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Manoj Venkateshan

Manoj Venkateshan

Washington, DC, US

 

About 

Influenced by your own frequency of creativity there is a whole new world to discover and to align with

Employment 

SF Designgroup, Chantilly, VA, US, Intern Architect

Working on various renovation projects both Residential and Commercial. Scope of work varies from
schematic design to developing construction detail drawing.
Knowledge gained: Construction drawing , Detailing, Interior Design, Renovation design

Sep 2013 - current
 

The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, US, Graduate Research Assistant

Worked on a hospitality project focusing on evidence based design solution for health care facilities. A
research on sustainable materials on the basis of many criteria including but not limited to resource
efficiency, health, durability. Developed a REVIT BIM model with the acquired knowledge, to act as a
shared knowledge form the conceptual stage until project completion.
Knowledge gained: Conceptual design, Revit Building Information Modeling (BIM), Energy modeling,
Green building material research, Detailing.

Jan 2012 - Aug 2013
 

Dutta Kannan Architects, Bangalore City, IN, Intern Architect

Worked on various large scale architectural projects including but not limited to Mysore Road Terminal, an elevated metro train station project located in Bangalore, India. Fire Luxur Clubhouse, 35 acres clubhouse project located in Bangalore, India. Nitesh Columbus square, 13 Story High rise residential project with 380 apartment units located in Bangalore, India. Bekal Resort, 30 acres back water front resort located in Bekal, India and various other small scale residential projects.

Outcome: Worked on the various design and execution aspects of the above mentioned projects such as Programming, Master plan, Individual floor plan, Exterior elevation design, Roof truss drawings, Green roof design, Project management, Shop drawing review and Design documentation.

Jun 2010 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, US, MArch, Architecture

Thesis: “Living Building Challenge- Sustainable Healthcare (ophthalmology) facility design” (On-going)
Developing evidence based design solution for an Ophthalmology hospital which uses its own energy and water generated using passive design techniques. A research on sustainable materials on the basis of many criteria including but not limited to resource efficiency, health, durability. Finally, Developing a BIM model with the acquired knowledge, this would act as a shared knowledge form the conceptual stage until project completion.

Grad.Projects: “Net zero Civic Campus - Reinventing Norman’s Civic Complex “
The project focus was on regenerative architecture in the sense of not just net-zero energy but positive energy production and water catchment/treatment. Utilized the Open Challenge Program as a vehicle to explore and promote these sustainability issues in an urban framework that promulgated the leadership role of municipal government and services, reinforcing the sense of place that can be accomplished through civic architecture.

Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
 

SRM University, Chennai, IN, BArch, Architecture

Jul 2005 - May 2010
 

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