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Ian Docherty

Ian Docherty

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Ian Docherty began his architectural experience in a two hour per day career drafting class at Lakeland High School, MI. He continued to explore the field of architecture at Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills, MI where he obtained an AAS in Architecture Degree. Ian simultaneously worked full time at Direct Connect Systems in Commerce, MI building special cables for machines/computers + wiring harnesses for automobiles. A much further exploration of architecture is currently happening at Parsons School of Constructed Environments in NYC.

Ian is currently preparing for a field excursion to do an architectural research project in Haiti.

Ian plans to work as a professional designer and builder.

 

www.cargocollective.com/dochitecture

Elsewhere:

Employment 

William Massie's Design/Build Shop, Pontiac, MI, US, Builder

Helped with the pre-fabrication of components for the Wessen Lawn Tennis Club

Dec 2013 - Jan 2014
 

590 BC Architecture, Brooklyn, NY, US, Summer Intern

Prepared construction documents
Site Surveying
Digital Modeling and Rendering
Prepared product specifications and ordered material samples

May 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Direct Connect Systems, Commerce, MI, US, Tech Support

Built special cables for machines and computers
Built wiring harnesses for machines and GM Racing's muscle cars
Produced CAD drawings for wiring schematics

Oct 2010 - Jan 2013
 

Education 

The New School, New York, NY, US, BArch, Architectural Design

Using representational means ranging from models to full-scale material constructs to digital animation, students conceptualize and develop architectural schemes to address environmental, cultural, and theoretical concerns.

Aug 2012 - current
 

Oakland Community College, Auburn Hills, MI, US, Architecture

A foundation in the understanding of design strategies, means of representation, and building systems was developed and an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Architecture was earned.

Aug 2008 - Jul 2012
 

Awards 

Awarded funds to take a research group to Haiti, Award

A proposal was presented to the student senate and body to take a group of students to Haiti for an architectural research project. The senate approved funding for the excursion due to it's potential benefits to the student body. A documentary video and other research materials will become available to the student body in May, 2014.

2014
 

Senior Fall project selected to be archived by Parsons SCE, 1st Place

Project model was selected as one of the best in the class and was photographed to be archived by the School of Constructed Environments

2014
 

Parsons Dean's BFA Scholarship, Scholarship

Outstanding academic performance upon entry to school.

2014
 

BFA Scholarship, Scholarship

Outstanding academic performance upon entry to school.

2014
 

Dean's List - Parsons SCE, Award

Awarded for outstanding academic performance repeatedly throughout attendance in the Architecture program.

2014
 

Junior Spring project selected to be archived by Parsons SCE, 1st Place

Project model was selected as one of the best in the class and was photographed to be archived by the School of Constructed Environments

2013
 

Dean's List - Oakland Community College, Award

Awarded for outstanding academic performance repeatedly throughout attendance in the Architecture program.

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills