I am a candidate to Bachelors of Architecture at the Boston Architectural College. Currently I am in the Second Segment of the B.Arch curriculum. Portfolio Published on issuu.com is of selected work from first three years at the Boston Architectural College, for current work samples please contact me.
Freelance, Brookline, MA, US, Freelance
Working in a team of three, the Trefler Residence Sculptural Bench is an undergoing design-fabricate-install project. The "bench" is a permanent exterior parametric sculpture about 33' long using approximately 1000 linear feet of 4x4 Western Red Cedar and all miter joints on an aluminum welded sub-frame. the custom organic design is meant to coherently "conceal" an emergency power generator and create a new space for client to enjoy with family and friends. I am focusing on logistics of construction details, hardware, developing CAD drawings, study and specify lighting, as well as modeling/preparing file for CNC and laser cutting for client meeting model. We are all collaborating with fabrication and installation.
Steffian Bradley Architects, Boston, MA, US, Designer/Drafter II
SBA is an international award winning fully BIM (Revit) integrated design firm • Worked on 18+ projects ranging in scope, phase, and different software expertise requirements • Initiate and develop BIM models through SD, DD and CD for bidding and permitting • Involved in all aspects of CA from answering/reviewing/producing RFI's, Submittals, ASI's, attending weekly construction meetings and punch listing on several projects.
Ada Louise Huxtable Fellowship, Boston, MA, US, Fellow
As a Fellow I am responsible for supporting the BAC Gateway Initiative operation as well as providing support and mentoring to the BCYF MiLAB Gateway Project. The BCYF MiLAB Project involves a group of six in charge of the development and design proposal for a prototype fexible innovation space for several of their 37 facilities throughout Boston (Fall 2013 deliverable).
WS Development, Chestnut Hill, MA, US, Interim Project Coordinator
“The Studio” is a small team of four within the development department working under the Director of Planning and Design. Our responsibilities include creating schematic design concepts/feasibility studies, 3D models/renderings, tenant space plans, tenant concept plans, rendered site plans, contract document graphics (Exhibits), using all of Adobe CS6 Suite, AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, and V-Ray software.
Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance, Boston, Office of Planning, Design and Construction Intern
DCAMM (formerly known as DCAM) is the state agency responsible for major building design, construction and Real Estate services for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. I work directly with Project Managers/ Program Managers assisting with programming and space planning using Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, Excel, Powerpoint, etc. I am mainly involved with the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Master Plan, Integrated Facilities Management, Office of Interior Planning and Design, and BIM Implementation Plan by AEC. Other responsibilities include site visits, supporting DCAMM staff and outside sources with BIM, AutoCAD and other software operating from DCAMM's "BIM Station". In addition, I assist with reviewing CD's, Specs, DSB applications, Cost Analysis, etc.
Finegold Alexander + Associates, Boston, MA, US, Construction Administration/Marketing Intern
While at Finegold Alexander + Associates I was fortunate enough to work closely in both the Construction Administration and Marketing Department. Marketing related responsibilities included helping with proposals, presentations, other supporting graphics, completing DSB forms, and attend DSB meetings. Extensive use of InDesign, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Excel, was required. Responsibilities related to Construction Administration of a LEED Silver Certified 18m dollar project in Cambrigde, MA included coordination of CA documents using Procore (Online Project Management site), RFI review, construction site visits/photographic documentation of progress and conflicts, weekly meetings with client and contractors. Other tasks included model making, zoning/historic building research, schematic design graphics, Photoshop renderings, etc.
First United Parish of Everett, Everett, MA, US, N/A Design Team Member
Working as a group of six 6 BAC students we proposed design solutions for the First United Parish of Everett. Tasks involved: historical research, field measurements (no as-builts available), CAD drafting of existing conditions, code research in accessibility, zoning laws, government grants, and cost estimates, analysis of circulation, current programmatic needs, facade restoration, sound, lighting, landscaping, water infiltration among others. In addition we were responsible for setting up meetings with clients, interviews, presentations, etc.
Boardwalk Properties ~ Jacob Realty ~ NextGen Realty, Boston, MA, US, Licensed Real Estate Professional
As a Licensed Real Estate Professional working at the largest agency in New England (Boardwalk Properties, NextGen Realty, and Jacob Realty) focusing on leasing I learned to work both as a team and independently in a office environment with my own schedule and a commission-only based salary. Experienced in the entire sales process from learning the market, to cold calling/warm calling, marketing, pre-qualifying clients, closing clients, and follow-up/referrals. Worked as a dual-agent for both landlord and tenant's best interest simultaneously. Managed appointments, followed-up with clients, co-signers, landlords, property managers, payments, paperwork, etc. Average monthly closing of 8-12k.
Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, Teacher Assistant
Responsibilities consisted of guiding students in design projects, provide feedback, assist with general studio concerns such as project presentation, expressing ideas through difference media, model building, SketchUp, etc. In addition, I was responsible for assisting during field trips and special events.
Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, High School, Bachelors of Architecture
TAT: Soft Living Housing competition, Second Place, 2nd Place
Working individually, "The competition was focused on the belief that engaging in creative efforts with our emerging designers can create more innovative affordable living environments for people of all ages and economic statuses, while improving out cultural lifestyles, too. Together, these efforts to re-think our built environment and the way we serve our communities have put forward design ideas that could result in the transformation of the housing in our city from which we can all benefit."
Featured on SNAP Magazine, Other
Featured on the 2014 September/October issue of SNAP Magazine. (pg. 90)
Segment I Portfolio Award, 1st Place
Every BAC student whether in Bachelor's or Master's program, regardless of degree program is required to submit a portfolio after their segment I curriculum with a passing score in order to advance to the next segment. It is "intended to evaluate a student’s readiness for advancement through the BAC curriculum and to communicate the results of this evaluation to the student through a standardized process". In order to qualify for the Segment I Portfolio Award the Student's portfolio must pass Segment I Portfolio Review with at least one recommendation to be considered for nomination for the award, after which the student's portfolio is reviewed and selected by a committee to determine who will be officially nominated for the award.