Emily Kanner

Emily Kanner

New York, NY, US

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Overlay Office, Brooklyn, Project Manager + Designer

Develop construction document sets and millwork details for projects of multiple scales. Liaison between office, clients, and manufacturers. Perform research and material, furniture, and fixture specification, along with multiple project schedules Project involvement includes managing commercial and residential projects ranging from 500 - 18,000 SF.

• Cocoon, Commercial Renovation and Fit Out, Brand Strategy, Manhattan
• Broadway Loft, Interior Renovation, Brooklyn
• Freeman Townhome, Interior Renovation & Addition, Brooklyn
• Capable Cubs, Commercial Interior Fit Out, New Jersey
• Reeve Street Townhome, Interior Renovation & Addition, Brooklyn
• Pawling, New Construction, New York
• Design Advocates, Non profit, New York

Dec 2019 - current

Rikkert Paauw Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB), Tallinn, EE, Installation Artist Assistant

-Assisted artist Rikkert Pauuw on the design and build for an installation for the 2019 Tallinn Architecture Biennale “Beauty Matters”.
-Participated in daily on-site construction work.
-Coordinated volunteer scheduling.

Jul 2019 - Oct 2019

Tulane School of Architecture First Year Design Studio, New Orleans, LA, US, Teaching Assistant

-Assisted in the development of first year students’ design and technical skills through individual crits, pin-ups, and workshops.
-Coordinated key pedagogical milestones, daily responsibilities, and assignments between undergraduate students and Tulane Architecture Professor Adam Modesitt.

Jan 2019 - May 2019

Tulane School of Architecture Digital Output Lab, New Orleans, LA, US, Manager

-Coordinated and managed a team of 13 student staff members.
-Oversaw plotters, laser cutters, scanners, and 3d printers in the digital output lab for the Tulane School of Architecture.

Aug 2015 - May 2019

Office of Jonathan Tate, New Orleans, LA, US, Architectural Intern

-Developed construction documents and schematic design drawings for residential and commercial projects.
-Attended client meetings in office and on site.
-Measured properties and developed as-built drawings.
-Researched building code requirements for projects in development.

May 2018 - Sep 2018

Morris Adjmi Architects, New Orleans, LA, US, Freelance Architectural Intern

-Measured existing properties and worked on Revit as-built drawings.
-Developed schematic design drawings.
-Assisted with setting up the new New Orleans office location.

Dec 2017 - Jun 2018

Sean Fisher Architects, New Orleans, LA, US, Architectural Intern

-Created Revit as-built drawings, schematic design drawings, and construction documents.
-Attended client meetings and on-site construction meetings.

May 2017 - Dec 2017

M.A. Palumbo Studio, New Orleans, LA, US, Architectural Intern

-Measured existing properties and worked on AutoCad drawings.
-Created detailed project schedules.
-Attended client and on-site construction meetings.
-Selected fixtures and furnishings for clients.

May 2016 - Dec 2016

DESIRON, New York, NY, US, Showroom Intern

-Assisted with furniture design development, sales, and computer filing.
-Planned various events and marketing for the showroom.
-Attended client meetings and design coordination meetings for collaborations.

May 2015 - Aug 2015


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, MArch, Architecture

B.Arch and M.Arch I

Aug 2013 - May 2019


Tulane University STAR Award, Other


Thesis Commendation Award, Other


Distinguished Thesis Award, Other


DSGN 3200 Comprehensive Studio Award, 1st Place


DSGN Studio Portfolio Award, Other


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