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Rahul Shah

Rahul Shah

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

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Employment 

SITU Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Designer / Fabricator

Fabricator / Designer who troubleshoots prefab and on site construction complications while accurately constructing environments for party goers and learning children for the Beaux Arts Ball 2013 and new exhibits at the New York Hall of Science, respectively. Developed a 1:1 prototype and construction documents for a new exhibit at New York Hall of Science.

Sep 2013 - Mar 2014
 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistant for a 5 week Summer Studies program in Constructed Environments. I assisted faculty in each of the course components: "Studio", "Representation and Spatial Anlysis", and "In The City Studies".

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
 

Parsons The New School for Design - Design Workshop (Splash House, Highbridge In_flux), New York, NY, US, Design Team + Construction Team

Over the summers of 2011 and 2012 I was a part of the construction team composed solely of students to build the Splash House from the ground up. Splash House was designed by MArch Students in partnership with NYC Parks. Understanding the transition from design/construction documents into the built environment and how to troubleshoot on site problems to find feasible solutions.
In Spring of 2012 we began the design of the renovation of the Highbridge Recreation Center’s center openair breezeway. Had formal design meetings with NYC Parks department members as well as the Community Board of Washington Heights. Granted full approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission of NYC as well as the Building Department of NYC. Presenter and point person for these critical proposals. ‘12: I worked on the demolition portion of the design.

May 2011 - Aug 2012
 

Landworks Studio, Boston, MA, US, Designer

Worked closely on schematic design of a border crossing in Madawaska, Maine, design development of the AIA building in Washington, DC, and the Parque de Valdebebas Competition - Madrid, Spain. Heavily involved with marketing, promotional materials and graphics, I worked to create successful project proposals and competition submissions.

Jun 2008 - Apr 2009
 

Koetter Kim & Associates Inc., Boston, MA, US, Architectural Intern

Developed and built design models and preliminary renderings for a new city in Kazakhstan. Accurately corrected redlines for construction documents for a new physical science building at Cornell University.

Jan 2007 - Aug 2007
 

Ann Beha Architects, Boston, MA, US, Marketing Assistant / Architectural Intern

Developed and customized successful job proposals. Designed graphics for many of the proposals including schedule diagrams, organizational charts. Took site photos and developed CAD drawings.

Jan 2006 - Aug 2006
 

Utile, Inc., Boston, MA, US, Architectural Intern

Worked extensively with an urban redevelopment scheme in collaboration with Berkeley Investments. Developed diagrams used for presentations to clients. Collaborated to develop all of the firm’s renderings. Took accurate notes and photographs of project sites. Developed an office organization system including set of graphic standards.

Jan 2005 - Jun 2005
 

Education 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, MArch, Masters of Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2014
 

Northeastern University, Boston, MA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Bachelors of Science Degree in Architecture

Aug 2003 - May 2008
 

American Institute for Roman Culture, Rome, IT, Architecture

Study Abroad Program in Architecture affiliated with Northeastern University

Sep 2006 - Dec 2006
 

Awards 

Parsons the New School for Design Award for Outstanding Contributions to the School of Constructed Environments, Award

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

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