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Kunal Shah

Kunal Shah

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Experienced Architect with a demonstrated history of working in the architecture & planning industry. Skilled in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Teamwork, Microsoft Excel, and SketchUp. Strong design professional with a Masters in Architecture, Urban and Regional Design. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo And Associates LLC, Hamden, CT, US, Associate Architect

1. Capitol Crossing :
• Update and maintain Revit Project Model
• Assist Director and Co-Ordinate with Consultants with LEED Documentation
• Co-Ordinate Submittals and R.F.I. with different trades and incorporate revisions
• Update Permit Set Drawings submittal for Department of Buildings (D.O.B.)
2. Doha Cruise Terminal :
• Team Work on Cruise Terminal assisting with 3D Model, Renderings and Presentation Boards
• Study Precedents for Team Meeting discussions
3. Silverstein House :
• Worked on the Schematic Site Planning scheme for a Weekend House of Real Estate Developer
4. Qatar International School :
• Design Submittal Booket to propose International School in Doha

Jan 2018 - current
 

JGArchitects, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

• Work on converting a hotel into Micro-Unit Housing pods in Lower Manhattan
• Work on Park Avenue Christian Church Restoration
• Produce drawings on AutoCAD, 3-D model renderings and material research to support the projects

May 2017 - current
 

Urban Administration - New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY, US, Graduate Assistant

Worked on research project and G.I.S. maps of State Office Buildings across the U.S. for Dr. Nicolas Bloom, Professor of Urban History

Mar 2017 - May 2017
 

Archcraft, Mumbai, India, Junior Architect

• Assisted the Associate with conceptual drawings and client presentations
• Worked on conceptual sketches for projects and draft construction detail documents
• Made physical models and drawing revisions

May 2015 - Jul 2016
 

Reliable Constructions, Mumbai, India, Design Consultant

• Conceptualized residential layout for a three-bedroom apartment
• Worked on marketing brochure, logos, bill of quantities for various projects

Aug 2014 - Apr 2015
 

F.S.N.D. Architects, Mumbai, India, Intern Architect

• Assisted the Associate with working drawings and details on construction techniques
• Developed various schematic sketches for the projects

Nov 2014 - Mar 2015
 

Education 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, Masters, Urban & Regional Design

1. Manu-Fractured Spaces-Brooklyn
• Conducted spatial analysis of Downtown Brooklyn, to provide sustainable solutions for the Urban Realm
• Deployed the Urban Manufacturing Scheme on site, to program the live-work balance and achieve a thriving
neighborhood

2. Rebuilding the Urban Fabric
• Designed a mixed-use transit oriented proposal for flood mitigation and resiliency, catering to
the impact of Hurricane Sandy

3. Mid Town Rezoning
• Research the intersection of urban form, low-carbon cities, and climate to prepare for 21st century urban design practice.
• The Urban Climate Lab configures compact districts in NYC to adapt and thrive in changing climate conditions, meet carbon-reduction goals, and sustain urban population.

Sep 2016 - current
 

Awards 

Appreciation Award, Honorable Mention

Appreciation Letter from Mayor of Mumbai, India for Designing the Integrated Public Transport Terminal benefitting Half a Million Passengers Daily

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills