David Campanella

David Campanella

Cherry Hill, NJ, US



I am graduating in May 2013 from Tulane University with an M.Arch. and Urban Studies minor.  I am seeking full-time employment in an architecture firm starting June 2013.


D.F. Sheridan Builders, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, Assistant to Lead Project Manager

Assistant to Lead Project Manager on the renovation of a residential high-rise unit. Prepared project for construction, including reading and implementing architectural plans, recording dimensions of existing structures, marking placement of framing members, and performing rough carpentry and demolition work.

Jul 2012 - Aug 2012

Old City Building Center, New Orleans, LA, US, Deconstructer

Deconstructed historic houses damaged by Hurricane Katrina and salvaged building materials.

Sep 2009 - May 2010

Belltower Books, New Orleans, LA, Tulane University Campus Captain

Responsible for managing all aspects of book buy-back program, including developing marketing strategy, hiring and managing employees, cultivating and interacting with customers, accounting for company funds, and managing company checking account.

Jan 2009 - May 2010


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, MArch, Architecture and Urban Studies

3.4 GPA in Design Studio courses. Developed a strong reputation for drafting, rendering, visual layout,
model making, and presentation skills.

Proficient in AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, Google SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop,
Illustrator and InDesign.

Urban Build Fall 2012
Participated in the design of a mixed-use project to be implemented in New Orleans in conjunction with
Harmony Homes and the New Orleans Neighborhood Development Collaborative.

Rome Study Abroad Program Fall 2011
Studies included lectures from international practices, architectural drawing, and concentrated urban
studies of Rome, Venice, Florence, and Vienna.

Sep 2008 - current


Tulane Presidential Scholarship, Scholarship

Five-year recipient of half-tuition merit scholarship.

Presidential Scholar Awards are merit scholarships awarded by the Office of Undergraduate Admission to incoming freshmen applicants. To be eligible, the applicant must be considered by the Admission Committee to have outstanding academic qualifications. The scholarship is renewable for four years.


Architects Week Design Competition, 3rd Place

Each year students at the Tulane School of Architecture spend one week designing, collaborating and building a project. Architect’s Week, or A-week, is led by a visiting Architect who facilitates the realization of the students’ designs. Projects are constructed on the Tulane University Campus or at worthy locations within the city of New Orleans.

I participated in a team that designed and constructed an outdoor installment that that
was interactive with the inhabitants' senses. Featured on


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