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Maria Rengan

Maria Rengan

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I am an internationally Licensed architect and over the years have developed a philosophy and approach to architecture which I believe has true affinity with the Contemporary Design and Contestual architecture. I am now permanently based in New York.
 

Specialties

Excellent Design skills and Communication skills.
Gifted in developing and maintaining progressive work relationships with the Clients and consultants, resulting in improved client relationships, workflow and hence profitability for the firm.
I have built a reputation of being always responsive to the client's need, delivering projects on schedule with integrity and quality
 

Residential
Hotels
Interior Architecture
High Rise
Mixed-use
Schools

Banks

 

Employment 

RMJM, New York, NY , Design Consultant

Large Scale CD Phase
New Construction - Bahamar Casino & 4 Hotel Resort - Bahamas
Responsibility: My responsibilities were the design spaces of the BOH in the 3 level Podium which included Offices, and other functions (night club/casino etc).

Apr 2012 - Jul 2012
 

SLCE Architects, New York, NY 10003 , Project Manager

Project 99 Church Street: A High Rise New Construction - 67 floors - Mixed Use Hotel Four Seasons + Condos
Responsibilities: I was the Interior Project Manager/PA for 99 Church Street in Lower Manhattan, NY for the part of the Hotel Four Seasons. I was responsible for developing the entire package of the Interior architecture of the Hotel which included the production of a series of related drawings in the CD phase and coordination with the in-house team along with a large external team consisting of: Design Architects, Interior Designers, Consultants (struct., mech., Elect., Light., acoustic, sound equipment, pool...etc) and interfacing directly with the Client (Silverstein Properties) to ensure maximization of efficiency and work flow.
Project: The Seneca Casino at Buffalo, NY: I was responsible as a Project Architect, for developing the architectural drawings in the CD Phase for the Restaurant which represents the core ambiance of the Casino/Hotel Project;

Jul 2008 - Jan 2010
 

HTO Architect, New York, NY 10018, Project Manager

I was responsible for the Construction Administration, responding to RFIs, attending meetings in-house and at the construction site; for updating drawings after feedback from meetings and for the production of construction details.

Apr 2008 - Jun 2008
 

Karl Fischer Architecture, New York, NY 10012 , Project Architect

Low Rise; SD, DD
New Construction - condominium 10 story, Brooklyn NY
New Construction - condominium 5 story, Brooklyn NY
New Construction - condominium 8 story, Brooklyn NY
Responsibility:Core & Shell I was responsible for drawing, developing and overseeing the Project of Low Rise Residential Buildings in the Schematic phase (SD) and Design Development phase (DD), this involved drawing the interior and exterior architecture preparing the Zoning Sheets and Drawings DOB approval. Preparing of the same in DD Phase, Coordinating the in-house team for Tax lot plans and Attorney Gen. Plans. My responsibilities also involved Project Management conducted through Meetings and Coordination of an external team of Interior Designers, Engineering Consultants (struct., mech., Elect.) and interfacing directly with the Client at all times while generating in-house meetings.

Mar 2007 - Apr 2008
 

Helpern Architects, New York, NY 10003 , Project Architect

Medium scale CD phase
New Construction - New Utrecht HS- Brooklyn;
Maintenance - P.S. 132 - S C A - Bronx, NY
Responsibility:
- New Utrecht HS I was responsible for the drawing and developing of the Project in CD phase for the 2 story addition of a new Cafeteria & Kitchen annex to the New Utrecht School in Brooklyn.
- P.S. 132 Bronx, I was responsible for preparing details for the Exterior masonry repair

Nov 2006 - Mar 2007
 

GENE KAUFMAN ARCHITECT, New York, NY 10012, Project Architect

Large Scale - DD phase
Conversion + addition of a Warehouse into a Condo, Brooklyn NY
Responsibility: Conversion Warehouse: I was responsible for drawing, developing and overseeing the Project for the Conversion of a four story Warehouse into a five story Condominium in the DD phase. This Involved producing drawings of the interior floor plans including a new floor plan for an additional floor to the Condominium and preparing the drawings for DOB approval. Responsibilities included Project Management work, coordinating an internal team of Junior staff, Engineer Consultants (struct., mech., Elect.,) and interfacing directly with the Client at all times and generating

Mar 2006 - Nov 2006
 

Dattner Architects, New York, NY 10019 , Design Architect

Small and Medium Scale Preliminary Phase:
New addition - Cafeteria and an ADA upgrade, Cultural Center - Wave Hill, Riverdale, NY
New Construction - a School for difficult children from age 0-5 Frog Rock
Responsibility:
Wave HilI: I was responsible for drawing and developing the concept of a one story addition to a preexisting historic building in the preliminary phase. The project perceived the creation of a new and permanent space for the existing Cafeteria. In addition the project contemplated an ADA upgrade of the Wave Hill Cultural Center. I worked directly with the Principals of the firm.
FrogRock: I was responsible for developing the concept and drawings in the preliminary phase, of a school for difficult children from ages 0-5. The project conceived a two story building, with oval interior courtyards. Both the projects were brought to a presentation level before going on hold.

Oct 2005 - Mar 2006
 

Zaskorski & Notaro Architects LLP, New York, NY 10018 , Project Architect

Small Scale Preliminary Phase
Single Family homes (SD)
Dental Office (SD-DD)
Sidewalk Repair (DD)
Responsibility:
Single Family homes: I was responsible for the development of drawings in Schematic Phase (SD) working directly with the Principal of the firm.
Dental Office: I was responsible for the development of a set of drawings in the Design Development phase (DD) coordinating directly with the Principal and with a technical Consultant.
Sidewalk Repair: I was responsible for the development of a set of drawings in the Design Development phase (DD) for the repair of a Sidewalk, coordinating directly with the Principal and with a technical Consultant.

Jul 2005 - Oct 2005
 

Maria Rengan Architetto, Rome IT, Owner - Principal

Commercial Projects:
Client: Bank of Rome
2001 Conversion of a retail into a Bank branch: TV 7
34, Via Nazionale Tiburtina Tivoli Completed in 2001
2002 New Bank branch n. 283
82, Via U. Giordano, Rome Completed in 2002
2002 Conversion of a retail into a Bank branch: CM 001
31 Plaza Garibaldi Castel Madama. Completed in 2003
2004 Renovation of the bank branch: RM131
278 Via Collatina, Rome Completed in 2004
2004 Renovation of a Bank branch: Guidonia Quattro
8, Via La Marmora, Guidonia Completed in 2004
2004 Renovation of the bank branch RM133,
886 Via Apia, Rome Design completed Dec 2004

Residential Projects:
Client: Anita Galigani
2003 Apartment Renovation in Via Eremo, Rome Completed in 2003
1992-1990 Renovation of four apartments
Via Eremo, Rome Completed in 1992

Client: Angradi
2003 Apartment Renovation in Via Della Resistenza, Rome Completed in 2003
1990 Renovation of a country house in Torvaianica Completed in 1990

Client: Capitano GFD
1990 Apartment Renovation in Via Eremo, Rome Completed in 1990
1987 Apartment Renovation in Via Canton, Rome Completed in 1987

May 1994 - Dec 2004
 

Education 

Sapienza - Università di Roma, Rome, IT, MArch, Architecture

Urban Architecture Design. Thesis was a "Specialized Library for Roman Art"
grade 110/110

Nov 1985 - Apr 1992
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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