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Richard Dobrowski

Richard Dobrowski

South Hadley, MA, US

 

About 

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Employment 

Dietz & Co. Architects, Springfield, MA, US, Architecture Associate

Jun 2012 - current
 

Metcalfe Associates Architecture, Northampton, MA, US, Junior Architect

 Architectural Designer
 Production of presentation graphics, animation, and marketing materials
 Construction Administration, completed construction drawings and permit drawings for various commercial and residential projects, and facilitated construction
 As build drawing sets
 Various office administration details
 Contributor to the development of a business and marketing plan for the firm

Sep 2010 - Jun 2012
 

Margo Jones Architects, Greenfield, MA, US, Intern Architect

 Design Development; physical and digital modeling
 Construction Administration, completed construction drawings and permit drawings for various scaled commercial and residential projects
 Production of presentation graphics, animations, and materials
 As build drawing set production
 Conducted site reviews and reports for projects that were under construction, provided on-site clarification to contractors during construction
 Prepared measured drawings of existing spaces for design development
 Various office administration details

Dec 2008 - Oct 2009
 

Hunt Hale Jones Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Office Services Coordinator / Batch Plot Manager

 Managed all post/shipping, FAX and telephone communications
 Assisted with CO’s and RFI inquiries and adjustments
 Maintained entire office inventory
 Maintained physical materials & CSI Libraries
 Managed all in-house & outsourced reprographics book and presentation board production ($25,000-$40,000 per month budget)
 Managed all reprographic machine repairs
 Assisted with origination and management of new project folders
 Dead-file management
 Assisted Accounts Payable/Receivable
 Assisted Interior Design Department with material sample board production
 IS/CAD Manager assistant
 Coordinated office relocation, FF&E, organization and setup

Dec 2005 - Jun 2006
 

Education 

University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, US, MArch, Architecture & Design

 Modern Sustainable/Regenerative design with a concentration in Urban Design.
 Semester Abroad at University of Copenhagen, Denmark 2009.
 My Thesis "Prototype Orange: A New Town Node," based upon an Urban Renewal project.
 Graduated Magna cum Laude

Sep 2007 - Sep 2010
 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, Architecture Foundation

 Two semesters of instruction in technical hand rendering, digital analysis and representation, and physical model building
 Also, pursued academics required for graduate level study, and additional Architectural History.

Sep 2006 - May 2007
 

University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, US, Bachelors, Art & Architectural History

 Concentration in Architectural History.
 Cross-Registered to Amherst College, Hampshire College, Smith College and Mount Holyoke College during the course of my architectural history studies.
 Graduated cum Laude

Sep 2002 - Aug 2005
 

Awards 

Published My Thesis, "Prototype Orange: A New Town Node", Honorable Mention

2010
 

Externship, Award

I was granted an Externship/Internship due to my Honors level GPA, whereby I was paid a stipend, and received another year of free tuition. This savings allowed me to afford my expenses for my semester abroad in Scandinavia.

2008
 

University of Massachusetts Entrance Scholarchip, Scholarship

Free Tuition for first year due to my Honors distiction in undergraduate studies.

Advanced standing granted as well, due to the corresponding nature of my Architectural History concentration of my undergraduate studies, and also via my Architectural Foundation studies at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston.

2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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