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David Tait

David Tait

Cambridge, MA, US

 
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Employment 

Perkins and Will, Boston, MA, US, Architectural Designer I

Worked on various project types in the corporate, civic, and commercial practice, through all phases of design and documentation.

Parcel H
Boston, MA - 600,000 sf transit hub & mixed-use development
• Prepared illustrations, diagrams, and renderings to supplement project bid package
• Coordinated rendering efforts with a professional studio to achieve highly detailed images

Portland Foreside
Portland, ME - Oceanfront commercial and housing development
• Assisted in delivering extensive drawing set for DD submission
• Generated exterior renderings showcasing design iterations for discussions with clients

880-890 Winter St.
Waltham, MA - Amenities repositioning of two existing office buildings
• Co-developed new façade and amenities redesign and programmed new tenant spaces
• Met with clients to coordinate design expectations and presented progress updates
• Delivered Schematic drawings for amenities & tenant overhaul proposal of both buildings

Prudential Tower
Boston, MA - Interior renovations of visitor experience & back-of-house
• Assisted in layout of plans and RCPs of back-of-house areas for construction document set

828 Winter St.
Waltham, MA - Interior renovations; fit-up of lab, office and support spaces
• Developed plans, RCPs, interior elevations & finish sheets for construction document set
• Co-designed lighting layout for tenant reception, corridor, and kitchen spaces

Davis Square Plaza
Cambridge, MA - Adaptive reuse & new construction w/public plaza
• Studied façade iterations for new building, incorporating site context as a guide
• Assisted in coordinating new single-core layout to consolidate two buildings into one

Oct 2019 - Oct 2020
 

Grass + Batz Arquitectos, Santiago, CL, Architectural Assistant

Alzheimer’s Corporation
Recoleta, Santiago - Residence conversion to patient care center
• Performed site analysis and existing conditions survey and produced as-built drawings
• Co-developed design proposal and drafted drawing set and renderings for client meetings

Mar 2019 - Jun 2019
 

Orion Engineering, Carolina, PR, US, CAD Drafter

Engineering firm specializing in site planning for telecommunications clients

• Drafted drawing sets for the planning and construction of telecommunication facilities

Jun 2016 - Jul 2017
 

UPR Office of Planning and Development (OPDF), San Juan, PR, US, Architectural Intern

Office that oversees University of Puerto Rico buildings and physical development projects

• Surveyed buildings and produced drawings to update digital University building inventory

Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
 

Coleman Davis Pagan Arquitectos, San Juan, PR, US, Architectural Intern

Small scale architecture, historic preservation, and urban design firm

• Surveyed existing buildings in historic city sector and produced drawings of façade details

Jan 2014 - May 2014
 

Education 

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, CL, Masters, Magíster en Arquitectura

Aug 2017 - Jan 2019
 

Escuela de Arquitectura Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Environmental Design

Aug 2010 - May 2016
 

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