around design, fabrication, construction, and generative design.

Education

Master of Architecture | University of Michigan | 2020

Bachelor of Art in Architecture | Miami University | 2018

Miami University Dolibois European Center | Fall 2016 | Professor Jim Clemes

Experience

Taubman College Digital Fabrication Lab | Lab Assistant | 2018 - 2020 |

I programmed and ran CNC and water jet files for architecture students and faculty.

FRCH Nelson | Summer Co-op | Summer 2019 | Worked within the retail team helping

complete construction sets in AutoCAD. I also did necessary renders utilizing Rhino, Sketchup, Vray, and Photoshop.

BHDP Architecture | Summer 2018 | Contributed to the workplace team using Revit to complete

construction sets as well as helping with project visualization using Sketchup, Lumion, and Photoshop.

Warren County Building Department | Summer Internship | Summer 2016 | Worked with code officers

both on the construction site and in the office. Interacted with customers helping them through the code process.

Skills

Modelling/Generative Design | Rhino | Grasshopper | Python + Rhinoscript  

Architecture | AutoCAD | Revit | Sketchup  

Representation | Vray | Lumion | Photoshop | InDesign  

Augmented Reality | Vuforia + Unity | Fologram + Rhino

Other Skills | MasterCAM | Microsoft Office Suite | Wood Working | Model Building | Diagramming 

Achievements

2020 Housing and Urban Development Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Competition | Finalist Project: Keystone at the Crossroads | Collaborators: Joshua Childs, Amelia Linde, Samuel Kollar, and Jess Yelk

2018 AIA Ohio Student Design Award | 3rd Place | Project: Westcott Site Addition | Summer 2018 | Collaborators: John Knauft and Emily Waldinger

The Dean's Honorary Commendation | Dean Leterre, Dean of MUDEC | Dec 2016

President's List | Miami University | Fall Semester 2016, Spring Semester 2017, Fall Semester 2017

Dean's List | Miami University | Fall Semester 2015, Spring Semester 2016

Walter C. Pfeiffer Scholarship | Miami University | May 2016

Herb Hodgman Memorial Scholarship | Miami University | May 2017

 

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