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Olga Anaya

Olga Anaya

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Building Systems Technology Contractors, New York, NY, US, Architectural Freelance Designer

- Creation of shop drawings
- Conducted and documented various spatial site surveys
- Documented design build information for permit and Construction Documents set

Jul 2014 - current
 

Ackert Architecture, New York, NY, US, Architectural Freelance Designer

- Collaborated with architect on various projects ranging from exhibition design to housing + renovation
from concept through construction completion
- Conducted and documented various spatial site surveys
- Documented designs through physical + digital modeling, construction documents, and intricate
detailing

Sep 2013 - current
 

New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Teaching Assistant 2013 & Freelance Photographer

- Assisted in the teaching and mentoring of incoming graduate students for three courses during the 5-
week summer design program courses: design studio, representation + spatial analysis, in the city
- Photographed and archived final student projects using professional lighting equipment and a canon
5D mark II camera. Included programs: architecture, product design, interior design, lighting design

Sep 2011 - May 2013
 

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, Chicago, IL, US, Designer

- Coordinated with Project Managers in field observations of structures for residential and commercial
properties
- Collaborated and assisted on designs of various scales and typologies ranging from commercial/
residential to theater
- Assisted on design projects located world wide: Mumbai, Dubai, Beijing, Vancouver, Chicago
- Practiced visual representation through both physical + digital model building

Aug 2007 - Aug 2010
 

Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, PR, US, Architectural Intern & Graphic Designer

- Assisted in evaluation of diverse types of works involving interventions and different types of permitted
uses in properties located in historic zones of Puerto Rico
- Collaborates with graphic designer and engineer in designing an exhibit for local museum

Jun 2005 - Aug 2005
 

Education 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, MArch, Masters of Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2013
 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, US, BArch, Bachelors of Science in Architectural Studies

Study Abroad 2005-2006 Versailles, France - Ecole D’ Architecture

Aug 2002 - May 2007
 

Awards 

Dean’s List, Nomination

Dean’s List 2003

2015
 

Nominated Commencement speake, 3rd Place

Nominated Commencement speaker for New School University Graduation - TOP 4 2013

2013
 

Thesis Prize, 1st Place

Frame Magazine: Masterclass

2013
 

Frame Magazine: Masterclass, Nomination

Frame Magazine: Masterclass

2013
 

Long, Frank B. and Jennie M. Long Traveling Award, 1st Place

Long, Frank B. and Jennie M. Long Traveling Awards 2007

2007
 

Eldwood E. and Adalaide Schwenk Scholarship Award, 1st Place

Eldwood E. and Adalaide Schwenk Scholarship Award Recipient 2005

2005
 

William B. Bauhs Memorial Fund in Architecture Award, 1st Place

William B. Bauhs Memorial Fund in Architecture Award Recipient 2005
N.O.M.A. Outstanding Student Leadership and Merit Award Recipient 2005
National Deans List 2005
National Honors Society 2005
Dean’s List 2003

2005
 

N.O.M.A. Outstanding Student Leadership and Merit Award, 1st Place

N.O.M.A. Outstanding Student Leadership and Merit Award Recipient 2005

2005
 

National Deans List, Nomination

National Deans List 2005

2005
 

National Honors Society, Nomination

National Honors Society 2005

2005
 

Structures Design Group Competition, 1st Place

1st Place in Structures Design Group Competition 2005

2005
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills