Colby Gallagher

Colby Gallagher

San Clemente, CA, US

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Grew up living around the world, graduating high school with honors in London, England. Born in Orange County, CA, and now living in Miami Florida, attending college at University of Miami. Currently going into my last semester of the five-year architectural bachelors degree program (BArch).

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Torti Gallas and Partners, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Urban design and residential architecture firm. I assisted on mid-rise residential projects and urban planning projects, located everywhere from Australia to Seaside, California. I also put together design booklets for award submittals.

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Irvine, CA, US, Design/ Build and Estimating Intern

For three months, I worked on a construction project to design and build a research labratory located on the University of California, Riverside campus. The project is projected to be completed in May 2017. My responsibilities included participating in all team meetings with the head archiects of The Smith Group, the many engineers, the UCR campus staff, and in-house construction meetings. Following monthly site vists, I was relied on to analize architectural drawings of the project in order to estimate the costs of the entire landscaped area and interior aspects of the building.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016

Gruen Associates, Beverly Hills, CA, US, Architectural Intern

I worked on the construction documents for various retail projects including; Harry Winston in San Francisco and New York City, Stella McCartney in Los Angeles, Louis Vuitton in Houston, and many others. I helped wherever I could, organizing the office space, fixing red-line drawings, drawing details in AutoCad, making material boards etc.

May 2015 - Jun 2015

STX studio x design group, Miami, FL, US, Student Design Shadow Team Member

Won this internship by competing in a design-build competition with five other students.
Studio X Architects is an international architecture firm based in Miami, Florida, specializing in residential, commercial, hospitality and mixed-use projects.
Studio X creates innovative building designs based on sound design principals that are economically efficient and cost effective.
We won the opportunity to see and participate in a project, the New Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life at the University of Miami from start to finish.

Nov 2014 - May 2015


University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, US, BArch, 5 year Bachelors of Architecture

Aug 2013 - current

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