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Patricia Toro

Patricia Toro

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

I am currently looking for a full-time position at an architecture and interior design firm.  

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Employment 

RTSPCPinnacle, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

- Prepare Construction Documents (including RCPs, PTPs, etc.) for different projects.
- Worked in all design phases of a housing project in Brooklyn, including building code research, schematic design of
the buildings, material research, Construction Document development, and 3D models.
- Assist meetings with clients and vendors.
- Regularly assist in all phases of different types of architectural and interior design projects,
including laboratories, offices, and residential buildings.
- Work extensively with AutoCad.
- Work on details and millwork drawings of various projects.
- Make 3d models for different projects, in SketchUp and Rhino.
- Experience with building code and zoning research, as well as ADA requirements.

Manager: Robert Sutter and George Cho

Oct 2012 - current
 

WeMac Ventures, New York, NY, US, Design Associate

- Work on the design and development of a real estate mapping system of various neighborhoods in Manhattan.
- Research materials for the design, construction and development of townhouses.
- Regularly liaison with vendors.
- Work with project schedules and punch lists.
- Researched facade precedents and materials.
- Designed various facade options for a townhouse.
- Outlined a project bid.
- Worked on the preparation for an Open House of one of the townhouses.
- Help with various administrative office duties when needed.
- Work on townhouse drawings. (AutoCad Mac)
- Help with the architectural/interior design of one of the townhouses.
- Work on extensive research project about environmentally friendly building materials and construction methods.
- Worked on the design of the kitchen and bathrooms of the current townhouse the firm is developing. This included materials and products research, materials/products specs, concept development, schematic design, and finish plans.

Manager: Hazel MacMurray and Scott Wechsler

Aug 2012 - Mar 2013
 

Republic of Fritz Hansen, New York, NY, US, design intern

- Worked on Fritz Hansen's project with the GSA (US General Services Administration) - Researched information about the GSA
- Worked on the furniture images and catalog for the GSA.
- Worked on usual administrative tasks.

Manager: Karolina Dabo

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
 

Republic of Fritz Hansen, New York, NY, US, design intern

- Organized color and material swatches.
- Updated the company’s database.
- Started researching on the possibility of expanding the company to Latin America, especially Mexico.
- Researched on Mexico’s furniture market.
- Researched on Mexican architecture and design magazine.
- Proposed specific areas in Mexico City where Fritz Hansen would be best situated.

Manager: Karolina Dabo

Jun 2010 - Jul 2010
 

School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, Architecture Summer Camp Instructor

- Taught architecture and design concepts to 5-12 year old children.
- Instructed them on model building techniques.

Manager: Architect Maria Magdalena Campos

Jun 2009 - Jul 2009
 

Studio Santalla, Washington, DC, US, architectural intern

- Developed architecture software skills (SketchUp and AutoCad).
- Helped on the interior design of various projects.
- Became familiar with the client-architect relationship.
- Designed a dormroom with multitasking furniture.

Manager: Ernesto M. Santalla, AIA, LEED AP

Jun 2005 - Jul 2005
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2012
 

University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, Bachelors, Bachelor in Environmental Design

Aug 2005 - May 2009
 

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), México Distrito Federal, MX, Architecture

Study Abroad Program

Jan 2008 - May 2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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