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Douglas Chee

Douglas Chee

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

A recent RPI graduate highly skilled in both analogue and digital means of design. With a lifelong passion for illustration and sculpture, as well as an extensive education in architectural design, drafting, and 3D modeling, I am always looking for opportunities to further my design education through the contemporary working environment. 

Employment 

Method Design Architecture + Urbanism, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Jan 2021 - current
 

ADB Associates, New York, NY, US, Architectural Drafter

• Surveyed and drafted existing/proposed floor plans and RCP for interior renovation projects
• Developed Alt 2 drawing sets, including zoning calculations, diagrams, and notes, for DOB filing

Sep 2020 - Dec 2020
 

Method Design Architecture + Urbanism, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

• Developed detailed plans, sections, elevation CAD drawings for multiple projects
• Produced perspective V-Ray/Twinmotion renderings of fully furnished interior spaces
• Designed large scale 2D graphics/signage for multiple projects

Jul 2019 - Jan 2020
 

Winzone Realty Inc, New York, NY, US, Architectural Drafter

• Surveyed and drafted plans of an existing building for an interior renovation project

May 2019 - Jun 2019
 

STEP Future Cities Design Program, Troy, NY, US, Tutor

• Introduced architecture to middle/high school students in a weekly design seminar
• Developed urban renewal projects for two sites in Troy, New York

Feb 2018 - Apr 2018
 

Education 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

• Graduated with a professional degree in Architecture and a minor in Studio Arts
• Studied abroad in Ahmedabad, India in Spring 2019

Aug 2015 - May 2020
 

Stuyvesant High School, New York, NY, US, High School, General Education

Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
 

Awards 

Allwork Scholarship, Nomination

Douglas Chee was one of two students nominated for the AIA Center for Architecture's Allwork Scholarship by RPI's Associate Dean David Bell. Nominees for this merit based scholarship were chosen based off of high academic performance.

2019
 

School of Architecture Honors Review (Spring 2017), Honorable Mention

Selected work was archived as part of RPI's upcoming publication showcasing projects from the School of Architecture.

2017
 

School of Architecture Honors Review (Spring 2016), Honorable Mention

Selected work was archived as part of RPI's upcoming publication showcasing projects from the School of Architecture.

2016
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills