Pegah Shabehpour Setork

Pegah Shabehpour Setork

Chicago, IL, US



Looking to obtain an architectural position within a progressive multidisciplinary firm or organization, utilizing my diverse skill set in digital design, energy consciousness, and landscape architecture.



Space Architects + Planners, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Intern

Sep 2015 - current

Sargent & Lundy LLC, Chicago, IL, US, Electrical Designer I

- Collaborate in a multi-disciplined team environment with other designers and engineers in the preparation of drawings based on design input
- Accompany and assist experienced designers on walkdowns at client facilities
- Prepare wiring design drawings such as master schematic diagrams and wiring diagrams based on input from electrical engineers
- Interface with vendors and construction contractors, explaining drawings so that appropriate design adjustments can be made
- Provide guidance to others in the use and application of drafting tools and standards

Sep 2014 - Aug 2015

Sargent & Lundy LLC, Chicago, IL, US, Electrical Drafter II

- Implemented electrical codes and standards while working within Fossil Power Technologies at a multidisciplinary company specializing in the power industry

- Utilized AutoCAD and Microstation to draft design drawings based on input from designers and engineers

- Created master sketches to scale showing relation of proposed installations to existing facilities and exact specifications and dimensions

- Interpreted and incorporated vendor information into applicable design deliverables

- Incorporated physical design in the development of grounding layouts, embedded conduit drawings, routing conduit, sizing conduit, cable tray and exposed conduit layouts, and electrical equipment location drawings

Dec 2013 - Aug 2014

Maemar PC Architects, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Intern

- Assisted in the streamlining of the architectural design process from conceptual design through overall completion of projects

- Utilized three-dimensional building information modeling using Revit to communicate concepts to the client for approval

- Produced construction and permit drawings for various scaled commercial, religious, and public projects using AutoCAD

- Prepared measured drawings based on site visits of existing spaces for design development

- Created three-dimensional renderings for client presentations using Revit and 3DsMax

Aug 2012 - Nov 2013

ICL Interior Architecture Inc., Chicago, IL, US, Intern

- Collaborated with both architects and engineers in a ten-person firm to develop solutions for architectural projects

- Designed potential iterations of floor plans for the initial stages of projects

- Produced drawings for renovations and new construction using AutoCAD

- Performed redline changes and revisions of drawings

- Projects included office buildings, commercial facilities, and multi-story residential buildings

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008


Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2014 - Aug 2016

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture

Specializations | Digital Design + Landscape Architecture

Projects | College of International Relations + The Plant: Innovating the Farm of the 21st Century + Building-Integrated Wind Energy Modules + Two Apartment Towers on Spire Site + Catalytic Waterways: City Transformation through Landscape + Big Sky Ski Lodge + Near North Farmer's Market + Bridgeport Library + Graphic Designer's Studio and House

Aug 2008 - May 2013


Schiff Fellowship Award, Nomination


Interprofessional Projects Program Winner, 1st Place

Project | Modeling of Building-Integrated Wind Energy Modules

Track Winner | Wind Power, Energy Storage, and Smart Grid


Areas of Specialization