Michael Schultz

Michael Schultz

Philadelphia, PA, US



PHILOSOPHY: The understanding and organization of external and internal conditions create an architectural integrity and process which enhance the atmosphere of the physical and spiritual environment.

                   Bachelor of Architecture Degree with Minor of Landscape Design, Graduation: May 2010
QUALIFICATIONS:    Office: Computer: Adobe: Suite; Autodesk: AutoCAD 05-13:, VIZULATION 3D Modeling; Google    SketchUp Pro; Microsoft: Office, Autodesk: 3DS Max and Revit Architecture
Abilities: All phases of architectural documentation including; Contracts / Proposals, Schematic Design, Code Research, Design Development, and Construction Documentation. Hand Sketching and Hand Rendering, Project Presentation (Physical and oral), Modeling (Computer generated graphics and physical) Verbal coordination with city official, clear communication with client requests and sub-contractors contract review and approval.
Site: Accurate surveying of existing field conditions. Contractor (general and sub) coordination regarding structural and non-structural items. Coordination with township officials during permitting of all trades. Client coordination for material selection.  Architectural observation for detail and finishes. Photographic documentation of finish projects.

DESIRED:         Continue and finish my architectural licensing with an established firm taking on the responsibility for execution of projects from beginning to end.


PHJ Architecture & Construction, LLC., Spring Lake, NJ, US, High-end Architectural Designer / Construction Coordinator

 Joint architecture and construction company specializing in high-end residential and light commercial projects along the Jersey Shore. Observed aspects of small business operations as assistant to architect and construction manager tasks including contract review, scheduling, cost analysis and competitive bidding along with all phases of architectural documentation.
 Responsible for Zoning and Historic Board Presentation and architectural design through construction for development projects:
o Surf Ave. Condos - Handicapped accessible 4 story multi –family residential condo project preserving the historic nature of Ocean Grove.
o Manchester Homes – Two single family luxury residential homes include an elevator, open floor plans and high-end finishes while restoring the historic façade design and urban appropriateness.

Dec 2010 - Nov 2013

Malcolm Burton Architects, LLC., Manahawkin, NJ, US, Service Architectural Designer

One on one apprenticeship under license architect in practical architectural design for clients’ needs for space, layout, and material. Developed the persistence needed to follow-up with potential clients and strong understanding of client, architect, contractor relationship.
 Start to finish architectural services including field surveying, schematic design, construction documentation and construction administration.

Jun 2010 - Dec 2010

Kaplan Gaunt DeSantis Architects, Red Bank, NJ, US, Architectural Drafter

Developed an understanding and relationship with architects and designers in the field, by observing their communication with engineers and clients.
 Code research for the development for plans, sections, and elevations for residential, commercial, medical and governmental projects.

May 2007 - Aug 2007


Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelors of Architecture with minor in Landscape Design

Aug 2005 - Jun 2010

Areas of Specialization