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Jordan Lane

Jordan Lane

Copenhagen, DK

 

About 

Jordan Lane is a passionate Architectural Technologist living in Copenhagen, Denmark and completing his studies at KEA: Copenhagen School of Design and Technology. In 2014 he graduated from George Brown College, Toronto where he focused on architectural design and became proficient using BIM software such as Revit. Sustainability has always been at the forefront of his interests which led to a job as a LEED for homes consultant working with the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). During his time as a sustainable building consultant, Jordan helped over 90 homes reach their LEED certification goals. Some of the primary reasons Jordan moved to Denmark are the high standards for sustainability and the innovations in architectural design being welcomed in the country.

Before he left Canada, Jordan was working as an architectural designer focusing on modern residential homes with a very talented Design/Build firm. Duties included client meetings in which their needs and desires were turned into conceptual design drawings. Jordan has honed his skills using 3D design software and Photoshop to create impressive presentation drawings for client approval. Construction drawings, detailing and technical specifications are also a keen interest of Jordan's and he is constantly working on developing his drawing skills in these areas.

In addition to residential design, he has worked on Commercial, Institutional and Renovation designs. Urban design projects, such as Jan Gehl's work in Copenhagen, COBE Architects master plan for Paper Island and the community of Ørestad are of a special interest. Jordan's goal is to work on projects of this scope and offer his skills to talented design teams.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

LEVEL DESIGN BUILD, Toronto, ON, CA, Custom Residential Designer

Residential designer working closely with homeowners and a builder to interpret needs of client into graphical and technical drawings for approval. Strong emphasis on communication between client and office to meet expectations. Development of client relations and anticipation of needs.

May 2015 - Aug 2015
 

CLEARSPHERE, Toronto, ON, CA, LEED Coordinator / Junior Technologist

Sustainable Homes coordinator & consultant for Architects, Builders and Developers.
Writer for Better Builder magazine. Participation in Sustainable Technical Subcommittee & Provider conference calls.

Apr 2013 - May 2015
 

IRELAND PARK FOUNDATION, Toronto, ON, CA, Executive Assistant

Donor database organization & donation tracking. Attendance at Board meetings, coordination with the City of Toronto. Annual audit, scanning files, event coordination, fundraising.

Apr 2008 - Mar 2013
 

Education 

KEA Copenhagen School of Design and Technology, Copenhagen, DK, Bachelors, Architectural Technology

One year of study as an exchange with George Brown College. Projects focused on multi unit residential and commercial properties. Emphasis on contract management, Danish building standards and sustainable requirements.

Aug 2015 - current
 

George Brown College, Toronto, ON, CA, Architectural Technology

Focus on residential, commercial and ICI design using BIM software, building science, Ontario Building Code requirements and sustainable practices.

Jan 2011 - Apr 2014
 

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA, Bachelors, Bachelor of Fine Arts: Architecture

Two years of BA with an emphasis on architectural critique and history.

Sep 2008 - Apr 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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