Michael Barker

Michael Barker

New York, NY, US

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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. 


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 for Architecture, 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


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


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


AIAS Massart Emerging Leader Award, Award


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