Michael LasterJr.

Michael LasterJr.

Bronx, NY, US

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LHP Architects, New York, Senior Architectural Designer

-Manage project development from pre-design through completion, meeting with clients and consultants to provide insight and/or assistance.
-Review and approve contract requests for payment, amendments, schedule extensions, and contract closures.
-Lead the coordination of all disciplines to produce a comprehensive and coordinatedconstruction document set that meets the requirements of local building code, ADA, zoning and any other applicable laws.
-Idea Studio - This was a brand new production department that I started while I was at LHP Architects. This department was responsible for any of 3D representation that was needed for a project. This included VR / AR models, 3D printed models, Site Survey’s (with Drone’s and 360 Degree Camera’s), Still Renderings, as well as Rendered Walk Throughs.

Jan 2021 - current

Stephen B. Jacobs Group, New York, Project Manager

-Liaise with construction professionals regarding project feasibility, managing issues with environmental impact, ton planning, legislations, and budget negotiation.
-Conducted regular meetings with clients, contractors, and specialists making regular site visits to check progress.
-Lead the creation of a conceptual framework for projects, incorporating company standards, goals and brand ideas.-

Aug 2015 - Aug 2017

Ismael Leyva Architects, PC, New York, NY, US, Job Captain

-Coordinated with both clients and contractors to ensure deadlines were met.
-Incorporated modern building techniques into architectural projects.

Nov 2011 - Aug 2015

Manlyn Development Group (General Contractor), Office Administrator

I was in charge of doing this 3D Models, CAD Drawings, Creating Singage, Placing orders, Take Offs's, Submitting Drawings

Feb 2008 - Sep 2009


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), BArch, Architecture

I have my BArch degree which also includes a year of thesis study.

Sep 2007 - May 2011

Morrisville State College, Architecture

Associates degree program

Sep 2004 - May 2007

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