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Andrew Fastman

Andrew Fastman

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

andrew neal david fastman, ra, leed ap bd+c
8340 Manitoba street, #5
Playa del Rey, CA 90293
afastman@gmail.com
310.823.4344 (h) 310.430.1147 (M)


Education:

University of California, Los Angeles
Master of Architecture, June 2002 (thesis under Craig Hodgetts)
 Chosen for Bernard Tschumi Workshop Fall 2000
 T.A. position teaching StructiuresI + II Winter ‘01, Spring ’02
 Arts-Bridge: 3rd grade drafting, space and design intro
 Arts Bridge: 12th grade Flash/e-d environments consultant
 Exhibition installation for show, Perloff Gallery, June 2002

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, June 1998
Certificate in Building Construction
 Attended Ecole des Beaux-Artes (EAPLV, UP-6) 1997-1998
 Finalist in design competition for community center proposal
 Carver Hills Community, Atlanta, GA March 1997

Languages:

English, French, notions of Spanish, Russian, Hebrew and German

Computer skills:

Autocad (2-D + 3-D)/Architectural Desktop; Revit; Rhino; FormZ; 3D Max;
Maya; Sketchup; Surfcam; Flash; Adobe Creative Suite; Windows, Mac OS,
Unix platforms

Employment:

Aref + Associates Design Studio, El Segundo, CA 08.11-Present
Senior Associate/Project Architect/Project Manager
 Co-leader of Building Repositioning group.
 Managed teams of up to 5 members overseeing project development from inception of design through regulatory agency review and construction administration.
 QA/QC for all drawing packages before issuing from all groups.
 Created, implemented and maintained graphic and CAD standards office-wide.
 Spearheaded transition to Revit, including setup of workflow and training coordination with US CAD.
 Developed technical architectural detailing library

Walt Disney Imagineering, Glendale, CA 01.09-11.10
Project Architect/Construction Administration
 Worked extensively on the design, collaborating directly with the park-wide creative Architect.
 Oversaw renovation and re-theming of Silly Symphony Swings at Disney’s California Adventure, from conceptual inception through construction and ride integration.
 Lead team on covered dining project, detailing and coordinating Architecture, Area Development (Landscape), engineering, Entertainment and Operations at Disney’s California Adventure.
 In charge of integration of Creative input and ride engineering into working drawings, coordinating all consulting disciplines.
 Coordination of specialty disciplines and consultants into themed environments, Technical detailing and execution, maintaining integrity of conceptual goals while satisfying stringent park construction and durability standards.
 Established and managed teams of up to 5 members to execute construction documents while maintaining Quality Control.
 Performed Construction Administration on-site, insuring quality of assemblies and resolving conflicts between rigorous requirements of Park-Wide systems.


Cuningham Group Architecture, P.A., Marina del Rey, CA 01.07-11.08
Project Architect/Lead Project Designer/Education Coordinator
 Lead designer and project architect for 54 unit luxury townhouse and flat development in pacific palisades. 200,000 sf total development on 7.9 acres of remediated landslide site.
 Lead designer and project architect/manager for varying scale multi-family residential and hospitality projects.
 Established working relationships with representatives of both LADBS and City Planning Departments.
 Conceptual design and visualization for large scale themed and retail/entertainment projects in Korea, Dubai, China.
 Staff Extension with WDI for theme park attraction renovation and re-theming.
 Integrated environmentally responsible design into process for all project types.
 Established and maintained weekly AIA Cont. Ed./Lunch-n-Learn seminar series.
 Coordinated CBC Changeover training and integration.

The Jerde Partnership, International, Venice, CA 02.05-12.06
Senior Designer/Director of Photography
 Senior lead designer under Partner for The Village, Irvine Mixed Use Project.
 Team designer on projects from concept visualization through construction administration and design intent review for retail, entertainment, residential and multi-use projects.
 Procurement, implementation and maintenance of photographic studio equipment including continuous training seminars.
 Oversight and execution of on-site and in-house photo shoots, processing and output.

Gehry Partners, LLP, Los Angeles, CA 10.02-02.05
Design Team/Architect
 Senior design team member under Edwin Chan.
 Design and production of all working documents (3-D/CAD) for Ariadne Auf Naxos sets for Los Angeles Opera.
 Milan Fair competition entry honorable mention.
 Coordinated and assisted curatorial staff for MOCA exhibition.
 Dublin Docklands (U2 studio) competition honorable mention.
 King Alfred Brighton and Hove competition winner.

