George Dolidze

George Dolidze

New York, NY, US



I have received a BArch from Syracuse University. Following graduation I had worked for 2 years and as an architectural designer. I am currently an MArch candidate at Columbia University and expecting to graduate in May 2012. I am passionate about environmental sustainability, parametric design and eastern European culture (I am originally from the Republic of Georgia).


HOK, New York, NY, US, Design Professional


Nov 2012 - current

Utopus Studio, Jack of All Trades

Developed construction documents for multiple renovation projects.
Create and develop design proposes and client presentations.
Collaborate and coordinate drawings with consultants and engineers.
Model and render landmark buildings.
Survey existing conditions.
Office administration.
IT Support.

Aug 2006 - Mar 2011

Standard®, Intern Architect

Research applicable building and ADA codes.
Draw and submit plans to the DOB.
Assist in all phases of high end renovation projects.

Mar 2010 - Nov 2010

HLW International, Intern Architect

Worked on the Design Development of a Casino in Dominican Republic. Inducing but not limited to Study Models and Presentation Rendering.

Collaborated in the Schematic Design phase of 2 Office Towers, Hotel and Mall in Shanghai, China.

Assisted in putting together the Construction Documents for the swing space for the United Nations building.

May 2008 - Aug 2008


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Advanced Architectural Design

Jun 2011 - current

Syracuse University, BArch, School of Architecture

Started at Syracuse University as an engineering major after completing one year I transfered into the School or Architecture.

Studied abroad in Florence, Italy. Spring 2008

Competed my thesis on the state of Democracy in Post-Soviet cities, using Tbilisi, Georgia as my case study.

Aug 2003 - May 2009


AIA Sponsored Design Competition Finalist, Award

Selected as a finalists in an international design competition for a visitor center in Newark, NJ.


GSAPP Abstact, Other

The Salvage Art Institute, a studio project will be published in the 2012 Abstract from Columbia University.


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