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Jitayu Purani

Jitayu Purani

Gainesville, FL, US

 

About 

JITAYU PURANI

 jitayu@ufl.edu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Objective: Searching for full time job opportunity in Architecture starting from May, 2017 to expand my skills & knowledge in the field of Architecture Practice and to lead myself to the path of Architecture License.

Education 

Master of Architecture   May 2017                                                                                                            

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Master of Science in Structural Engineering   May 2017

University of Florida, Gainesville Florida

Bachelor of Engineering in civil Engineering    May 2013

Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, India

In Arch Program     Summer 2012                                                                                                                        

University of California at Berkeley, California

Affiliation & Awards

  • National Council of Architecture Registration Boards (NCARB): Registered in NCARB Architecture Experience Program (AXP) hours with active AXP hours in record and also working towards Architecture Registration Exam (ARE) and Architecture licensure.  
  • Engineer in training (California): Registered Engineering in training in the state of California with EIT number: 156675.
  • LEED Green Associate: Registered LEED Green Associate under the green building certification Inc. with id 11107909.                                                                                                                  
  • Architecture Academic Achievement Award: For “outstanding achievement in all areas of study” by UF school of Architecture.

Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant in Architecture department– Building Information Modeling (3 Semesters)                   - spring 2015|16|17

  • Taught Building Information Modeling course (ARC 6311) at University of Florida. It included the task of taking lecture, lab and grading 60 students. The course focused extensively on the concepts of architecture modeling, Structure Modeling and MEP in Revit. 

Graduate Teaching Assistant in Architecture department – intro to Architecture Structure (3 Semesters)                  - fall 2014|15|16

  • Taught Intro to Architecture Structure (ARC 3503) at University of Florida. It included the task of taking lecture, labs and grading 99 students every year. The course included concepts of load patterns, static analysis of beam, column and trusses and frame design.

DJSoftech Studio – Design Intern           - summer 2016

  • Gained experience in an architecture firm with task of integrating architecture design process through different design tools, material aspects, codes & sustainable alternatives. The other tasks included drafting, producing detail drawings and analysis.

Vikram Pandya & Associates – Architecture intern              - summer 2015

  • Gained experience in Architectural design and drafting for corporate house and hospitals. The other task included organizing drawings, making models, supervision and estimation for the respective projects in the office.     

Assisted in the book, “Building Information modeling: Framework for structural Design- by N. Nawari, M. Kuenstle” -summer 2014

  • Primary task was to do the research for the concepts used in the book and generate the architecture model and results for the book. The book extensively focuses on professional practice of BIM with Autodesk Revit, Robert Structural analysis & extensions.   

Projects

  • Parking Garage & Commercial Complex (DJSoftech studio): My role in the office was to create and assist in architecture modeling, detail drawings, rendering and presentations for the client. I was also involved making some of the design decisions for the project.
  • High-Rise Tower in Miami (Thesis): Proposing High-Rise Tower in downtown Miami for thesis. It is about finding architecture design process & producing solutions through programming, spatial design, wind tunnel analysis, soil, seismic data & county codes.
  • East Asia Architecture in Singapore:  Visited and worked in Singapore to propose public observation gallery and exhibition space in Chinatown. The proposal was supervised by the professor. It included task project proposal, project design, detailing & presentation.
  • Japan & Hong Kong urban studies: Visited Hong Kong and different Japanese cities and streets & took readings and data to analyze its urban answers to public places & pedestrian patterns. The data was compared and effective solutions were laid out in the paper. 

Technical Skills & Software

  • Architecture design and tools: Ability to create and analyze architecture models with an experience over 4 years in Autodesk Revit, Rhinoceros 5.0, AutoCAD, sketch up, Dynamo , Grass Hoper and 3Ds max.
  • Advanced Structural Design: Ability to do static and dynamic analysis & design with concrete & steel structure to compute deflections & behaviors with proficient use of STAAD PRO, Robert Analysis, Risa, Virtual work, E Tabs in compliance with AISC, ACI.  
  • Additional Software: Ability to work in different add in software like Dynamo, Flow simulations, Sefaira, Grass hoper in Revit.
  • Rendering Software: Ability to work in 3Ds max, Revit with rendering software like Lumion, Maxwell, Vray and Cloud Rendering.

Employment 

DJSoftech Studio, Design Intern

Gained experience in an architecture firm with task of integrating architecture design process through different design tools, material aspects, codes & sustainable alternatives. The other tasks included drafting, producing detail drawings and analysis.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Vikram Pandya & Associates, Architecture intern

Gained experience in Architectural design and drafting for corporate house and hospitals. The other task included organizing drawings, making models, supervision and estimation for the respective projects in the office.

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
 

Education 

University of Florida, MArch, Architecture

Jan 2017 - current
 

University of Florida, Masters, Structural Engineering

Jan 2017 - current
 

Gujarat University, Bachelors, civil

Jan 2017 - current
 

Awards 

Architecture Academic Achievement Award, 1st Place

University of Florida School of Architecture

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills