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Fijoy Fisiy

Fijoy Fisiy

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

As a designer, I am fascinated by the relationship between architecture, art and dialogue; and how the interplay between the three allows for the expression of identity. As a result, I am interested in how design can be used as a tool to speak about people and their desires and needs.

Employment 

Sharon Davis Design, New York, NY, US, Intern

- Working with team to produce CD sets for a share housing project
- Working with team member to organize a conference on affordable housing
- Worked with PM to produced schematic level master plan for a memorial site in Rwanda
- Produced renderings for use in marketing and fundraising collateral

Aug 2013 - current
 

Design/Build Installation Art Practice, Designer

Working with rural communities has been an eduactional experience all its own with two projects standing out the most - Lassin and Mbinon.

With these projects I produced:
- Produced DD level drawings and renderings using ArchiCAD, 3ds/Maxwell and Photoshop
- Used SketchUp as a tool during client meetings to illustrate ideas about the project
- Carried out materials studies and specified which materials were to be used for construction

Oct 2009 - Jan 2013
 

Design Competitions, Designer, Team member

Archive Global - Malaria Prevention September 2012

Pruitt Igoe March 2012

Blueprints of Paradise (Honorable Mention) October 2010

Leading Edge March 2010

GridNOMA (Fourth Place) October 2009

Oct 2009 - Sep 2012
 

Panchshil, Pune, IN, Intern

- worked with team to develop CD sets for an ongoing office project using AutoCAD
- developed 3D conceptual models using SketchUp for new residential development

May 2011 - Sep 2011
 

BAC Gateway Initiative, Boston, MA, US, Renderer, client liaison

Carter School Addition
- Developed the schematic design for a special needs school
- Drafting and 3D modeling using ArchiCAD and SketchUp
- Conducted program analysis and developed programmatic schemes
- Materials and ADA coding studies
- Carried out precedents studies and life cycle analysis
- Developed a matrix for environmental phycology as it related to our proposal
- Produced marketing collateral to be used for fund raising by the school for the Addition

Oct 2009 - Apr 2010
 

Team Boston - BAC/Tufts Solar Decathlon Team, Boston, MA, Outreach Coordinator, Team Member

- Developed and executed a community outreach agenda
- Connected with community and youth groups to develop workshops
- Developed marketing collateral to be used for sponsorship

Mar 2008 - Oct 2009
 

Cabinet Yimgaing Moyo, Yaounde, Cameroon, Intern

- Developed schematic design schemes for educational and residential projects
- Drafting and 3D modeling using ArchiCAD
- Conducted program analysis and developed programmatic diagrams
- Performed materials studies for a multi-family residential project

May 2008 - Sep 2008
 

Education 

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2007 - May 2013
 

Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, CA, Bachelors, Political Science & Environmental Studies

Sep 2002 - Aug 2006
 

Awards 

Graduate Thesis Commendation - Boston Architectural College, Award

2013
 

Blueprints of Paradise - Design Competition, Honorable Mention

African cities design competition

2010
 

NOMA Student Design Competition - Team GridNOMAS, Honorable Mention

NOMA student design competition

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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