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MEGHA KHANDELWAL

MEGHA KHANDELWAL

Tempe Camp, AZ, US

 
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About 

Passionate and creative architectural designer with an experience of 3 years and a focus on Retail, Commercial, Industrial and Multi-housing projects. Adept at drafting construction drawings in software like REVIT and AutoCAD. 

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Employment 

RYAN COMPANIES US INC, Phoenix, AZ, US, ARCHITECTURAL INTERN

• Gained comprehensive knowledge of various phases of an architectural design project – Schematic design, Design development, Construction Documents, Construction Administration and Finishing.
• Assisted Project Manager by setting up new industrial projects, evolving existing projects, preparing Construction Documents ’s, processing plan review submittals to the city and addressing contractor and client’s comments.
• Delivered Zero Plan Check Comments for architectural set of drawings from city for a TI project.
• Resolved RFIs while revising construction documents and attending Clash Detection Meetings using consultant’s software like Procore.
• Coordinated design development with building, zoning and health codes requirements keeping in mind consultants, contractors and development partners.
• Played an important role in site visits involving punching of the finished projects. Exposed to various processes of construction on site during field work.

May 2019 - May 2020
 

Arizona State University, Tempe Camp, AZ, US, TEACHING ASSISTANT

• Orchestrated lectures for a class of 70 students on various Contemporary Architectural topics, and sessions encouraging dialogues amongst them reflecting on current architectural philosophies.

Aug 2019 - Dec 2019
 

DADU PRECISION FASTENERS PRIVATE LIMITED, India, PROJECT MANAGER

• Spearheaded Construction of a Manufacturing unit based on rigorous analysis involving renovations, addition of new spaces and revisioning the basic functioning of the unit.
• Collaborated with the owner and contractor to yield more in less time and a controlled budget.
• Hired and led two interns to draft construction drawings for retail store, visitor center and commercial offices on REVIT.
• Headed the construction on site resolving and analyzing issues, studying materials and managing on site laborers.

Sep 2017 - Mar 2018
 

Design Forum International, India, PROJECT MANAGER

• Applied contextual analysis and code restrictions to propose spatial and functional solutions to Clients for mixed-use large-scale projects including Retail, Commercial and Residential Projects.
• Designed and developed 348,000 square feet of shopping mall spread over 5 levels interfacing with a commercial office and Residences under the Principal architect.
• Led presentations of proposal drawings communicating the design vision using Photoshop, rendering software’s like Enscape and Microsoft PowerPoint while leading a team of two interns.
• Solely Instituted design development on REVIT, taking the responsibility of training 6 team members to make a shift from AutoCAD.
• Extensive illustration and graphic design skills to produce Marketing Diagrams branding published projects of the firm.
• Selected as one of three interns to get awarded and promoted to Architectural Designer position.

Jul 2016 - Sep 2016
 

Education 

Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe Camp, AZ, US, MArch, ARCHITECTURE

Aug 2018 - May 2020
 

Ansal University, GURGAON, INDIA, BArch, ARCHITECTURE

Aug 2012 - May 2017
 

Skills