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Daniel Lear

Daniel Lear

Boston, MA, US

 

About 

Daniel is an enthusiastic and creative designer that thrives in a collaborative environment, participating in projects that push the boundaries of social, economical, and environmental perceptions.

Passionate about discovering innovative ways to unite advanced technologies with passive design strategies, Daniel seeks to create sustainable, alluring, and socio-economically relevant solutions for real world problems. As such, Daniel has dedicated much of his career to the research, exploration, and development of urban interventions at a variety of scales which resonate within a community.

Daniel takes pride in his ability to conceptualize and develop ideas quickly in both independent and collaborative environments. His diverse set of skills allows him to be flexible and adaptive towards his role in a project and he works well as a leader and as a member of a team. Daniel is always seeking to take part in exciting and challenging projects at all scales and eager to participate in the dialogue of urban place-making.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Bruner / Cott & Associates, Cambridge, MA, US, Architectural Designer

+Assisting on all aspects of architectural design from conceptual design to construction administration
+Performing hands-on architectural work, including drafting and 3D modeling
+Creating construction documents using Revit Architecture
+Preparing for presentations and maintaining project files
+Conducting research on sites including zoning, code, and environmental analyses

Sep 2013 - current
 

Bruner Foundation, Cambridge, MA, US, Designer

Designer
Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence
Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Architecture & Planning industry
June 2013 – September 2013 (4 months) Cambridge, MA

+ Graphic & web design
+ Database restructuring and organization
+ Content management
Editorial Assistant

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
 

Grassi Design Group, Boston, MA, Architectural Designer

+ Guide luxury residential renovations and new construction through schematic design, design development, & construction document phases.
+ Research programming and codes specific to each project.
+ Make site visits to measure and create as-built drawings
+ Create full sets of construction documents for projects at a variety of scales.

Jun 2012 - Apr 2013
 

Janet Echelman Studio, Brookline, MA, Project Manager | CAD Director

+ Guide large-scale public art installations through conceptual design, design development, & construction phases.
+ Projects involve extensive use of design software to create photo-quality renderings & presentations.
+ Scheduling and budgeting to meet project goals.
+ Organizing and scheduling daily meetings/conferences to meet project deadlines.
+ Work in a collaborative environment to develop projects at the conceptual level.

Jul 2010 - Jun 2012
 

Education 

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, BArch, Archricture

Candidate for Bachelor of Architecture.

Jan 2010 - current
 

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2006 - Dec 2009
 

Awards 

Herbert Glassman Practice Award, Award

This award is given to students for their outstanding participation in Practice Progress Review, the personal interview between students and Practice faculty members about students' professional progress. Students are nominated and chosen for the award by Practice Faculty following each Practice Progress Review.

2013
 

Practice Achievement Award, Award

Awarded to students with an outstanding score on their Practice Report. Practice Report Reviewers and Practice Credit Certifiers, as well as Practice Faculty members nominate students for the award during each reporting period.

2013
 

Common Boston Common Build, 2nd Place

72 hour design build competition.

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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