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Allison Gadaleta

Allison Gadaleta

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

Currently a 5th year student at Pratt Institute graduating in May 2013.

Seeking a full time position as a Junior Architect starting as soon as May. 

Hobbies outside of Architecture: Avid cyclist and runner, racing and riding for charity sponsored events, knowledge of photography and experience using a DSLR camera for documentation of work, jewelry making, and drawing

Employment 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architecture Computer Lab Monitor

Guided students with correct use of architecture computer programs and printing to the plotters, responsible for ensuring correct use of lab and the equipment

Oct 2010 - current
 

MG New York Architects, New York, NY, US, Architect Intern

Attended on-site meetings with owner and construction company, site documentation and drafting existing conditions including several historical landmarked buildings, construction documents for both new and existing buildings, digital model making using Rhino and computer rendering using Brazil, hand models for client presentations

May 2009 - current
 

k2o by Karen Ko, New York, NY, US, Jewelry Design Intern

Assisted with design for new fall and spring collection, detailed digital modeling using Rhino for 3D printing, assembled pieces for mass orders adhering to deadlines, photographing pieces for website

Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

• Bachelor of Architecture expected 2013
• Recipient of Presidential Merit Based Scholarship, Dean's List, President's List

Relevant Coursework: Degree Project, Advanced Design, Hand Drafting and Computer Representation, Construction Documents, Steel and Concrete Structures, Professional Practice, Architecture History, Architectural Assembly Systems, Materials, Furniture Design, Metal Crafts and Jewelry

Software: Autocad, Rhino, V-ray for Rhino, Brazil Render for Rhino, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe inDesign, Microsoft Office
Model-Making: comfortable using woodshop machinery, metal shop machinery and jewelry shop machinery, welding, soldering

Activities:
Academic
• Rome - Honors Program: Spent the semester in Rome at Pratt Institute's satellite campus, studying, sketching, and experiencing Italian architecture and designing a project in the center of the city
• Participation in material sponsored Polyethylene Design-Build Studio
• 1 of 10 Selected for Habitat for Humanity Key West
• Active member of AIAS Pratt Institute Chapter
• Design project published in Pratt’s yearly ‘In Process’ book of student work

Athletics
• Cross Country, Winter, and Spring Track – Captain
• Selected for HVAC All Conference Cross Country Team

Oct 2008 - current
 

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Furniture Design

Attended two month program in Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Helsinki focusing on Scandinavian Furniture Design, leading to the design and construction of a chair prototype

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
 

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