Adelina Koshar

Adelina Koshar

New York, NY, US



As a determined, hard-working, open-minded, and creative young architect with an engineering design perspective, I am seeking to acquire an architectural position at an innovative Architecture firm that will challenge me to reconcile the power of my creative ideas with current environmental and sustainable paradigms.


Jeffrey Cole Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Park Mansion, 320 East 82nd Street, Mitchell Holdings LLC (in construction)
Six-story high end residential gut-renovation project - Designed in Revit
- Working directly with principal of firm to design and produce all drawing sets, from SD to CD set
- Managing project from design development through construction administration
- Reviewing shop drawings, submittals, and RFI's; attending on-site meetings: and conducting field surveys
- Overseeing and approving MEP and Structural drawings/work; and coordinating with all manufacturers

1070 Park Ave, Private Client (in construction)
Private residence and office renovation project in Co-Op building - Designed in Revit
- Conducting on-site field survey, and working with principal of firm to design and produce all drawing sets
- Overseeing project from schematic design through construction administration
- Working with contractor and client during the construction process

37 West 12th Street, Private Client (in construction)
Private residence renovation project in Co-Op building - Designed in Revit
- Designing project and developing Bid package drawings
- Meeting with client at various showrooms to choose project finishes such as flooring, tiles, etc.
- Overseeing the Bid process and coordinating with all prospective contractors

144 Northern Blvd, Private Developer (on hold)
24,000 SF mixed use project with underground parking - Designed in Revit
- Seven story building with 86 residential units, 1st Floor commercial, and 2nd Floor community facility
- Preparing schematic design drawings, project timeline, and zoning analysis and requirements
- Meeting with MEP and structural engineers for preliminary design overview and coordination

Miscellaneous Residential Projects (in construction)
- Developing CD set drawings, PAA's, and other detail drawings for construction coordination purposes
- Processing RFI's and submittals

Aug 2015 - current

OMNI Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

ADA Accessibility Study at The City College of New York, DASNY & CCNY
- Conducted surveys of CCNY campus and 10 college buildings included in the scope of work
- Wrote and developed a detailed report for each building to summarize ADA compliance

Miscellaneous NYC School Improvements, NYCSCA
- Conducted surveys and prepared drawings for DOB filing and construction

Feb 2015 - Aug 2015

JMT Engineering, Sparks, MD, US, Design Architect and BIM/Revit Manager

Headworks Improvements at Back River WWTP, City of Balitmore ($12M Design Fee)
- Prepared the BIM execution plan for JMT and 10 subconsultants
- Developed the Revit central files for all engineering and architectural disciplines
- Managed and coordinated subconsultants and disciplines
- Collaborated with the architectural subconsultant on the five main facility designs
- Designed the architectural treatment and facade details of Equalization Storage Tanks
- Established project standards, maintained Revit worksharing files and conducted QA/QC through Navisworks
- Generated renderings and video walk-through animations

Sep 2013 - Feb 2015

JMT Engineering, Sparks, MD, US, Project Architect (Summer Intern)

Kirk Bus Division Modernization Project, MTA
- Developed the 30% and 60% design of the Bus Maintenance and Storage Facility
- Generated the 3D Revit model for each submittal
- Created the final presentation and documentation for client’s review and grant application
- Contributed to the $40M Federal grant and 2012 Award of Excellence in the Planning category at the MdQI Awards

Science Labs Feasibility Study for Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, BCPSS
- Worked with Autodesk Revit Worksharing to prepare the 3D model and final drawings
- Developed photo realistic renderings using Photoshop
- Created 24” x 36” presentation boards for client’s review

Zarfoss Road Site Development for YATA Headquarters Renovation, Rabbittransit
- Conducted site visits and evaluations
- Created 3D Revit model and drawings using the gathered data
- Prepared schedules and cost estimates

New Laboratory Facilities at Montebello Filtration Plant, City of Baltimore
- Designed the new lab facility through SketchUp
- Produced final renderings and presentation images of the facility

Salem Harbor Pavilion, MA, for Dr. Michael D. Medlock
- Developed concept drawings and a feasibility study for a floating, modular aquatic activity center
- Created schematic design options of the pavilion using SketchUp
- Used Kerkythea to create final renderings

May 2009 - Aug 2013

Center for Academic and Personal Enrichment (CAPE), NJIT, Newark, NJ, US, Office Assistant, Marketing/Advertising, Interior Design Consultant

Sep 2012 - May 2013

NJIT Residence Life, Newark, NJ, US, Resident Assitant

Sep 2009 - May 2012

JMT Engineering, Sparks, MD, US, CAD Technician (Summer and Winter Intern)

Miscellaneous Renovations of Schools, BCPS, MD
- Assisted with design changes on HVAC and plumbing drawings in AutoCAD

Environmental Compliance and Miscellaneous Design Services, MVA, MD
- Prepared facility evaluation spreadsheets and reports

I95-/I695- Interchange Section 100 Design, MDTA, MD
- Incorporated mark-ups in electrical drawings using MicroStation

Miscellaneous Architectural/Engineering Services, SHA, MD
- Processed RFI’s and PCO’s, created and updated submittal logs

Water and Sewer Rehabilitation, WSSC, MD
- Incorporated mark-ups in the utility and pipeline drawings in AutoCAD

Throop WWTP, Lackawanna Basin Sewer Authority, PA
- Input of mark-ups on civil drawings in AutoCAD and formatted specifications

Arlington WWTP Master Plan, Arlington County, VA
- Drew instrumentation and controls systems in AutoCAD

May 2006 - May 2009


Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Masters, Online Master of Science in Sustainable Design

Sep 2014 - Aug 2016

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, 5-year NAAB Accredited Program

Sep 2008 - May 2013


Departmental Employee of the Month at Johnson, Mirmiran and Thompson, Inc, Other

Recognized for exceptional quality of work, efficiency, design skills, coordination and project management of Headworks Project


NJIT Honors Scholarship & Honors Room Scholarship, Scholarship

Award based on merit and enrollment in the Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT (2008-2013)


NJIT Faculty Scholarship & Presidential Scholarship, Scholarship

For ranking in the top 15th percentile of the class and acquiring a high SAT score (2008-2013)


Nadasky Kopelson Architects Endowed Scholarship, Scholarship


Second Year Undergraduate Excellence in Design Award, Award

Award for most innovative and successful studio project in the class


Masonry Design Build Competition - First Place & Design Team Award, 1st Place

First place award for designing a Boys & Girls Recreational Center and building the most successful partial building mock-up


First Year Undergraduate Excellence in Design Award Nominee, Nomination

Nominated for Freshman Design in Excellence Award for the Battery Park Eco Center Project


Areas of Specialization