Lydia A. Taylor

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Strategic Design Consultant

Lydia is a Consultant with a background in strategic consulting, project management, education, architecture and design. Lydia has a deep understanding of spatial design, balanced with qualities of strategic thinking about people and processes and strong analytical skills. She has extensive experience in the education sector and has particular knowledge and expertise in special education needs.

QUALIFICATIONS
Certificate of Historic Preservation

EDUCATION
Master of Architecture – 2006
–University of Cincinnati
–School of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning

Bachelor of Science in Architecture – 2004
–University of Cincinnati
–School of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning

PROJECT EXPERIENCE
-Long Beach Mixed Use Development Design
-Flinders Street Station Redevelopment Conceptual Design
-Attainable Long Island Home USGBC – Long Island
-Project Manager – Transforming Croydon Schools London, UK
-Design Advisor – Blackpool City Council
-Design Strategy Consultant – St. Helen’s Local Authority
-Research Consultant – National College for Schools Leadership and Department for Education UK
-University of Sheffield College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture Arts Tower Building Redevelopment
-Work Space Planning for Corporate Development:
•Coutts Bank
•Nokia
•ACNielsen
•KPMG

AWARDS
USGBC LA EmergingGreen Builder Competition
–Finalist – 2011

CORE SKILLS
-Strategic Design Brief and Spatial Strategy development
-Stakeholder relationship building and management
-Qualitative and quantitative data gathering and analysis research
-Facilitation and Change Management programming
-Expertise in the Education sector
-Project management within complex change programs including elementary and high school education methodologies and university and corporate sector restructures
-Communication and presentation of complex information
-Space planning and Schematic Design
-Application of Universal Design principles

Little Footprint Big Forest Cabin
Civic
Civic
Little Footprint Big Forest Cabin
God’s Greater Glory Apostolic Church
Civic, Institutional
Civic
God’s Greater Glory Apostolic Church
Idle Hour Mid-Century Modern
Residential
Residential
Idle Hour Mid-Century Modern
Attainable Long Island
Residential
Residential
Attainable Long Island
Conroy Alley Residential Development
Residential
Residential
Conroy Alley Residential Development
Noah’s House
Residential
Residential
Noah’s House
Long Beach Mixed-Use
Civic
Civic
Long Beach Mixed-Use
21st Century Shotgun – NOLA LEED Home
Residential
Residential
21st Century Shotgun – NOLA LEED Home
Campbell Residential
Residential
Residential
Campbell Residential
Fort Meyers Performance Hall Concept
Civic
Civic
Fort Meyers Performance Hall Concept
Cincinnati Conceptual Transit Stop
Civic
Civic
Cincinnati Conceptual Transit Stop
Rio World Cup Culture Center
Civic
Civic
Rio World Cup Culture Center
Summit Residence & Master Plan
Residential
Residential
Summit Residence & Master Plan
Farfsing Remodel
Residential
Residential
Farfsing Remodel
Flinders Street Station
Civic
Civic
Flinders Street Station
Hampton Residential Remodel
Residential
Residential
Hampton Residential Remodel
Arcadian Moon
Recreational
Recreational
Arcadian Moon
Lakefront Cottage Bath
Residential
Residential
Lakefront Cottage Bath
The Durham Home
Residential
Residential
The Durham Home
Lakefront Cottage Kitchen
Residential
Residential
Lakefront Cottage Kitchen
Sunnyside Dog Park Master Plan
civic
Civic
Sunnyside Dog Park Master Plan
Kansas City Multi Family Development
Residential
Residential
Kansas City Multi Family Development