Irina Verkhovskaya

Irina Verkhovskaya

New York, NY, US



Registered Architect in the states of New York and New Jersey
NCARB Certified


  • Overseeing projects from concept to completion
  • Prepare construction documents and project manuals
  • Strong design skills, free hand presentation, 3D modeling
  • Coordinating Architectural, MEP and Structural Drawings for completeness and adherence to budget  constraints
  • Checking if design documents are consistent with code requirements
  • Coordinating bid process, responding to RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, preparing punch lists
  • Maintaining meeting minutes
  • Leasing with municipalities and municipal  boards to obtain permits and approvals
  • Preparing construction progress field reports


Grew up in Downtown Moscow, Russia
Moved to US in 2000 to pursue my Masters in Architecture studies
Other areas of interest are product design, painting and graphic design



Led all aspects of architectural design for various projects including
Community College of Morris, Randolph, NJ
Sheffield Hall Engineering Lab Renovation, Size: 11,600 SF
Summit Board of Education, Summit, NJ
Roof Replacement at Jefferson, Franklin and Washington Schools
Diocese of Metuchen, Piscataway, NJ
Water Infiltration Mitigation at Sacred Heart School, South Amboy, NJ

Jul 2012 - May 2013

Techne Group, Design and Detailing Consultant

Steel Construction Detailing for telecommunication projects for T-Mobile, Metro PCS, AT&T, etc.

Dec 2007 - Jan 2011

Poskanzer Skott Architects, Ridgewood, NJ, US, Architectural Designer

Led all aspects of architectural design for various projects including

YMCA/YWCA Addition and Renovation, Ridgewood, NJ
Size: 72,000 SF
Birch Street Housing, Paterson, NJ
Size: 10,500 SF

May 2004 - Nov 2007

Mayo, Lynch and Associates, Architectural Designer

International High School, Paterson, NJ
Size: 114,000 SF

I was involved with the project on the Schematic Design,
Design Development and Construction Documentation stages

Feb 2003 - Aug 2004

Community Design Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, Architect / Graduate Assistant

Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati, OH
Re-habitation of the Over-the-Rhine Neighborhood, Cincinnati, OH

Sep 2000 - Aug 2002

Murray O’Laoire Architects, Architect

'Atrium' Mixed-use Center, Moscow, Russia
Size: 1,100,000 SF
Responsibilities involved construction administration, site observation and quality control

Feb 2000 - Aug 2000

aLL Design, Junior Architect

Office Development on Trubnaya Street, Moscow, Russia
Size: 64,000 SF

Apr 1997 - Feb 2000


University of Cincinnati, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2000 - Aug 2002
Sep 1993 - Jun 1999


Graduate Assistantship, University of Cincinnati, 2000-2002, Scholarship


University Graduate Scholarship, University of Cincinnati, 2000-2002, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization