I am a passionate designer, whose constantly seeking new challenges to further my career. My background includes over two years of experience in the architecture industry in both multinationals and award-wining consultancies.
As an applicant to this position, I offer practical experience which I've gained in many parts of the world; Los Angeles, Dubai, Vienna, Ottawa and Tehran as well as graduate level architectural knowledge and design skills. I also have seven years background in working with multiple architectural computer programs such as AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Sketch-up, V-Ray, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and recently Revit. I specialize in schematic design and working drawings for small to large-scale projects, 3d renderings and graphic demonstrations for presentations. Much of my experience has involved the design development and construction of residential, commercial and landscape design projects.
I would welcome the opportunity to discuss your company, the position and more about my experience - including my portfolio - with you in person. I am confident that I can be an immediate asset for any project team. Thank you for your time and consideration. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments. I look forward to hearing from you.
Keating-Khang Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Architect
Responsibilities: Design development, Construction documents, 3D modeling for high-rise commercial buildings.
Projects: Helms AutoParkIt; 78,340 GSF parking + 10 100 SF of office. “Lead Design Architect and Project Manager” for one of Los Angeles first automated parking structure with office space, located in Helms Bakery, Culver City. Client/Consultant coordination, problem solving, overviewing the consultants work and attending regular meetings.
525 Market St; San Franscico; Lobby and Plaza renovation. 6100 GSF Lobby and 13440 GSF Plaza. Preparation of demolition plans and new construction documents.
Winnie Lam (Freelance), Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Architect
Responsibilities: Roof Top Concept Design, Design Development and renderings for a multi-million dollar residence in Hollywood Hills. Project: Lam Residence, Los Angeles 10 000 SF
William Adams Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Architect
Responsibilities: Design development, presentation drawings, final construction documents, specifications, ARB package, LADBS experience with clearances, permits, plan checks for high-end residential homes and small lot sub-divisons. working closely with the principal architect and client, attending site meetings.
Projects: California Project; Santa Monica, 7860 SF, 3-unit high-end town house.
Alvarado; Los Angeles, 9570 SF total of 6 units.
Perkins+Will, Ottawa, Intern Architect
Responsibilities: Providing Deficiency Reviews/ Punch list for Carleton Residence, documenting the contractor’s incomplete work at Carleton University student residence
Project: Lennox and Addington Residence, 10 storey, 800 000 SF.
Stiefel & Company Architecture, Vienna Austria, Architect’s Assistant
Responsibilities: Physical models, Cad Drawing, presentation Board, Hand Sketch, 3D model, translating documents
Project: Swiss Chancellery Competition in Nairobi, Kenya. 7100 SF Honarable award Prize winner.
Hyder Consulting, Dubai UAE, Landscape Architect/Urban Designer
Responsibilities: Cad, Designing, design development, construction documents, 3D modeling, regular client meetings and coordination with major developers in the middle East such as Emaar and Nakheel. Projects: “Samarah” in Jordan; “Al-Fattan” in UAE; “Messaied” in Qatar; “Escape Equine” in Ajman and various other projects, consisting of 6000 SF to 200 acres.
Ottawa General Hospital, Ottawa, ON, CA, Research Assistant
Research Assistant for Dr. Rasuli and Dr.Mutairi
Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, CA, MArch, Architecture
Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, CA, BArch, Architecture
Prize winner of the Ankauf Award 2011 in the design competition for the Swiss Chancellery in Nairobi, Kenya while working for Stiefel & Company Architecture, Honorable Mention
Recipient of the 2010-11 Maxwell Taylor Scholarship, awarded for outstanding achievement in the field of architecture, 1st Place
This scholarship, which was endowed in 1998 by a bequest from the estate of the late Mabel Leona Taylor, is awarded annually to a student in his/her final year of the Master’s Program in Architecture who incorporates building technologies into his/her thesis project.