Simi Ibikunle

Simi Ibikunle

New York, NY, US

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Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture, Brooklyn, Architectural Intern

 Completed a 15,340 m2 museum competition entry, with a focus on preliminary site research, program distribution, and floor plan optimization
 Coordinated and presented weekly reports for principal on museum competition entry
 Communicated project updates between the project architect and the contractor
 Collected data for Passive House certification on finished projects, reviewing completed construction drawings to assess energy efficiency

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Douglas Elliman, New York, Real Estate Intern

 Worked with the Tavivian Team, which holds a portfolio of over $1 billion in sold properties
 Digitally reconfigured floor plans of existing 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom luxury apartments to increase their space economy with additional bedrooms and bathrooms
 Trained new interns on floor plan optimization and maintained spreadsheet of all completed intern work
 Coordinated weekly site visits for intern team with supervisor for ongoing renovations
 Surveyed ongoing projects and communicated with interior designer and contractor

May 2016 - Aug 2016


Columbia University, New York, BArch, Architecture

Relevant Coursework: Architectural Design Studios (4), Independent Study: A Comparative Study of Affordable Housing Development in Paris and NYC, Independent Study: The French Urbanist from 1850 to 1950, Design Futures: New York City

Aug 2014 - current