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Alpna Gupta

Alpna Gupta

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

Employment 

Alpna Gupta Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Principal

// Designing a kitchen renovation with all new custom millwork, integrated appliances and flooring.

// Responsible for ensuring that the design is innovative and within budget, client/contractor meetings, sourcing and specifying materials and value engineering.

Jul 2012 - current
 

Signs and Decal, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Manager/Designer

May 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Labscape, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

// Worked on developing the Schematic Design of a 240,000 sq m Mixed-Use Development for Tangier, Morocco.

// Responsibilities included working with a team of three to prepare the 3D model, draw plans and sections, develop diagrams, and prepare client presentations utilizing Rhino, Maya, Grasshopper, Autocad, and Adobe CS5.

Dec 2011 - May 2012
 

Acconci Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Designer

// Worked directly with the Senior Designer and Principal to develop design concepts and methods.

// Prepared 3D models and final renderings for commissions and competitions utilizing Rhino, Maya, Adobe CS5.

Jul 2011 - Oct 2011
 

tarp: Architecture Manual, Brooklyn, NY, US, Managing Editor

Jul 2010 - May 2011
 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Teaching Assistant for Mitchell Joachim and Maria Aiolova

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Terreform ONE, Brooklyn, NY, US, Intern

// Assisted in the proposal for an urban plan of downtown Brooklyn, Urbaneering Brooklyn, NY 2110 and collaborated with a team of designers to construct a 10' x 10' scaled model of Urbaneering Brooklyn.

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Richter+Ratner, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

// Project Manager of an office renovation project for the New York Philharmonic at the Lincoln Center for the Arts with a budget of $500,000. Included mechanical, electrical, carpentry and finishing trades.

// Assistant Project Manager for projects in excess of $10 million including the Ana Tzarev Gallery on 57th Street, Elie Tahari Boutique in East Hampton, and the Uniqlo Flagship Store in Soho.

// Coordinated finishing trades and participated in trade buyout on larger projects.

// Managed Change Orders, Submittals, and budget sheets.

Jul 2006 - Aug 2008
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, MArch, Master's of Architecture - 1st Professional

Aug 2008 - May 2011
 

New York University (NYU), New York, NY, US, Certificate Construction Management

Jan 2006 - May 2008
 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Intro to Architecture Summer Program

Jul 2006 - Aug 2006
 

Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH, US, Bachelors, Bachelors of Fine Art: Sculpture and Installation

Aug 2000 - Dec 2003
 

Awards 

2011
 

Excellence in Academic Achievement Award, Award

2011
 

Atkinson Memorial Func, Scholarship

2010
 

Merit Award, Scholarship

2009
 

Mary Lou Chess Memorial Fund, Award

2004
 

Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

2000
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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