pape D

pape D

New York, NY, US




                       Broad understanding of construction process and specifications

      .               Very good Knowledge of NYC building code

      .               Scope and Schematic Design Development

                      Very good organization skills and strict attention to details, Ability to manage multiple                                 tasks under tightly scheduled deadline.

       .               Excellent interpersonal skills

       .               AutoCAD 2014 2D & 3D, understand XREFS

      .               Good knowledge of Revit.

      .               AUTODESK 3D VIZ 6

                       PHTOTOSHOP 6

        .               Cad drawing set-up for better coordination (uses of

                        Template, CAD standard for different clients and XREFS setup)

                        Proficiency in PC based software, Microsoft windows, Word, Excel,

                       Familiar with the French Building Design Code

           .               Fluent in French and working knowledge in Spanish                    



Freelancer, New York, NY, US, Project designer/Project manager

Complete responsibility for initial client contact, fee and contract negotiation, preparation of construction budgets, secure government agency approvals, and participate in project design.
Manager and Project Architect. Work in progress of the Layout and design of the new airport for the city of Astana in Kazakhstan.
.Design of the interior and exterior of the terminal
.Define the material choices of materials and applications.
.Coordinate the layout vehicular transit and public transportation.
.Create a new program suitable for a five stars hotel the city Luanda’s coastal area in Angola.
.Conceptualize and design the five stars hotel.
.Design of the exterior spaces including outdoor space such as pool, beach and parking
.Interior design of the hotel suites.
.Interior Design and office layouts.
.Presentation to the Ambassador

Projects includes:
*Astana international airport.
A new 24-gate, 100,000-m² passenger terminal
Commercial, retail, and office complex
In-transit and on site hotels
Future roads and light rail connection Surface and enclosed parking facilities
State-of-the-art security systems
Air cargo facilities
In-flight catering facilities
Ground equipment servicing facilities
Airport command and control center
.One new fire stations
*New Mangrova Hotel
New 305 rooms’ hotel five stars Hotel.
7 restaurants, 1 music lounge, 1 spa, 2 outdoor pools, one night club, offices, outdoor parking.
*House of Gabon
. A 15 stories building office building.
.7 transient hotel units.
.A small auditorium conference room.

Jan 2012 - current

urban architects, New York, NY, US, senior architect

New Senegal house building on east 44th St.
Negotiate land purchase for the government as their main agent.
Designed and laid out the new office building for their future embassy in new York in coordination with cabinet Atepa and the Ambassador.
Organized the payments of consultant as the project progressed after the signature of the contract.
Oversaw the project up to the approval by the department of building.

NYC MTA. 96TH Street Station
Senior architect for the renovation of the 96th street subway
AT 96TH Street in New York.
Coordinated the design with consultants
Coordinate, check and organize the drawing package due to the non-conformance of the project with MTA standards.
Help client in the decision making process mean and method of achieving the best construction solution.
. led the production of solid construction document package that came in 15% below budget.

Oct 2005 - Dec 2011

Microsol Resources, New York, NY, US, designer/ architect

Tsao/Mckow Architects.
Qingdao-China- New multi-use complex
Help finalize conceptual design for the building envelope.

Cetra\Ruddy incorporated.
New Bird and Butterfly Exhibit at the Bronx Zoo, NY –
set up the entire construction based on office standard
Promesas project for the HUD/ HPD housing –
Help bring the shop drawing review up to dated. Review stair , steel erection drawing and HM door and hardware amongst others.
113 115 Mercer street multiple dwelling housing –
Shop drawing review of different submittal including elevator , HM and hardware and kitchen shop drawings.
Imlay street project Brooklyn –as a senior architect help finalized
the construction document process through detailing and coordination of different trades.
85 Adam street Brooklyn – help incorporated changes in ongoing bidding procedures. help setup and review early shop drawings submittal for the project.

Nov 2004 - Oct 2005

Robert Antonucci associates, New York, NY, US, freelance designer/architect

Robert Antonucci & Associates-
New HPD Multiple Dwelling units for St johns House II in the Bronx._ As a senior architect help bring construction
document to final completion. Produced & Coordinated windows & doors details and schedule. Produced and coordinated finishes schedules and all roof details.
Wydham hotel Hudson street N Y_ Stair Shop drawings review.
Riverview and Lakeview Apartments N.Y. N.Y. Produce & coordinated window replacement details.

Jan 2003 - Nov 2004

Jim Barclay Associates, New York, NY, US, architect/designer

New Southwest airline Terminal at Mac Arthur Airport
Consultant –Assisted in the completion of construction document package. Check compliance with drawing and specification. Review shop drawing for design, safety and compliance.

