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Philip Lywood

Philip Lywood

Windsor, ON, CA

 

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About 

Ambitious and enthusiastic architecture graduate student with six (6) years experience in the construction field for various residential and commercial projects. Responsible for drafting and design for construction and presentation drawings for clientele, site inspections and planning, and coordination and management of construction projects with other contractors, sub-consultants and engineers.  Currently enrolled at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan in the Master's of Architecture program with a July 2014 anticipated graduation.

Employment 

Woodall Construction Co. LTD, Windsor, ON, CA, Draftsman, Estimator, Project Manager

Drafting and Design
Experience as a Draftsman and Planner on all phases of design development for residential and commercial projects. Responsible for 2D and 3D drawings for presentation and construction, and keeping all drawings and specifications to appropriate code regulations.

• Preliminary site visits for physical field measuring and survey work checking for property markers and grade elevations.
• CAD design for site, plans, sections, elevations, details and other necessary drawings required for construction.
• Creating 3D mass models and photo realistic presentations for clientele.

Project Management
Experience as a Project Manager and Assistant to the Project Manager for residential and commercial projects. Responsible attending site meetings with sub-contractors, and engineers. Site supervision and coordination of sub-contractors to keep the project constantly moving forward. Monitoring and planning of schedule for site and project efficiency.
• Coordination and participation in pre-bid, pre-construction, and construction progress meetings with owners, municipalities, consultants and sub-contractors.
• Ensure sub-contractors comply with contract documents, environmental requirements and safety standards.
• Prepare Site Instructions and Contemplated Change Orders for changes related to construction contracts.
• Review Contract Drawings and Documents to outline anticipated construction problems; ensure appropriate interpretation and implementation of special provisions, and constructability.

Estimating
Experience as an Estimator for residential and commercial projects. Responsible for construction costs and pricing. Attending pre-bid meetings and analyzing construction documents for take-off purposes.
• Reading over construction drawings and documenting the phases of construction.
• Pricing and submitting costs to the owners and developers on time with accuracy.

Jun 2008 - Jul 2014
 

Education 

Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Lawrence Technological University’s Master of Architecture combines theory with practice and emphasizes the integration of technical, social, and environmental ideals in architecture.

The Master of Architecture program offers you the academic credentials for professional licensing and admission to the field of architecture. It prepares students for lifelong learning through critical practice and aims to develop architects who are committed to creative inquiry, critical thinking, innovative design, evocative communication, and professional leadership.

Program Overview

The Master of Architecture is a four-semester degree program that combines a core of professional studies with interdisciplinary electives in a practice profile you select. Program course work encompasses advanced design studios taught by a vibrant faculty and a Critical Practice studio, led by a nationally recognized practitioner. Core and elective courses cover theory, research, practice, and management, led by faculty experienced in each area

Aug 2012 - Jul 2014
 

Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, US, BArch, Architecture

Transfer student from St. Clair College. Graduated with BArch.

Architecture is a dynamic field involving the design and production of buildings and spaces that are inspiring, functional, sustainable, and responsive to their physical and social contexts.

Lawrence Technological University’s architecture program, among the largest in North America, can competitively position you for a career in the field of architecture or such allied disciplines as urban design, development, or construction management.

The Bachelor of Science in Architecture prepares you for a career in the field of architecture and leads to the Master of Architecture program, which is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. At Lawrence Tech you will begin your architectural studies from day one. At other schools design studios come much later in the curriculum. The University’s signature theory and practice approach to learning emphasizes real-world, hands-on experience to better enable you to assume positions of leadership and responsibility.
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The architectural curriculum is built uniquely around integrated design studios in which you will work with interdisciplinary faculty teams that include architects, landscape architects, and interior, lighting, and urban designers. As practicing professionals, the faculty provide mentorship in creating your own professional network. Involvement on campus in the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) and the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) will give you access to industry professionals and provide opportunities to serve on local and national committees.

May 2011 - May 2012
 

St. Clair College, Windsor, ON, CA, Architecture

Architectural Technology Student

Sep 2007 - Apr 2011
 

Awards 

Lawrence Tech Hockey MVP, Award

Lawrence Tech Hockey MVP.

2013
 

Phillip Nicholas AIA Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to future students who will continue the legacy of academic excellence that embodied the life of Professor Phillip A. Nicholas.

2013
 

James and Rose Ryan Endowed Scholarship in Architecture, Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to future students who will continue the legacy of academic excellence.

2013
 

Lawrence Tech Hockey MVP, Award

Lawrence Tech Hockey MVP & Most Offensive Player of the Year.

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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