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CLAIRE ALYEA

Project Manager


Education

University of Oregon, Master of Architecture, 2012

University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Science in Architecture, 2008

Hobbies

Claire enjoys exploring and figuring out how things work! She invests her time into a broad skill set, including: drawing, watercolor and oil painting, growing food and ornamental plants and biking (she once biked from Canada to the tip of Baja California alone!) She is fluent in Spanish and volunteers weekly at a local hospital spending time with inpatients. Claire is on the board of her neighborhood association, a neighborhood coalition board, and Shift, a bicycle advocacy group. She has a tuxedo cat named Gomez.

Bio

Claire is passionate about the bigger picture: creating sustainable places and enabling people to enjoy healthy lives! She started her career with Habitat for Humanity through AmeriCorps, has worked in several firms before EMA: Foster and Partners, KPF, and LS3P.  She also spent a few years venturing out as a general contractor working on residential projects in Portland.

She has pursued professional experience in diverse and integrative skill sets including landscape and permaculture design, gardening and urban farm management, construction, material salvage, and natural building.

CLAIRE ALYEA

Designer


Education

University of Oregon, Master of Architecture, 2012

University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Science in Architecture, 2008

Hobbies

Claire enjoys exploring and figuring out how things work! She invests her time into a broad skill set, including: drawing, watercolor and oil painting, growing food and ornamental plants and biking (she once biked from Canada to the tip of Baja California alone!) She is fluent in Spanish and volunteers weekly at a local hospital spending time with inpatients. Claire is on the board of her neighborhood association, the Coalition of Central Northeast Neighbors, and Shift, a bicycle advocacy group. She has a tuxedo cat named Gomez.

Bio

Claire is passionate about the bigger picture: creating sustainable places and enabling people to enjoy healthy lives! She started her career with Habitat for Humanity through AmeriCorps, has worked in several firms before EMA: Foster and Partners, KPF, and LS3P, and spent a few years venturing out as a general contractor working on residential projects in Portland.

She has pursued professional experience in diverse and integrative skill sets including landscape and permaculture design, gardening and urban farm management, construction, material salvage, and natural building.