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Mahdi Alkaifi

Mahdi Alkaifi

Yonkers, NY, US

 

About 

Junior architect with experience in drafting, project design, RFP preparation, and community outreach. Strong interests in surveying, problem-solving, sustainable practices, and photogrammetry.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

StudioTEKA Design, Brooklyn, NY, US, Junior Architect

(Architectural Design and Services) Conducted multiple surveys and site visits. Organized bids and prepared client presentations. Worked on multiple projects throughout different phases, including initial documentation and schematic design, DOB and Building review/submission, and various construction phases.

(Request for Proposal - Portland, Oregon) Participated in a RFP submission for a feasibility study on developing a new model for a cultural center devoted to exhibiting African American innovation and creativity.

(Research and Grant Finding - 2100 VR Project) Collaborated on the research and development of the book 2100: A Dystopian Utopia into an immersive Virtual Reality game.

Sep 2021 - Jun 2022
 

Alberto Foyo Architects, P.C., New York, NY, US, Draftsperson

(Drafting and Survey) Drawing set documenting existing conditions for a historic low-rise apartment on the Upper West Side.

Apr 2020 - Mar 2021
 

City College, The Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, Harlem, NY, US, Tutor - Elementary Structural Analysis (Statics)

(Graduate and Undergraduate) Held group study sessions and assisted students individually in assignments, exams, and final bridge design.

Feb 2018 - May 2018
 

Molina General Construction Inc., Bronx, NY, US, Assistant

(Ground-up Construction) Assisted general contractor with demolition, mixing concrete, framing, and organizing deliveries. Worked with team to complete project tasks on time.

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
 

Education 

The City College of the City University of New York - The Spitzer School of Architecture, Harlem, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Magna Cum Laude, 3.5 GPA
Former Vice President and Treasurer of CCNY Green (Solar RoofPod)

Sep 2016 - Jun 2021
 

Awards 

Castagna Architectural Scholarship, Scholarship

2019
 

CityWORKS - SSA Publication, Nomination

School publication and archive showcasing exemplary student work. Work was used for NCARB accreditation.

2016
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills