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Florian Gjoka

Florian Gjoka

New York, NY, US

 

About 

S9ARCHITECTURE, P.C. | New York, NY | Intermediate Architect | 05/16-Present
Projects involved:  Neptune Avenue | New York Wheel | Brooklyn Navy Yard - Dock 72 | 277 North Avenue Redevelopment | Lower Tribeca Independence | King's Plaza Shopping Center |
Involved in; schematic design, zoning studies, programming, design development, construction drawings.
Developed and coordinated plans, sections, elevations, construction details and coordinated design information with Project Architect & Project Manager.
Complied with established design standards, client specifications and established design perimeters through a series of meetings with the client.

Ismael Leyva Architects, P.C. | New York, NY | Intermediate Architect | 10/14-05/16                       Projects involved:  45 Park Place Tower | One MiMA Tower | 264 West Street Condominium |             15 Hudson Yards - Tower D | Time Warner Cable - North Tower | 606 West 30th Street Tower |

Involved in; schematic design, zoning studies, programming, design development, construction drawings.                                                                                                                                                                 Developed and coordinated plans, sections, elevations, construction details and coordinated design information with Project Architect & Project Manager.                                                                             Participated in all coordination meetings between all trades and follow up with engineers, consultants, clients to find solutions to design complications.                                         Complied with established design standards, client specifications and established design perimeters through a series of meetings with the client.

Promoted from Junior Architect to Intermediate Architect after 8 months of employment for my excellent 
performance, initiative, leadership, and the ability to handle responsibilities outside of my job title.

Employment 

S9 Architecture, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Architect

Projects involved: Neptune Avenue | New York Wheel | Brooklyn Navy Yard - Dock 72 | 277 North Avenue Redevelopment | Lower Tribeca Independence | King's Plaza Shopping Center |
Involved in; schematic design, zoning studies, programming, design development, construction drawings.

Developed and coordinated plans, sections, elevations, construction details and coordinated design
information with Project Architect & Project Manager.
Complied with established design standards, client specifications and established design perimeters through a series of meetings with the client.

May 2016 - current
 

AAAS - Albanian American Architecture Society, New York, NY, US, Member of the board, Organizer, Editor

Jan 2011 - current
 

Ismael Leyva Architects, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Architect

Projects involved: 45 Park Place Tower | One MiMA Tower | 264 West Street Condominium | 15 Hudson Yards - Tower D | Time Warner Cable - North Tower | 606 West 30th Street Tower |
Involved in; schematic design, zoning studies, programming, design development, construction drawings.

Developed and coordinated plans, sections, elevations, construction details and coordinated design information with Project Architect & Project Manager.

Participated in all coordination meetings between all trades and follow up with engineers, consultants, clients to find solutions to design complications.

Complied with established design standards, client specifications and established design perimeters through a series of meetings with the client.

Promoted from Junior Architect to Intermediate Architect after 8 months of employment for my excellent performance, initiative, leadership, and the ability to handle responsibilities outside of my job title.

Oct 2014 - May 2016
 

Connaught Drywall & Plastering CO, London, GB, Internship, As a Supervisor Assistant on Site

Help read plans and communicate with architect R.F.I & change orders

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
 

SYSTEMarchitects LLC, New York, NY, US, Internship, As a Business Development Assistant

187F Townhouse - Material Research
aA SHELTER - Shop Drawings
Other Responsibilities: Finding competitions, marketing, business development, office management systemarchitects.com

Feb 2014 - Aug 2014
 

City College of New York. The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, New York, NY, US, Teacher's Assistant, Studio Design 2

I worked as a Teacher's Assistant for Prof. Adam Hayes, he is a Partner @Openshop and MAP. I was responsible to advise students during their design process, help them with software and presentations skills.

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
 

Mascioni & Behrmann Architecture & Engineering PC, New York, NY, US, Technical Architectural Professional

Performed various architectural assignments (residential and commercial) including code review and analysis, programming, design, detailing, 3D modeling, rendering, and shop drawings assisted by Project Manager.

May 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Connaught Drywall & Plastering CO, London, GB, Internship, As a Supervisor Assistant on Site

Help read plans and communicate with architect R.F.I & change orders

Dec 2011 - Jan 2012
 

Education 

The City College of the City University of New York - The Spitzer School of Architecture, New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2014
 

Awards 

Architizer +A Award, 1st Place

"Architecture+Material" - 187F Townhouse | SYSTEMarchitects LLC | New York, NY

2014
 

Awards + Recognitions, Other

04/14 Architizer +A Award - 187F Townhouse | SYSTEMarchitects LLC | New York, NY
02/13 120 Hours - Geiranger Terminal | International Competition (Recognition on Web) | 120hours.no | Geiranger, Norway
10/21/13 llyria Newspaper - Atlantic Sound (Interview+Recognition on Web) | New York, NY
10/11/13 Albanian American Architecture Society - Atlantic Sound | Exhibition at Consulate of Kosovo NY
06/12 Society of American Registered Architects of NY - HH House | (Honor Award) | New York, NY
02/12 Albanian American Architecture Society - HH House | (Exhibition) | New York, NY
02/12 llyria Newspaper - HH House | (Recognition on Web) | New York, NY
05/12 The New York City College of Technology, C.U.N.Y - HH House | (Exhibition) | Brooklyn, NY
Spring 09 The New York City College of Technology, C.U.N.Y - Emerging Scholars: Abstracts of the Emerging Scholars Program Research Projects, (Exhibition+Award) | Brooklyn, NY
08-09 The New York City College of Technology, C.U.N.Y - Dean’s List (Award) | Brooklyn, NY
04/09 The New York City College of Technology, C.U.N.Y - The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (Award) | Brooklyn, N.Y
08/08 The New York City College of Technology, C.U.N.Y - The Bridge to College Mathematics Program (Award) | Brooklyn, N.Y
2008 Exploring - SOM Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (Certificate of Participation | Award) | New York, NY
2008 Exploring - STC INC. (Certificate of Participation | Award) | New York, NY

2014
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills