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Aldo Estrada

Aldo Estrada

Antioch, CA, US

 

About 

I graduated from Arizona State University where I develop a deeper understanding of design and the environment around me. I realized everything from the creation of a pamphlet to a mega structure has infinite processes and ways to be conceived. After finishing school, I worked in a couple of architectural firms which helped me gain some experience in the steps required to begin, develop, and complete a project.  Every assignment teaches me something new and exciting and that´s what I enjoy the most because I like to absorb everything from them.  

Employment 

Valmorada de Puebla S.A. de C.V., Puebla, MX, Jr. Designer and construction supervisor

• Designed and competed the drawings and renders necessary for various interior and exterior residential spaces. • Coordinated the work and collaborated with various subcontractors to obtain optimal results. • Designed and completed the necessary drawings for the extension of a restaurant terrace. Supervised the work on field and made sure it was finished on time. • Searched for materials which could make a difference on the projects based on sustainability and budget requirements. • Obtained experience and knowledge on construction by supervising construction workers on site for medium size homes.

Mar 2010 - May 2012
 

Self employed, free lancer and draughtman, Antioch, CA, US, Drafter and designer

Patio cover: • Drew and designed the construction documents for a backyard patio residence. Respecting and understanding its original home design. Supervised its construction details to obtain excellent results.
House remodel: • The client needed a well defined entry space and a reconstructed roof. Therefore, its flat roof was turned into a gable roof which included an attic space for additional storage. The new entry was accentuated and its gabble roof fitted perfectly in its environment.

Jan 2009 - Jan 2010
 

Salazar Associates Architects, Phoenix, AZ, US, Drafter and Designer

Assisted with residential and commercial projects. Performed and improved city code and zoning checks on different assignments. Analyzed, observed and thought logically about concepts, roots and processes of a given task. Red-lined various drawings and enhanced them with various softwares. Organized C.D. sets for submittal and city approval. Collaborated in the design layout of an exhibition space to present architect Luis Salazar´s work and art; always thinking about how the details would function and be presented to the public. Improved time management and task organization while under pressure.

Jul 2007 - Mar 2008
 

Education 

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US, BArch, Architecture

Jul 2003 - Jul 2004
 

Awards 

Certificates and Courses, Other

Field Administration
Construction Details
Residential Wood Construction
Digital Architecture
Construction Supervision

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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