Robert Ginsberg+Associates, Santa Monica, CA 12.99-9.02
Senior Associate
 Development and implementation of network CAD system and standards.
 Design and detail from conceptualization to delivery varying scale food service venues, including DHS and OSHPD submittal process.
 Design and detail from conceptualization to delivery.
Residential renovation and tenant improvement projects.

Eyematic Interfaces, Inc., Los Angeles, CA 06.00-12.01
Designer
 Design and implementation of trade show booths, including structure and technology.
 Development of user interfaces for proprietary messaging software.

Marks-Thomas+Associates, Baltimore, MD 12-98-09.99
Architect
 Collaboration on multi phase residential campuses.
 Design and detail of three shelters for Baltimore Metro.
 Planning of community and residence buildings for Greenspring Village Senior Campus under Senior Associate.

Brown&Craig, Inc., Baltimore, MD 05.98-12.98
Designer
 Work on teams for multi-use retail and entertainment projects.
 Conduct projects under Senior Designer from concept through construction documentation.

Project list:

Aref + Associates Design Studio
Kilroy Realty Group, Long Beach Airport   Project Architect/PM
Kilroy Realty Corporation, El Segundo   Construction Admin
Game Show Network      Construction Admin
Tribeca West repositioning     Project Architect/PM
Kilroy Realty Corporation, Del Mar    Project Architect/PM

Walt Disney Imagineering
Ratatouille Attraction, Restaurant and area  Project Architect
Restrooms (Disneyland Paris)
Paradise Pier Covered Dining structures (Disney’s Project Architect
California Adventure)
Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree (DCA)     Architect/Job Captain
Luigi’s Flying Tires (DCA)      Architect/Job Captain
World of Color control booth and mechanical spaces Architect/Job Captain
(DCA)
Silly Symphony Swings (DCA)      Project Architect/C.A.

Cuningham Group Architecture, P.A.
Silly Symphony Swings (DCA)      Project Architect
Korea Telecom Entertainment Center    Lead Project Designer
Tramonto Drive Luxury Development     Project Architect
Hollywood Park Card Club      Project Architect
Marine + Redondo T.O.D.      Project Arch/Designer
SLO Airport Hotel       Lead Designer
Indigo (Condominium)       Agency Coord/Permits
Element (Condominium)       Agency Coord/Permits
Madrone (Condominium)       Agency Coord/Permits
Lakewood Costco Expansion      Lead Project Designer
Placentia Masterplan       Lead Project Designer

The Jerde Partnership, Inc.
Laurel Plaza        Architect/Designer
Alhambra Place        Architect/Designer
Las Vegas Central (high rise condo)     Team Member
World Market Center, Las Vegas     Architect/Designer
Dubai Festival City       Team Member
I-City, Kuala Lumpur       Visualization
Irvine Mixed-Use        Lead Project Designer

Gehry Partners, LLC
Ariade auf Naxos, Stage       sets and props Design
Frank Gehry Flowing in All Directions    Design Team/Curatorial
(MOCA)
Hall Estate Winery, Napa, California     Design Team
Hong Kong Museum of Art      Design Team
Novartis Corporate HQ, Basel, Switzerland  Design Team
Parque Mayer, Lisbon, Portugal     Design Team
Milan Fair Competition       Design Team
Dublin Docklands Competition      Design Team
King Alfred Brighton and Hove competition   Design Team
Art Center Pasadena       Design Team
Aeuroporto Marco Polo, Venice, Italy    Design Team
Museum of Biodiversity, Panama City, Panama  Design Team

Robert Ginsberg + Associates
MCAS Miramar Mess Hall and Flightline    Designer
Warner Bros. Studio Servery      Designer
Forgeron Residence       Designer
Foot Cohn Belding Servery + Dining     Designer
Stacey Residence        Designer
Ginsberg Residence       Designer
Lucky Duck Restaurant       Designer
LMU Main Cafeteria       Designer

Marks-Thomas + Associates
Greenspring Village senior campus living    Team Member
andrew neal david fastman, ra, leed ap bd+c
8340 Manitoba street, #5
Playa del Rey, CA 90293
afastman@gmail.com
310.823.4344 (h) 310.430.1147 (M)


Education:

