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Hasina Choudhury

Hasina Choudhury

Philadelphia, PA, US

 

About 

Strong passion and appreciation for design and details.  Track record in managing complex architectural and construction projects from inception to completion, including planning, and client/contractor interactions.  Expertise in religious, institutional, residential, and public projects.  Knowledgeable in sustainable design techniques, applications and construction codes.  Demonstrated ability delivering projects within strict deadlines and budget framework. Trained, mentored and supervised staff.   Prepared proposals, zoning analysis, concept development, design refinement, code review, construction documents and construction administration.  Met on-time project completion through effective planning and organization.  Ensured high level of design quality, while maintaining client satisfaction.

Employment 

Marianna Thomas Architects, Philadelphia, PA, US, Sr. Project Manager

Strong passion and appreciation for design and details. Responsible for in managing complex architectural and construction projects from inception to completion, including site planning. Expertise in religious, institutional, residential, and public projects. Knowledgeable in sustainable design techniques, applications and construction codes. Demonstrated ability delivering projects within strict deadlines and budget framework. Trained and supervised staff. Prepared proposals, bidding, zoning analysis, concept development, design refinement, code review, construction document production and construction administration. Met on-time project completion through effective planning and organization. Ensured high level of design quality, while maintaining client satisfaction.
Accomplishments:
• Organized teamwork, workflows, and procedures for efficient management of the project.
• Responsible from concept to fully operational status.
• Communicated regularly with client management and various other team members to address ongoing strategies and concerns.
• Set up desktop tools, databases and schedules to ensure the successful implementation of company’s multiple projects
• Attend Board Committee Meetings, various City Authorities and produced and forward minutes to all team members
• Assessed internal prioritization and scheduling of staff and service provision
• Did extensive research on zoning, building code and life safety issues
• Participated in construction meetings and worked closely with client and contractors to assure smooth turnover of newly restored space

Aug 1994 - current
 

Martin Architectural Group, Philadelphia, PA, US, Project Manager

Creative and effective preparation of site drawings, concept development, design development, code review and construction documents.
• Responsible for research and innovative design of a mixed-use community envisioned to achieve LEED for Neighborhood Development. The design intent was to promote sustainable design practices while creating communities focusing on pedestrian and neighborhood connectivity.
• Prepared extensive 3-D renderings for public presentations.
• Prepared construction documents for multifamily homes and retails within tight deadlines.
• Did extensive IBC and ANSI code analysis and effectively responded to code officials building review comments.
• Attended and coordinated meetings with clients and consultants.
• Reviewed shop drawings and submittals.

Jan 2013 - Nov 2013
 

H2L2 Architects Planners, Philadelphia, PA, US, Project Designer

• Responsible for design of an accessible elevator and vestibule in an academic building at Widener University.
• Responsible for design and preparation of construction documents for Pennsylvania Society of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA). Involved converting warehouse into a shelter for animals.
• Preparation of construction documents for healthcare unit within Hospital of University of Pennsylvania.
• Material research, design and preparation of construction documents for outdoor student plaza at Delaware University.
• Effective preparation of finish board panels for client presentations.

Feb 1992 - Apr 1994
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Masters in Architecture. 2-1/2 year program.

Jan 1989 - May 1991
 

Awards 

Design charrette for Hope for Housing, Bronx, NY, 1990, received honorable mention., Honorable Mention

Housing project in Bronx, NY

1990
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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