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Meghan Royster

Meghan Royster

New York

 

About 

Hello! I’m an architectural designer with over five years of experience in the design and development process for luxury residential projects, a background in project management, and a passion for bringing extraordinary spaces into realization. 

Whether you have suggestions for my work, comments on my ideas, or just want to connect and chat, I would love to hear from you!

Elsewhere:

Employment 

SheltonMindel℠, New York, Project Architect

> Projects Managed:

- Transbay Parcel F | Mixed Use | 433,556 GSF of luxury residential space | San Francisco, CA | 2019-2021
- Private Residence Remodel | Single Family | 6,400 GSF | Kentfield, CA | 2018 / 2020-2021

> Successfully led design teams with respect to developing design concepts, monitoring and enforcing the project schedule, and coordinating deliverables through Pre design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documentation, and local permitting processes

> Responsible for facilitating collaboration between the design team and clients, consultants, and external stakeholders, for the selection and hiring of consultant teams, for negotiating AIA project contracts, for preparing presentation materials for client meetings, for providing project updates for ownership teams, and for coordinating cohesive FF&E packages with our internal Interior Designers

Jul 2018 - current
 

John B. Murray Architect, New York, Junior Architect

> Assisted Project Managers on multiple high-end residential projects through Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documentation

> Established the firm’s new fabrication department and developed the Best Practice Manual to enable future growth, using a Formlabs 3D printer

> Directed and completed a Media and Marketing Analysis against competitive firms in New York City with a classical architecture practices

Jun 2017 - Sep 2017
 

Architectural Resources, LLC, East Lansing, MI, US, Architectural Consultant

> Projects under Architect Fred Mahoney:

- The Ridge Apartments | Multi Family | Approx. 200 Units | Athens, Clemson, Gainesville, Knoxville | 2017-2019
- The Falls | Commercial | 4,700 GSF | Athens, GA | 2015

> Responsible for generating schematic designs for projects at their conception, for developing initial space planning proposals, and for the completion of drawing sets at various design phases for single family, multifamily residential, and commercial development projects across the Eastern United States

> Produced and presented market research for potential development projects in East Lansing and Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jun 2013 - Aug 2016
 

Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, ES, Cultural & Language Assistant

Facilitated cultural exchanges, planned events for greater cultural and lingual understanding, and worked to prepare hundreds of individuals of various ages and abilities for language proficiency exams.

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015
 

Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Spring Break Extern

Week long experience through the Spring Break Externship Program. Worked on Rhino model's massing, interior, furniture, and landscape for Ferry Terminal of Taiwan Competition.

Mar 2014 - Mar 2014
 

Northworks Architects & Planners, Chicago, IL, US, Spring Break Extern

Week long experience through the Spring Break Externship Program. Created AutoCAD documents, finished SketchUp details, and took field measurements on site visits.

Mar 2013 - Mar 2013
 

Education 

Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2015 - May 2018
 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2010 - May 2014
 

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