Christina Chanter

Christina Chanter

New York, NY, US

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Section F Design | Architecture & Interiors, New York, NY, Junior Designer

• Work one-on-one with Principal Architect throughout project phases
• Prepare and edit DOB drawing sets for filing, and pricing sets for contractors
• Research product solutions to address specific architectural conditions
• Network with vendors of lighting, fixture, and architectural product companies
• Survey and draft plans, elevations, and details of existing site conditions
• Maintain spreadsheets of items purchased during construction phase

Mar 2017 - current

Friends of the High Line, New York, NY, Historical Information Volunteer

• Discussed the history the freight rail structure and the design of the park
• Addressed visitors’ questions about the High Line and its history
• Informed visitors about upcoming events in the park

Jun 2011 - current

CCS ARCHITECTURE, New York, NY, US, Design Studio Assistant

• Headed a complete overhaul of the materials library to make it more usable and functional
• Worked independently to complete a conceptual design project for Sonoma Valley property
• Managed the renovation of the firm’s office by coordinating materials order, scheduling contractor appointments, and performing installation/assembly where necessary

May 2015 - Jan 2017

Yoshihara McKee Architects, New York, NY, Design Intern

• Made updates and changes to existing drawings and designs, picked up redlines
• Researched materials for architectural and furniture projects
• Accompanied principal architects on field surveying and consultant meetings

Oct 2014 - Jan 2015

RISD Interior Architecture Department, Providence, RI, Structures, Energy and Building Systems Teaching Assistant

• Led tutoring sessions to help students understand concrete, steel, and timber structures
• Composed template documents for students’ structural model
• Guided students in their structural system models and presentations

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, Masters, Interior Studies (Adaptive Reuse)

-Advanced Design Studios
-Structures, Energy and Building Systems
-Model Shop

Jun 2012 - May 2014

Fordham University, New York, NY, Bachelors, Visual Arts

Sep 2005 - Jan 2010

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