Matthew Dreher is currently a designer for Esocoff & Associates | architects in Washington D.C. Mr. Dreher has a Master of Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and was awarded the Henry Adams AIA Award in 2012. He has three years of prior work experience in Architecture as well as a Bachelors of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Virginia. He has previously lived in Bolivia, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Curacao, Chile, & Mexico and has visited Costa Rica, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Kuwait, Egypt, Netherlands, China, Nepal, Singapore, and India.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Alexandria, VA, US, Adjunct Faculty
Esocoff & Associates | architects, Washington, DC, US, Intern
FPW Architects, PC, Charlottesville, VA, US, Designer
Worked in a small architecture firm, both on individual projects and group assignments. Duties included construction administration, project management, production of construction documents in both imperial and metric systems, meeting with clients, attending bid openings, RFI responses, sketch-up models, marketing cut-sheets, and attending construction meetings. Projects ranged from small commercial restorations to full Bureau of Capital Outlay Management (BCOM) compliant infrastructure projects.
Duket Architects (formerly Duket Porter Architects), Toledo, OH, US, Summer Intern
Worked for a 25 person residential and commercial firm. Duties included schematic plans, 3D models, and interior design work.
United States Embassy (General Services Office), La Paz, Bolivia, Summer Hire
Duties included field measurements and as-built documentation for US Embassy housing during voluntary evacuation of Embassy staff dependents.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, MArch, Architecture
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, Bachelors, Architecture
AIA Henry Adams Certificate, 2nd Place
From AIA Website
"Each year The American Institute of Architects awards an engraved medal and certificate of merit to the top-ranking graduating student in each architecture program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (or CACB for Canadian schools). A certificate of merit is awarded to the second-ranking graduating student. These awards are provided as part of the AIA Scholarship Program."