Bishoy Takla

Bishoy Takla

New York, NY, US



Results-driven, conscientious and ambitious professional seeks to work in a Junior Architect position where excellent education and technical skills are leveraged to make sustainable and efficient architectural designs.



Bright Power, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

Train engineers to use CAD methodology for solar Construction Documents. Designed Photovoltaic (PV) solar systems layout for ground and roof areas. Co-prepared LEED® credit documentation for Via Verde - AIA New Housing New York Award Winner. Troubleshot thermal system in UAC III, Bronx, NY. Collaborated with mechanical, electrical and structural engineers. Received New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA) Best Solar Thermal Project of the Year award in 2011. Created a CAD and Sketch Up templates; saved several hours per project.

May 2011 - current

NYC Housing Authorities, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Prepared and submitted required project documents, managed documents, and coordinated mailing for all project phases. Collaborated with contractors to ensure compliance with specifications and approved sub-contractors/managed documents of many multimillion dollar projects.

Oct 2010 - Mar 2011

DE Properties Management, New York, NY, US, Intern

Developed construction drawings for family house extensions, and conducted site studies, code research and attended city permit meetings.

Oct 2010 - Nov 2010

New York City Fire Department (FDNY), New York, NY, US, Intern

Assisted in reviewing submitted plans to obtain FDNY permits.

Sep 2010 - Oct 2010

HRA Bureau of Space and Design, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Created detailed construction drawings and renders for several successful projects, and drafted existing conditions after measuring, sketching and rendering.
Worked with clients to develop implementable designs according to their requirements by responding to construction administration requests and planned/checked corrections, researching Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accessibility compliance and design codes, assisting in interior design of residential projects, and attending client meetings and prepared presentations.
Introduced and used CAD as a presentation tool to show clients/colleges the process of the design.

Sep 2008 - May 2010


The General Society of Mechanics/Tradesmen, New York, NY, US, Certificate in Construction Project Management

Sep 2012 - current

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, Masters, Master of Sustainability in Architecture

3.7 GPA, Capstone project “Impacts on Sustainability of Building Deconstruction.”

Jun 2010 - Dec 2011

NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, New York, NY, US, High Performance and Energy Efficient Buildings

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Passive House Academy, Passive House Primer Course

Mar 2011 - Apr 2011

New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Architectural Technology

3.6 GPA, Dean’s List, final project “Master Plan for Fulton Street Mall”

Jun 2008 - Jun 2010

Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006

Areas of Specialization