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Erich Pfeffer

Erich Pfeffer

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

Employment 

Meridian Design Associates Architects PC, New York, NY, US, Designer + Project Manager

Responsibilities:
-Write and revise architecture proposals.
-Put together fee calculations.
-Survey existing sites to create accurate base plans.
-Develop program diagrams and spreadsheets.
-Create conceptual diagrams during earliest phases of design.
-Perform test-fits for corporate interiors.
-Create 2D and 3D layouts.
-Create design development packages with general layouts, sketch renders, material options, and furniture selections.
-Assist in budget calculations and bid-leveling.
-Draft schematic design through constructions documents.
-Create conceptual and photo-realistic renderings.
-Establish the firm's social media and overall web presence for marketing purposes.

Project Types:
-Corporate Interiors
-Media/Broadcast Facilities
-Residential Apartments
-Company Branding

Oct 2013 - current
 

Cheryl Newton Architect LLC, Glastonbury, CT, US, Volunteer Drafter

Helped redesign the master plan for Glastonbury's annual Apple Harvest Festival. Conducted on site studies and measurements. Updated past plans, redesigned the fair's overall layout, created a final poster for presentation purposes.

Aug 2013 - Oct 2013
 

Addison County Transit Resources, Middlebury, VT, US, Student Assistant for Addison County Smart Commute

For my Environmental Studies Senior Seminar I worked with a group of students and Addison County Transit Resources and Addison County Regional Planning Commission to identify likely and successful business participants in the next round of the Addison County Smart Commute program. I researched existing smart commute programs and performed spatial analyses on employer housing data to develop a list of the top twenty potential business participants in Addison County.

Oct 2012 - Dec 2012
 

McNaughton Country Construction, LLC, Marlborough, CT, US, Construction Assistant

During the summer of 2012, I worked alongside a professional contractor to disassemble and reconstruct a late 19th century gable-roof barn in Glastonbury, CT. We entirely removed the barn's siding and roof, identified framework that needed replacing, replaced necessary framework, resided the barn, and installed a new corrugated tin roof. During the earlier stages of the project I created three-dimensional computer drawings of the barn's framework to in order to visually represent the amount of required new support and to calculate the cost of new wood. And during the later stages of the project I created three-dimensional renderings of what the exterior of the new barn might look like with different siding and roofing options.

Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, US, Bachelors, Architectural and Environmental Studies

-Graduated Cum Laude, highest honors in Architecture, highest honors in Environmental Studies
-4 semesters of architectural studios.
-Extensive study of architectural and art history from Classical through Modern design.
-2 semesters of art studios.
-Mathematics minor.
-Extensive study of environmental/sustainable design and policy.
-Extensive coursework in the following relevant areas: geology, geography, composition, and literature.
-4 year member of the varsity men's lacrosse team.
-Green liaison for the men's lacrosse team.

Oct 2009 - May 2013
 

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Architecture Foundations Studio

An 8 week intensive architectural studio course, accompanied by an extensive survey of Scandinavian architectural, urban, and furniture design history.

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
 

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