Amy Kirk

Amy Kirk

New York, NY, US




GENE KAUFMAN ARCHITECT, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

Dec 2012 - current

Lawrence Marek, Architect, New York, NY 10001, Architect

• Project architect responsibilities on a variety of small projects

• Partial Project List: Clifton Place Townhouse (CDs and zoning analysis for a spec house in Brooklyn emphasizing passive and active solar energy); Cappella Ovi (contract documents and technical consultation for an outdoor pavilion/chapel in Yangpyeong, South Korea); Grossberg Residence (a gut renovation of a 1200SF apartment in Manhattan, construction cost: $300K); Forte Residence (a renovation projects that joined two apartments in an early modernist building in Manhattan, construction cost: $150K); Durrant Residence (a kitchen and bath renovation in Manhattan, construction cost: $100K); Various DOB approval sets for major home renovation projects in Queens.

Sep 2010 - current

Barry Rice Architect, New York, NY, Project Architect

• Project Architect:180 East 93rd Street Condominium, a LEED certified, high-end, nine unit apartment building currently under construction (Construction Cost: $12M) and The Shops at 345 Adams Street Exterior Remodeling (Construction Cost: $750,000)
• Coordinated of all disciplines related to the design of the project
• Directed the production of Construction Documents and Building Department submissions
• Designed aspects of building interior and facade as well as critical construction details
• Conducted zoning analysis to maximize FAR
• Worked extensively with model makers and renderers to create marketing materials
• Selected finish materials and reviewed contractor submittals and material samples

Nov 2007 - Sep 2010

Goshow Architects, New York, NY, Junior Project Manager

• Junior Project Manager, NYC SCA Capital Improvement Projects. Principal Projects: Hillcrest High School Exterior Modernization (Construction Cost $12M), PS 87 Exterior Modernization (Construction Cost $10M), IS 383 Exterior Renovations (Construction Cost: $3.5M)
• Led design team in the production of Contract Documents for exterior renovation and modernization projects, as well as smaller interior Reso-A funded renovations
• Conducted site surveys to determine scope of work
• Produced detailed reports of field findings and recommended work scope
• Prepared Scope and Design Phase cost estimates
• Attended Quality Control (QC) Review meetings with the clients and provided formal response to QC comments
• Expedited project approval with the Plan Examiner (FID)
• Attended weekly job site meetings with contractor and client representatives during Construction Administration Phase
• Reviewed contractor submittals and proposals during Construction Administration
• Provided formal response to Contractor's Requests for Information (RFIs)

Jul 2006 - Nov 2007

Agofer, SA, Madrid, Spain, Architectural Designer and Technician

• Architectural Designer and Technician. Principal Projects: Edificio Ayala Condominium (55 Units), Villaverde Condominium Complex (230 units), Residencia Mirasierra (8,100m2 assisted living facility)
• Produced construction documents for large apartment blocks
• Designed apartment layouts in residential projects
• Determined layouts for water distribution and drainage installations
• Ensured compliance with zoning requirements
• Prepared apartment plans and floor area data for use in sales contracts
• Prepared construction cost estimates

Mar 2001 - Apr 2004

Downing Barradas Architects, Ithaca, NY, Architectural Designer

• Architectural Designer. Principal Projects: Cornell Golf Center, which received the Design Excellence Award from the Central New York Chapter of the AIA; Ithaca City Hall Renovations; Various Interior Renovations for Cornell University; OASAS/Alpha House Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (Feasibility Study)
• Designed space and furniture layouts for office renovation projects
• Space planning and design of office layouts
•Constructed physical and virtual models for presentation to clients, user groups and donors
• Wrote and designed proposals and marketing materials
• Prepared construction cost estimates
• Produced sketches in response to contractor RFIs
• Met with clients, contractors and building department officials during Construction Administration

May 1998 - Aug 2000

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, Teaching Assistant

• Teaching Assistant in the Architectural History Department
• Received the award for Best Teaching Assistant in Architecture, 1998
• Conducted weekly tutorial sessions with students
• Evaluated student work, primarily essays

Sep 1995 - May 1998


Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, MArch, Architecture

Sep 1995 - May 1998


Best Teaching Assistant in the Syracuse University School of Architecture, Award


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