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Mahzad Talaei

Mahzad Talaei

Sacramento, CA, US

 

About 

I believe Architecture is an efficient problem solving tool. It helps us to think creatively to find new solutions. An innovative mind with extensive knowledge and experience in Architecture is a factory with unlimited product variety.

We should be contented since our work will bring hope and happiness to people and society. We look to the past for inspiration in order to fulfill human dreams in the future. We are able to create unforgettable moments, change lives and build a better environment.

I hope my work opens eyes to see new possibilities and inspires people think innovatively in all aspects of their lives.

Employment 

Bates Architects – St. Louis, MO, St. Louis, MO, Architectural Associate

Active in all aspects of project development from Schematic Design through Construction Documentation
using Revit.
 Involvement in Construction Administration phase. Review of shop drawings, field observation, coordinating responses to RFI’s.
Experience with full coordination with all trades throughout the design and building process.
Collaborated with consultants and team members to prepare a complete set of construction drawings,
details and documents.
 Coordination with MEP Engineers and base building conditions.
Extensive research in various building materials and design solutions

Apr 2016 - Jul 2017
 

Ismael Leyva Architect – New York, NY, New York, NY , Junior Architect (Residential)

Active in all aspects of project development from Schematic Design through Construction Documentation using Auto CAD
Assisted in completion of construction drawings and details
Collaborated with consultants and team members to prepare a complete set of construction drawings,
details and documents
Experience working with the NYC Dept. of Buildings and familiar with building code requirements, ADA Guidelines and working with various city agencies.

Dec 2014 - Apr 2016
 

AECOM, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Active in all aspects of project development from Schematic Design through Construction Documentation using AutoCAD
 Involvement in Construction Administration. Review of shop drawings, field observation, coordinating
 Collaborated with consultants and team members to prepare a complete set of construction drawings, details and documents
 Composed multimedia presentations using hand sketches, computer drawings and physical models
 Research in various building materials and design solutions
 Conducted site visits to explore and document existing conditions and context

Jun 2014 - Dec 2014
 

The University of Kansas-, Lawrence, KS, US, Graduate Teaching Assistant

 Performed grading, in-class support and administrative duties
 Provided personal mentoring and tutoring to students
 Mastered the courses materials by interaction with students about building codes, detailed sub-systems and cultural practices that comprise the built environment and the key factors affecting design and installation

Jan 2013 - May 2014
 

Bates and Associates Architects, Springfield, MO, US, Intern Architect

 Worked on all aspects of project development from Concept Design through Construction Documentation using Revit
 Assisted the project architect in material specification and details development
 Created concept design diagrams and drawings for client presentation
 Produced all presentation documentations
 Researched compliance of building code for projects
 Had frequent site visiting and meetings with clients

Jun 2013 - Dec 2013
 

IT Center, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US, Media Production Studio Assistant

 Assisted IT staff with many types of projects, e.g. multimedia production, audio/video duplication, conversion creation of online video/audio projects, knowledge based documentation and clerical tasks

Jun 2012 - Jan 2013
 

Zigourat Architects, Isfahan, Iran, Designer

 Prepared schematic designs, permit sets and construction documents on various residential, commercial, historic preservation and urban planning projects.
 Produced schematic design reports with AutoCAD, 3DsMax, Photoshop renderings and programmatic diagram

May 2009 - Jul 2011
 

FORM LLC, Isfahan, Iran, Intern Architect

 Created concept design diagrams and drawings for client presentation
 Produced presentation packages, including three and two dimensional renderings, graphic layouts, color and material palettes and proof read construction documents
 Designed client logos in AutoCAD and Photoshop to represent their brand identity

Dec 2010 - Mar 2011
 

Education 

The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US, MArch, Professional Master of Architecture

Aug 2011 - May 2014
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills