Andy Drissell

Andy Drissell

Montreal, QC, CA



I graduated from the University of Kansas with a Masters in Architecture in 2011, have recently attained my architectural licensure, and am currently working at Cannon Design on the Centre hospitalier de l'université de Montréal. 



CannonDesign, Montreal, QC, CA, Architect II

Currently working on an architectural and planning team aiding with equipment coordination, construction drawings, and quality control for the new Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), a 2.8 million square-foot hospital/research complex spanning two city blocks in downtown Montreal. Prepares schedules, reviews drawings, and collaborates with clients, contractors, and engineers to manage complex issues and maintain crucial project deadlines.

Jul 2013 - current

NewGround, Saint Louis, MO, US, Designer

Worked as an architectural designer on financial, retail, and healthcare projects. Aided in the design of various health care centers, bank branches and headquarters, and oversaw the implementation of design into various locations across the US. Also developed original concepts, drawing sets, and renderings for various projects.

Sep 2011 - Jul 2013

Jean Marc Ibos Myrto Vitart, Architectural Intern

Lived and worked in Paris, France for 4 months as part of a KU graduate program. Experienced the French practice, created presentation drawings of past projects, worked with a team creating diagrams, drawings, models for a new competition.

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

MTH Architects, Inc., Architectural Intern

Assisted in the schematic design, design development, and construction drawing of a variety of projects (historic renovations, churches, and a city hall addition.) Also rendered and produced presentation images for past projects.

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Feeler Scheer Architects, Architectural Intern

Drew and revised floor plans, demolition plans, plan details, wall sections, elevations, isometrics and made site measurements. FSA specializes in health care, labs, and medical office buildings.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2007


The University of Kansas, MArch, Architecture

Graduate GPA - 4.00 | Undergraduate GPA - 3.62
AIAS Member, Recipient of the Donald P. Ewart Memorial Traveling Scholarship

Sep 2006 - May 2011

Ecole Spéciale d'Architecture (ESA), Architecture (Program Course)

Reimagined the use of space along the Petite Ceinture elevated rail line in Paris during a design charrette led by Isabel Herault, architect and professor at the ÉSA.

Sep 2010 - Sep 2010

Edinburgh College of Art, Architecture

Lived and studied in Edinburgh through exchange program; focused on local culture, urban revitalization, and contemporary design and practice in historical contexts.

Aug 2008 - May 2009


Eagle Scout, Award


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