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Adam Poinsett-Hall

Adam Poinsett-Hall

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

With broad experience working on complex projects throughout the United States and worldwide, Adam effectively works with clients, consultants, and the broader community to develop thoughtful, unique solutions to complicated design challenges. Dedicated to the craft of building, his work focuses on how building enclosures can express the concept and rhythm of a building as well as connect users to their site and context.

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Employment 

Brandon Haw Architecture, New York, NY, US, Senior Architect

Dec 2018 - current
 

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, New York, NY, US, Architect

BUSINESS PARK AMENITY BUILDINGS Irvine, California, USA
UCLA BUSINESS SCHOOL EXTENSION Los Angeles, California, USA
1 DALTON TOWER Boston, Massachusetts, USA
CENTURY PLAZA CONDO TOWERS Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA

• Project Architect and façade designer on ground-up projects throughout the country, varying in scale from one story to 61-story skyscrapers.
• Coordination of design elements with contractors and consultants, ensuring design quality throughout design process. Submittal of drawings to local review boards and planning agencies as well as client presentations.
• Revit leadership and accountability to maintain strong, clean models.
• Collaboration of responsibilities with peers and supervision of junior team members.
• Materials and product research and coordination, as well as geometry studies for sites and envelopes.
• Shop drawing reviews and RFI responses to ensure design intent with Construction Administration.

Jun 2014 - Nov 2018
 

Grimshaw, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

FORDHAM PLAZA REDESIGN Bronx, New York, USA
CROTON GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE Bronx, New York, USA
MCCORMICK PLACE ARENA AND HOTEL Chicago, Illinois, USA
NEW GANSEVOORT MARINE TRANSFER STATION New York, New York, USA

• Architectural designer chargd with design development and documentation for prominent projects.
• Development of details in consulation with senior architects and documentation within project.
• Participation in meetings with local authorities to clarify questions and move design forward to win necessary approvals.
• Rhino modeling and rendering for in-house design studies as well as client presentations.
• Site studies and analysis to assist in development of project in early stages of design.

Mar 2013 - Jun 2014
 

Gestión Ambiental, Asunción, PY, Architectural Designer

URBAN PROPERTY MAPPING Three Municipalities throughout Paraguay
PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE AND PLAZAS San Lorenzo, Paraguay

• Coordination of urban mapping projects, training 66 Municipal employees in legal document inspection, property assessment, and electronic documentation and analysis.
• Conceptual design proposal for local pedestrian bridge and plaza. Neighborhood environmental awareness campaign and community design meetings.

Aug 2009 - Nov 2010
 

United State Peace Corps, Emboscada, PY, Municipal Services Development Volunteer

DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSIONS
AFRO-PARAGUAYAN ASSOCIATION OF EMBOSCADA

• Establishment of Department of Neighborhood Commissions within Municipality. Training of 62 active community groups in project development and legal recognition.
• Promotion of cultural and social projects to train youth leaders within the community. Establishment and management of Municipal School of African Dance.

May 2007 - Aug 2009
 

Education 

University College London (UCL), London, GB, MArch, MArch Urban Design

Graduated with Distinction

Sep 2011 - Nov 2012
 

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

5-year professional degree

Aug 2002 - Dec 2006
 

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Bachelors, BA Hispanic Studies

Graduated with Honors

Aug 2002 - Dec 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

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