Areej Sabzwari

Areej Sabzwari

New York, NY, US

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With a Background in Architecture and Planning, Areej hopes to combine her design skills set and apply the knowledge gained from concentrating in physical and environmental planning towards both fields. She hopes to continue delving deeper into the fields of Architecture and Planning, with a belief that they are interconnected and would like to explore opportunities in smart growth, form based codes, and sustainability.



Gensler, New York, NY, US, Job Captain

- Participating in client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape and civil consultants.
- Producing contract documents in Revit Architecture for base building and repositioning projects
- Conducting and documenting site visits, processing submittals and RFI’s during construction

Dec 2018 - Mar 2020

NBBJ, New York, NY, US, Designer

- Designing and documentation support on corporate projects
- Coordinating Interior, MEP, and related disciplines during various design phases.
- Developing LEED scorecards for corporate projects seeking LEED certification.
- Reviewing RFIs and Submittals for projects in the CA phase.

Apr 2018 - Oct 2018

Flad Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Associate

- Working on Laboratory, Educational, and R&D facility projects in the S&T sector.
- Producing detailed construction documents in Revit Architecture.
- Performing technical research while assisting with submittals and construction administration.
- Applying conceptual design and graphic skills towards marketing proposals and client presentations.

Jul 2013 - Mar 2018

Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc., New York, Planning Intern

- Evaluated parking development using research and design standards.
- Analyzed suburban master plans to support TOD through design, research, parking studies.
- Assisted in preparing an automated bus storage facility feasibility report for the PA NY&NJ.

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013

The Louis Berger Group, Doha, Qatar, Fellow

- Three-month fulltime summer internship at LB-Qatar as a Louis Berger Fellow 2012-2013.
- Worked on OMA design project of the HQ Building in Education City.
- Reviewed weekly and monthly reports under the supervision of the Sr. Construction Manager in collaboration with Planning Engineers.
- Assisted in performing on-site inspections with a team of Resident Engineers and Sr. Architects.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Design Resources Group Architects (DRG Architects), Piscataway, NJ, US, Architectural Designer

- Worked on a NYSCA K-5 School project and other educational facilities in the tri-state area.
- Prepared Architectural and MEP construction documents in AutoCAD and Revit Architecture.
- Generated construction details, interior floor plans, and details using BIM.

Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Internship at the MSG Future Venue Department with BBB Architects for the ongoing Madison Square Garden Transformation.

Feb 2011 - Jun 2011

Hoffman Grayson Architects, Huntington, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Working on redlined construction documents, initial field/site measures, 3d modeling.

May 2008 - Aug 2008


Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, US, Urban Planning

Sep 2011 - May 2013

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - May 2011


Louis Berger Group, Inc. Fellow, Award

Through the Berger Fellows program, created in 2009, Master of City and Regional Planning and/or Master of Public Policy students from the Bloustein School are considered for a comprehensive fellowship award and earn credit during a professional internship at one of the company’s international locations.


Bloustein Award Recipient, Scholarship


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