Fernando Chavez

Fernando Chavez

New York, NY, US




PKSB Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Feb 2017 - current

Fernando Santangelo, Inc., New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

- Provides supplementary construction drawing work
- Produces and organizes budgets and scheduling for various aspects of a project
- provides counsel for code-related inquiries
- Assists in interior design and presentation of projects
- Maintains communication and coordination with consultants, vendors, and clients to properly convey project information
- Performs routine site visits and pick-ups for material samples
- Builds/models mock-up pieces for review.

Oct 2016 - Feb 2017

TRA studio Architecture, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

- Generated complete Revit drawing sets for all phases of a residential project, a restoration project, and an educational project ranging from 3,000 SF, 4,500 SF, and 7,500 SF respectively
- Performed regular on-site observations and assisted in management of projects, including consultant, and client coordination
- Researched/designed various construction details for windows, bathrooms, and other unique components, and maintained contact with manufacturers
- Assisted in interior and landscape design during time involved in projects, and assisted in producing presentation package for clients

May 2016 - Oct 2016

Behar + Peteranecz: Architecture, St. Petersburg, FL, US, Architectural Intern

- Generated complete drawing sets for all phases of various full scale projects ranging from 10,000
SF residences and commercial offices to 200,000 SF assisted living facilities and hotels.
- Researched and applied building code and zoning requirements in all projects. These include
ADA and Occupancy requirements.
- Researched construction details for various elements in a project
- Managed and coordinated small scale residential renovation project involving remodel of pool area
and sun room for a one story Florida home
- Coordinated and informed both clients and consultants throughout the project process
- Developed 3D models and renderings for client presentation
- Assisted with creating a system of drawing standards for the office

Jul 2014 - May 2016

Techline Studio, New York, NY, US, Designer

- Provided design consultation for clients on space-efficient furniture layouts
- Promoted business through multiple marketing channels.
- Designed graphics used for ad campaign.

Nov 2013 - May 2014


City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2014

Areas of Specialization