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Michael Briante

Michael Briante

Fanwood, NJ, US

 

About 

I am a licensed architect with experience in building design and  commercial interior design.

Employment 

RMJM Hillier, New York, NY, US, Senior Technical Architect

Senior Technical Architect on a team responsible for preparation of construction documents for a multi-million square foot international airport expansion in Moscow, Russia and a new multi-million square foot resort hotel in the Bahamas.

May 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Burns and McDonnell, East Hanover, NJ, US, Senior Architect

Responsible for developing design and construction drawings and details for new and existing buildings on Air National Guard Bases throughout the US and for Continental Airlines at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Projects range in size from 5,000 to 25,000 square feet of mostly new construction, along with building additions and interior renovations.

Lead and taught others on the architectural staff in ways to improve quality of design and construction documentation.

Apr 2007 - Feb 2012
 

Bruns-Pak, Edison, NJ, US, Project Architect

Responsible for developing conceptual plans, construction drawings, details, and specifications for data centers throughout the US and Canada.

Projects range in size from under 1,000 to over 40,000 square feet and comprise interior renovations, additions and new building construction.

Created architectural and interior design standards for the architectural staff to use in design and construction documentation.

Jun 2006 - Apr 2007
 

Designs For Business Interiors, Woodbridge, NJ, US, Tenant Planning Architect

Responsible for all aspects of tenant planning from space programming, square footage analysis, space planning, and design development through construction documentation, site administration, and overall project management. Projects ranged in size from under 1,000 to 60,000 square feet.

Supervise and delegate project responsibilities to a staff of 3 Designers & Project Managers.

Jan 2005 - Jun 2006
 

General Office Interiors / Strategic Workplace Consulting, Union, NJ, US, Director of Pre-Lease Services

Performed all aspects of tenant planning from space programming, square footage analysis, space planning, and design development through construction documentation, site administration and overall project management. Projects ranged in size from 5,000 to 70,000 square feet.

Developed in-house training programs on BOCA, IBC, and NJUCC Codes, NJ Rehabilitation Sub code, ADA guidelines, and BOMA standards. Developed AutoCAD templates for all aspects of tenant and furniture planning documentation.

Jun 2000 - Jan 2005
 

The Aztec Corporation / Aztec Architects, P.C., Iselin, NJ, US, Facilities Analyst

Supervised preparation of and prepared construction drawings and details, space plans, and plans used for construction estimating for office, manufacturing and production space for biotechnology, hospitality, and hi-tech corporations. Monitored construction progress by attending weekly construction meetings. Reviewed and processed shop drawings. Worked directly with tenants, building owners, and leasing agents.

Apr 1999 - Jun 2000
 

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