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Richard Kelly

Richard Kelly

Mahopac, NY, US

 

About 

Registered Architect (NY, NJ, PA) NCARB, AIA possessing wide and varied professional experience, resultantly an architect of great versatility.  

18 years experience in the design of health care, educational, commercial, theological, retail, municipal, multi-family, and high end residential building types. 

Numerous large scale multi-phase projects inclusive of bidding and construction administration services. 

Demonstrated ability to take leadership roles on projects and manage project teams to accomplish goals within demanding timelines. 

Attaining critical municipal and governing agency approvals in order to maintain project schedules.  

Experience with Revit BIM modeling software to create construction documents, renderings, and animations.  

18 years utilizing the full parametric potential of AutoCAD Architecture and Architectural Desktop software. 
   
Highly regarded facility with creating clear, concise, complete construction documents and details.

Proven skill in managing the construction contract administration process.  

Goal: To continually expand upon my knowledge and expertise in the practice of architecture and employ this to generate insightful client and user responsive solutions.

Specialties: Generating creative design that is responsive to and fulfills client needs while enhancing society through bettering both the built and natural environments.  Providing clear, concise, efficient, detailed documentation of building design.   Advocating for clients throughout the construction process.

Employment 

Lothrop Associates LLP, White Plains, NY, US, Project Architect

Excel in contributing to the health care studio practice at Lothrop Associates:

-Manage multiple project teams to meet client needs, increase the level of patient care, and ensure conformance with established standards, goals, and timelines.
-Establish project goals/timelines.
-Communicate with clients and consultants to attain excellent results and exceed client expectations.
-State regulatory agency, generation of submissions, communications, and securing of approvals.
-Coordinate project/consultant team efforts in order to generate municipal board submissions and attain critical approvals for substantial health care facility improvements within demanding timelines.
-Proposals.
-Project management.
-Contract generation.
-Project order of magnitude cost estimation.
-Code research and review for conformance (FGI, IBC, NFPA)
-Construction Documents organization.
-Execute quality control procedures.
-Staff Mentoring.
-Experienced with generating successful submissions to:
*New York City Department of Buildings
*New Jersey Department of Consumer Affairs
*New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
*New York State Department of Health
*Various local zoning, planning, and architectural review boards

Feb 2014 - current
 

Pomarico Design Studio Architecture, PLLC (PDS), Beacon, NY, US, Project Architect

Excel in contributing to the rich health care specific practice of Pomarico Design Studio.

-Manage multiple projects to meet client needs, increase the level of patient care, and ensure conformance with established standards, goals, and timelines.
-Establish project goals/timelines.
-Communicate with clients and consultants to attain excellent results and exceed client expectations.
-State regulatory agency, generation of submissions, communications, and securing of approvals.
-Coordinate project/consultant team efforts in order to generate municipal board submissions and attain critical approvals for substantial health care facility improvements within demanding timelines.
-Project cost estimation.
-Code research and review for conformance (FGI,IBC,NFPA)
-Construction Documents organization.
-Execute quality control procedures.
-Experienced with generating successful submissions to:
*New York City Department of Buildings
*New Jersey Department of Consumer Affairs
*New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
*Various local zoning, planning, and architectural review boards

Nov 2010 - Jan 2014
 

Richard A. Kelly Architect, Beacon, NY, US, Architect/Owner

Cultivated and completed single family residential projects.
Provided consulting services for various architecture and engineering firms.

Feb 2010 - Oct 2010
 

Swartz Architecture, DPC, Poughkeepsie, NY, US, Architect

-Lead role in creating, organizing, and coordinating construction documents.
-Generate Revit Building Information Models of designs for documentation and presentation.
-Work with and coordinate the efforts of various outside consultants.
- Activities include design, drafting, building information modeling, detailing, rendering, drawing set organization and quality control, project coordination, specifications writing and research, existing conditions documentation, materials research, zoning analysis, and code review.

Jul 2009 - Jan 2010
 

Rhinebeck Architecture and Planning, Rhinebeck, NY, US, Architect

-Leadership role in creating and organizing construction documents sets inclusive of overseeing junior staff.
-Planning and oversight of job site construction meetings and observation visits.
-Worked with and coordinated the efforts of various outside consultants.
-Utilized 3D building models for all projects allowing for more fluid and efficient transitions between design, documentation, and presentation activities.
-Streamlined the firm’s modeling and rendering procedures to affect a 99.7% decrease in rendering time.
-Analyzed and made recommendations for updating and modernizing the firm’s CAD standards.
-Activities included design, construction administration, project coordination, drafting, detailing, rendering, drawing set organization and quality control, code review, existing conditions documentation, and specifications and materials research.

Dec 2007 - Jun 2009
 

Hennessy Olson Architects, Newburgh, NY, US, Draftsman

-Contributed to all phases of work for commercial, retail, restaurant, subdivision, and both multi and single family residential projects.
-Coordinated work for larger projects with outside consultants and presided over coordination meetings.
-Generated 3D CAD models, animations, and renderings to aid in design efforts as well as for presentation to clients.
-Activities included drafting, detailing, project coordination, drawing set organization and quality control, specifications and materials research, existing conditions documentation, and code review.

Oct 2006 - Nov 2007
 

Colgan Perry Lawler Aurell Architects, Nyack, NY, US, Draftsman

-Participated in all phases of work for projects including residential, commercial, retail, educational, civic, restaurant, public housing, and public works projects.
-Performed construction administration activities including regularly attending job site meetings and visits.
-Excelled working as part of a larger project team.
-Generated 3D CAD models, animations, and renderings to aid in design efforts as well as for presentation to clients.
-Activities included design, drafting, detailing, digital organization of drawings, project coordination, code review, and specifications and materials research.

Oct 2003 - Oct 2006
 

Kaeyer Garment and Davidson Architects, Mount Kisco, NY, US, Draftsman

Participated in all phases of this firm's work which was focused on regional K-12 Educational Facilities.

Aug 2001 - Aug 2003
 

Putnam Engineering, Brewster, NY, US, Draftsman

Generated CAD plans and renderings of multiple municipal and single family residential projects.

Jun 2000 - Aug 2001
 

Education 

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

-Attained 5 year Bachelor of Architecture NAAB Accredited.

-4 Years as teacher's assistant in the university architectural model shop.

Activities:

AIA Student Chapter

Aug 1995 - May 2000
 

Areas of Specialization 

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