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Abhishek A Desai

Abhishek A Desai

Ann Arbor, MI, US

 

About 

 I am a an Architect, graduated from the University of Michigan in April 2018. I am seeking for a full-time position as an Architectural Designer. Before pursuing Masters in Architecture, I have completed Bachelors of Architecture with specialization in Interior Design from the University Of Mumbai in 2014 and have had relevant previous work experience in architecture firms that will allow me to quickly acclimate to the professional setting. 

Employment 

Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP, New York, NY, US, Architectural Extern

Responsibilities:
One week Externship program gave me an opportunity to make a presentation for TWA hotel.

Feb 2018 - Feb 2018
 

AECOM, San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Responsibilities:
Modeling in Revit/BIM, Checking all Drawings on Bluebeam, Collaborating with MEP consultants, Detail Drawings, Facade Drawing, Weekly studio Presentations.

May 2017 - Jul 2017
 

ASR International, Thane , Architect

Responsibilities:
Design Development, Client Presentations, and meetings, Project estimations, and specifications, Material Research, Researching Funding Opportunities.

Oct 2015 - Apr 2016
 

ACUBE Architects, Navi Mumbai, Junior Architect

Responsibilities:
Construction Drawings, Site visits to check construction practices as per construction drawings, Schematic Design Strategies, Rendering Post Production

May 2014 - Sep 2015
 

iStudio architecture, Thane, Intern Architect

Responsibilities:
Drafting Municipal Drawing, Hand Rendering, 3D SketchUp Modelling, Physical Modelling and Client Presentations

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
 

Education 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2016 - Apr 2018
 

Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Architecture, Navi Mumbai, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2007 - Mar 2014
 

Awards 

Alumni Board Of Governors Award, Honorable Mention

2018
 

Ford Community Challenge Grant, Grant

Ford Community Challenge Grant for the Ocupacao Anchieta Project, in collaboration with an urban planning team in University Of Michigan

2017
 

Student Award For Best Tour Work by BVCOA, India, Award

A joint workshop organized by UNESCO along with Bharati Vidyapeeth College of architecture and ecole d’architecture de paris la villette students where Chettinad heritage structure was documented to preserve its diminishing memory as the huge and elaborate mansion were brought down as they lost its purpose in time. This was an effort to revive its existence and mark it's as a heritage site, which would stop its demolition and will divert funds towards its preservation and maintenance.
The work and initiatives taken by me were recognized and appreciated by my College and granted an award for representing the college on an international stage.

2011
 

Swami Vivekananda Art Foundation Award, Award

Best Greeting card Design

2001
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills