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Andre Buchanan

Andre Buchanan

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

As a recent graduate from Pratt Institute Urban Design Grad Program I have became very interested in being apart of a project that effect a city as a whole and not just the individual building/s. Although my work experience is mostly residential, I would hope through my career I would have been involved in all branches of architecture. I feel that to be a “Complete Architect " you need to have some understanding of the different lanes that are connected to this field from interior design to city planning. As of now I am seeking a full time position at a firm that involves working on diverse projects which can expand my knowledge in architecture in many ways.

Employment 

studio a+i, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architect Intern

Prepared Department of Buildings Drawings // Made site visits to conduct building Surveys // Corresponded with clients on design ideas // Project Designs involved restaurants, Landmark Homes, typical townhouse gut renovations, and Residential New Construction

Aug 2013 - current
 

Joseph Vance Architects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Intern Architect

• Dealt with the design of high-end residential projects // Design custom models to fit clients ideas and concepts using Archicad // Prepared Department of Buildings Drawings // Made site visits to conduct building Surveys

Sep 2011 - current
 

A&A Chimney & Fireplace CO., Brooklyn, NY, US, Contractors Assistant

Assisted in the design and construction of traditional fireplaces in brownstone homes.

Jan 2011 - current
 

Ben Herzog Architect, PC, Brooklyn, NY, US, Intern Architect

• Prepared architectural plans, elevations, sections, and detail sheets // Took building surveys & made site visits for building projects // Created mock up models of building scheme // Attended client meetings with Architect // Performed space planning studies.

Jul 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Leonard Colchamiro, PC AIA, Brooklyn, NY, US, Intern Architect

• Drew and prepared Department Building document // Performed space planning studies of residential homes // Familiar with building code and zoning // Took building surveys & made site visits // Expedited and filed documentation for building permits // Corresponded with plan examiners to make modification to construction drawing // Fixed DOB

Jun 2007 - Dec 2009
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Urban Design

Jun 2012 - May 2013
 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 2005 - May 2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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