Canan Gisela Sevim

Canan Gisela Sevim

New York, NY, US

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West Chin Architect, New York, NY, US, Junior Architectural Designer

-Assisted senior architects in the design development of high-end residential projects, including creating 3D models, developing floor plans, and drafting elevations
-Prepared construction documentation, including detailed drawings and specifications
-Developed design solutions for a residence at the Dakota building that respected
the historic character of the building while incorporating modern design elements
-Researched and identified materials and products that were suitable for historic
building fabric while meeting the client’s needs and budget
-Participated in site visits to monitor construction progress and address any issues
that may arise during the construction process

Sep 2021 - May 2023

Juego De Pelota, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

-Assisted with design concepts and drawings for sustainable stadium design projects, with a focus on solar panel placement on the roof and facade
-Created 3D renderings of a stadium design to assist with client visualization and
communication of design concepts
-Examined energy-efficient systems and sustainable materials for incorporation into stadium design projects

Sep 2020 - Dec 2020

Wittman Estes, Seattle, WA, US, Architectural Intern

-Collaborated with the project team on a competition to develop an urban design
proposal connecting Seattle sustainably and equitably through multiple crossings
-Employed QGIS technology to analyze diverse maps of Seattle and produced site
analysis drawings that depict the present transportation infrastructure, topography, and contextual elements
-Prepared final presentation materials, such as drawings, renderings, and graphics,
to clearly and effectively communicate the urban design proposal to the judges

Jun 2020 - Sep 2020


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2015 - May 2020


President's List, Other


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