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Vishakha Apte

Vishakha Apte

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Indian-born US citizen. Multilingual. Registered Architect (State of New York since 2003) with 17 years of experience. Seeking to apply design, construction and project management expertise in the architecture, design, and construction industry.

B.Arch. BA in English. MA in International Affairs. Registered Architect in State of NY. Green Associate. Studying towards LEED AP accreditation.

Employment 

Vishakha Apte Architects, New York, NY, US, Principal

Designed, produced construction drawings, and managed full construction (gut-renovation & new) process for several commercial & high-end residential spaces.

Sep 2010 - current
 

Gillis Architects PC, New York, NY, US, Project Architect / Project Manager

Concurrently managed multiple projects with overall responsibility for timely delivery within budget & quality of the deliverables. Projects included renovations of high-end residences & boutique commercial spaces. Worked with clients to finalize scopes & budgets; evaluated contractors & provided recommendations; coordinated internal team for design, schedule, code; managed client relationships; provided ongoing updates; worked closely with contractors & other suppliers; managed risks & resolved issues.

Aug 2006 - Feb 2010
 

Gillis Previti Architects PC, New York, NY, US, Consultant Architect

Produced drawings for 20,000sf residential townhouse: researched NYC Building Code & prepared drawings to submit to NYC Landmarks Planning Commission; prepared presentation drawings for client review of design materials selected.

Sep 2003 - Sep 2004
 

Zivkovic Associates Architects PC, New York, NY, US, Consultant Architect

Produced construction documents for 21,000sf Permanent Mission of the Republic of Botswana to the UN, New York, NY.

Sep 2002 - Sep 2003
 

Gensler, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Produced construction documents, administered construction process for various broadband co-location sites: worked closely with client during programming & design phases; implemented design and administered contract for various corporate projects.

Sep 1999 - Sep 2002
 

Haverson Architecture & Design PC, Greenwich, CT, US, Junior Architect

Produced presentation material & construction documents and performed site visits for GM showroom at their Detroit headquarters, within demanding & changing schedule. Produced construction documents for various other projects including NewRoc Mall.

Jun 1998 - Aug 1999
 

Jack L. Gordon Architects PC, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Created architectural models for various projects including Mets' new stadium design. Researched materials & worked in team to produce pricing sets & construction documents.

Sep 1997 - Jun 1998
 

Education 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture (5-year accredited degree) and Bachelor of Arts, English
Graduated Cum Laude, 1997; First Place in 2nd Year Design Competition, 1993; Dean's List, 1992-1997

Aug 1992 - May 1997
 

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