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Warren Shaw

Warren Shaw

Queens, NY

 

About 

Employment 

William McIntosh Design Inc., New York, NY, US, Senior Architect

Worked as Senior Architect and Designer directly under Design Partner on complex high-end residential projects in NYC, NJ, NC and China. .
• Analyzed & researched NYC Bldg Code, LPC, LEED regulations, NYC Zoning Resolution, NYC Design Commission & interiors products
• Sketched out & designed interior sections + details. Checked junior staff's work.
• Architectural / millwork detailing, custom furniture design / drafting, AutoCAD drafted CD sets, created cartoon CD sets and managed entire AutoCAD operations/standards, supervised Construction Document quality, scheduling & production. Drafted design presentations for clients.
• Coordinated & checked consultants’ work including MEP, structural, lighting, AV and acoustical.
• Checked & logged in shop drawings, answered RFI’s, approved payment requisitions, attended weekly GC site meetings, administered punch lists & issued field sketches to contractors.

Oct 2011 - Jan 2014
 

Bade Stageberg Cox Architecture, Brooklyn, NY, US, Senior Architect / Consultant

* Architectural / Interior Design, AutoCAD 2012 drafting, architectural / interiors detailing, set up office-wide AutoCAD standards & graphic standards for CD sets, mentored junior architectural staff, NYC Building Code analysis, worked through LPC, ADA and condo board approval process, prepared CD’s & coordinated consultants (MEP, Lighting Designer, Spec Writer, Hardware Consultant & Structural Engineer) for high-end $10M residential project in a Manhattan high-rise condo.

Oct 2010 - Aug 2011
 

Cooper, Robertson & Partners, New York, NY, US, Senior Associate

• Worked as Senior Technical liaison directly under Design Partner on complex exterior wall systems for many cultural, residential & educational projects.
• Analyzed & researched NYC Bldg Code, LEED regulations, NYC Zoning Resolution, NYC Design Commission & exterior wall products
• Sketched out & designed exterior and interior sections + details for & mentored junior architectural staff. Checked their work.
• Architectural detailing, AutoCAD drafting, created cartoon CD sets, supervised Construction Document quality & production
• Coordinated & checked consultants’ work including MEP, structural, civil, exterior wall consultant, landscape, lighting, AV, acoustical & spec writer
• Checked & logged in shop drawings, answered RFI’s, attended site meetings, administered punch lists & issued field sketches to contractors

Select Clients:
Columbia University School of Social Work:137k SF, $70M new facility (Curtain wall, brick cavity wall, granite base, cast stone & green roof/ pavers)
Ethical Culture Fieldston School, LEED Silver: 40k SF, $60M new facility (Curtain wall, stone base, Prodema rain screen, green roof & mtl. panel)
University of Maine at Orono, Maine Center for the Arts: $12M addition & renovation (Curtain wall, EPDM roof, mtl panel & glass entry canopy)
SoHo Loft: NYC: 6k SF, $3.5M Renovation (High-end millwork, custom alum pergola, teak Jacuzzi & deck, new windows w/ exterior bris solei)
Fordham University at Lincoln Center; 50-year Master Plan for entire NYC block; Zoning studies & ULURP process dwgs + calculations for mixed-use block including high-rise residential, educational, commercial & underground parking in Lincoln Center Special Zoning District.
CUNY Hunter College School of Social Work: LEED Silver, $75M new facility (Unitized & stick curtain wall, green roof, precast concrete panels)
NYC Dept. of Parks & Recreation, Marcus Garvey Park Band Shell & Amphitheater: $4.5M addition & renovation (Brick cavity wall, mtl panel, EPDM roof & ptd. steel standing seam roof)
Orient Express Hotels, Inn at Perry Cabin: 39 new rooms, new ppol & poolhouse, new restaurant & conference center on 25-acre site (traditional wood frame construction and details, high-end millwork and interior finishes)
Harlem Village Academy, LEED Gold, 30k SF, $62M new building (Cast stone & brick cavity wall, mtl panel, green roof, custom steel pergola)
Southampton, NY Beach Home Addition: Traditional high-end wood-frame $3M two-story addition on oceanfront site (cedar shakes, wood decks & railings, concrete foundations, custom windows+ doors, high-end millwork, lighting & finishes)

Feb 2000 - Dec 2009
 

Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates Architects, llc, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Architect

* Worked as Intermediate Designer on 3 complex projects. (Office building, medical project and residential).
* Drafted design plans and elevations from Senior Partner's rough hand sketches.
• Analyzed & researched NYC Bldg Code, NYC Zoning Resolution & exterior wall products
• Sketched out & designed exterior and interior sections.
• Architectural detailing, AutoCAD drafting, created cartoon CD sets, supervised Construction Document quality & production
• Coordinated & checked consultants work including MEP, structural, and exterior wall consultant.
• Checked & logged in shop drawings and answered RFI’s.
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Jan 1998 - Jan 2000
 

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), New York, NY, US, Intermediate Architect

Feb 1993 - Jan 1998
 

Conklin Rossant Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Worked directly under Principal as an Architectural Designer on university buildings and a new synagogue project. Learned architectural detailing, surveyed existing conditions, created CD;s using AutoCAD, created free hand sketches and manual rendering presentation drawings for client presentations. Built scale models for client presentations, was introduced to some construction administration tasks for small jobs.

Nov 1989 - Dec 1992
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

B. Arch with Honors

Thesis project was for a new town plan in rural Mexico.

Sep 1984 - Jun 1989
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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