Joseph Murphy

Joseph Murphy

Boston, MA, US

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Creative Architectural design professional with 10 years of experience.  Highly skilled at managing multiple projects at once while creating innovative design solutions.



Akelius Real Estate Management, LLC, Boston, MA, US, Architectural Designer

Design apartment building upgrades for both historic and modern buildings ranging in size from 9,000 SF to 100,000 SF

Produce and submit, bid and construction drawings.

Coordinate plans with in house kitchen planers, construction managers, asset managers and property managers.

Submit permits to local jurisdictions.

Investigate and document existing conditions.

Coordinate and collaborate with the Design and Construction teams.

Design presentations to recommend building alterations to improve quality of unit and common area layouts.

Consult and advise external engineers on large scale projects and extreme building rehabilitation.

Sep 2018 - current

Ahold USA, Quincy, MA, US, Store Planning Specialist

Designed store layouts from 24,000 SF remodels to 80,000 SF new stores.

Coordinated Store Plans with Structural, Mechanical, Interior Design and Merchandising departments.

Conducted site visits to document existing conditions as well as solve spacing and construction issues in a cost effective manner.

Created and implemented Store Planner Training and File Management Guides.

Managed and mentored Junior Store Planners.

Co-founder of Ahold Developing Professionals business group.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2018

Anderson Hallas Architects, Golden, CO, US, Architectural Intern

Projects worked on ranged from 4,000 SF new construction single family residential to 500,000 SF historic hotel rehabilitation.

Involved in projects from schematic design and programming to construction documents.

Implemented ADA and initial code studies of projects.

Created concept design renderings and drawings for client presentations.

May 2007 - Apr 2010


University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2005 - May 2007

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2000 - May 2004

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