Brian Parnagian

Brian Parnagian

Philadelphia, PA, US





Michael Ryan Architects, Philadelphia, PA, US, Associate

Involved in all aspects of operations for various residential, institutional and commercial projects. Job responsibilities require engagement in all phases of project development from schematic design through project realization.

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Jul 2012 - current

Canton Custom Homes, Construction

Involved in various aspects of operations. Tasks include architectural design, construction and shop drawing review, material take-offs, general carpentry and on-site maintenance.

Sep 2008 - Jul 2012

The New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Assisted Associate Professors in the implementation of 4th year undergraduate Architectural History courses. The position also required that I perform as a guest critic for undergraduate Architectural Design studios.

Sep 2010 - May 2012

Radey Associate Architects, Intern

Involoved in schematic design and development phases of government, religious and residential projects. Tasks also included meeting and presenting with clients, presentation development, 3D digital modeling and rendering.

Dec 2010 - Feb 2011


Sep 2009 - May 2012

University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Bachelors, Environmental Studies

Aug 2005 - Dec 2007


NJIT Comprehensive Studio Award, 1st Place

Awarded for design excellence to the student voted by faculty to have 'the best studio project'.


Calao Family Scholarship in International Design, 1st Place

Awarded for work completed while abroad in Italy with NJIT’s ‘Siena Summer Studio’.


NJIT Second Year Graduate Excellence in Design, 1st Place

Awarded for the design of a mixed-use housing development set in Newark, NJ.


NJIT First Year Graduate Excellence in Design, Honorable Mention, Honorable Mention


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