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Aleksandr Motvitskiy

Aleksandr Motvitskiy

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

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About 

Highly self-motivated, responsible and reliable senior level architect with over 27 years of professional experience working on complex mixed-use commercial, retail and residential projects. Experience in project management, master planning, site, building and interior design, with hands-on involvement in all design phases, including aesthetic conceptualization, design development, detailing, construction documentation and custom furniture design; extensive knowledge and understanding of construction methods, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and structural systems; unique expertise in working on complex international projects that require the knowledge of local codes and regulations, documentation and technical specifications production; excellent free-hand sketching/hand-drafting, rendering and model making skills.

Employment 

Swanke Hayden Connell Architects, New York, NY, US, Associate Senior Architectural Designer

Performed all stages of architectural design, including zoning and building code analysis, client presentations, schematic design, design development and construction documents, interior and custom furniture design; coordinated between consultants, engineers, general contractors and clients; supervision of construction sites. Also responsible for production of project specifications as well as bi-lingual building design documents in English and Russian languages, while coordinating the compliance with Russian local codes and regulation requirements.

- “Eurasia Tower”, International Business Center “Moscow City”, Moscow, Russian Federation - 208,000 m2 mixed-use 70-storey tower with 50 floors of Class “A” commercial space and 20 floors of luxury residential apartments, boutiques, restaurants, bars and underground parking (construction documents);
- Project “Slava”, Moscow, Russian Federation - 480,000 m2 multi-functional complex with five separate office buildings from 6 to 22 storey and three-storey retail podium and four levels of underground parking (construction documents);
- Project “Crystal”, Moscow, Russian Federation - 127,000 m2 residential complex with two 35 and 45-storey towers on top of a shared retail/office podium (construction documents);
- “Paradise Living”, Moscow, Russian Federation - 308,000 m2 high-end residential complex with central 51-storey tower and two 36-storey towers for Mirax Group; includes recreational facilities, retail shops, restaurants, kindergarten, elementary school and underground parking (construction documents);
- “ComStrin” Business Park, Vnucovo, Moscow, Russian Federation - complex with office buildings, hotel, retail, sports facilities, restaurants and parking (master planning and schematic design)
- Engine Co. #22, Washington, DC (construction documents)
- Ronald McDonald House, Westchester Medical Center (schematic design)

Dec 2005 - current
 

SHENKER ARCHITECTS, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Architect, Senior Architectural Designer

Managed all stages of project design on a broad spectrum of high-end residential and commercial projects. Coordination between consultants, engineers, contractors and clients; supervision of construction sites:

- Residential Building, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY (new construction);
- Staten Island September 11 Memorial (design competition; one of the finalists);
- Ustilovsky Residence, Mill Basin, Brooklyn, NY (one family house renovation; won the Award of Merit in AIA Brooklyn Competition for Architectural Design, Residential Architecture Category);
- Buziashvili Residence, Hewlett, Long Island, NY (new construction);
- Retail Stores, Brooklyn, NY (new construction; interior and furniture design);
- Drug Stores, Brooklyn, NY (renovation; interior and furniture design);.
- Private Residence, Hewlett, Long Island, NY (one family house reconstruction; interior design);
- Piven Residence, Staten Island, NY (new construction);
- St. Mary’s Community Center, Brooklyn, NY (concept design);
- Medical Offices, Brooklyn, NY (new construction; concept design).

May 2001 - Dec 2005
 

R & B ARCHITECTS, Kiev, UA, Project Manager

Managed a broad spectrum of high-end residential and commercial projects (urban/master planning, site, building and interior design; custom furniture design). While working simultaneously on 7 projects, served as a design team and CAD supervisor; coordinated between engineers, contractors and clients; oversaw construction sites:

- Italian Furniture Showroom “Tikko”, Kiev, Ukraine (space renovation; interior and exhibit design);
- Ukrainian Mobile Communications (UMC) Company Headquarters, Kiev, Ukraine (reconstruction);
- Stadnik Residence, Kiev, Ukraine (one family house; new construction);
- Law Offices, Kiev, Ukraine (renovation; interior design);
- Two-level Residential Penthouse, Kiev, Ukraine (concept design);
- Numerous Private High-end Apartments, Kiev, Ukraine (space renovation; interior and custom furniture design).

Oct 1998 - Dec 2000
 

PORITRIN-SA, Kiev, UA, Project Architect

Responsibilities included budget negotiations and project scheduling, code review, urban/master planning, site, building and interior design. Supervised the work of intermediate and junior architects:

- Private High-end Apartments, Kiev, Ukraine (space renovation; interior and custom furniture design)
- Representative Offices for various companies, Kiev, Ukraine (concept design; renovation and interior design);
- GASPROM Headquarters, Ukrainian Branch (concept design; master planning).

Jan 1996 - Oct 1998
 

B.A.N.K. AUSTRIA, Vienna, AT; Moscow, RU; Kiev, UA, Project Architect

Served as a design team and CAD supervisor; performed site and building design, cost estimating, both manual and CAD drafting, model making, rendering and client presentations:

- Ukrainian Mobile Communications (UMC) Service Center, Kiev, Ukraine (renovation; interior design);
- PLATINUM BANK, Moscow, Russian Federation (renovation; interior design);
- UNICOM BANK, Moscow, Russian Federation (renovation; cash and operational halls design);
- INKO BANK, Kremenchug, Ukraine (concept design; master planning).

Oct 1994 - Jan 1996
 

CREATIVE ARCHITECTURAL WORKSHOP “VE", Kiev, UA, Intermediate Architect

Responsible for overall design direction and staff assignments; performed site and building design, cost estimating, drafting, model making, rendering, as well as prepared and conducted client presentations:

- Recreation and Entertainment Complex MERCURY, Kiev, Ukraine (master planning, site and concept design);
- Hotel, Kiev, Ukraine (new construction; concept design);
- Christian Center, Prohladny, Russian Federation (new construction; 650 seats; concept design).

Dec 1991 - Oct 1994
 

SCIENTIFIC-RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF THE DESIGN, Kiev, UA, Junior Architect / Intermediate Architect

Worked on design and construction documents for a broad spectrum of residential and commercial projects in Kiev and surrounding areas; performed site and building design, code review, drafting, model making, rendering, prepared client presentations; coordinated between engineers, contractors and clients.

May 1985 - Dec 1991
 

Education 

Oct 1979 - May 1985
 

Areas of Specialization 

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