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Shikhar Thakur

Shikhar Thakur

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

I am a graduate with a Masters in Architecture and have over 5 years experience in the field including residential, commercial and interior design (including furniture design). Have successfully run own small design firm in Perth, Western Australia for the last 3 years.

Strong AutoCad, 3D design and Adobe Suite skills. Very proficient in a collaborative team environment as well as working alone to take projects from conception to realization.  Skilled in all stages of project delivery, including analysis and brief development, conceptual through to detail design development,  graphic presentations and images, construction documents and construction inspections.

I have recently relocated to New York from Perth, Western Australia and am legally permitted to work in the US.

Employment 

Stephen Wang + Associates, contract designer / consultant

Mar 2013 - current
 

ST Designs, Perth, AU, Director / Architectural Designer

Self employed Architectural designer working on various residential and commercial projects most of which were sourced through Peter Bodeker Constructions, Cottelsoe, Perth.
Full design services including council submissions for necessary licenses, construction drawing sets and site visits during construction for numerous projects.

Jan 2010 - Dec 2012
 

Coney Ivanhoe Constructions, Perth, AU, Site Manager

Short four month contract assisting lead site & project managers with issues on site during the fit-out to the Enex 100 Century City building in the business district of Perth. Point of contact for all contractors wishing to gain access to the site. Contract was beneficial in gaining understanding of various stages to the internal construction of large office and retail building.

Jul 2009 - Oct 2009
 

Christian Lyon Design, Perth, AU, Furniture design assistant / construction documentation

Assisting Christian Lyon with the drawings for over 20 pieces of finely detailed furniture for his Matsuoka collection. Involved in design meetings and decision making as well as providing 3D and physical models during the sketch design stage. Complete working drawings for construction of all the pieces.

Jan 2009 - May 2009
 

Hillam Architects, Perth, Western Australia, Architectural Graduate / Junior Architect

Junior Architect working on high-end residential and commercial designs under the direction of project supervisor. Involved in design meetings, documentation to construction level, presentation images, liaising with clients and consultants and some contract administration.

May 2007 - Sep 2008
 

Education 

University of Western Australia, MArch, Architecture

Feb 2005 - Jul 2007
 

University of Western Australia, BArch, Environmental Design

Feb 2002 - Nov 2004
 

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