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Portfolio 2010

  1. 1. contact Nils Jaeger, M.Arch 3421 South Hills Avenue, #2003 Fort Worth, TX 76109 817.965.4214 nils.jaeger@gmail.com
  2. 2. resume april 2010 EDUCATION LANGUAGES Master of Architecture German [native] [Post-Professional Program] English [fluent] Ball State University, December 2006 French [spoken] Vordiplom Latin [8 yrs in high school] University of Technology, Berlin, Germany, 2002 WORK EXPERIENCE Staffelbach Design, Inc., Dallas, Texas Interior Architectural Intern, 2007-2010 [Construction Documents, Construction Administration, Detail Development, Project Range: Lobby Remodels, Reception Desks, Conference Centers, Fitness Centers, Delis, Employee Lounges, Offices, Restrooms, Monument Signs, Canopy Design, Multi Tenant Corridors] Andreas Schröder, Berlin, Germany Draftsperson, 2006 [Field Verification Input] Ball State University, Muncie, IN Graduate Assistant [Worked for Pamela Harwood researching and preparing presentations], 2002-2003 Graduate Assistant [Worked for the Dean of the College of Architecture and Planning helping to publish the alumni magazine and helping to begin a publication on Community Based Projects], 2002-2003. Worked for Pamela Harwood helping to organize the ACSA Central Conference titled w-e-a-v-i-n-g. 2003 Lebenshilfewerk, Marburg, Germany` Alternative Civilian Service in lieu of military service, 1999-2000 [Worked with mentally handicapped people in supportive capacities.] www.nilsjaeger.net
  3. 3. resume april 2010 SELECTED AWARDS, GRANTS, SERVICE 10th Student Symposium - presentation of DVD “cultural landscapes - gas boom” Ball State University, 2005 DVD publication “cultural landscapes - gas boom” Ball State University, 2004 Tell-A-Vision Small Project Grant Virginia B. Ball Center, Ball State University, 2004 Outstanding Service Citation Department of Architecture, Ball State University, 2004 1st Annual Paper Tube Connection Competition 1st place, 2003 Graduate Assistantship Ball State University, 2002-2003 Full Tuition Waiver Ball State University, 2002-2003 Study-Abroad-Stipend University of Technology, Berlin, Germany, 2002 SOFTWARE Mac Platform Adobe Photoshop Windows Platform Adobe InDesign Microstation Adobe Premier Sketchup Adobe Flash Rhinoceros 3D Microsoft Office TRAVEL Japan [2010, 2009, 2006] Malaysia [1999] Netherlands [2005] Poland [1998] France [2004, 2002, 1997, 1994, 1988] Russia [1998] Canada [2003] Lithuania [1998] Spain [2001] Denmark [1995, 1993, 1991] New Zealand [1999] Italy [1994, 1990] www.nilsjaeger.net
  4. 4. professional lobby remodel: detailing building lobby/reception: program: renovation of a building lobby detailing: reception desk, feature wall with custom light fixture, floor pattern, ceiling details www.nilsjaeger.net
  5. 5. professional office suite: detailing building lobby/reception: program: reception, conference rooms, offices, break room detailing: reception desk, conference rooms, ceiling details, break room millwork, flooring details www.nilsjaeger.net
  6. 6. design assignment: soft’n’solid designing with membranes: program: homeless shelter and rehabilitation/re-socialization center design: the twisting facade orients the building to the path of the sun, creates an entrance, and opens a backyard. 3 elements structure the building workshop/exhibition (front), staircase, apartments (back) www.nilsjaeger.net
  7. 7. design assignment: soft’n’solid center for regenerative studies (CERES): program: addition to University of Cincinnati campus containing class rooms, a lecture hall, dining hall, faculty offices, student housing, recreational facilities design: optimized north wind exposure (dune shape), water collection system, photo voltaic system, central staircase (aorta) as central access to all 8 floors www.nilsjaeger.net
  8. 8. design assignment: left over people, left over spaces, left over materials leftover+: program: [1] shelter from leftover materials for 1 week; [2] unauthorized overnight shelter design: [1] plywood triangles as housing solution for 1 person. [2] 3 trash bins, plastic sheet as a hidden sleeping platform www.nilsjaeger.net
  9. 9. design assignment: transformator social housing addition: program: intervention within an aging neighborhood; recreational facilities, restaurants, work shops, community spaces design: the rib structures rise organically from the central lawn area on either side of the main pedestrian/ bicycle path forming a tension field between them www.nilsjaeger.net
  10. 10. design assignment: housing program: from single apartment to urban plan design: 30 foot cube developed as abstract apartment; the urban plan reflects a three-dimensional oriental city fabric as an extension of the grid-based apartment unit. www.nilsjaeger.net
  11. 11. design assignment: wood construction program: market stands for a daily market design: traditional german wood construction; grid-based architecture that allows to communicate with its surroundings by extending and retracting structure, infill walls, and deck. www.nilsjaeger.net
  12. 12. design assignment: tea house program: tea house on a remote island near berlin; masonry design: the verticality of forest and existing adjacent temple are expressed through the elevated tea room, the stair case leading up to it and the columns that support the tea room. www.nilsjaeger.net
  13. 13. design competition: paper tube connection [1st prize] program: create an innovative connection between paper tubes with only one tool design: tool = knife: three interconnected paper tubes build a strong core www.nilsjaeger.net
  14. 14. design assignment: model stand program: a portable base for architecture models design: the legs fold out of the main body, the integrated wings rotate out of the legs to stabilize the model stand and provide the base for architectural models www.nilsjaeger.net
  15. 15. design private: tv console, 2009 program: a console that holds a tv, video and audio components, and long players design: play between void and solid, square and rectangle. all equipment (except tv) is stowed within the main compartment with concealed power, LPs are stored underneath the LP player. www.nilsjaeger.net
  16. 16. design private: coffee table, 2009 program: coffee table with storage design: golden section, simple linear design, high quality wood connections www.nilsjaeger.net
  17. 17. design private: desk, 2010 program: cost-effective desk, reminiscent of scandinavian design design: made of 2 sheets of 4’x8’ birch plywood; front and back of the desk’s woking surface are recessed to allow wire management www.nilsjaeger.net
  18. 18. skills sketching www.nilsjaeger.net
  19. 19. skills sketching www.nilsjaeger.net
  20. 20. skills photoshop www.nilsjaeger.net
  21. 21. skills photoshop www.nilsjaeger.net
  22. 22. skills photoshop www.nilsjaeger.net
  23. 23. references available upon request. please also visit: www.nilsjaeger.net