Xavier Bonano

Xavier Bonano

New York, NY, US

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I am a Third-year student at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI_Arc) pursuing a Bachelors degree in Architecture with a concentration on Sustainable design. Heavily influenced by the outcomes of emerging technologies and new ideas being thrown around in the architecture community. I am focused on designing today for a more resilient tomorrow and exploring what does not work. If it's not broken already, then break it.


NEOM THE LINE, Tobuk, Intermediate Architectural Intern

Supported the coordination of Infrastructure Interface by way of BIM to analyze and facilitate 25% of all assets during the conceptual design and planning stage. Perform research, data referencing, drafting of documents/specifications and ensuring that NEOM ZERO project is completed on time and within budget.
• Closely studied Harkness method of learning to effectively design and model sqft. 605,000 educational assets with Design Lead and collaborators.
• Developed 30% of all plans, sections and elevations pertaining to educational assets worked on.
• Worked closely with Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) Scientists to gather 25 % research on dynamic architecture.
• Conducted reports on progress of existing parcels and presented reports to Directors and Senior Architects.
• Assisted in coordination of all bid processes for NEOM ZERO.
• Assisted in feasibility study regarding THE SPINE (Underground roads for service and transport, High speed freight and rail and MEP).

Apr 2020 - Jun 2021

Facade Solutions New York, New York, NY, US, Intern

Drafted 50% of documents, schedules, and technical specifications related to designs and construction administration. Gathered 75% of information by executing in depth research on an assigned site.
• Spearheaded two projects valued $5M each and delivered projects 15% under budget on average.
• Built an impressive record of advancement by successfully conducting 20 site visits.
• Praised by senior management for effective budgeting skills.

Jun 2018 - May 2019


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 2019 - current

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