Stephen Riley

Stephen Riley

Middletown, NJ, US


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Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, New Haven, CT, US, Intern Architect

Transbay Transit Center | San Francisco, CA | 1.5 million square feet | LEED Gold
Provided schematic design studies and code research for information kiosks in the grand hall terminal
Construction documentation of existing conditions and detailing for the bus deck superintendent station

223 23rd St | Arlington, VA |1.6 million square feet | LEED Gold
Provided CAD drawings for facade assembly studies of a 26 story mixed-use retail office tower
Construction of BIM model for digital modeling, scheduling, worksharing, etc.
Prepared design drawings and diagrams for pricing plans to communicate design intent to the client
Crafted a wood analog model to convey the phases of the redevelopment master plan to the client

May 2011 - Aug 2011


The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Science in Architecture

American Institute of Architecture Students | Co-President | 2009-2011
Dean’s Student Advisory Board | 2009-2012

Adobe Suite [Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop]
Autodesk [Revit, Vasari]
Rhinoceros 3D Nurbs Modelling
Microsoft Office [Excel, PowerPoint, Word]
Google SketchUp Pro

Comprehensive Building Design Studio | Arch 402 | Spring 2012
Semester long studio assignment working in collaboration with other students as members of an interdisciplinary design project team in professional practice, establishing a firm and taking a project from conception through construction documentation. Took on role of project manager, coordinating team efforts and scheduling including:
-Construction Cost Control: building cost, life-cycle cost, and construction estimating
-Technical Documentation: execution of precise drawings, outline specifications for design proposal
-Administrative Role: understanding of obtaining commissions and negotiating contracts, managing personnel and selecting consultants, recommending project delivery methods and forms of service contracts

Construction Observation | Washington, DC | Spring 2010
Square 54 / “The Avenue” | Mixed-Use Office, Retail, Residential | LEED Silver
Design Architect: Pelli Clark Pelli Architects
Executive Architect: Hickok Cole Architects
Objective: complete a comprehensive observation of the construction process, performing an analytical synopsis that both questions and innovates existing means of building design and construction
Observation: excavation, foundation, substructure, superstructure, concrete pours, wall systems (cavity and curtain wall), green roof system, mechanical systems (hvac, sprinkler and elevator), construction safety and equipment, and mock-up spaces

Aug 2008 - May 2012


Patrick Cardinal O’Boyle Foreign Studies Competition Winner, 1st Place

Additional Honorable Mention for Design Excellence
Project: Maritime Museum Annex & Urban Development


Eagle Scout, Award


Areas of Specialization 


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