University of California, Los Angeles
Master of Architecture, June 2002 (thesis under Craig Hodgetts)
 Chosen for Bernard Tschumi Workshop Fall 2000
 T.A. position teaching StructiuresI + II Winter ‘01, Spring ’02
 Arts-Bridge: 3rd grade drafting, space and design intro
 Arts Bridge: 12th grade Flash/e-d environments consultant
 Exhibition installation for show, Perloff Gallery, June 2002

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, June 1998
Certificate in Building Construction
 Attended Ecole des Beaux-Artes (EAPLV, UP-6) 1997-1998
 Finalist in design competition for community center proposal
 Carver Hills Community, Atlanta, GA March 1997

Languages:

English, French, notions of Spanish, Russian, Hebrew and German

Computer skills:

Autocad (2-D + 3-D)/Architectural Desktop; Revit; Rhino; FormZ; 3D Max;
Maya; Sketchup; Surfcam; Flash; Adobe Creative Suite; Windows, Mac OS,
Unix platforms

Employment:

Aref + Associates Design Studio, El Segundo, CA 08.11-Present
Senior Associate/Project Architect/Project Manager
 Co-leader of Building Repositioning group.
 Managed teams of up to 5 members overseeing project development from inception of design through regulatory agency review and construction administration.
 QA/QC for all drawing packages before issuing from all groups.
 Created, implemented and maintained graphic and CAD standards office-wide.
 Spearheaded transition to Revit, including setup of workflow and training coordination with US CAD.
 Developed technical architectural detailing library

Walt Disney Imagineering, Glendale, CA 01.09-11.10
Project Architect/Construction Administration
 Worked extensively on the design, collaborating directly with the park-wide creative Architect.
 Oversaw renovation and re-theming of Silly Symphony Swings at Disney’s California Adventure, from conceptual inception through construction and ride integration.
 Lead team on covered dining project, detailing and coordinating Architecture, Area Development (Landscape), engineering, Entertainment and Operations at Disney’s California Adventure.
 In charge of integration of Creative input and ride engineering into working drawings, coordinating all consulting disciplines.
 Coordination of specialty disciplines and consultants into themed environments, Technical detailing and execution, maintaining integrity of conceptual goals while satisfying stringent park construction and durability standards.
 Established and managed teams of up to 5 members to execute construction documents while maintaining Quality Control.
 Performed Construction Administration on-site, insuring quality of assemblies and resolving conflicts between rigorous requirements of Park-Wide systems.


Cuningham Group Architecture, P.A., Marina del Rey, CA 01.07-11.08
Project Architect/Lead Project Designer/Education Coordinator
 Lead designer and project architect for 54 unit luxury townhouse and flat development in pacific palisades. 200,000 sf total development on 7.9 acres of remediated landslide site.
 Lead designer and project architect/manager for varying scale multi-family residential and hospitality projects.
 Established working relationships with representatives of both LADBS and City Planning Departments.
 Conceptual design and visualization for large scale themed and retail/entertainment projects in Korea, Dubai, China.
 Staff Extension with WDI for theme park attraction renovation and re-theming.
 Integrated environmentally responsible design into process for all project types.
 Established and maintained weekly AIA Cont. Ed./Lunch-n-Learn seminar series.
 Coordinated CBC Changeover training and integration.

The Jerde Partnership, International, Venice, CA 02.05-12.06
Senior Designer/Director of Photography
 Senior lead designer under Partner for The Village, Irvine Mixed Use Project.
 Team designer on projects from concept visualization through construction administration and design intent review for retail, entertainment, residential and multi-use projects.
 Procurement, implementation and maintenance of photographic studio equipment including continuous training seminars.
 Oversight and execution of on-site and in-house photo shoots, processing and output.

Gehry Partners, LLP, Los Angeles, CA 10.02-02.05
Design Team/Architect
 Senior design team member under Edwin Chan.
 Design and production of all working documents (3-D/CAD) for Ariadne Auf Naxos sets for Los Angeles Opera.
 Milan Fair competition entry honorable mention.
 Coordinated and assisted curatorial staff for MOCA exhibition.
 Dublin Docklands (U2 studio) competition honorable mention.
 King Alfred Brighton and Hove competition winner.

Robert Ginsberg+Associates, Santa Monica, CA 12.99-9.02
Senior Associate
 Development and implementation of network CAD system and standards.
 Design and detail from conceptualization to delivery varying scale food service venues, including DHS and OSHPD submittal process.
 Design and detail from conceptualization to delivery.
Residential renovation and tenant improvement projects.

