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Sloan Springer

Sloan Springer

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Architecture is not exclusively about a final product, but rather, the process of creation and execution of a product. It is the architects role to serve as a shepherd of that process through collaboration rather than dictation.

Architecture should be about performance, both in process and execution, where collaboration drives innovation, creating solutions that transcend any individual “genius sketch” and allow for architecture to go beyond just the representation of something to the actual performance of it.

Architecture has as much an obligation to give back to its community as the people that use it. By treating architecture as a citizen, and understanding the greater opportunities within a context, the architecture can become more socially and ecologically sustainable.

Architecture exists somewhere between banal, pragmatic realism and progressive, visionary utopia. The surest way to continuous and sustainable innovation is mediation between the “can” and “can’t”.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

HLW International, New York, NY, US, Designer / Assistant BIM Manager

Provide support and training for office-wide transition to Revit
Creation of custom BIM content and BIM-related marketing material
Directly work with design teams on a wide range of commercial projects

May 2012 - current
 

Danny Forster Design Studio, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Temporary position managing design development, construction documentation, and beginning of construction for a condo renovation in Chelsea.

May 2012 - May 2012
 

Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects, Austin, TX, US, Intern Architect

Design and construction documentation of high-end residential new construction and renovations. Worked collaboratively with architects, contractors, and clients.

Oct 2011 - May 2012
 

Syracuse University, Teaching Assistant

Assisted in teaching advanced digital media and intro to building systems courses
Worked on the design of professors websites

Aug 2009 - May 2011
 

Johnson & Pace, Intern Draftsman

Produced construction documents for light commercial buildings

May 2006 - Aug 2006
 

Jim FIsher, Builder, Intern Draftsman

Produced builders sets of documents for residential construction, as well as some on-site work.

May 2003 - May 2005
 

Education 

Syracuse University, MArch, Architecture

Thesis: Think Rationally | Leveraging Constraints for Innovation

Aug 2009 - Aug 2011
 

Texas A&M University, Bachelors, Environmental Design

Aug 2005 - May 2009
 

Awards 

Dallas Arts District Boutique Hotel Design Competition, 1st Place

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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