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Michael McKay

Michael McKay

Ocean Ridge, FL, US

 

About 

Exceptional professional with expertise in multi million dollar home design and construction. Notable success in design and development of multifamily and townhouse developments. Experienced and efficient in all phases of design from initial concept to completion. Able to work independently and in collaboration towards creating exceptional designs that meet the client's expectations and needs. Experienced with producing construction documents in Metric. Hands on construction experience and knowledge that provide unique insight to technical detailing.

Employment 

Silberstein Architecture (AIA), Delray Beach, FL, US, Intern Architect

Engaged in providing full concept through delivery of architectural design and construction administration services, for Single family homes Multifamily and Townhouse developments. Collaborated with a team to prepare working set drawings, construction documents, specifications, and architectural presentations. Worked with clients to develop programmatic requirements, research codes and obtain required permits. Created detailed drawings with specifications, resourced estimates and solicited bids, negotiated and administered consultant contracts.

Oct 2014 - Feb 2016
 

Studio 804, Inc, Lawrence, KS, US, Studio Member

Worked as a team to design a 121 seat lecture hall, as an addition to a 120 year old historic building.
Produced construction drawings that were approved at the state level. Worked towards establishing a budget, procuring donations from vendors and industry leaders, and established working relationships with fabricators and subcontractors.

Aug 2013 - Oct 2014
 

Education 

The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2012 - May 2014
 

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2012
 

Awards 

Student Merit Award, 1st Place

Awarded by the Association of Licensed Architects

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills