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SMRITI JAISWAL

SMRITI JAISWAL

Elmhurst, NY, US

 
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About 

I am an urbanist architect, with a master’s degree in urban and regional design, seeking opportunities in spatial planning and sustainable design with an added interest in the climate mitigation and adaptation. Eager to learn and explore more about roles of urban design across various realms in achieving net-zero carbon cities which are resilient to disasters as well.

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Employment 

Design3 PC architects, New York, NY, US, Design Intern

• Co-ordinated and managed projects: Axioma’s office space (aprox.30, 000sf) and flow traders additional workstations (3000sf).
• Prepared construction drawings, presentation drawings and 3-dimensional models for various commercial projects.
• Performed site inspections, including site measurement & documentation.
• Aided Principal architect on his site visits, project estimates & budgeting, and client meetings.

Jul 2019 - Dec 2019
 

Cladding Concepts International, New York, NY, US, Project management Intern

• Developed draft details for Armor wall along with our other cladding and TABS systems.
• Assisted in creating 3d presentation drawing details of green building cladding systems, in curating data for brochures and presentations to clients.

Jul 2019 - Aug 2019
 

New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY, US, Graduate Research Assistant

• Collaborated with Urban Land Institute Task force on urban heat island study for Gowanus and assisted ULI task force in hosting a 2-day workshop on Gowanus rezoning plan and UHI.
• Assisted and coordinated with Project New York team (AIA) in assembling a net-zero carbon district study in relation to Gowanus and hosting a workshop at Center of architecture in December.
• Curated UHI publication for Gowanus along with ULI task force.
• Volunteered in managing events for planning and urban design committee at AIA.

Jan 2019 - Jun 2019
 

DesignArch, Pune, IN, Designer & Business Developer

• Led complete interior design project for a cosmetic studio (5500sf), office spaces for Tata communications limited (15000 – 20000sf) TCL, Pune, from concept to completion.
• Sourced local and overseas suppliers to select cost-effective products and fostered relationships with vendors to maintain supply chain and meet purchasing goals.
• Created and displayed 3d models and products designs strategically to help client realize presentation significance in terms of scale, color, and placement options in relation to existing space and furnishings & produced project estimates as per client requirements.

Mar 2017 - Jul 2018
 

LaughGuru, Pune, IN, Business Development Intern

• Created humorous content on study materials for a wide variety of clients and students across sectors
• Acquired an initial grounding in Business Development and Client Acquisition
• Worked on strategies for business development and lead generation

Dec 2016 - Jan 2017
 

SpaceTech Architects, Pune, IN, Architectural Intern

• Worked as an intern on Highland Smart City Project, Mauritius.
• Developed concept designs, 3d views and working drawings for residential, mixed-use & commercial projects based on vastu shastra principles and coordinated with material vendors.

Jun 2015 - May 2016
 

Education 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, Masters, MS in architecture,urban and regional design

• 1st semester worked alongside another student on creating sustainable hybrid industrial hub model at South Bronx waterfront based on Eco-district protocols.
• 2nd semester researched and designed in collaboration with other students and professionals from AIANY and ULI, proposing a net-zero carbon neighborhood at Gowanus, Brooklyn as a solution to fight urban heat island effect of neighborhoods.
• 3rd semester designed a master plan proposal for 21st century modern coastal city in china. The proposal responded to a design competition’s brief providing a general outlines of requirements and constraints.

Sep 2018 - Dec 2019
 

Manipal University, Manipal School of Architecture and Planning., Manipal, IN, BArch, Bachelors of architecture

• Presented thesis on Museum of Hindi Cinema located at Mumbai, India.
• Dissertation titled "Energy Efficient principles of vernacular Architecture" was furnished in the final year.
• Design projects during the course included: Artist Residence, Surf Club, Cultural Centre and studies on contour development, Mixed use Development, Housing, Lake front resort, Urban design –Created sustainable Lodging and promoted tourism plan for a town.

Jul 2011 - Nov 2016
 

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