Jan 2003 - Nov 2003

STV Incorporated, New York, NY, US, Designer/architect

NYCSCA.- the new MS/HS 368 as a Senior and Project Architect. Fully participated in the design development of the project and Assisted in the issuance of addenda during bidding process. Responsible of reviewing the architectural shop drawings in conjunction with all trade involved. Established project files and notebooks. Coordinated and managed progress of team and acted as liaison between principals and team members.
Met with contractor and sub-contractors in office and at the site in order to determine compliance with contract documents. Review all documentation, specifications and samples. Instructed directly contractor and ensure that changes are carried through. Coordinated construction and scheduling Mock-ups.
NYCSCA/DDC- Design-Build of New school facilities- Senior Architect
Responsible for coordinating with various discipline in assisting with the development of conceptual design document for building projects at PS 194X, PS 66K, AND PS 239Q. Also provided conceptual design for the new design build project at Ps 222 in Queens, NY. Assisted in bidding negotiations, ensure that proper contract administration and contract administration were carried out.
- Senior Architect - work with principals to help carried out design intent for Merrimack county house of corrections renovation and expansion. Prepared presentation to client, local community and officials by providing technical and design support for a precast-concrete building at Boscawen, New Hampshire.
DASNY- Senior Architect Prepare overall design idea for client review. Establish project files, notebooks and sketchbooks. Coordinate and manage progress of project team and act as liaison with other trades. Made design decision. Overseas the job to its final stage for Hunter College Brookdale Campus Rehabilitation of Dormitories-
PA/NY&NJ- Senior Architect. JFK monorail system at JFK airport- Participate in the execution of design-build drawings for Barney Skanska and layout of the signage system to be used at all terminals including Howard beach.
NYCSCA- Boiler Conversions at New York City schools-Senior Architect Establish and monitor project production. Create and track production data for department cost analysis. Allocated and distribute production resources as necessary for the project. Responsible for the creation of CAD standard and project schedule. Coordinate the development of conceptual design drawings and Construction documents for the rehabilitation and replacement of boiler systems for twenty five New York City Schools.

Oct 1999 - Jan 2003

The Office of David Leibowitz P.C. / Liro, New York, NY, US, Designer/architect

DDC New York City-Working and monitoring various projects such as the Kitchen
Renovation of the existing ARDC Kitchen at Rikers Island Detention Facilities. Design of new kitchen pantries and elevator service connection.
PA NY&NJ The World Trade Center New Power Upgrade and office renovation for Fuji bank at the 81st floor of tower one. The Continental Airline Pilot Weather Room Relocation at Newark Airport.
NYC DOT Maintenance and Repair Facilities on west 158th Street Participated in the conceptual design, development and finalization of the construction documents of the project alongside the project manager
MTA NYC 77th and 86th Street Subway Station Renovation among others.
Survey and set up construction document and participate in the conceptualization of the new design for both stations

Oct 1997 - Oct 1999

The Firm of Alfred V. SAULO Architect A.I.A, New York, NY, US, designer/architect

CAD drafting and production: for a variety of projects. Assisted in developing design document and zoning data (determination and calculation).
Contribute expertise to the detail of interior design of new brick and frame houses also offices for the Dean Witter Reynolds in Long Island and Nyack New York. New Ethan Allen store in Staten Island.

Sep 1996 - Oct 1997

dormitory of the city of New york, New York, NY, US, designer/architect

Providing surveys and updating building data for CUNY Facilities with AutoCAD.

Sep 1995 - Mar 1996

Self Employed, New York, NY, US, designer/architect

-Prepare construction drawing for residential projects in Staten Island and long island. Review building for compliance with NYC building and zoning code for Review at the local building department.

May 1993 - Jun 1995

Atepa Groupe, Dakar, SN, architect

The Firm of Pierre Atepa Goudiaby, acting President of the African Board of Architects, winner of numerous Awards in the continent, Member of the International Academy of Architecture.
Senior Designer Prepared overall design idea for review by Client. Create proposal for client detailing scope of work and project implementation. Create and present overall design to client. Act as a primary contact with consultants. Maintain excellent client and consultant relationships. Responsible of designing floor plans from schematic to final design of two Office buildings for two regional banks. Conceptualization and Design of a new Basilica for Brazzaville Republic of Zaire.

Aug 1986 - Jan 1989


City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, MArch, architecture

architectural studies

Jan 1991 - Jun 1993

ecole d'architecture et d'urbanisme de Dakar, Dakar, SN, MArch, architecture

Architectural studies With a minor in Urban Studies.

Jan 1984 - Oct 1989

Areas of Specialization