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Patrick McKechnie

Patrick McKechnie

Washington, DC, US

 

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About 

I recently returned to the United States after spending the last three years working for architecture firms in Thailand, and I am interested in continuing my career as an Architectural Designer – Project Manager – CAD Technician. I was involved with projects of all sizes in diverse industries during my time in Thailand – from residential to museum projects.

 

Prior to working in Thailand, I graduated from Arizona State University with a BA in Design Studies, as well as studying abroad at Royal Melbourne IT. My international experience includes working as an Architectural Designer and CAD Technician in Thailand and Australia. These experiences will allow me to bring a unique design perspective to your firm that is unlikely to be matched, and will appeal to current and future clients.

 

Personally, I am ambitious, hard-working, resourceful and have a strong passion for architecture and design. In addition, I will bring an international perspective, attention to detail and creative vision to your firm.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Pink Architecture, Bangkok, TH, Melbourne,Vic, AUS, Architectural Designer / Project Manager

Conceptual Planning, Construction Documents and Marketing Material
Design : Conceptualization of exterior, landscape and spatial layouts for final design production, as well as 3D modeling of high density urban dwellings.
Documentation : Transformed functional and spatial requirements into feasible design solutions incorporating Urban design master planning, Engineering systems, and Sustainable design principles for achievement of LEED certification.
Quality control : Established office standards for CAD drafting, library management and graphic presentation while collaborating with consultants.
List of projects : Custom side-by-side dwellings, Urban townhouse dwellings, High density urban low-rise apartment 8 to 30 Units

Jul 2011 - current
 

Edwards Design Group, Scottsdale, AZ, US, Project Assistant

Construction of high end sustainable custom home using Passive Radon Removal, Aero-Crete blocks, Passive Solar Energy & Rammed Earth Walls.

Mar 2009 - Jan 2010
 

Tektone Architectural Drafting Services, Mesa, AZ, US, CAD Technician / Project Manager

Responsibilities
Used AutoCAD for producing construction documents, shop details & as-built drawings for a range of projects such as multi-family apartments, production homes & custom additions.

Accomplishments
Efficient project management and knowledgeable precision drafting sent every project out head of schedule.
Started as drafting intern, and was project manage in 3 months.

Skills Used
+ AutoCAD, + REVIT
Client Relations, Conceptual Design, Graphic Communications, Hand Sketching, Multi-tasking, Layout Design, Patience, Strategic Planning, Strong Leadership, Taking Initiative, Team Player

Feb 2005 - Feb 2008
 

Education 

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne, AU, Urban Design

Urban Design and Global Development

Feb 2011 - current
 

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US, Bachelors, Architecture / Design

Jun 2007 - Jan 2011
 

Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ, US, Architecture / Design

Architectural Drafting

Jun 2003 - May 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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