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Sofia Mendes Saraiva

Sofia Mendes Saraiva

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Architect for five years who worked in Lisbon and moved to USA at one year and half.

His experience includes the development of architectural drawings and plans, generating detailed construction drawings and specifications, creating conceptual designs, models, and supporting client.

Currently I am freelancer worker as architect in interior design and renovation of single-family residences, and I am searching for a permanent position with an architecture company.

Experience with housing (single and multifamily), museums, hotels, cultural center, urban planing, master plan and urban renovation, conservation and renovation of historic buildings.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Freelancer, Boston, MA, US and New York, NY, US, Architect Designer

May, 2012 (on going)
Renovation Paul and Ann's House

March, 2012 (on going)
Drawing floor plant to Real State.

January to March, 2012
Designer to LF Products:
I worked with a chinese company as Designer freelance at decorations for tableware sets.

Jan 2012 - current
 

Richardson Sadeki, New York, NY, US, Architect Consultant

Consultant on interior design for construction documents, development of ideas, presentation drawings and layout of:
*Extend Stay Hotel. Hong Kong
Construction Documents
*Rittenhouse Spa. Philadelphia, PA
Design Development
*High End Residential Apartments. Hong Kong
Construction Documents
*Residential Apartments. Hong Kong
Design Development

Jan 2013 - Apr 2013
 

oDesk Mapping Services, Boston, MA, US, Bilingual Online Data Maps Reviewer

Review of online maps data and assess the accuracy and validity of the content.

Sep 2011 - Oct 2011
 

MQ - Architecture and Urban Planning, Lisbon, PT, Architect

Collaboration in all phases of project, from urban design, development of ideas and presentation drawings, construction documents, layout, presentation to the client, and coordination of solutions with the engeneering team.
- Single Family Residence - Lagos, PT
- Renovation of Single Family Residence - Setúbal, PT
- Master Plan of Campo da Feira - Couço, PT

Feb 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) - Statistics Portugal, Lisbon, PT, Team Leader of Census2011

Coordinator 62 people team (area interviewers and coordinators) of data collection in the Council. Training and assistance to the team throughout the process. Control of field work and verification of the work process.

Jan 2011 - Jul 2011
 

Mauro Costa, Architect, Seia, PT, Architect

Collaboration in the previous study of adaptive reuse of residence into Afonso Costa Museum.

Sep 2010 - Sep 2010
 

The Designery - YoungBuild Boston's, Boston, MA, US, Teacher Voluntary

Presentation about Biomorphic: Analogies between Nature and Architecture at Summer Urban Architecture Workshop from a class of 12 students with ages between 15 to 17.

Jul 2010 - Jul 2010
 

MQ - Architecture and Urban Planning, Lisbon, PT, Architect

Development in all phases of project – from urban design, development of ideas and presentation drawings, construction documents, layout, presentation to the client and coordination of solutions with the engineering team.
Worked on the projects:
- Project of 8 Single Family Residences - Arouca, PT
- Addition and Renovation of Lagos Cultural Center - Lagos, PT
- Lagos Cultural Center Renovation and Addition (Residence and commerce) of Headquarter - Lagos, PT
- Preservation of Bóco Guest House - Arouca, PT
- Construction Administration of Renovation S. Boaventura Residential Building - Lisbon, PT
- Renovation of Multifamily Housing at Herdade da Mesquita - Évora, PT
- Renovation of Multifamily Housing at Herdade do Gorducho - Évora, PT
- Master Plan of Couço - Coruche, PT
- Construction documents of Extend Stay Hotel - Montargil, PT

Jan 2008 - Apr 2010
 

Falcão de Campos, Architect, Lisbon, PT, Architect

Collaboration in all phases of project development – from design, sketches, development of ideas, program and research, development of presentation drawings, construction documents, model-making/model photography and digital-imaging, layout.
Worked on the following projects:
- Residential Building in Graça - Lisbon, PT
- Hiltrud Kalemberg de Soveral Residence - Oliveirinha, PT
- Industrial Building for Otis Headquarter - Sintra, PT
- Master plan of Herdade do Barrocal - Reguengos de Monsaraz, PT
- Renovation of Eng. Nuno Peres Apartment - Lisbon, PT
- Dr. Carlos Barros 6 Apartment Building - Vila Real de Santo António, PT
- Preservation of Palácio de Pombal - Lisbon, PT
In Cooperation with Gonçalo Sousa Byrne (www.byrnearq.com):
- Renovation of the surroundings of Santa Maria Monastery - Alcobaça, PT
- Urban Renovation of the junction area of the rivers Alcoa and Baça including a Pavilion of the Public Library - Alcobaça, PT
- Urban Renovation of Eng. José Frederico Ulrich’s Square and the Marginal Avenue - São Martinho do Porto, PT
- Urban Renovation of José Bento da Silva’s Square, Tourism Building, and a public elevator between Vasco da Gama Street and José Bento da Silva Square - São Martinho do Porto, PT
- Competition for Bank of Portugal Headquarters, preservation and renovation of the existing and conversion of a church into a museum - Lisboa, PT
- Programmatic, Schematic Design and design Development Phase of Renovation of Bank of Portugal Headquarters- Lisbon, PT

Apr 2007 - Jan 2008
 

Education 

University of Coimbra, Coimbra, PT, BArch, Architecture

Training in urban planing, residential architecture (single and multifamily), public architecture (i.e. Libraries, i.e. Museums...), and construction systems and building technologies.
The education objectives of this program are teaching comprehensible architecture with all principles such as like technical drawings, artistic drawings, cultural interpretation and sustainable development relative of population density.

Sep 2000 - Mar 2007
 

Awards 

1st Prize for Bank of Portugal Headquarter Design, 1st Place

1st Prize for Bank of Portugal Headquarter Design, with the Falcão de Campos Architect and Gonçalo Byrne Architects Team.

2007
 

Skills 



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