Eyematic Interfaces, Inc., Los Angeles, CA 06.00-12.01
Designer
 Design and implementation of trade show booths, including structure and technology.
 Development of user interfaces for proprietary messaging software.

Marks-Thomas+Associates, Baltimore, MD 12-98-09.99
Architect
 Collaboration on multi phase residential campuses.
 Design and detail of three shelters for Baltimore Metro.
 Planning of community and residence buildings for Greenspring Village Senior Campus under Senior Associate.

Brown&Craig, Inc., Baltimore, MD 05.98-12.98
Designer
 Work on teams for multi-use retail and entertainment projects.
 Conduct projects under Senior Designer from concept through construction documentation.

Project list:

Aref + Associates Design Studio
Kilroy Realty Group, Long Beach Airport   Project Architect/PM
Kilroy Realty Corporation, El Segundo   Construction Admin
Game Show Network      Construction Admin
Tribeca West repositioning     Project Architect/PM
Kilroy Realty Corporation, Del Mar    Project Architect/PM

Walt Disney Imagineering
Ratatouille Attraction, Restaurant and area  Project Architect
Restrooms (Disneyland Paris)
Paradise Pier Covered Dining structures (Disney’s Project Architect
California Adventure)
Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree (DCA)     Architect/Job Captain
Luigi’s Flying Tires (DCA)      Architect/Job Captain
World of Color control booth and mechanical spaces Architect/Job Captain
(DCA)
Silly Symphony Swings (DCA)      Project Architect/C.A.

Cuningham Group Architecture, P.A.
Silly Symphony Swings (DCA)      Project Architect
Korea Telecom Entertainment Center    Lead Project Designer
Tramonto Drive Luxury Development     Project Architect
Hollywood Park Card Club      Project Architect
Marine + Redondo T.O.D.      Project Arch/Designer
SLO Airport Hotel       Lead Designer
Indigo (Condominium)       Agency Coord/Permits
Element (Condominium)       Agency Coord/Permits
Madrone (Condominium)       Agency Coord/Permits
Lakewood Costco Expansion      Lead Project Designer
Placentia Masterplan       Lead Project Designer

The Jerde Partnership, Inc.
Laurel Plaza        Architect/Designer
Alhambra Place        Architect/Designer
Las Vegas Central (high rise condo)     Team Member
World Market Center, Las Vegas     Architect/Designer
Dubai Festival City       Team Member
I-City, Kuala Lumpur       Visualization
Irvine Mixed-Use        Lead Project Designer

Gehry Partners, LLC
Ariade auf Naxos, Stage       sets and props Design
Frank Gehry Flowing in All Directions    Design Team/Curatorial
(MOCA)
Hall Estate Winery, Napa, California     Design Team
Hong Kong Museum of Art      Design Team
Novartis Corporate HQ, Basel, Switzerland  Design Team
Parque Mayer, Lisbon, Portugal     Design Team
Milan Fair Competition       Design Team
Dublin Docklands Competition      Design Team
King Alfred Brighton and Hove competition   Design Team
Art Center Pasadena       Design Team
Aeuroporto Marco Polo, Venice, Italy    Design Team
Museum of Biodiversity, Panama City, Panama  Design Team

Robert Ginsberg + Associates
MCAS Miramar Mess Hall and Flightline    Designer
Warner Bros. Studio Servery      Designer
Forgeron Residence       Designer
Foot Cohn Belding Servery + Dining     Designer
Stacey Residence        Designer
Ginsberg Residence       Designer
Lucky Duck Restaurant       Designer
LMU Main Cafeteria       Designer

Marks-Thomas + Associates
Greenspring Village senior campus living    Team Member

Employment 

Aref & Associates, El Segundo, CA, US, Senior Associate/Project Architect/Projet Manager

- Co-leader of Building Repositioning group.
- Managed teams of up to 5 members overseeing project development from inception of design through regulatory agency review and construction administration.
- QA/QC for all drawing packages before issuing from all groups.
- Created, implemented and maintained graphic and CAD standards office-wide.
- Spearheaded transition to Revit, including setup of workflow and training coordination with US CAD.
- Developed technical architectural detailing library

Aug 2011 - current
 

Walt Disney Imagineering, Glendale, CA, US, Project Architect/Construction Administration

