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Harpreet Sia

Harpreet Sia

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

I am an architect, who has worked with small firms in New York, Pennsylvania, Greece and Mumbai - India. I have six years of experience in design development, production of construction drawings and site supervision for an assortment of architectural and interior design projects.  I am highly motivated and diligent. 

Employment 

DUNE, New York, NY, US, Project Coordinator

> Schematic design, shop drawings and project management for high end residential projects in Tribeca, west village and the upper east side area;
> Detailing of contemporary furniture products, mill work and custom projects;
Searching the global market for interior design products and interacting with vendors for sourcing;
> Act as a liaison between general contractor, architect, Dune factory and the client for two projects simultaneously;

Mar 2012 - current
 

INDEPENDENT / FREELANCE WORK AND COLLABORATIONS, Pennsylvania and New York , Designer / Site manager

> Remodeling of an existing office space in the fashion district of New York City for Loftex, a consumer product design and manufacturing company;
> Design development and construction drawings for the showroom in NYC;
> Technical drafting and shop drawings of gun parts for Patternmaster, a gun manufacturing company based in Holidaysburg, PA;
> Conceptual design for a family ranch in Bedford, PA;
> Design development of a vacation home in Costa Rica for a New York based client; and
> Project co-ordination and design development of various small and medium sized interior design projects in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Jan 2011 - Mar 2012
 

Werstil Companies, Hollidaysburg, PA, US, Project Manager

> Project management and design development for ground-up renovation and modernization of an 18 unit rental property;
> Design and supervise the restoration of a burnt property in Pavia, PA;
> Managing contractors and interacting with vendors to monitor the quality of construction and to ensure the project remained on schedule; and
> Selecting construction materials, colors schemes and other components for both the interior and exterior of the buildings

May 2009 - Dec 2010
 

Myrto Miliou Architects, Athens, GR, Architect

> Preparing construction drawings; and
> Integrating multiple inputs on project elements to unify design drawings, by interfacing with the NY based design team, local contractors, and the client.
> Design development and construction drawings for a summer house on the Greek islands of Syros; and
> Project management and design development of a high-end retail store in Athens, in co-ordination with LOT-EK, a New York-based architectural firm which designed the project.

May 2008 - Dec 2008
 

Anish Shah Designs, Mumbai, IN, Project Architect

> Site management and planning and supervision of an architectural project “Hanamizu,” farm house at Alibaug, India from conceptualization to finishing;
> Conceptualization, design development and preparing construction drawings for various architectural & interior design projects;
> Working with a team of 3 architects to develop and supervise the system of preparing construction drawings, details and documents;
> Worked closely with structural engineers to asses & resolve complex structural issues to recommend innovative design solutions;
> Oversee the execution of an unconventional building in form-finished concrete; and
> Researched and implemented various systems for rain water harvesting, swimming pool plant, form finished concrete and energy efficient solutions.

Mar 2005 - Mar 2008
 

Education 

Building Performance Institute (BPI), New York, NY, US, Building Analyst

Dec 2011 - Dec 2011
 

D.C.Patel School of Architecture, Gujarat, IN, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Jul 2000 - Oct 2005
 

Awards 

Design Studio, 1st Place

2001
 

louis khan trophy, Honorable Mention

2000
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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