Conor Gallagher is a recent graduate from a BA Hons in Architecture from Belfast, Ireland.
Languages: English & Spanish (intermediate)
I pride myself on always having an open mind to new experiences in both my personal and professional life. I am very ambitious and enjoy healthy competition in a range of sports such as Swimming, Water Polo & Rugby. In my spare time, I enjoy creating pieces of art through cinematography and fine art painting among other mediums. I have a sincere passion for Architecture outside of my Professional Career and always document my experiences with a sketch book anytime I travel. As an individual, I am never content with being satisfactory at something. I have an incredible commitment to everything I engage with, whether it has been a sport, hobby, part-time job, or my career in Architecture. I am an extremely fast learner and will never turn down an opportunity to improve myself.
Apple, Mac Specialist/ Business Specialist
Leading in a team of specialists in driving results for interactions and sales with businesses. Managing relationships and maintaining accounts for small and large businesses, including many professionals in the construction and creative industry. Analyzing and assessing customer requirements and proposing and reflecting upon a range of potential bespoke solutions to suit individual business needs.
White Ink Architects, Intern
Preparing working construction documents for presentation to client. Creating graphic presentation of programmatic diagrams using Photoshop. Engaging in site visits for in-progress projects, as well as attending site meetings with contractors and project management team. Day-to-day shadowing of leading partner.
University of Ulster, BArch, Architecture
I am a recent graduate of a Bachelor in Arts of Architecture with a 3.8 GPA equivalent with Honors.
The Bachelor or Arts course I attended focused primarily on Design, looking at contextual analysis, programmatic layout, and conceptual thinking.
Other skills that I developed through my educated include a passion for model making, a flair for 2d representation both in hand-drawing and graphic design as well as an inclusion of the other arts such as cinematography as a means to representing architectural concepts.
Other modules that I studied at the University of Ulster included: Architectural Technology, the study of materiality and structures, as well as facade and detail design; Communication & Management; Cultural Context, a theoretical and philosophical approach to architecture including the research and writing of my Dissertation/Thesis, which was awarded 1st place in my class with top marks.
Bachelor's Degree Dissertation/Thesis, 1st Place
Awarded 1st Place in my class for the writing of my Dissertation entitled, "Urbicide: The Esoteric Phenomenon"
Dissertation selected for entry into 2011's RIBA President's Medals, Nomination
Dissertation selected by the University of Ulster to be nominated for the RIBA President's Medals.
Conceptual Competition to imagine a city 100 years into the future.
-Shortlisted, then received Honorable Mention in the Final announcement.