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christian werge

christian werge

McLean, VA, US

 

About 

CHristian Werge
wergechristian@hotmail.com
1203 Banton Circle

McLean, VA 22101

wedondolare.blogspot.com

Education
Savannah College of Art and Design
Masters of Architecture May 2007
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture June 2006
Full Undergrad Academic Scholarship
Full Graduate Fellowship Scholarship, Architecture
Department Outstanding Achievement Award, 2006
Dean’s List, 2002 - 2006
2004 - 2005 Architecture Department Student of the Year Honorable Mention
Extra curriculars
  

SCAD Tennis Team, 2002 – 2007
SCAD Tennis Team MVP, 2003 - 2004
Lacoste, France Study Abroad, Fall 2005
Habitat for Humanity Volunteer
SCAD Student’s Acceptance Weekend Alumni Ambassador, Spring 2012
Extensive Domestic and International Travel

Credentials & Awards
LEED AP BD+C | EDAC | Associate AIA | IDP Completed/Approved | HDR Pathfinder Award “Team” – USAG Camp Humphrey’s, Children’s National Medical Center

Skills
Revit, AutoCad and Microstation Expert
Highly proficient with 2D/3D and BIM software,  PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator, Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
Good knowledge of Maya and Sketchup
Skilled with hand sketch drawings, watercolor, and marker illustrations
Native Spanish Speaker
Conversational Portuguese and Italian
Studied Asian Culture; as well as language courses in Korean and Japanese

Experience
HDR Architecture, Inc. | Alexandria, VA
Architectural Project Coordinator May 2008 – Present
Prepare original electronic technical drawings including plans, details, sections, elevations, and schedules using computer software and hand sketches.
Apply architectural techniques to evaluate and select proper procedures to create and modify construction documents.
Write specifications covering architectural materials.
Develop basic code review and zoning information from proposed designs.
Contact material manufacturers and consultants to assist in material selections.
Work with project team members to compile data, perform design computations, and coordinate with Project Architects, other Project Coordinators, and other discipline Technicians.
Projects
Fort Bliss U.S. Army Replacement Hospital, El Paso, TX
Responsibilities
Revit Model Manager for Hospital Diagnosis and Treatment Building
Created 3D BIM and 2D Construction Documentation using Revit.
Performed redline changes and revisions.
Assisted and participated in streamlining of architectural design processes from conceptual design through overall completion of project. Developed alternative solutions and presentation graphics for clients.
Assisted with Medical Planning Design/Layout, CA responsibilities, and CD’s.
Responsible for scanning, copying, printing, and transmission of original working drawings.
Organized and maintained project files.
United States Army Garrison, Camp Humphrey’s, Seoul, South Korea
Responsibilities
Collaborated on designs including programming, conceptual design, schematic design, and design development.
Worked with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
Resolve complex technical and design issues.
Developed excel portfolios using BIM for client reviews, presentation, and coordination of project. Enabled project team to create a 10% window between actual and proposed square footage.
Collaborated with Korean architects and designers to achieve project goals.
Assisted in client expectation management, team communication, and consultant coordination.
Provided project team coordination with finished plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction.
Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, USA (Office Building & Testing Facility)
Responsibilities
Collaborated on overall design, architecture, and construction of building office and facility exterior and interior.
Assisted project manager in technical problem resolution, data analysis, and project decision making.
Liaised with clients, facilitated user meetings, and delivered regular status presentations.
Prepared Architectural Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Details.
Reviewed submittals, Dr. Checks, and RFI’s.
Conducted regular field inspections of jobsite.
Prepared Building Code Reviews and Structures.
Coordinated the review of product and shop drawing submittals during the construction phase.
Veterans Affairs Outpatient Addition, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Children’s National Medical Center. Washington, DC
Responsibilities
Collaborated with Senior Designer /Design Director on Conceptual Designs, Space Planning, Presentations, Design Development, and Production.
Assisted with QA/QC of submittals.
Prepared Architectural Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Details.
Conducted regular field inspections of jobsite.

Dungan-Nequette Architects | Birmingham, AL
Architectural Design Intern June 2007 – April 2008
Designed original Architectural Studies inspired by the Arts & Crafts Movement.
Developed Renderings and Conceptual Sketches using pencil, marker, and water color.
Prepared Architectural Plans, Elevations, Sections and Details.
Assisted with Landscape and Urban Design Studies.
Developed Graphic Presentations using Photoshop and Illustrator for use in marketing materials.
Collaborated with Graphic Design team to produce final presentation boards, marketing pamphlets, advertising, and creation of branding.
Assisted in bespoke furniture design for high profile client interiors.
Projects
Catherine’s Market. Alexander City, AL
Silver Rock Cove. Smith Lake, AL
Cottage Grove, Gainesville, FL
The Cottages of Lubbock, Lubbock, TX

Zyma Arquitectos | San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Designer/Urban Planner June 2006 – August 2006
Developed physical and computer model studies for client presentations and business development proposals.
Created urban design studies for new city development within the city of San Luis Potosi.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

HDR Architecture, Inc, Alexandria, VA, US, architectural project coordinator

May 2008 - current
 

dungan-nequette architects, Birmingham, AL, US, architectural designer

Jul 2007 - Apr 2008
 

ZYMA Arquitectos, san luis potosi, MEXICO, Designer

Jun 2006 - Sep 2006
 

Education 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - May 2007
 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, Architecture

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006
 

Awards 

HDR Pathfinder Award “Team” – USAG Camp Humphrey’s, 1st Place

2011
 

HDR Pathfinder Award “Team” – Children’s National Medical Center, 1st Place

2010
 

Architecture Department Outstanding Achievement Award, 1st Place

Chosen by the faculty and chair of Department of architecture

2006
 

Skills 



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