Khaled Riad

Khaled Riad

New York, NY, US





Ismael Leyva Architects, New York, Junior Architect

Involved in completing all phases of design for clients such as Related Companies and Soho Properties

Collaborated with design architects such as Diller Scofidio & Renfro, Shop Architects, SOMA Architects, and Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Attended client meetings with regards to layout changes and conducted consultant meetings in the absence of senior supervisors

Drafted floor plans and reflected ceiling plans for a design development submission at 1/8” and 1/4” scale

Created door, wall partition, and curtain wall schedules outlining all elements of construction and finishes at 1 1/2” scale

Submitted drawings for the Department of Building that illustrated code and zoning requirements, and determination requests

Drafted exterior wall details including all elements of construction ranging from 3/4” - 3” scale in plan and section

Coordinated with structural and mechanical engineers to update slab edge plans and reflected ceiling plans

Drafted attorney general and marketing plans

Nov 2014 - current

RiadArchitecture, Cairo, EG, Intern Architect

Developed drafting and rendering techniques through a space planning project for an apartment complex in Istanbul, Turkey

Archived and restored project drawings dated from 1934 onward while utilizing hand drawing and Adobe Photoshop skills

Participated in multiple competition entries, duties included but were not limited to:

Wiring and painting strings for the Dancing Harps installation that won first place in the YAF AIA Atlanta 10up competition

Building a digital site model in Rhino 3d of a mixed use block in Porto, Portugal and another mixed use block in Lima, Peru

Producing 15 varied schematic designs for the Porto urban planning competition, one of which was used for the final design

May 2013 - Aug 2013

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD, US, Senior Student Supervisor

Handled cash sales and reconciled daily deposits

Supervised a staff of 20 student employees

Trained new student employees

Programmed a MS Excel macro to run sales report in less time and passed it down to my supervisor for future use

Updated office website using Html, CSS, and JavaScript coding through Adobe Dreamweaver

Jul 2009 - Dec 2009


Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, MArch, Architecture

Thesis: uncertainty in architecture through the ideas behind quantum theory

Sep 2013 - Aug 2014

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2010 - May 2013

University of Maryland, College Park, MD, US, Bachelors, Physical Science

Bachelor of Science in Physical Science degree, which concentrated on physics, math and geology

Jan 2006 - Dec 2009


SCAD Generate 24 hr Design Competition, 2nd Place

Second place in a 24hr design charrette challenge organized by SCAD Collaborative Learning Center

Developed design concept into a physical prototype that could be installed in any city

Fostered abstract ideas into a design that enhances discourse amongst people in an otherwise impersonal busy city

Designed the prototype through Rhino 3d and produced plans and sections articulating the design

Formatted a digital presentation given to a panel of judges comprised of the Dean of Building Arts and Vice President of SCAD