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Yair Millet

Yair Millet

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Employment 

INDEPENDENT / FREELANCE WORK AND COLLABORATIONS, New York, NY, US, Consulting Architect & Fine Art Advisor

Collaborating with diverse offices and individuals from internationally known architectural and interior design firms to mid size/small studios, as well as artists and galleries. Providing professional design and consulting services on wide variety of projects to private clientele, real estate professionals, building owners, developers, cooperatives, architects and designers.

Projects ranges from conceptual, installations and competitions to new construction, renovation and adaptive re-use, high-end residential, hospitality design, commercial, cooperate interiors, independent curatorial ventures and exhibitions.

Oct 2007 - current
 

FXFOWLE Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

International Studio
Coordinating international team of consultants, integrating technical guidance into the design process with junior stuff; Building massing and skin design; Interior desig and materials research; Proposed Project Description for Schematic Design; Maintaining effective communication with senior associates, partners incharge and client representative.

- India Tower, Mumbai – 60 story tower (301 meter) Park Hyatt Hotel. A world class hotel, residential tower, convention center and high-end retail located in South Mumbai, India.
- Ruby Mills Tower, Mumbai – Schematic design for 2 lobbies in a 30 story new construction commercial building in Mumbai, India.

Mar 2007 - Aug 2007
 

Rockwell Group, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

Schematic and design development; Document productions, coordination and presentation with project team and consultants; Interior design and materials research; Maintaining effective communication with principal / studio leader.

- Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel – Design proposal for an exterior installation piece on the façade; Production of drawings for a $50 million remodeling of the deluxe guest rooms, “Gold Suites”, fractional units and “Gold Club” lounge; Design evelopment and production of an 8,500 SF high-end fitness & day-time SPA.

Dec 2005 - Jan 2007
 

INDEPENDENT / FREELANCE WORK AND COLLABORATIONS, New York, NY, US & Tel Aviv, Israel, Architect

Selected Projects:
- Yad - Eliyahu – 85 SM Expansion of a private unit in a row terrace housing project from the1950’s – Completed in November 2005.
- 25 Gush Halav Street – Interior alteration and design of a 160 SM apartment – Completed in September 2005.
- “Designing the High Line Competition” - in association with Carlos Talero – May 2005.
- 188 East 64th Street - Interior renovation of 2,000 SF apartment, in association with Peggy Leung - Completed in April 2003.
- 12 West 72nd Street - Conversion of two apartments into one in a landmark building, in association with Bruce Gornick Architects, London.

Mar 2003 - Oct 2005
 

Franke Gottsegen Cox Architects, New York, NY, US, Porject Architect / Manager

Was in charge of execution and delivery of alteration/adoptive re-use and new construction projects, managing multiples simultaneously. Responsibilities included coordinating project team, consultants, related management tasks and maintaining effective communication with partners incharge and clients.

Selected Project:
- 41-47 Elizabeth Street - Commercial conversion of 67,000 SF, seven story warehouse building into medical offices in Chinatown.
- 7 Essex Street - New construction of 12 story residential building in the Lower East Side – Completed in February 2003.
- 95-97 Canal Street - Zoning, visibility study and conversion of two 35,000 SF, five story office buildings into one.
- 185 West Broadway - Proposal for an addition of 10 story residential tower above existing commercial space in Wall St. area.
- 59 East 59 Theatres - Executive Architects of a new theatre building for the Elisabeth Kleinhans Theatrical Foundation.

Jan 1999 - Mar 2003
 

Rockwell Group, New York, NY, US, Design Architect

Schematic and design development; Document productions, coordination and presentation with project team and consultants; Interior design and materials research; Maintaining effective communication with principal / studio leader.

- Planet Hollywood - Design Development of numerous PH locations/restaurants in the U.S, Europe and Asia.
- Palladium Arcade - Concept & Schematic Design for a 20,000 SF prototype of interactive video arcade in Edmonton, Canada

Dec 1996 - Jan 1999
 

Lebbeus Woods, New York, NY, US, Assistant & Collaborator

Throughout my Independent studies in New York City and following my graduation from SCI-Arc, I was honored to have Lebbeus Woods as my mentor and first employer. The followings is a list of selected projects which I have worked on as an assistant/intern and a collaborator ( "New World Image").

Selected Project List:
- The Havana Project "Meta Institute" – Collection of Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art (MAK);. Feb.1996 – Mar.1996; Radical Reconstruction, Princton Architectural Press.
- San Francisco Bay Project - Inhabiting the Quake- Commisioned by SFMOMA. Jul.1995 – Sep.1995; Radical Reconstruction, Princton Architectural Press.
- "Notebooks" Exhibition - Bartlett School of Architecture, London, UK. Aug.1995-Sep.1995.
- "New World Image", War & Architecture - Commisioned by Louisiana Museum Copenhagen, Denmark. Dec.1992 – Feb.1993.

Oct 1992 - Dec 1996
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Santa Monica, California, MArch, Architecture

Independent Graduate Program with Lebbeus Woods – Cooper Union & R.I.E.A ; Thesis with Hani Rashid - Columbia University & Asymptote, New York, NY.

Oct 1991 - Jul 1995
 

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, England, BArch, Architecture & Planning

RIBA / ARB part 1 - Bachelor of Architecture.

Oct 1987 - Jul 1991
 

Areas of Specialization 

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