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Michael Clancy, RA

Michael Clancy, RA

New York City/New Jersey

 
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About 

Registered Architect. Experience in multi-family residential, commercial, retail, hospitality, and single-family residential. Currently seeking freelance/contract work as well as new full-time opportunities if it is the right fit. (New York City/New Jersey)

Employment 

CetraRuddy, New York City, Project Architect

- Worked on all stages of Commercial and Multi-Family Residential projects from Schematic design through Construction Administration (Projects ranging up to 550,000 SF)
- Oversaw and supervised multi-disciplinary teams throughout the production of Filing Sets, Construction Document Sets, and Design Packages/Presentations
- Responsible for full project coordination and communication - including clients, engineers, consultants, vendors, contractors, and real estate professionals.
- Developed a very advanced knowledge of NYC Zoning - individually completed various NYC Department of Building Filing sets on sites throughout NYC (Manhattan, Brooklyn,
Staten Island)
- Completed comprehensive code compliance evaluations
- Spent 18 months in Construction Administration overseeing a 250,000 SF, 46 floor Luxury Residential gut-renovation project (135 West 52nd Street, NYC)

Dec 2013 - Aug 2018
 

CREATE Architecture Planning & Design, PLLC, New York City, Architect

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Aug 2013 - Nov 2013
 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, Teacher Assistant

- Assisted two seperate undergraduate Architecture (B.Arch) classes (Design Principles I and II)
- Organized and instructed digital program tutorials to students (Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite)
- Participated as a design critic in desk crits, midterm reviews, and final reviews
- Held individual meetings for student design and academic guidance

Sep 2012 - May 2013
 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, Revit/AutoCAD Software Instructor

- Instructed a weekly tutorial and trouble-shooting workshop to undergraduate B.Arch students

Sep 2012 - May 2013
 

Education 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
Wentworth Graduate Program Special Topics Studio Travel Program - Istanbul, Turkey
September 2012
• Collaborated on an urban planning workshop with Architecture students from the Istanbul Technical University (ITU)
• Program included three day travel to Bursa, Turkey
• Studied and created urban design proposals on the Historic Peninsula.

GRADUATE THESIS PROJECT - The Charles River Basin Armature
(A comprehensive master plan proposal for the Charles River Basin)
- One of the largest undeveloped sites in the City of Boston, this urban void ambiguously lies at the intersection of three cities, yet offers no public value, amenities, or connective transportation links. A remaining testament to Boston’s Industrial Past, the site has experienced several cycles of dramatic change resulting from the expansion of Boston, the construction of bridges and damns, and the notorious Big Dig Project. This urban void currently divides these three cities; all containing rich networks of urban infrastructure.
- The site has one of the most intense concentrations of overlapping modes of transportation in the city, yet lacks the critical transportation connections and program to transform it to a vital district. The dynamic and vast array of highway and train systems that move through the site is a prime asset of the site, however greatly obstructs development, resulting in a colossal urban design challenge. Recent Efforts in the Charles River Basin including isolated parks and small-scale pedestrian bridges have yet to provide an integrated and cohesive plan for the urban void.
- This proposal aims at creating a comprehensive plan to revitilize the area and connect the urban fabric of these three cities across the site. With this intense concentration of overlaping modes of transportation, as well as an extensive system of railroad tracks running on ground level throughout the site, traditional development on ground level is not possible. This dynamic site calls for a dynamic form - A raised public armature; capable of spanning over railroad tracks and the river basin, as well as weave throughout the existing modes of transportation on site. The armature serves as the backbone of the site, while connective links branch off of the armature to connect to isolated parks, existing urban transportation systems, and other vital areas of these three cities.

Sep 2012 - May 2013
 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, BArch, Bachelor of Science (Architecture)

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
Wentworth Selective Study Abroad Program - Berlin, Germany
August - November 2011
• Collaborated on a studio project with German engineering students from HTW Technical University in Berlin. Studio project was part of a comprehensive studio including an addition to a historic Music and Arts School located in Kleistpark, Berlin. Project included detailed analysis and the implementation of mechanical and HVAC systems
• Traveled to Scandinavian Music Halls (Oslo, Stockholm, Tallinn, Helsinki) with concert pianists; collaboratively studying the relationship of Architecture and Music
• Traveled to several additional countries: Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Holland, Czech Republic

Sep 2008 - Aug 2012
 

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