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Abdurrahman Baru

Abdurrahman Baru

Manassas, VA, US

 
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Employment 

Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB), San Francisco, CA, US, Intern Architect

•Responsible for taking client meetings notes and making sure that issues have been addressed before the next meeting
•Creating visualizations and conceptualizing forms of projects at the stage of design
•Developing the architectural plans of projects and making sure they meet the building code regulations with a projected timeline using other projects as reference

May 2019 - Aug 2019
 

SAHARA GROUP, Abuja, NG, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

• Design improvements on Sahara’s $40 million Kado middle income property development, using a sustainable and cost-efficient building approach to enhance human comfort.
• Research in low-cost sustainable architecture and its manufacture to create jobs and a line of products
• Exploring ways to balance energy and architecture goals towards the company diversification master plan

Jun 2017 - Aug 2018
 

Chigari Foundation, Abuja, NG, INTERN / VOLUNTEER

• Scouting for revenue and job creation opportunities
• Creating visuals, interpreting and developing simulations for awareness campaigns
• Computer training staff on current 3d visualization software used for the production of presentation aids

Jul 2017 - Jul 2018
 

RAW-NYC Architects, Dubai, AE, INTERN

• Data scripting through visualizations and image translation
• Analyzing climate data and creating building systems that respond to the building thus increasing comfort

May 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Education 

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Masters, Architecture

Aug 2018 - May 2020
 

American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, AE, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2012 - May 2017
 

Awards 

The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award, Nomination

Presented in partnership with New York University Abu Dhabi, the award gives UAE undergraduates and recent graduates the chance to create a work of art that, in the spirit of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work, can be publicly exhibited and enjoyed.

2020
 

Cybioc Morphologies, Other

-Project Published in Stuart Weitzman School of Design Pressing Matters 19

-Exhibited in the Aesthetics of prosthetics conference at Pratt institute

2019
 

School of Design Departmental Grant 2018-2019, Scholarship

2018
 

Areas of Specialization 

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