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Uzma Mirza

Uzma Mirza

Fort Wayne, IN, US

 
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Employment 

AYN Architect Studio LLC, Fort Wayne, IN, US, Principal Architect

Project Architect, Design, Technical and Management, consultant/engineering coordination, progress meetings, Codes/ADA review, green design, LEED certification, construction administration, specifications, marketing/RFQ,RFP, presentations, client relations/coordination/meetings/presentations,
budget, scheduling, community service/competitions, hand rendering, sketching, real model making,interior design.

Aug 2009 - current
 

Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), Fort Wayne, IN, US, Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty-Course: Sustainable Construction & Historic Preservation Design
Established course syllabus and Established Scholarship

Jan 2012 - May 2013
 

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), Chicago, IL, US, Senior Architect-Technical and Design

Technical and design architect, consultant/engineering coordination, progress design meetings,presentations, green design, LEED certification, construction administration, specifications/codes, marketing, community service/competitions, hand rendering, sketching, real model making, NATOgreen roofs detailing using revit and autocad; competition/Italy.

Jan 2006 - Mar 2007
 

Centerbrook Architects and Planners, LLP, Centerbrook, CT, US, Architect

Project Architect, Design, Technical and Management, consultant/engineering coordination, code/ADAresearch & review, client relation/coordination/meetings, presentations, green design, LEEDcertification compilation, construction administration, specifications, marketing, community service/
competitions, hand rendering, sketching, real model making, interior design.

May 2001 - Dec 2005
 

BSA Design (BSA LifeStructures), Indianapolis, IN, US, Architect, Project Manager, Design Architect

Project Architect, Design, Technical and Management, consultant/engineering coordination,presentations, code/ADA research/review, Client relations/coordination/meetings, constructionadministration, specifications, marketing, community service/competitions, hand rendering, sketching,
real model making, interior design.

Apr 1998 - Apr 2001
 

Schenkel & Shultz, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN, US, Architect

Project Architect, Design, Technical and Management, consultant/engineering coordination and progress meetings, presentations, code/ADA research/review, Client relations/coordination/meetings,construction administration, specifications, marketing, communityservice/competitions, hand rendering, sketching, real model making, interior design.

Aug 1995 - Jun 1997
 

Education 

Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, IN, US, Masters, Philanthropy

IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Nonprofit

Aug 2017 - May 2019
 

Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, CA, BArch, Architecture

5 year professional degree in Architecture
5th year thesis: Thesis Focus in Environmental design
DSA study: Turkey, Italy and Spain and other country study visits

Sep 1990 - Jun 1995
 

Awards 

MAI Baber Suleiman Award for Creative Leadership, Award

Innovative artist and architect and committment to sustainable Architecture and design; in the non profit and profit sector.

2015
 

Spirit of Philanthropy Honoree Award, Award

To the Pen and Inkpot Foundation and its Founder-Uzma Mirza
Honoree with IU with the School of Education at Indiana University in Indianapolis

2015
 

BSA Student Design Award, Award

Tenure at BSA Design (now called BSA Life Structures)

2000
 

Birdhouse design competition, 1st Place

While tenure at BSA Design

1999
 

Ontario Association of Architects Medal, Award

1995
 

Deans Honor's list, Honorable Mention

1995
 

Design and Research Thesis, 1st Place

1995
 

Harry Southam Scholarship, Scholarship

1991
 

Micheal Coote Scholarship, Scholarship

1991
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills