Alexandra Dakas

Alexandra Dakas

Chicago, IL, US

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Seeking an inspiring work environment that will allow me to explore creatively and collaboratively while pursuing architecture and design. I hope to work with a team that will encourage and aid my goal of becoming a licensed architect and interior designer and that will provide opportunities for growth in the future.


Unispace, Chicago, IL, US, Designer

• Designed interior architecture for office spaces
• Created project visioning and charter presentations
• Developed schemes for schematic and design development phases
• Interacted with clients to present designs
• Designed test-fit plans and determined programs
• Coordinated with vendors and assembled material palettes
• Created renderings and fly-throughs using Revit, Enscape, and Lumion
• Developed construction documents at all phases
• Connected and coordinated with other offices around the country

Apr 2018 - Jul 2020

Williams Architects, Inc., Itasca, IL, US, Designer

• Created drawings and renderings for client meetings
• Specified interior finishes for various renovation and new build projects
• Created and updated working drawings from project start to finish
• Independently presented finishes and design options in client meetings
• Worked closely with clients to meet architectural and interior needs

Feb 2018 - Apr 2018

BRR Architecture, Merriam, KS, US, Designer

• Created and edited working drawings for remodel projects
• Issued changes and addendums
• Worked with consultants and clients to determine scope of work
• Traveled to project locations and conducted scope evaluations

Jun 2016 - Feb 2017

product architecture + design, Chicago, IL, US, Design Intern

• Created and edited graphics for client meetings
• Selected interior materials for various renovation projects
• Assembled RFQ submittals for potential projects
• Created and updated working drawings for the design development phase of several ongoing projects
• Calculated and organized project budgets
• Organized furniture packages
• Designed variations of several interior aspects of various public library renovation projects

Jun 2014 - Jan 2016


The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2016


AIA Kansas, Award

Student Architectural Citation Award


AIAKC, Award

Concept Honor Award


Contract Magazine Inspirations Awards, Award

Practice- Based Initiative Award


Monsters of Design, Award


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