Ankita Laul

Ankita Laul

New Brunswick, NJ, US



• Registered Architect with 4 years of work experience in Construction and Design firms.

• Highly skilled in designing, preparing construction drawing sets, municipal approval drawing sets and on site execution.

• Establishing the sequential steps involved in all processes with the scope of the project, and adapting schedules and work tasks.

• Can be responsible for supporting the preparation of accurate form work layout drawings and erection instructions for field crews. 

• Work closely with the project team monitoring the safety, cost and scheduling of construction projects.

• Troubleshoot and resolve concerns regarding structural design with project team.

• Contribute to the projects safety goals by reducing hazards during the design planning state ensuring that all form work systems meet construction and safety standards.

• Assist in coordination of material purchases, deliveries, tracking and forecasting ensuring maximum utilization of physical resources.

• Manage assigned projects including working with local team to develop processes for delivering total concrete solutions.

• Supervise the activity and development of relevant positions including detailers, estimators, project coordinators and material coordinators.

• Develop and maintain customer relationships to enhance company’s ability to procure projects, reduce risk, and ensure operational efficiency.

• Work in cooperation with other office personnel to negotiate and execute sales contracts consistent with policies.

• Monitor the overall safety issues on the project.
OSHA certified. 

• Oversee the preparation of quantity surveys, formwork estimates, and project proposals.

• Expertise in Project management, Facilitating Design Charrette, Energy and Carbon modeling.

• Comprehensive exposure to Sustainable Practices, Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling.

• Bachelor’s thesis on Energy Research Center with study on Green Buildings.



Elston Window & Wall, Philadelphia, PA, US, Assistant Project Manager

• Attendance at Project meetings.
• Maintain Project files as per company standards.
• Prepare project close-out documents.
• Review with engineering all drawings.
• Assist the Engineering department with production of drawings and make your own CAD Drawings when needed.
• Maintain all contractual documents.
• Interface with operation and engineering.
• Oversee the installation of Elston’s materials.
• Prepare monthly project’s billings.
• Create project specific schedules.
• Attend project turnover meetings.
• Monitor project specific purchases and sub-contracts.
• Approval of monthly invoices.
• Quote and submit all change requests.
• Maintain RFI log.
• Maintain Transmittal log.
• Documentation of disputes of contract details, specifications and field changes.

Mar 2015 - current

SEED Studio, Mumbai, IN, Architect

• Hotel renovation projects in the US in Charlotte, Columbia, St. Louis and Atlanta.
• Residential projects, town houses and interior design jobs that helped the company achieve projects which are now under construction.
• Job involved conceptual sketches, designing, municipal approval drawings, construction drawings, MEP drawings and on site jobs.
• On site job involved hiring a contractor, keeping a check on construction quality, making sure the project was on time and on budget.

Jun 2013 - Jul 2014

SAAKAAR Architects, Mumbai, IN, Intern

• Preparing sets of municipal drawings and working drawings which helped getting permits and projects sanctioned from the government.
• Worked on three residential projects (complexes). It was a great experience to learn law and finance.
• Assignment on facade design for a low income group was designed by me which was selected among six Architects.
• Designed three municipal gardens which are now a part of Thane city in India.
• I was responsible for water tank calculations and electrical layout.
• Assisted in redevelopment scheme for which four architects were bidding and we won the bid.

May 2012 - May 2013


Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Masters, MS Construction Management

• Working on estimating and scheduling for a commercial building in downtown Philly which is going well as planned and expected to finish by June 2015.
• Detailed study of different delivery methods for a variety of projects.
• Study of Construction Law and Finance to help company choose a right contract with managing risks.
• Worked on Green Buildings with implementation of day light savings, water budget, plug loads, Photo-voltaic panels and rain water harvesting.
• Applied NavisWorks (BIM) on a project for clash detection.
Activities and Societies: Living Building Challenge.

Aug 2014 - May 2016

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

• Along with drawings on sheets, I did paintings on walls with themes like 'water' to encourage 'sustainability'.
• I worked on physical model of office furniture.
• I worked on a POP cube and created different forms out of it.
• I studied a lot about how to use paper to design huge buildings that taught me how to play with positive and negative spaces.
• It was more of understanding and absorbing things. I applied everything I learnt in my first job at Saakaar Architects.
• I learnt software like Autocad, Revit and Sketch up.
Activities and Societies: I worked for NASA which was an inter school competition. We worked on collecting drawings, ideas and developments by architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe and Tadao Ando.We studied and presented their work to all architecture students.

Jun 2008 - May 2013

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