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Christopher Driscoll

Christopher Driscoll

Los Angeles, CA, US

 
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About 

An architect based in Los Angeles. 10+ years of experience primarily in residential, senior living, and healthcare projects types. 

Resume

Employment 

KAP Studios, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architect

Project architect & manager of a 7 person design firm - KAP Studios. Working to grow the company, deliver nicely designed projects, and attract new business.
Currently developing several single-family residential, multi-family residential, hospitality, and tenant improvement projects in the Los Angeles, Culver City, and Palm Springs areas. Overseeing staff and managing consultants on multiple projects. Internal project tracking and delivery for these same projects within various AHJs across Southern California. Permit and entitlement familiarity with
Los Angeles, Culver City, and Palm Springs. Construction administration on four ongoing projects - a 4-unit small-lot development, a high-end single-family home, and two commercial TI projects.
Spearheading the BIM / Revit strategy for the office including template development and sheet layout. Working with staff on NCARB and ARE goals as they seek licensure within California. Business development via networking within real estate groups and social circles.

Jan 2018 - current
 

ENCORE Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Associate

Supported production and technical challenges for several multi-family housing projects. Worked on varying design phases ranging from schematic design to construction documents. Collaboratively worked with teams remotely from Los Angeles for the firm located in Seattle with the support of telecommunication tools and productivity software.

Sep 2016 - Feb 2019
 

Lahmon Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architect

Nov 2017 - Feb 2018
 

Perkins Eastman, Los Angeles, Architect

Worked with the client, consultants, and contractors through the course of construction for a county mental health facility in Riverside, CA. Construction document and design coordination for a complex design/build hospital addition in Marin, CA. Construction administration for a senior living project in Altadena, CA. Primary producer for new bulletins and design based RFIs throughout the course of construction. The representative for the firm to the client, contractor, and consultants. Experience working on a historical rehabilitation project on the same site. Exterior detail and waterproofing experience throughout construction.

Aug 2014 - Feb 2017
 

Perkins Eastman, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Intern Architect

Worked on various design phases for senior living, housing & healthcare projects in Pennsylvania & New York. Produced design, logistics, representation, and a full graphic realization of a 12,000 person senior living oriented town north of Beijing, China. Acted as a production modeler and zoning investigator for a twenty story senior living tower in Manhattan. BIM management for a significant portion of a senior living campus in Santa Rosa, CA during design development. Worked on all design phases for an independent senior living community in Altadena, CA. Focused on consultant coordination, BIM management, exterior detailing, planning and design. Began construction administration work for the same project before relocating to Los Angeles as construction began.

Sep 2010 - Aug 2014
 

Westside Workshop, Designer

Worked on a Design/Build studio where a 3-bedroom home was created and constructed in Syracuse, NY.

Sep 2008 - Aug 2009
 

Perkins Eastman, Washington, DC, US, Intern

Produced & edited construction documents
Attended site meetings with clients
Aided in on-site measurements & analysis
Prepared design diagrams for court house project
Contributed to crtiquing school addition project

May 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Astorino, Intern

Produced & edited construction documents
Attended site meetings with clients
Aided in on-site measurements & analysis
Plotted & prepared packages for clients

May 2007 - Aug 2007
 

Education 

Syracuse University, BArch, School of Architecture

Aug 2005 - May 2010
 

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