- Worked extensively on the design, collaborating directly with the park-wide creative Architect.
- Oversaw renovation and re-theming of Silly Symphony Swings at Disney’s California Adventure, from conceptual inception through construction and ride integration.
- Lead team on covered dining project, detailing and coordinating Architecture, Area Development - In charge of integration of Creative input and ride engineering into working drawings, coordinating all consulting disciplines.
- Coordination of specialty disciplines and consultants into themed environments, Technical detailing and execution, maintaining integrity of conceptual goals while satisfying stringent park construction and durability standards.
- Established and managed teams of up to 5 members to execute construction documents while maintaining Quality Control.
- Performed Construction Administration on-site, insuring quality of assemblies and resolving conflicts between rigorous requirements of Park-Wide systems.

Jan 2009 - Nov 2010
 

The Cuningham Group, Marina del Rey, CA, US, Project Architect/Lead Project Designer/Education Coordinator

- Lead designer and project architect for 54 unit luxury townhouse and flat development in pacific palisades. 200,000 sf total development on 7.9 acres of remediated landslide site.
- Lead designer and project architect/manager for varying scale multi-family residential and hospitality projects.
- Established working relationships with representatives of both LADBS and City Planning Departments.
- Conceptual design and visualization for large scale themed and retail/entertainment projects in Korea, Dubai, China.
- Staff Extension with WDI for theme park attraction renovation and re-theming.
- Integrated environmentally responsible design into process for all project types.
- Established and maintained weekly AIA Cont. Ed./Lunch-n-Learn seminar series.
- Coordinated CBC Changeover training and integration.

Jan 2007 - Nov 2008
 

The Jerde Partnership, Venice, CA, US, Senior Designer/Director of Photography

- Senior lead designer under Partner for The Village, Irvine Mixed Use Project.
- Team designer on projects from concept visualization through construction administration and design intent review for retail, entertainment, residential and multi-use projects.
- Procurement, implementation and maintenance of photographic studio equipment including continuous training seminars.
- Oversight and execution of on-site and in-house photo shoots, processing and output.

Mar 2005 - Dec 2006
 

Gehry Partners, LLP, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Team/Architect

- Senior design team member under Edwin Chan.
- Design and production of all working documents (3-D/CAD) for Ariadne Auf Naxos sets for Los Angeles Opera.
- Milan Fair competition entry honorable mention.
- Coordinated and assisted curatorial staff for MOCA exhibition.
- Dublin Docklands (U2 studio) competition honorable mention.
- King Alfred Brighton and Hove competition winner.

Oct 2002 - Mar 2005
 

Robert Ginsberg + Associates, Culver City, CA, US, Senior Associate

- Development and implementation of network CAD system and standards.
- Design and detail from conceptualization to delivery varying scale food service venues, including DHS and OSHPD submittal process.
- Design and detail from conceptualization to delivery.
Residential renovation and tenant improvement projects.

Dec 1999 - Sep 2002
 

Eyematic Interfaces, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

- Design and implementation of trade show booths, including structure and technology.
- Development of user interfaces for proprietary messaging software.

Jun 2000 - Dec 2001
 

Marks-Thomas + Associates, Baltimore, MD, US, Architect

- Collaboration on multi phase residential campuses.
- Design and detail of three shelters for Baltimore Metro.
- Planning of community and residence buildings for Greenspring Village Senior Campus under Senior Associate.

Dec 1998 - Sep 1999
 

Brown & Craig, Inc., Baltimore, MD, US, Designer

- Work on teams for multi-use retail and entertainment projects.
- Conduct projects under Senior Designer from concept through construction documentation.

May 1998 - Dec 1998
 

Education 

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Westwood, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Master of Architecture, June 2002 (thesis under Craig Hodgetts)
- Chosen for Bernard Tschumi Workshop Fall 2000
- T.A. position teaching StructiuresI + II Winter ‘01, Spring ’02
- Arts-Bridge: 3rd grade drafting, space and design intro
- Arts Bridge: 12th grade Flash/e-d environments consultant
- Exhibition installation for show, Perloff Gallery, June 2002

Sep 1999 - Jun 2002
 

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, US, Architecture

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, June 1998
Certificate in Building Construction
- Attended Ecole des Beaux-Artes (EAPLV, UP-6) 1997-1998
- Finalist in design competition for community center proposal
- Carver Hills Community, Atlanta, GA March 1997

Sep 1994 - Jun 1998
 

Areas of Specialization 



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