Mary Rismanchi

Mary Rismanchi

Toronto, ON, CA

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  • Internationally-trained architect with over 10 years of experience in developing architectural working drawings for various building occupancies
  • Completed a variety of residential, interior, commercial and recreational projects, ensuring each was within the project schedule and met client requirements
  • Intern Architect with Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) and member of Toronto Society of Architects (TSA) with knowledge of Ontario Building Code (OBC)
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, expert in providing strategic solutions
  • Good ability to work independently as well as in a team, handling multiple projects
  • Expert in task prioritization, time management, meeting deadlines,  and report writing with excellent oral and written communication



23Archistudio, Shiraz, IR, Registered Architect

- Developed complete sets of working drawings on time and within budget
- Ensured conformity of working drawings with zoning bylaw and national building code
- Ensured compliance of all documents with regulations, laws and standards (Contract Admin)
- Coordinated architectural drawings with other disciplines
- Participated in project team meetings and site meetings
- Possessed fundamental project management experience
- Designed custom furniture per clients requests

Sep 2012 - Jun 2023

23Archistudio, Shiraz, IR, Architectural Designer

- Produced design development drawings
- Analyzed technical documents and reports
- Achieved practical project management fundamentals
- Designed residential and commercial interiors

Sep 2007 - Aug 2012

Mehrdad Iravanian and Associates, Shiraz, IR, Intern Architect

- Participated in confirmation of functional program
- Prepared site plan approval drawings
- Developed schematic design drawings in accordance with clients’ requirements
- Collaborated in preparing land severance and site plan drawings of an urban development
- Worked with Project Leads, Senior Architects and Designers
- Participated in compliance of all drawings with client's requirements
- Produced working drawings using Computer-aided design (CAD)
- Prepared presentation graphics and drawings utilizing Adobe Photoshop
- Participated in procurement of construction project materials for a commercial project

Sep 2006 - Aug 2007


University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, Toronto, ON, CA, Continuing Studies

Ontario Building Code Compliance Data: Concepts and Code Analysis

Dec 2023 - Feb 2024
Apr 2014 - May 2014

University of Tehran (UT), MArch, Architecture

Sep 2010 - Aug 2012

Azad University of Shiraz, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2002 - Sep 2006


Young Planning Professional, Grant

ISOCARP (International Society of City and Regional Planners)

I was honoured to be selected as the only female young professional from the Middle East. I received the full fund for Young Planning Professional by The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) for their 51st Congress in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Participated in the workshop in Groningen; The workshop title was: How to Sustain Energy Resources?


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