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Bhumika Vyas

Bhumika Vyas

Williston Park, NY, US

 

About 

Bhumika is an optimist. It helps her build resiliency and achieve her goals and achieving goals related to architecture means exploring and mediating between multiple intelligences. She find this enthralling and the challenges she face on a daily basis as a designer only heighten the appreciation she feels.

To her, a design project is more than a series of materials and structural elements that are placed perfectly to create a space of aesthetic and practical value. It involves empathy and thought. Every project, no matter how small, is worth the same dedication and analysis that one would apply to a space for him or herself. At the end of the day, we as architects care for the people who depend on the spaces we create to impact their daily lives.

Sustainability is integral to the built environment and the lives of it's inhabitants. For the most part, the building industry is dynamically conservative - it works hard to stay in the same place. Architecture is an essential arena for sustainable innovation and Bhumika would take any opportunity to reduce the overall impact of the built environment on human health and the natural environment.

Employment 

HAKS Engineers and Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer II

Bhumika works with the New York City School Construction Authority (NYCSCA) on both CIP and CTF conversion and renovation projects within schools throughout the five boroughs. In addition to new school buildings and additions, the SCA invests millions of capital dollars annually to maintain and upgrade existing school buildings. These projects are categorized under Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). Their estimated construction value typically ranges from $1 million to $10 million.

HAKS is one of three architectural NYC firms chosen by the SCA to work on Capital Task Force (CTF) projects. Capital Task Force (CTF) projects are, as a rule, small capital projects that run on a fast-track schedule.

Jun 2010 - current
 

Education 

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

Jun 2012 - current
 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Architectural Technology

Sep 2005 - May 2010
 

Awards 

Employee of the Year, Award

This award recognizes me in my motivation to go beyond what is expected in research, coordination and design to produce high quality projects at all phases.

2014
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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