Michael E. Germanovsky

Michael E. Germanovsky

New York, NY, US



Recommendations For Michael


“Michael is a conscientious and dedicated professional. He always places the project first, and is a real team player. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him, and would welcome the opportunity to do so again.” 
David Palachek, Design Director, Associate, TPG Architecture
managed Michael indirectly at TPG Architecture

“Michael is a consummate professional, and an extremely diligent and conscientious project architect. He was always a team player, offering to assist others whenever the need arose. His communications skills combined with a genuine enthusiasm for his work will serve him well in a profession where responsiveness to client needs is so critical.”
Diana Revkin, Managing Director, TPG Architecture
managed Michael indirectly at TPG Architecture


“While I did not work with Michael directly, I assisted him through the hiring process during which he made a very good impression with our Partner and Managing Director.” 
Kim Martin, AIA, LEED AP, Project Manager, TPG Architecture
managed Michael indirectly at TPG Architecture


TRA studio Architecture, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

Under direct supervision of a NYS Registered and Licensed Architect attain experience in employing 1968 and 2008 NYC Building Code and Zoning in Schematic Design and Design Development, for production of Construction Documents in Alteration 1 and 2, and in Landmark Building Restoration.

May 2013 - current

Two One Two Design, New York City, Project Architect

From the project’s moment of conception: Analyze existing conditions and design criteria for a new retail store; Confirm feasibility with local building and zoning codes; Create a schematic design based on existing conditions; and Further develop the design into a complete set of construction documents. Coordinate, update, and revise plans as needed to reflect design revisions. Creatively illustrated interior fixtures, interior details, and storefront designs.

Feb 2013 - May 2013

Forum Consulting Group at Clavigeri Ltd., New York City, SR. DESIGNER

Create construction and demolition documents; including plans, details, sections, and elevations as a subcontractor to licensed professionals with hospitality projects. Scope of work includes:
• Demolition Plans - labeling elements to be removed and those to remain; as well as preparing plans for erecting new construction fences and barricades;
• New Work Plans - identifying alterations, new dimensions, new partitions types and demising walls, fenestration, egress and rise of utilities.
• Illustrate new construction with dimensioned elevations and building sections, and specify construction elements and draft architectural details.
• Prepare RCPs for lighting and soffit designs and denoting ceiling mounted fixtures. Solved construction issues by analyzing NYC 2008 Building Code, NYC Zoning ordinances, and project requirements.
Personally surveyed sites. Worked in concert with Architect, translating sketches in construction plans and permit documents.

Nov 2009 - Feb 2013


Schematically designed retail spaces (storefronts, sales area, back-of-house); and developed these designs into complete construction documents. Coordinated production, landlord’s approval, client’s requirements, construction codes, and local zoning ordinances research. Prepared mill-work plans, elevations, sections, and details, as needed.

Nov 2008 - Nov 2009


High-End Residential and Commercial/Retail. Produced construction drawings and calculations.

Mar 2008 - Nov 2008


High-End Retail and Industrial. Produced construction drawings and calculations. Produced detailed construction documents and as-built drawings.

May 2007 - Feb 2008

Interiors by Steven G, MIAMI FLORIDA, DESIGNER

Produced construction documents for High-End Residential and Retail projects. Produced interior design plans, elevations, sections, details.

Sep 2006 - May 2007

Kenneth Park Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

Drafter construction documents for retail projects for top national brands. Produced construction drawings and interior layout.

Feb 2006 - Sep 2006


Polytechnic Institute of New York University | NYU-Poly, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Construction

Covered a broad range of basic and advanced subjects in engineering and construction management, such as planning, cost estimation, scheduling, project management, and construction administration. Exposed to the latest applications in construction research and technology. Had exciting site visits to construction projects led by experienced mentors. Was taught the fundamentals of engineering and construction science, as well as business aspects of construction. Faculty-directed site visits to actual construction projects informed of studies during modern and practical systems integration courses, providing a valuable field experience under the guidance of knowledgeable mentors.

Finally, case-method teaching uses real-world business examples to demonstrate how general principles apply to specific problems in construction management. The approach is especially useful when examining construction contracts and administration, as well as safety and business law.

Sep 1997 - Jul 2001

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