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Robert Mintzes

Robert Mintzes

Douglaston, NY, US

 

About 

I am a Designer and Photographer at Peter Gisolfi Associates in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.  I graduated from The Bernard and Anne School Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York in 2012 with an M.Arch degree.

I became a LEED Accredited Professional in June 2009, before entering school.  I studied geology and environmental science in college, so sensible, intrinsic sustainable design is extremely important to me.

I am constantly pushing myself to improve in all areas of architecture, be they design sense or technical ability.  My programs of choice are Rhino (and Grasshopper), but I am proficient in AutoCAD and Revit as well.  I see a permanent place for advanced computational and parametric design in the future of architecture - not just for form generation, but for efficient and practical design and construction.  It's a growing field of which I would like to be an integral part.  Furthermore, I believe in the virtue of total design, from the overall form of a building down to the typography used in signage.  Sometimes, it's the little things that can make all the difference in a building's success.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Peter Gisolfi Associates, Graphics Specialist / Drafter / 3D Modeler / Photographer

Drafting / assistance with construction document redmarks
Three-dimensional modeling and computer rendering for competitions
Interpret 2D CAD drawings into 3D models for massing and space studies
Illustration of plans and sections using Photoshop and Illustrator
Assist in construction of physical models
Design project sheets, reprints, advertisements, and other marketing materials
Assist with/conduct photographic shoots of firm projects
Master and retouch photos
Create and maintain new graphics database
Maintain and update firm website graphics
Assist in creating proposal books and award submissions
Assist in creating and editing PowerPoint presentations
Create master plan document layouts and graphics
Design building signage and architectural graphics

Jun 2007 - current
 

Education 

City College of New York (CCNY), MArch, Architecture

Studied under the following professors:
Bradley Horn, Elisabetta Terragni, Kevin Bone, Julio Salcedo-Fernandez, Peter Gisolfi, Marta Gutman

Aug 2009 - current
 

Binghamton University (SUNY), Bachelors, Geological Sciences

B.A. Geological Sciences
Awarded the "Class of '52 Glenn G. Bartle Award for Geology"

Aug 2004 - May 2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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