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Shireen Khan

Shireen Khan

Dublin, CA, US

 
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About 

A highly motivated and creative designer with over 3 years of professional experience. 
Adept in working on multiple projects simultaneously. 
Interested in sustainability - particularly Daylighting & passive cooling strategies , computational design (parametric design) , & human centric design.  

Employment 

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley , Graduate Student Instructor,

Graduate Student Instructor, ARCH-150 Introduction to Structure
College of Environmental Design - teaching, grading, conducting lab sessions for 27 students, preparing homework, quizzes & exam.

Aug 2017 - Dec 2017
 

Integrated Structures Inc, Berkeley , Architectural Designer

Worked on interior & Structural retrofits for commercial buildings, private residences & winery.
Involved in testing a EM wall(™) using SAP200

Jul 2017 - Dec 2017
 

Kwan Henmi Architecture & Planning,, San Francisco, Architecture Intern

Worked on design proposals & graphic presentations for public transits, finish material sample board for multifamily housing, produced design development & shop drawings for private residences

May 2016 - Jul 2016
 

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering , University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley , Reader

I graded research papers for an exciting new course at the civil engineering department.

The focus of this course is on the architectural and structural design with sustainability and energy efficiency being included in all aspects of design process from beginning conceptual stage to the final design. The course introduces students to one or more comprehensive architectural and structural design problems; design teams conceive the architecture of the residence and structural system; conduct architectural design with emphasis on aesthetics,economy, sustainability, construction and energy efficiency; determine the loads; design the structure of the home and its foundations using traditional material such as steel, concrete, and wood or use innovative non-traditional material; more wood structure or a structure made of and its foundation; prepare construction cost estimate; prepare final report containing project description, design criteria, cost estimate, architectural and structural drawings, and supporting calculations; and make "client" presentations as required.

Jan 2016 - May 2016
 

Natraj & Venkat Architects, Chennai, India, Architect

Worked on high rise luxury apartments, commercial buildings, stadiums & private residences

Jan 2010 - Oct 2010
 

Chiraag Kapoor Architects, Chennai, India , Architect

Worked on private residences, housing development, beach houses, & low-income apartments.

Aug 2008 - Dec 2009
 

Education 

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2014 - May 2017
 

Anna University, Chennai, IN, BArch, Bachelors in Architecture

Aug 2003 - May 2008
 

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