Adriana Amendolara

Adriana Amendolara

Astoria, NY, US




One Lux Studio, New York, NY, US, Urban Design Consultant

- Accessed for large scale, 40 Hectare landscape project located in China; in collaboration with Hargreaves Associates
- Generated Lighting Design presentations, plans, and sections
- Analyzed photometric capabilities of fixtures on site

Jan 2012 - current

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, New York, NY, US, Project Based Work

- Accessed for 3D work, presentation pieces, and sectional studies for short listed project meeting

Jul 2011 - Jul 2011

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Urban Design Teaching Assistant

- Awarded by faculty for leadership and performance excellence
- Acted as a contact point between the faculty and students to facilitate communication
- Assisted faculty in the organization and maintenance of studio assignments
- Created, planned and led lecture events at STUDIO-X and Columbia University
- Created video for project reviews documenting site analysis and context

Jan 2011 - May 2011

Smiros & Smiros Architects, Junior Architect

- Promoted to Junior Architect from an internship position within 12 months
- Created complete construction drawings for residential architecture: sections, elevations, and plans
- Created design books for board and client meetings: resulted in more business, new clients and approved projects throughout the Landmarks Department in New York City
- Developed site planning for residential projects used in suburban developments
- Assigned the head of design for a renovation project in Long Island, NY

May 2007 - Jun 2010

William E Massie Architects, Troy, NY, US, Architecture Intern

- Designed and executed 3D and physical models used for pre-fab residential buildings
- Designed, built and fabricated pre-fab panels for a guest residence
- Researched, suggested and procured building materials for housing exteriors

Jun 2006 - Sep 2006


Columbia University, Masters, Architecture & Urban Design

Jun 2010 - May 2011

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2003 - May 2008

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