Vanashree Kamani

Vanashree Kamani

Hillsboro, OR, US



I am a graduate with master degree in urban and regional design from New York Institute of Technology-NY and bachelor degree in Architecture. I am a dedicated professional with more than 4 years of professional experience assisting in all phases of design and construction and coordinating with engineers, contractor and clients. The scope of my work included various types and scales of projects, ranging from the single family house design to institutional and urban level projects. I am proficient in concept development, design development, construction documents, and digital & physical architectural model making. With my education in urban planning and architecture; I have a strong background in research, presentation, 2D-3D rendering and administrative software such as; AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Rivet, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D Max, Rhino, and Microsoft Office. I have completed several internships and graduate assistant-ship during my studies. I am self-organized person with the ability to perform individual tasks as well as work with a team. After my graduate study, I Joined Pillar Property Management LLC as junior architect, I have acquired the skills of building codes, ADA design guidelines, CDs and renovations for educational and commercial projects. 

I am currently seeking the opportunity in the Portland area as an urban planner/ Architect. 


Pillar Property Management, Bronx, NY, US, Junior project manager

- Prepared construction drawing and conduct site survey for ongoing projects.

Mar 2015 - current

Kushner Studios Architecture + Design, New York, NY, US, Architect Intern

- Worked on rezoning project and prepared various 3D massing options for new mixed used development.
- Prepared construction drawing and conducted site survey for ongoing projects.
- Designed portfolio for production group and website updates.

Oct 2014 - Dec 2014

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, Graduate Assistant

- Working with faculty members to assist them for ongoing research, procedures to obtain original data and other research & administrative related tasks.
- Prepare reports and papers for publication, presentation and documentation

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

thinkDESIGN Architecture, New York, NY, US, Junior project Architect

- Worked on preparing construction drawing sets following building codes, ADA guidelines, environmental standards and site regulations for compliance.
- Conducted site survey and prepared site analysis reports.
- Prepared reports, required documentation and presentations.
- Communication with client over phone calls and emails.

Jul 2014 - Sep 2014

Design Workshop, Rajkot, India , Junior Architect

- Worked on the high-rise project. Designed commercial, housing units prepared architectural and landscape detail drawings.
- Designed a resort, prepared site development, architectural and interior drawings.
- Worked on the proposal for institutional design competition project. Prepared presentation board and developed sustainable design strategies for campuses.
- Conducted field trip and on site supervision with monitoring the time schedule.
- Handled individual project during the final semester while maintain full course load.

May 2012 - Aug 2013

Tathastu Architects, Surat, India, Architect Intern

- As a Member of housing design committee for GNFC (Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers Company Limited), I worked on site design and in the initial planning & design stage of housing unit.
- Participate in an urban level study and competition project conducted by SCET (Sarvajanik College of Engineering Technology, Surat). The study looked at the river front development of Tapi Rive as Surat faces flood situation in every monsoon. The intent of the study was to use the flood water as one of the resource for urban water for city.
- Assisted senior architect in preparing architectural drawings as intern architect.

Jun 2010 - Nov 2010


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, Masters, Master of Architecture in Urban and Regional Design

Sep 2013 - Dec 2014

IP School of Architecture, Rajkot, India , BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Aug 2007 - May 2012

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