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Brian Hardy

Brian Hardy

Los Angeles, CA, US

 
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About 

I am a designer with a concentration on architecture, visualization, technical documentation and photography. My professional experience includes each phase of the design process from concept design through construction administration of renovations and ground-ups; the production of high-quality architectural and interiors visualization, planning and documentation. Recently, I have had the opportunity to collaborate on projects locally and worldwide from the greater Los Angeles area, to Doha, Qatar and to Wengcheng, China. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates, Santa Monica, CA, US, Senior Designer

As a Senior Designer my primary focus has been Construction Administration of projects including site visits and submittal reviews to ensure design intent is maintained.

Dec 2016 - current
 

HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates, Santa Monica, CA, US, Designer

As a Designer my main focus has been supervising and collaborating in the development and documentation of multiple Hospitality projects.

Feb 2015 - Dec 2016
 

Mass Architecture and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Associate

As an Associate my main focus has been project management from schematic design through construction administration. City / County regulatory agency experience (Primarily LADBS).

Jun 2014 - Feb 2015
 

Mass Architecture and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Entry Level Designer

As an Entry Level Designer my main focus has been the production of construction drawings for multiple residential and commercial projects.

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014
 

Jennifer Trapnell Architects, PC, Culver City, CA, US, Entry Level Designer

As an Entry Level Designer, I have been focusing on the integration of new technologies into design practices. I assisted with the preparation and production of construction documents for multiple residential projects.

Sep 2013 - Apr 2014
 

A+D Museum, Los Angeles, CA, US, Exhibition Installation Volunteer

NEVER BUILT: LOS ANGELES
Co-curated by Sam Lubell and Greg Goldin and exhibition design by Clive Wilkinson Architects.
As an Exhibition Installation Volunteer, I assisted the museum in the preparation of gallery space, installation of artwork (Architectural Drawings and Architectural Models).

For more information, visit:
http://aplusd.org/exhibitions-past/neverbuilt

Jul 2013 - Jul 2013
 

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, Lead Photographic Technician - Photographic Lighting Studio

I trained and educated new studio technicians about photographic lighting process, how to properly utilize the equipment, and techniques that would further assist the technicians while they students execute their photographic projects.

Feb 2010 - May 2013
 

Unseen: A Photographic Exhibition, WUHO Gallery, Hollywood, CA, US, Exhibition Organizing Committee Co-Chair

Concept and design by Niku Kashef and Zone V Photographic organization.

I supervised the preparation of the gallery for the exhibition, collection of artwork from the artists that showed work in the exhibition, and kept up artist relations concerning exhibition details. I was also in charge of and executed the installation and hanging of all art pieces shown in the exhibition.

For more information, visit:
http://theunseenimage.wordpress.com

Nov 2012 - Feb 2013
 

Plan C - Little Tokyo Design Week Exhibtion, Media Design Practices, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, US, Project Intern/Design Assistant

Concept and Design by Tim Durfee and Sean Donahue.

As a Project Intern/Design Assistant my responsibilities included AutoCad drawings, model making, design mock-up construction, aiding in the design of module connections and installation construction, and the on-site installation of the exhibit.

For more information, visit:
LTDW: http://www.ltdesignweek.com/container-exhibits/2011/7/8/plan-c.html
Tim Durfee: http://www.timdurfee.com/Public-Survival-Works

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, School of Architecture

Completed a BArch from Woodbury University; I gained diverse understanding of hands-on practices, 2D and 3D computer design software, with an ability to quickly become proficient with new techniques and software. I developed a strong background and interest in photography and hand drawing with a variety of tools and techniques.

I concluded my undergraduate by investigating the phenomenon of the home as a museum with a thesis dedicated to the collision between public, private, analog, and digital in domestic space.

Aug 2008 - May 2013
 

Rome Center for Architecture and Culture (RCAC), Rome, IT, Architecture Program

Woodbury University Semester Abroad Program

Four month full immersion stay focused on Rome's layered history. Urban excursions and discussions focusing on architecture as a response to cultural context, history and theory.

Jan 2012 - May 2012
 

California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, US, Mechanical Engineering

Aug 2006 - May 2008
 

Awards 

Dean's List - Woodbury University, Award

2012
 

Dean's List - CSUS, Award

2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

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