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Rajesh Jose

Rajesh Jose

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

I am Rajesh Jose and I received a Bachelors of Architecture degree from Temple University.  Most notable for wining first prize and a $10,000 travel grant in the 112th John Stewardson Memorial Competition, I have used the money to travel through Europe and research, "Free to the Public", an exploration of social freedom through public space in Architecture.  I am currently continuing this study and also pursing an intermediate Architects position.    

Being exposed internationally on various art and architecture I have a great amount of knowledge on modern artwork.  I have a unique knack for innovative thinking and problem-solving. Overall I am a strong suited and hardworking thinker and designer with an enthusiastic desire to continuously educate myself. 

Employment 

Fradkin & McAlpin Architects, New York, NY, US, Architect

Jun 2014 - current
 

URBN Inc., Philadelphia, PA, US, Intern Store Designer

Worked on the Anthropologie stores in Columbus, Ohio and Bath, United Kingdom. Achieved first hand experience in designing retail spaces through all phases from first look to design development, working coherently with a team, and utilizing the latest design software’s

May 2013 - Sep 2013
 

Temple University Architecture Department, Philadelphia, PA, Computer Monitor

I was responsible in helping students with any computer, plotting, and laser cutting issues and concerns.

Oct 2009 - May 2013
 

Frank Costa Inc., Yonkers, NY, US, Intern Architect

Designed altered and renovated residential and retail buildings. Gained working knowledge of computer software packages such as AutoCAD, Photoshop and Illustrator and enormous amount of experience in the field which led to skills in drafting, field measuring, sketching, and construction detailing

Oct 2007 - Jan 2013
 

Westchester county department of Health, Westchester County, New York, Summer Intern

I started working in the drug control sector where I would make sure store clerks would not sell cigarettes to underage children. I next worked in the virus control lab, where I collected and sorted mosquitoes in order to test areas for The West Nile virus. I ended working in the water treatment lab where I would collect water from all the beaches and lakes in order to test water for deadly bacteria and viruses.

Oct 2007 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, US, BArch, Five Year Bachelors of Architecture

Degree: Five Year Bachelors of Architecture
Study Abroad- Rome, Italy (Fall 2011)
GPA: 3.22

Sep 2008 - May 2013
 

Saunders Trades and Technical High, Yonkers, NY, US, High School, Architecture

Sep 2004 - Jun 2008
 

Awards 

The 112th John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship In Architecture Competition, 1st Place

Awarded 1ST prize and $10,000 for the design competition against graduating architecture students from all of Pennsylvania. Competition included designing a monastery for The Order of the Cistercians of the Strict Observance, which seeks to explore the notions of spirituality, environmental stewardship, and energy neutrality

2013
 

CARAS Travel Grant Scholarship, Grant

Awarded a travel grant of $1500 to visit the site in Kerela, India and research its rural public conditions to further help my final undergraduate thesis project

2012
 

Saunders High Annual Architecture Competition, 3rd Place

Awarded for the design work of a resort-type island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The basic design went off the culture of Dubai and the shape of the Island.

2008
 

Structural Competition at Manhattan College, 1st Place

Manhattan College Summer 2006 Engineering Competition

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills