Hard working and ambitious professional seeks employment with an architectural practice in Los Angeles, CA.
Michael Maltzan Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern (Contract Position)
Ivan Brice Architecture, New York, NY, US, Project Manager (Contract Position)
Co-op City: Multi-family Residential; Lobby Restoration (SD) 70,000SF $20,000,000
. Developed the design concept and SD set for 35 residential high-rise lobbies. Managed the production of presentation boards and packets for an invitational design competition.
F-lab (Heather Flood), Los Angeles, CA, US, Production Contributor (Contract Position)
Wonder Wall: Installation; Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
. This work is composed of interlocking vertical and horizontal anodized aluminum strips that gently rotate. Rendered in high-contrast colors, the piece tricks the eye for a moment similar to the visual play where weft and warp threads cross.
Oyler Wu Collaborative, Los Angeles, CA, US, Production Contributor (Contract Position)
Screenplay: Installation; Dwell on Design 2012
. This is a twenty-one foot long screen wall that is constructed of 45,000 thousand linear feet of rope strung through a series of lightweight steel frames. Screenplay is conceived as a 'play' on one's visual perception.
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Teaching Assistant
Jamey Lyzun’s AS3032: Smart and Sustainable Systems
. Preformed preliminary grading of weekly assignments for 45 undergraduate students.
Gee 2000 Architects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Manager
Hasan Residence: Single-family Residential; Interior + Exterior Restoration (DD, CD) 3,000SF $900,000
. Resolved a zoning conflict which forced the initial proposal to be reworked before the job is submitted for plan review. DOB requires thorough diagrams documenting existing and proposed square footage in order to warrant approval. Alterations are approved with the stipulation that 50% of envelope walls and the foundation must be retained.
Monitor Street: Multi-family Residential; New Building (CD, CA) 4,500SF $1,800,000
. Proposed alternatives to the initial floor plan based on the client’s request. Developed a solution with the client for the partial setback of the front and rear façades, resulting in a vastly improved unit layout for the building.
Wolcott Street: Multi-family Residential; Brownstone Restoration (SD, DD, CD, CA) 4,500SF $1,350,000
. Four family residential restoration through DOB approvals, design alterations, the start of construction, and a final as built document set.
Ivan Brice Architecture, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer
Mundelein Hall (RCS): Multi-Use Education; Adaptive Reuse / Interior Design (SD, CA) 3,000SF $1,050,000
. Performed initial conditions survey and developed base drawings. Utilized DD set to conduct material calculations. Attended pre bid meetings with Principal Architect. Created and submitted an as built set for the NYC DOB.
175 W. 72nd Street: Multi-family Residential; Roof Repair and Restoration (DD,CD) 5,000SF $1,000,000
. Developed the CD set with parapet details and new bulkhead cladding; preformed material quantity calculations.
Studio for Architecture (Mehrdad Hadighi), Buffalo, NY, US, Design and Production Contributor (Part Time - Contract Position)
McHale Archives: Fellowship Office Redesign and Installation (SD,DD,CD,CA) 200SF $15,000; UB School of Architecture and Planning
. The McHales’ concepts of mobility and transience were incorporated into a series of mobile archival cases constructed of 1/2" plate aluminum and translucent rubber.
ADD Inc., San Francisco, CA, US, Intern
Mark Hopkins Hotel: Interior + Exterior Restoration (CD, CA) 200,000SF $60,000,000
. Researched and applied California Building code standards for depicting compliance to earthquake retrofitting standards. Participated in site visits at Mark Hopkins and took notes for job captains. Applied ADA standards and CA handicap requirements to drawings that contained public gathering spaces. Corrected red lined drawings.
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US, Bachelors, Technical Theater w/ a Minor in Architecture
ACE Mentor Group Scholarship, Scholarship