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Ben Poulin

Ben Poulin

Princeton, NJ, US

 

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About 

Bn.Plin@Gmail.com                                                                                                                                (413)-446-2276
234 Franklin Avenue, Apt. 1R Brooklyn, NY 11205                                                                                                                       

 

Education:

Pratt Institute - Brooklyn, New York 
Bachelor of Architecture, 5th-Year Student (5-Year Program)

 

Skills Summary:

Skilled in Autodesk Revit 2011, Autodesk Maya 2011, Rhino SR 9, AutoCAD 2011, Adobe Master Suite CS5, Vray for Rhino, Microsoft Office, Hand drafting and sketching, Model building (Paper, Chipboard, Wood, Metal, Foam)  

 

Classes and Coursework: 

Coursework includes Architecture Design I/II/III/IV, Degree Project, Representation I/II/III, Digitalization 3D-Modeling Revit, Materials, Steel, Statics & Strength, Concrete, Building Environments (M.E.P), Building Services, City Planning, Materials Properties, History & Theory I/II/III                            

      
Professional Experience:

  • Coastal Construction Group – Miami, FL, Freelance Consulting, 3D Revit Modeling, Fall 2011- Current
  • Create 3D Revit models of client benchmark projects                                                                                      
  • Create render files for client use

 

  • Pratt Institute - Brooklyn, NY, Metal and Wood Shop Monitor, 2010 – Current
  • Monitor students’ use of metal and wood-crafting shops; aid students in production of design models

 

  • Limon Lab – Manhattan, NY, Architecture Internship, Intern Designer, Summer 2011
  • Worked on the Urban Design Week at Guggenheim Lab Competition
  • Worked on AIA New York Chapter Competition
  • Developed 3D models of competition submissions and 2D and 3D representations of projects

 

  • Pratt Institute - Berlin, Germany,  Berlin Studio, Freedom and Unity Memorial Design, Summer 2010 
  • Developed a proposal for the Freedom and Unity Memorial in Berlin, Germany for a Professional Gallery Exhibit
  • Site Research and analysis, drawings and diagrams
  • Concept Drawings relating to strands of housing units varying in form based of social spaces

 

  • Pratt Institute - Brooklyn, NY, Teaching Assistant to Professor Enrique Limon, Introduction to Design

 

  • Local Artist, Sean Riley - North Adams, MA – Artist Assistant, Fall 2005

 

Awards:

Best Representational Drawing for first-year Architecture Student at Pratt Institute (Archived May 2008).
Representational drawing and design projects published in In-Process Pratt Project Catalogue.
Architecture Design projects archived Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Spring 2009 and Spring 2010.

 

 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Coastal Construction Group, Miami, FL, US, Freelance Digital Modeler

This position required me to create 3D models of existing buildings which Coastal Construction Group had designed.
I was consulted to develop render models for Coastal Construction Group.

Dec 2011 - current
 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 11205, Shop Monitor

Monitor students use of metal and wood-crafting shops; aid students in production of design models.
Perform maintenance on the tools and machines within the shop.

Oct 2010 - current
 

Limon Architecture & Design, New York, NY 10011, Intern Architect

Worked on the Urban Design Week at Guggenheim Lab Competition.
Worked on AIA New York Chapter Competition.
Developed 3D models of competition submissions and 2D and 3D representations of projects.

May 2011 - Oct 2011
 

Taconic Golf Club, Williamstown, MA, US, Maintenance crew

Was Responsible for maintenance of the golf course.
Performed a number of landscaping tasks.

Jul 2006 - Aug 2009
 

Sean Riley, North Adams, MA, US, Assistant to Local Artist

Was assistant to North Adams Local Artist Sean Riley, for this job I was responsible for the completion of pieces which where to go up in the Chelsea galleries in New York, NY.
Worked on several pieces with Mr. Riley and saw the pieces off to New York City.

Jan 2006 - May 2006
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

I enrolled in the Pratt architecture program in 2007 and I am currently studying my last year of the 5-year program at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY.

Through my years of study, I have acquired skills in design and form on multiple scales from commercial buildings, to residential projects, to installation pieces. This work has been done as an individual and also as a team member which has given me first-hand experience in organization, teamwork, responsibility and leadership.

Aug 2007 - current
 

Awards 

Best Representational Drawing for first-year Architecture Student at Pratt Institute, 1st Place

My first year at Pratt Institute all student were required to take a representation and drafting course, at the end of the semester, professors judged students drawings and awards the three best representational drawings from the year.

2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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