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Josh T. Lo

Josh T. Lo

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Registered Architect in the State of New York

Employment 

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), New York, NY, US, Associate Principal/ Technical Lead

• Administrated all phases of project documentation, including periodic review of consultant drawings.
• Collaborated with curtain wall and façade maintenance consultants to develop technical design and details for exterior walls. Aligned documentation and coordinated specifications.
• Oversaw coordination with engineers to ensure proper integration of structural and building systems. Endeavored to protect design intent.
• Oversaw coordination with local architect of record to ascertain building, fire and zoning codes were satisfied. Liaised with senior designer on design adjustment as needed.
• Aligned design objective with allied disciplines including lighting, signage, landscape designers. Coordinated interfaces as required.
• Participated in exterior wall tenders review.
• Oversaw construction phase implementation, including submittals review, site reports review, drawings for clarification and construction change.
• Promoted efficient teamwork by streamlining workload, delegating task based on skill, fostering ownership mentality, while providing mentorship and growth opportunities.
• Projects include a 2 million square foot airport in Nanning, a 345 meter tall office tower in Shenyang, a master plan in Donjiadu consisting of a podium and eleven buildings including a 300 meter tall mixed-use tower.

Jun 2013 - Feb 2018
 

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer II

• Researched project parameters including programs, codes, and site.
• Produced conceptual and detailed design studies, aided by 3D modeling, rendering and printing.
• Researched and sourced materials including glass, stones and metal finishes.
• Produced presentation materials, coordinated professional models, renderings and animations.
• Produced drawings for all phases of project documentation.
• Participated in design and technical coordination.
• Projects include a 350 meter tall office tower in Kunming, a 1,500 foot tall mixed-use tower in Philadelphia.

Jun 2006 - Jun 2013
 

Allen + Killcoyne Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Architect (Interior)

• Delivered several interior projects in Manhattan single-handedly from conceptual design to contract administration, conducted field survey at inception, coordinated with expeditor to file and pull permits.
• A project involved converting portion of a basement of an apartment building into a private fitness center furnished with commercial gym equipment. Another project was a clothing store design furnished with custom millwork.

Feb 2003 - Jun 2006
 

NBBJ, San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Intern

• Assisted in the design for a public library, a medical facility, a lab facility, a school addition and an office interior remodel. Conducted a site survey. Acted as tour guide to a potential client on a site visit.

Sep 1999 - Jul 2000
 

Education 

University College London (UCL), The Bartlett, London, GB, Graduate Diploma in Architecture

ARB/RIBA Part II

Sep 2000 - Jul 2002
 

University of Newcaslte upon Tyne (UK), Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, Certificate in Architectural Practice (Distinction)

ARB/RIBA Pre-Part II Year-out

Sep 1999 - Jul 2000
 

University of Newcaslte upon Tyne (UK), Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, BA (Hons) in Architectural Studies

ARB/RIBA Part I

Sep 1996 - Jul 1999
 

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