CURRICULUM VITAE

JANE VORBRODT, Architect AIBC, LEED AP

EDUCATION

2002  Master of Architecture, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

2001   Student Exchange, Universität Siegen & Bauhaus Universität Weimar, Germany

1999   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC

AFFILITATIONS

2009 – present    Registered Architect, Architecture Institute of British Columbia

2005 – present    LEED Canada-NC 1.0 Accredited Professional

EMPLOYMENT

2016 – present     Architect, Principal, KUNO Architecture Inc., Vancouver, BC

Residential renovation projects in the Vancouver area, including heritage preservation, universal and accessible design, mid-century modern renovations and interior design.

2014 – present     Architect, Ian McLean Architect Inc., Vancouver, BC

Residential renovation projects in the Vancouver area, including heritage preservation, additions, full renovations, building permit drawings, board of variance.

2013– present     Freelance Writer, Houzz.com, San Francisco, CA

Writing about homes and architecture for various audiences.  See janevorbrodt.com for links.

2013– present     Freelance Writer, The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, BC

Writing about homes and architecture for various audiences.  See janevorbrodt.com for links.

2010  – 2014        Architect, Ramsay Worden Architects Ltd., Vancouver, BC

Part of the design team for large residential projects.  Selected projects include: Empire  at QE Park and Kits 360 in Vancouver.

2006  – 2009          Architect, Stantec Architecture Ltd., Vancouver, BC

Part of the design team for large projects.  Selected projects include: Vancouver International Airport – Security in Advance of Preclearance and Combined Egress Corridor, Vancouver International Airport – International Arrivals, Schlumberger Fort Nelson OFS Facility, Fort Nelson, BC, BC Place Masterplanning & Whitecaps Seating, Vancouver, BC, Otay Mesa US/Mexico CrossBorder Facility, San Diego, CA, Robert Lee (Downtown Vancouver) YMCA & Residential Tower, Downtown Vancouver YWCA

2009                     Adjunct Professor, UBC School of Architecture, Vancouver, BC

Taught design studio at graduate level.

2003  – 2006         Intern Architect, Johnston Davidson Architecture + Planning Inc., Vancouver, BC

Intern architect.  Selected projects include: Oyster River Firehall in Oyster River, BC, Hamilton Firehall and Sea Island Firehall in Richmond, BC, Ladha Science Student Centre at the University of British Columbia and UBC Student Union Building Lower Level.

2002 – 2003         Intern Architect, Architecton Architects, Vancouver, BC

As an intern architect, worked with architect Kanau Uyeyama on prefabricated homes throughout British Columbia

2001 – 2002         Architectural Assistant, UBC AMS Design Office, Vancouver, BC

Assisted with various projects around the University of British Columbia campus.

VOLUNTEER

2014 – present     Panel Member, City of Richmond Advisory Design Panel

2008 – 2011         Panel Member, Maple Ridge Advisory Design Panel

2006 – 2010          Mentor / Studio Instructor, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, Syllabus Program

2004 – 2006          Chairperson, Intern Architect Committee, Architecture Institute of British Columbia

2005 – 2007          Member, Architecture Foundation Board of British Columbia

2002 – present      Guest Critic, University of British Columbia School of Architecture

LANGUAGES

English, French, German