Ashley Mandat

Ashley Mandat

Calgary, AB, CA

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Self-motivated and determined designer with a passion for place making and 4+ years of experience in the field of design. Strong experience in high-end residential, commercial, historical restoration and community outreach. Advanced proficiency in 3D modeling and Adobe software. Seeking Design that enlivens neighborhoods, builds communities, and supports sustainability. 


O2 Planning + Design, Calgary, AB, CA, Urban Designer

• Defined building envelopes for development projects
• Designed and visualized articulated building massings for various residential
and public building typologies
• Assisted in the production of development applications, proposals, public
engagement summaries, policy reports and design guidelines
• Performed on-site and online data collection to produce analytical maps

Mar 2022 - Sep 2022

TRA Studio, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

967 Nostrand Avenue | Mixed-Use Commercial and Multi-Family Residential
• Managed a multi-disciplinary design team through all stages of development
• Led the planning and coordination of an LOD 400 Revit Model for
• Reviewed zoning and building code requirements for design application
• Responded to questions and requests for information from external
Clove Road Plaza | Public Plaza
• Selected as the annual applicant for the NYC Plaza Program in 2020
• Coordinated and developed presentations including proposals, brochures,
surveys and other marketing materials
• Acted as a liaison with the NYC Department of Transportation
• Collaborated with local community boards and advocates to brainstorm,
discuss and reimagine a historical road they had fought 10 years to turn into
a plaza
251 5th Avenue | Historical Restoration
• Developed a Revit model using historical imagery and point cloud information
• Worked closely with the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission to
produce presentation drawings for local community board review
• Organized a conditions report documenting the construction and preservation
of all historically relevant architectural elements
128 28 Street | Mixed-Use Commercial and Multi-Family Residential
• Collaborated with the project broker to produce story boards for each unit
type including amenities, commercial interiors, and the penthouse unit
• Produced schematic and final presentation renderings using a combination of
3ds Max, Corona Renderer, and Photoshop

Jun 2018 - Feb 2022

We Are Monumental, Union City, NJ, US, Sculpting and Design Assistant

• Prepared molds and material from original sculptures for future casting
• Created sculptural renderings and HDRI images for presentational purposes
• Participated in the creation of large scale sculptures and paintings
• Assisted in the installation of decorative commercial art pieces

Nov 2015 - Feb 2017

Architecture i.S, Union City, NJ, US, Intern

• Developed detailed schematic design materials for presentations
• Intensive research based design practices
• Participated in group discussions on solving sociological and environmental
problems through design
• Assisted in the design and documentation of 2 competition projects

Mar 2014 - Dec 2014


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, BArch, Bachelors of Architecture

Sep 2016 - Jun 2020

Essex County College, Newark, NJ, US, Architectural Technology

Sep 2013 - Apr 2016

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