Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI
Bachelor of Architecture 2010, Bachelor of Fine Arts 2009
Swiss + Beyond, travel course, Summer 2007

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Engineering 2005-2006

Phillips Academy, Andover MA
Boarding School, Cum Laude 2005


Summer 2011, New York, NY,
Internship: Completing construction documents, contributing to interior and exterior details,
coordinated sheet set, documenting LEED criteria, creating diagram graphics, attending Revit tutorials, “lunch + learns”, and other internal presentations.

Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts
Summer 2010, Nantucket, MA,
Internship: Teaching adult figure drawing, youth visual arts course, assisting youth photography and ceramics classes. Also performed building repairs and maintenance work.

August 2009, Providence, RI
Work: Fabricating wood and steel built in furniture units with a RISD faculty member.

3SIX0 Architecture
Winter and Summer 2007, Providence, RI,
Internship: Detailing and CDs, Model making, computer rendering, and general office duties.
Worked on STIX restaurant (Architectural Record, September, 'Record Interiors 2008').

Durland & Van Voorhis Architects
Summers 2005-2006, New Bedford, MA,
Work: Updated and expanded website, photographed projects, and performed office duties.


Line + Relation
Fall 2010, Phillips Academy Andover
Curated joint exhibition of work by John Thornton (father) and self
Critiqued in architecture course, and presented to AP studio art class

Jardins de Métis, Competition
Fall 2010
Participant with RISD professor Pari Riahi, and classmate Stefan DiLeo

Habitat for Humanity
Spring 2010, Providence, RI
Volunteer, involved in framing of house

Residence Life
2009-2010, Rhode Island School of Design
Resident Assistant

Teaching Assistant
Summers 2008-2009, Rhode Island School of Design
Summer Studies Intro to Architecture
Pre-College Foundation Drawing

Student Alliance
2006-2007, Rhode Island School of Design
Vice President, Architecture Department Representative


Developing a complete architectural project from analysis and concept, through iterative design, to final presentation and technical execution. Working in drawing, writing, drafting, and computer and physical modeling.

Computer Programs
AutoCAD, Rhino, V-Ray, 3Ds Max, Revit, Vectorworks, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Office.

Experienced with 35mm, 120 roll film, and digital photography for fine art and architecture.


The Making of Design Principals, Kyna Leski, 2007, p.180