I have received a BArch from Syracuse University. Following graduation I had worked for 2 years and as an architectural designer. I am currently an MArch candidate at Columbia University and expecting to graduate in May 2012. I am passionate about environmental sustainability, parametric design and eastern European culture (I am originally from the Republic of Georgia).
HOK, New York, NY, US, Design Professional
Utopus Studio, Jack of All Trades
Developed construction documents for multiple renovation projects.
Create and develop design proposes and client presentations.
Collaborate and coordinate drawings with consultants and engineers.
Model and render landmark buildings.
Survey existing conditions.
Standard, Intern Architect
Research applicable building and ADA codes.
Draw and submit plans to the DOB.
Assist in all phases of high end renovation projects.
HLW International, Intern Architect
Worked on the Design Development of a Casino in Dominican Republic. Inducing but not limited to Study Models and Presentation Rendering.
Collaborated in the Schematic Design phase of 2 Office Towers, Hotel and Mall in Shanghai, China.
Assisted in putting together the Construction Documents for the swing space for the United Nations building.
Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Advanced Architectural Design
Syracuse University, BArch, School of Architecture
Started at Syracuse University as an engineering major after completing one year I transfered into the School or Architecture.
Studied abroad in Florence, Italy. Spring 2008
Competed my thesis on the state of Democracy in Post-Soviet cities, using Tbilisi, Georgia as my case study.
Selected as a finalists in an international design competition for a visitor center in Newark, NJ.
GSAPP Abstact, Other
The Salvage Art Institute, a studio project will be published in the 2012 Abstract from Columbia University.