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Pedro Pesantes

Pedro Pesantes

Atlanta, GA, US

 

About 

I am extremely passionate about the power and innovation of Architecture and Sustainable Design, as well as about 3D Computer Modeling and Visualization. I am seeking to become a LEED AP, AIA registered Architect. I am eager to learn and am always looking for new challenges.

Some of my design interests:

-Sustainable Design
-Adaptive Reuse
-Urban Design
-Multidisciplinary Design
-Historic Preservation
-Industrial Design / Furniture Design
-Graphic Design
-3D Computer Modeling
-Photorealistic Visualization - Post Processing


Thesis Project - Shanghai Sky City
- 100,000 people - 5,000,000 sqft
-Self-sufficient / Urban Farm

Elsewhere:

Employment 

HOK, Dallas, TX, US, Design Professional / BIM Coordinator

•Prepared and modified architectural documents, elevations, sections, details, etc. as directed by others utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM).
•Developed solutions to technical and design problems following established standards.
•Incorporated Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects.
•With direction from the project designer or more senior design professionals, developed, modified, and/or reviewed drawings ensuring the incorporation of design intent.
•Worked closely with design team and assists to complete projects on aggressive schedules.
•Assisted in developing project scope, plan, and services and during the contract process. Translated planning concepts into comprehensible terms for clients, designers and project team members.
•Developed a comprehensive understanding of clients’ program requirements and standards and policies for completion.
•Prepared 2D and 3D presentation/design drawings.
•Built models for client/project team review.
•Compiled data and performed elementary design computations.
•Performed product research; assisted project designers and project architects with materials selection and system research.
•Assured HOK document standards were met and archived documents appropriately.
•Assisted team in construction administration document management.
•Mentored and directed the work of intern staff.
•Took personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.

Oct 2012 - current
 

Education 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, MArch, Architecture

M.Arch Thesis Project

Shanghai Sky City
- 100,000 people - 5,000,000 sqft
-Self-sufficient / Urban Farm/ Vertical City

Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

BFA in Architecture - Electronic/3D Design Minor

Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
 

Awards 

Distinguished Scholars Award, Scholarship

2000-2012 - 2/3 Tuition Scholarship

Deans List - 2008-20012

2008
 

AIA Outstanding Achievement Award, Honorable Mention

I won this award during the AIA High School Design Competition in Atlanta during my senior year in high school. The call for entry required the design of an Architecture firm.

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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