Joseph Kandoth

Joseph Kandoth

Nyack, NY, US



Licensed Architect with 20+ years of experience.  Strong expertise in commercial, residential and academia design and build.  Experienced in overseas (Asia) housing development and landscape.  Driven individual with a passion for architecture and creative design.


Digeronimo PC, Paramus, NJ, US, Chief Architect

*New Jersey Sandy Relief RREM Program
*New York Sandy Relief "Build It Back" Program
*Face to the clients to introduce Sandy Relief programs
*Executed project scoping assessment
*Designed and implemented construction drawings for all phases of work
*Renovation, raising, reconstruction of homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy
*Worked directly with NYC Department of Buildings and the NYC Department of Design and Construction
•Oversaw and managed department resources.

Jan 2015 - Dec 2015

v.baras Architects, Port Jervis, NY, Architect

v.baras Architects

•Lead architect and sales partner in organization; driven to grow productivity and public relations.
•Organized and facilitated client meetings to draw in projects and business.
•Concentration in commercial and residential spaces.
•SARA awarded v.baras first tri-state 100% off-the-grid residence: National Silver Award

Oct 2013 - Dec 2014

The Montoro Architectural Group, Saddle River, NJ, US, Architect

The Montoro Architectural Group

•Managed and coordinated construction documents, drawings and workflow to ensure timely completion of all phases in a project.
•Reviewed and researched product data, submittals and shop drawings for compliance with contract documents.
•Prepared drawings for high-end residential homes, shopping centers, and national restaurant chains and national retail outlets
•Assisted clients in architectural review board, planning board and zoning review board in across New York and New Jersey.
•Specialized in shopping centers, schools, and high-end residential homes in prominent areas such as Saddle River, Franklin Lakes and Alpine New Jersey.
•Appointed mentor for interns for the ARE preparation.

Jun 2003 - Sep 2013

Thomas Ashbahian Architect/Engineer/Planner, Ramsey, NJ, US, Project Manager

Thomas Ashbahain Architect/Engineer/Planner

•Coordinated sight plans to structural engineering to architectural plans.
•Prepared drawings for high end residential homes, shopping centers, car dealerships, and national fast-food restaurants
•Created construction drawings for retail tenant “fit-ups” for leading multi-national companies
•Provided support for contractors in the field and solved problems during construction.

Jan 2000 - Jun 2003

LAN Associates, Midland Park, NJ, US, Job Captain and Project Manager

LAN Associates

•Prepared construction documents for schools, churches, assisted living and libraries
•Collaborated on design decision and modified designs and follow ups accordingly.
•Coached and mentored interns and junior level associates
•Expert in Auto CAD

Mar 1997 - Jan 2000

Cybul and Cybul Architects, Edgewater, NJ, US, Project Captain

Cybul and Cybul Architects

•Created and prepared working plans and detailed drawings from sketches for engineering and manufacturing purposes according to dimensional specification.
•Supported the architects in field measuring and onsite observations.
•Prepared detailed government drawings for food manufacturing facilities
•Supported a 60+ acre design for a meat market in
•Expert in Data CAD

Apr 1994 - Mar 1997

CLC Landscape Design, Landscape Architects, Ringwood, NJ, US, Foreman and Draftsman

CLC Landscape Design, Landscape Architects

•Directed and managed a team of 10 construction workers per project
•Lead facilitator between the property owner and landscape architect.
•Managed communication and attributes effectively while driving productivity
•Drafted landscape plans, walls, patios, driveways and pools
•Trained and operated industrial machinery equipment

Jun 1992 - Apr 1994


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Old Westbury, NY, US, Bachelors, Architect

Sep 1985 - Jun 1991

SUNY Rockland Community College, Suffern, New York, Mathematics and Sciences

Earned an Associates Degree in Mathematics and Sciences

Sep 1983 - Sep 1985

Areas of Specialization