Karimah Gheddai My Experienceat Hok

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Karimah Gheddai My Experienceat Hok

  1. 1. KARIMAH GHEDDAI My experience at HOK
  2. 2. ABOUT ME <ul><li>3 rd Year student of Landscape Architecture at the University of Guelph </li></ul><ul><li>Minoring in International Development Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Interests include: </li></ul><ul><li>-Natural disaster rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>-Habitat and resource conservation </li></ul><ul><li>-Sustainable design </li></ul><ul><li>-Pedestrian friendly cities </li></ul><ul><li>-Incorporating art in Landscape Architecture </li></ul>
  3. 3. INFLUENCES George Dark Sasaki Thomas Heatherwick Diana Balmori Cesar Pelli The Architect The Artist The Planner and Environmentalist The Legend The Landscape Architect
  4. 4. WHAT I LEARNED Increased my plant knowledge Connections between the Design Disciplines
  5. 5. WHAT I LEARNED GIS Applications Rendering Techniques Team Work Impression Biomimicry T-O-D Design Process
  6. 6. I ENJOYED <ul><li>Working on Landscape Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>and Urban design projects </li></ul><ul><li>Working on a project in Mecca </li></ul><ul><li>HOK life blog </li></ul><ul><li>Think Tank Thursdays </li></ul><ul><li>Town hall meetings </li></ul><ul><li>AutoCAD support </li></ul><ul><li>Open exchange of ideas and techniques </li></ul>
  7. 7. CHALLENGES Taking 3 University courses while working Being Patient AutoCAD
  8. 8. <ul><li>Students would most likely benefit more from an Internship that is more structured </li></ul>SUGGESTIONS FOR THE FUTURE <ul><li>Encourage students to explore other </li></ul><ul><li>avenues when there is nothing to do such </li></ul><ul><li>as entering a design competition </li></ul>Overall I really enjoyed the experience!!!!THANKS A LOT!!!! However here are some suggestions <ul><li>Allow for a broader scope of </li></ul><ul><li>learning by interns </li></ul>
  9. 9. MY FUTURE NIGERIA CANADA ERITREA THE WORLD ???  :P 
  10. 10. NEXT? <ul><li>Habitat and Natural resources conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Disaster Rehabilitation research </li></ul><ul><li>Work with an NGO </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe study Urban Design/Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>THANK YOU!!!! </li></ul>

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