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.
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
Bruner Foundation, Cambridge, MA, US, 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
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.
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.
Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, BArch, Architecture
Finalist for John Worthington Ames Travel Scholarship, Award
The John Worthington Ames Scholarship was established in 1955 by Mrs. John Worthington Ames in memory of her husband, a distinguished Boston architect and dedicated supporter of the BAC. The John Worthington Ames Scholarship is a $10,500 travel scholarship to be used to further personal development through an educational experience related to architecture and design in accordance with a stated and accepted program. The Ames Committee defines "educational experience" as one that would develop mental, artistic, or cultural capacities.
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.
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.
Common Boston Common Build, 2nd Place
72 hour design build competition.