Gina Touchan

Gina Touchan

New York, NY, US



This is Gina Touchan, I have a master's degree in Urban and Regional Design, I  completed my internship with NYC Waterfront Permits Unit.Now I am a full time employee with Gene Kaufman Architect P.C as a project architect


Gene Kaufman Architect, New York, NY, New York, NY, US, Project architect

• Experience in large scale residential and hospitality projects within New York City
• Creating and revising construction documents
• Develop schematic design ideas
• Construction administration; review shopdrawings, answer RFIs,
• Creating fire protection plans, in addition to DOB filing and objections
• Creating OER package for OER filing
• Photoshop/edit renderings according to brand/client comments
• Interfacing with vendors, clients, consultants and contractors
• Creating Building Pavement Plan ( BPP) drawings
• Creating energy and green zone analysis using COM check
• Coordinate structural, mechanical, civil and architectural drawings
Projects include:
338 W. 36th street,28 story hotel building in Manhattan
337 W. 36TH street 23 story hotel in Manhattan
5381 kings Highway 5 story Storage building in Brooklyn
305 W 48th street 27 story luxury hotel in Manhattan
56N. 9th 6 story luxury condominium in Williamsburg
111 E. 24th ,13th story hotel building in Manhattan
27-45 Jackson ave, 18th story hotel in Long Island City

Feb 2015 - current

NYC Department of Waterfront Permit Unit, New York, NY, US, Intern

• Assist with zoning analyses and building code consultation
• Review flood zone compliance requirements pursuant to FEMA and Building Code
• Develop template for Appendix G and design flood elevation analyses
• Review egress and accessibility requirements “Place of Assembly” applications
• Records management, review building construction permit application
• Computer mapping + GIS analysis

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), new york, Supervise students in model making

• Manage the woodshop and fabrication facility and related support facilities
• Manage the training of all students and guests on the use of the Fab Lab software and computers

Mar 2014 - Dec 2014


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, MArch, Urban and Regional Design

Sep 2013 - Dec 2014

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