Carsten Rodin

Carsten Rodin

New York, NY, US




(Freelance), New York, NY, US, As-Built Surveyor/Permit Expiditer

From 2012 to 2014, worked in the San Francisco Bay Area:
Measured and drafted as-built drawing sets in AutoCAD and Revit.
Subject buildings included apartments, retail, office, and single-family homes.
Obtained permits for residential remodels and additions.
Clients included architects, appraisers, real estate agents, and homeowners.

As of Fall 2014, working with 2D As-Built Floor Plans (Seattle, WA) to inventory 8,000,000 sqft of apartments in Morningside Heights, New York.

Jan 2012 - current

The Presidio Trust, San Francisco, CA, US, Graphics Technician

Provided graphics and project management support to planning & design staff.
Designed and drafted a signage scheme for the Fort Scott area.
Drafted furniture plans for Archaeology and Graphic Design department offices.
Performed interior and exterior condition assessments for restoration work.

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014, Oakland, CA, US, Visual Journalism Intern

Wrote and illustrated a series of online articles on local planning issues.
Covered meetings of the Oakland City Council and Planning Commission.
Maintained assignment schedule and database of active projects for news team.

Jan 2013 - Mar 2013

Eric Risberg, MAI, ASA, San Francisco, CA, US, Researcher

Researched and wrote report sections on zoning, land use, and neighborhoods.
Retrieved project data from state and municipal archives.
Interviewed planning officials to verify information.

Mar 2012 - Jan 2013

Interboro Partners, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Built models and mockups for 2011 “Holding Pattern” Installation at MoMA PS1.
Fabricated custom furniture and shade canopy.
Assisted with final setup and installation.

Jan 2011 - Jun 2011

Atelier d'Architecture Autogerée, Paris, FR, Guest Intern

Designed and prototyped a rooftop urban gardening kit over a 1-week period.
Communicated with project team and vendors in spoken and written French.

Mar 2010 - Mar 2010

Visual Resources Library, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, US, Graphics Technician

Provided digital imaging support to Art History faculty.
Adjusted and processed images using Photoshop.
Assisted with film-to-digital transfer of the department’s slide image library.

Feb 2007 - Nov 2008


Columbia University, MArch, M. Arch/Urban Planning

Sep 2014 - current

Vassar College, Bachelors, Urban Studies

Sep 2007 - May 2011

Areas of Specialization