David Deiss

David Deiss


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2nd Earl of Ely, NV

I am a draftsman
I am a philosopher
I am an explorer
I am an anthropologist 
I am an Architect... 2D architect



Arquitectonica, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Jun 2018 - current

WSP, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Nov 2017 - May 2018

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Design Researcher

Researched and designed micro-office booths for disabled persons. Created drawings and presentations for various vendors and engineers. Launched a transition from Rhino to Autodesk Inventor in order to further the design, production, and manufacturing process.

May 2017 - Jul 2017

OX Studio, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Architectural Intern

Developed BIM (Revit) library for the studio. Transitioned the studio from simple Revit models to parametric Revit models. Maintained the studio BIM standards. Prepared drawings for design documentation.

Oct 2016 - Apr 2017

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, CNC Router and Water Jet Machinist

Operated and maintained CNC, water jet, and laser machines. Developed and fixed CAM-CAD files for students.

Sep 2015 - Apr 2017

The LiRo Group, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect / BIM Designer

Developed the BIM (Revit) model for entire MTA East Side Access project. Managed the transition from a 2D CAD environment to a 4D BIM (Revit) environment for the entire project. Designed structural panels for the cavern station interior. Developed 3D printing models associated with design and constructability. Created graphic presentations and drawings for public meetings.

Mar 2012 - Aug 2015

School of Architecture and Planning-SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US, Teaching Assistant

Held instruction classes for freshman and sophomore students. Prepared presentations for lectures.

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012

All City Inc., Brooklyn, NY, US, Engineering Assistant

Prepared 2D and 3D CAD drawings for canopy, façade glazing and curtain wall systems. Prepared presentations for clients. Maintained CAD library.

Apr 2011 - Feb 2012


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Masters of Architecture

Sep 2015 - Apr 2017

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US, Masters, Urban and Regional Planning

Aug 2012 - Jun 2014

Tallinn University of Technology (TUT), Tartu, EE, Summer Program

Contemporary Urban Planning in Eastern Europe.
Investigation of post-socialist legacy and planned economics.

May 2013 - Jul 2013

Areas of Specialization