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Michael Barker

Michael Barker

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

I am a recent graduate from the masters program at Wentworth Institute of Technology looking for work in New York City. My passion lies in pushing architectural form to better meet the needs of people and the public at large. 


Employment 

Cambridge Innovation Center, Boston, MA, Architecture & Design Team Intern

• designed furniture layouts for CIC's 245 Main St Cambridge, MA co-working office space
• specified furniture style and color to coordinate with proposed interior design themes and concepts
• managed furniture budget and coordinated ordering
• sat in on meetings with architects and contractors to review design and construction decisions
• assisted CIC co-working tenants with architectural proposals for their rented space

Jun 2018 - Sep 2018
 

HND Architects, Marblehead, MA, Architectural Designer

• translated architects' & clients' ideas for high-end residential projects into schematic, zoning, design development, and construction drawings using DataCAD and SketchUP Pro
• created drawings, photographs, presentations, and maps for town boards (zoning, planning, historic) using Photoshop and Word
• analyzed and accurately documented existing structural conditions and floor plans through photography and hand sketching
• communicated with clients, contractors, town officials and consultants to coordinate project decisions
• organized and maintained project schedules
• built a new website including: website layout, took and edited photographs, and wrote project descriptions
• designed graphics for business cards, signage and website

Jun 2015 - Jul 2017
 

Barker Builders Inc., Tewksbury, MA, Builder's Assistant

• assisted with the construction of multiple wood framed residential additions and renovations

Jun 2011 - Sep 2014
 

Boston Society of Architects, Boston, MA, Communications Intern

• created a prototype of a digital public image library of admirable and unacceptable universal design examples to be used by architects through the Architectural Access Committee

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
 

Education 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Sep 2017 - Apr 2019
 

Massachussets College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, US, Bachelors, Architectural Design

Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
 

Awards 

MassArt All School Show - Best of Show in Architecture, Award

2014
 

AIAS Massart Emerging Leader Award, Award

2014
 

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