Mike Barnard

Mike Barnard

Marietta, GA, US



Design professional inclined to help in the process of realizing eco-friendly buildings. Capable of preparing detailed drawings of climatically sensitive designs that include plans, elevations, sections, and construction details. Please view my website and send a friendly message:

Strength in Capablities:
Schematic Design
Codes and Regulations
Design Development
Construction Documents
Material Selection and Specification
3D visualizations

Vision: To design eco-friendly spaces that will help preserve our environments.


Self-Employed, Marietta, GA, US, Designer


Jan 2020 - current

Kaizer Design Group, Fort Lauderdale, Designer

 Assisted with architectural design and some engineering coordinaiton on residential, a few commercial type projects and one industrial project.
 Lead designs from concept sketch through to Construction Documents; Hi-end Modern residential; 3-story Townhouse New Construction, Over twenty Renovations
 Developed Eco-friendly home designs deploying sustainable methods + material selection
 Created small development type projects from client concept to renderings, plans for DRC
 Drafted plans, elevations, sections & details in CAD LT 16'

Feb 2015 - Dec 2019

Nievera Williams Design, Palm Beach Island, Intern Architect/ 3D specialist

 Contributed to the team. Content-related demand experience.
 3D modelled and rendered 50+ ARCH C (18X24"​) color prints of landscaping on an 8-acre multi-building site project
 Helped Project Designer on CDs for a landscape and hardscape rehab for a historic hi-rise hotel on Palm Beach Island
 Drafted plans, elevations, sections & details in CAD LT 14'
 3D modelled topography, paving, patterns, fountains, pergolas, cabanas with Sketchup Pro +advance-modelling-plugins
 Rendered on size Arch C -to- Arch D size 3D perspectives in Photoshop CS5
 Provided competitive rates of service and production.

Mar 2014 - Nov 2014

Silberstein Architecture (AIA), Delray Beach, Intern-Architect

 Drafted plans, sections and elevations of contemporary residence featured in DWELL magazine
 Created construction documents for multiple hi-end spec house residential projects and a 1900s historical renovation in NY
 Produced average of one 24”x36” Arch D size drawing and layout per 2 hours
 Provided job site construction management supervising deliveries and observing progress
 Fashioned variety of drawings; custom door/window details, axons, and 3D model/images

Jun 2012 - Sep 2012

1st Ranked Contractors, Boca Raton, Contracting Lead - Intern

 Prepared five proposals for bids on construction sub-contracts
 Estimated numerous projects for take-offs
 Versed in several cost-estimation software such as PlanSwift, Vu-360, & On-Center-Takeoff

Jun 2011 - May 2012

J.F. Smith Design & Build, Davie, Intern-Architect

 Created 50+ construction documents for several different residential projects
 Developed 5+ floor plans, sections, elevations and details using AutoCAD 2009
 Composed layouts with notes, schedules, details and omissions
 Implemented cabinetry specs from catalogs into floor plans and elevations
 Designed a winder staircase to meet stringent Florida Building Code
 Attended meetings with clients for updates to construction documents

Aug 2010 - Jul 2011


Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, BArch, Architecture

 Arch History III, Arch Theory, Advanced Design Methods, Environmental Tech II, Structures III, Design studio 10 thesis, Professional Practice III, College Physics + Lab,Trigonometry, Methods of Calculus, American Literature 1900-Present, etc.
 Learned Laser Printing, 4-axis milling using RhinoCAM, Rhinoceros, CAD, Sketchup, Vray Renderer on studio and arch elective course projects.
 Engaging in class discussions, actively participating to improve level of learning
 Vice President, AIAS 2009

Aug 2008 - Dec 2010

Spanish River High School, Boca Raton, FL, US, High School, HS Diploma

Two Drafting courses, Physics Honors, & Algebra II

Aug 2001 - Apr 2004

Areas of Specialization