Lamiya Ahmed

Lamiya Ahmed

New York, NY, US

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I am a Masters graduate of the Sustainability in Urban Environments program from The City College of New York. I have first-hand experience in building construction, architecture and interior design. I possess effective skills for integrating the art, science and business of sustainable urban environments.

Currently, I looking for a full time job in an architectural/environmental design firm and have just recently acquired my LEED Green Assoc. accreditation. I am hoping to improve myself further through experience. 


BarlisWedlick Architects, New York, NY, US, Architect Intern

•Prepared 3D models of the Yonderview project in SketchUp for design development and marketing.
•Created Photoshop renders and Autocad drawings for Kennel Road and Lookout Lane projects.
•Originated in-depth architectural drawings and renderings for Lapla Road Project.
•Researched Living Building Challenge, Embodied Carbon, Material Sciences and utilized EC3 Tool for office events and lectures.
•Conducted studies into Passive House Design and lectured on embodied energy and hemp fiber insulation for High Performance Buildings classes at City College.

Jul 2020 - current

Simple Action For the Environment, Dhaka, BD, Construction Volunteer

•Constructed eight sanitation accommodations including plumbing and enclosures to facilitate the villagers who had dire hygiene needs.
•Gathered knowledge and research of the rural land.
•Learnt to create prefabricated earth blocks and how to build with other natural materials like bamboo.

Jan 2020 - current

Idea Dome Consultancy, Dhaka, BD, Interior Designer/ Creative Head

•Handled entire design process from initial consultation through plan development and installation of design for Banani Handi Restaurant by utilizing hand sketches and Photoshop renders.
•Organized, managed and designed various cultural events

Apr 2018 - May 2019

Lowes Home Improvement Warehouse, Richmond, VA, US, Sales Associate

•Researched building materials, construction methods, landscape detailing.
•Build rapport and utilized customer experience worksheets to find out more about customers.
•Assisted and recommended customers on construction equipment and products.
•Categorized inventory and originated weekly reports, processed sale applications, obtained qualifying information and prepared contracts.

Nov 2016 - Mar 2017

Ahsanul Mulk and Associates Ltd, Dhaka, BD, Architect Intern

•Conducted site analysis, aided with client discussions and developed floor plan drawings with AutoCad on the Abdul Hamid Hospital project.
•Created digital SketchUp models as well as design development depictions and schematic diagrams for Parulia Majerchar Mosque Complex.
•Constructed presentations and photoshop illustrations for for Ibn – Sena Medical College Hospital and Pran General Hospital.

Mar 2016 - Jun 2016


City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, Masters, Sustainability in Urban Environments

Sep 2018 - May 2020

North South University, BD, Dhaka, BD, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2009 - Aug 2015

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