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Brian Hardy

Brian Hardy

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

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About 

My Objective:
Collaborate with forward thinking practitioners to gain project experience in a professional design process while focusing on the integration of hands on practices into comprehensive projects in a creative work environment.

 

As a recent graduate from Woodbury University’s School of Architecture, with a desire to learn as much as possible, I am seeking an architectural position in order to further my education and experience. The range of my abilities include: integration of technology into the design process, conceptual designing, highly developed hands-on practices, comprehensive research and administrative support.

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Employment 

Mass Architecture and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Associate

As an Associate my main focus has been project management from schematic design through construction administration. Other responsibilities include the coordination of design, construction, fabrication and product consultants to meet project objectives. Client relations: informing of project progress, responding to inquiries and managing expectations. City / County regulatory agency experience (Primarily LADBS).

Jun 2014 - current
 

Mass Architecture and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Entry Level Designer

As an Entry Level Designer my main focus has been the production of construction drawings for multiple residential and commercial projects. Other responsibilities include the production of 3D renderings and graphic presentation material for client meetings. Office supervision including the ordering of products, scheduling meetings and answering phones.

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014
 

Jennifer Trapnell Architects, PC, Culver City, CA, US, Entry Level Designer

As an Entry Level Designer, I have been focusing on the integration of new technologies into design practices. I am assisting with the preparation and production of construction documents for multiple residential projects. I have also contributed to the schematic design and design development phases of multiple projects.

Sep 2013 - Apr 2014
 

A+D Museum, Los Angeles, CA, US, Exhibition Installation Volunteer

NEVER BUILT: LOS ANGELES
Co-curated by Sam Lubell and Greg Goldin and exhibition design by Clive Wilkinson Architects.
As an Exhibition Installation Volunteer, I assisted the museum in the preparation of gallery space, installation of artwork (Architectural Drawings and Architectural Models).

For more information, visit:
http://aplusd.org/exhibitions-past/neverbuilt

Jul 2013 - Jul 2013
 

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, Lead Photographic Technician - Photographic Lighting Studio

I trained and educated new studio technicians about photographic lighting process, how to properly utilize the equipment, and techniques that would further assist the technicians while they and myself helped students execute their photographic projects and photographing of architectural models.

Feb 2010 - May 2013
 

Unseen: A Photographic Exhibition, WUHO Gallery, Hollywood, CA, US, Exhibition Organizing Committee Co-Chair

Concept and design by Niku Kashef and Zone V Photographic organization.

I supervised the preparation of the gallery for the exhibition, collection of artwork from the artists that showed work in the exhibition, and kept up artist relations concerning exhibition details. I was also in charge of and executed the installation and hanging of all art pieces shown in the exhibition.

For more information, visit:
http://theunseenimage.wordpress.com

Nov 2012 - Feb 2013
 

Active Ride Shop, Burbank, CA, US, Key Holder

During my time at Active Ride Shop I held a few positions, Sales Associate, Cashier, Key Holder. As a Key Holder I was responsible for the daily operations of the store, visually merchandizing window displays and product tables, and managed the store during the absence of the General Manager.

Nov 2005 - Jan 2012
 

Plan C - Little Tokyo Design Week Exhibtion, Media Design Practices, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, US, Project Intern/Design Assistant

Concept and Design by Tim Durfee and Sean Donahue.

As a Project Intern/Design Assistant my responsibilities included AutoCad drawings, model making, design mock-up construction, aiding in the design of module connections and installation construction, and the on-site installation of the exhibit.

For more information, visit:
LTDW: http://www.ltdesignweek.com/container-exhibits/2011/7/8/plan-c.html
Tim Durfee: http://www.timdurfee.com/Public-Survival-Works

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, School of Architecture

Completed a BArch from Woodbury University; I gained diverse understanding of hands-on practices, 2D and 3D computer design software, with an ability to quickly become proficient with new techniques and software. I developed a strong background and interest in photography and hand drawing with a variety of tools and techniques.

I concluded my undergraduate by interrogating the phenomenon of the home as a museum with a thesis dedicated to the collision between public, private, analog, and digital in domestic space.

Aug 2008 - May 2013
 

Rome Center for Architecture and Culture (RCAC), Rome, IT, Architecture Program

Woodbury University Semester Abroad Program

Four month full immersion stay focused on Rome's layered history. Urban excursions and discussions focusing on architecture as a response to cultural context, history and theory.

Jan 2012 - May 2012
 

California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, US, Mechanical Engineering

Aug 2006 - May 2008
 

Awards 

Dean's List - Woodbury University, Award

2012
 

Dean's List - CSUS, Award

2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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