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Sara Pezeshk

Sara Pezeshk

North Miami Beach , FL, US

 

About 

Having worked as an architect designer in Local and International firms, with a master’s degree in “Emerging Technology and Design at Architecture Association”, several years of independent research and design work with various companies, my goal is to obtain a rewarding position as a designer architect using strong creative and innovative design abilities along with dynamic teamwork, as well as presentation, and graphics skills, and the ability to bring construction projects to completion in a time efficient manner. I am also aiming to prepare myself to become a license architect

Employment 

FIU (Florida International University), Miami, FL, US, Adjunct Professor

Teaching design studio third and fourth academic Year. The approach of design studio is the appropriate investigations of complex spatial, programmatic, contextual, constructional and ethical issues involved in design projects. Students become familiar with Performance Oriented Design and parametric computational process by incorporating the principle of Morphogenesis.

Aug 2015 - current
 

Glavovic Studio Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, Project Manager

‣ Hands-on architectural task, such as producing Design and Construction Documents, 3D modeling and rendering
‣ Coordination with other discipline and making sure that project meet quality, schedule, and budget goals

Projects: • Vanguard Theater; a cutting-edge performing arts venue located in downtown Fort Lauderdale scope was to design façade that wraps the existing church
• Flow is a large scale public art project that connects the river and the community to the New Broward County Courthouse
• Flagler Village Townhouse a new Multifamily residential development located in n Fat Village's ever growing Arts community.

Jan 2015 - Jun 2015
 

MAVARA DESIGN, Tehran, IR, Designer Director and Research Developer

Responsibilities:
‣ Design and Build Sustainable architecture projects
‣ Material research on alternative sustainable material system
‣ Execute and manage hands-on workshops
‣ Editorial board member of Publishing House in Architectural Design Theories

Projects:
• Building with Earth, Superadobe and Eco dome, city of Yazd and Kerman, Iran
• Editorial work: Architectural Design Theories “Architecture & City” Series and Material System
• Book editing: Monography series of oral history in architecture of Bushehr, Iran

Oct 2011 - May 2014
 

SINAM Consulting Engineers, Tehran, IR, Project Designer Architect

Responsibilities:
‣ Conducted research to arrange documentation prior to schematic design
‣ Completed design work, including schematics design
‣ Prepared information regarding design, specifications, materials and equipment
‣ Directed the production of construction documents, drawings and specifications
‣ Coordinated schedules and workloads

Projects:
• Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran. 36th stories tower office, Vault and
Jeweler Museum Tower of for the central bank, Construction Area: 230000 sqm. Tehran
• Railroad Station: City Bandar-e-Anzali, Gilan
• Multi-used Building of Development and Trade. Valiasr, Tehran

Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
 

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), Los Angeles, CA, US, Non-license Professional Designer Architect

Responsibilities:
‣ Supported and assisted lead architect in all phases of a project
‣ Produced schematic and construction and technical documents
‣ Assist in the coordination of plans and designs
‣ Helped to monitor the flow of development activities to ensure completion of
architectural work for new construction projects Attending to contraction meeting
‣ Conduct research studies on space planning, design feasibility and related task
‣ Review architectural documents for potential conflict with other disciplines

Projects:
• Palazzo Condo Tower. Las Vegas, NV 800,000 sq. ft. 350 residences, 96 typical ft. plans
• Hon Kwok City Center Shenzhen, China
• City National Bank, Los Angeles, CA 20,000 sq. ft. tenant improvement project

Jan 2007 - Aug 2008
 

SAMI HAYEK STUDIO, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Designer

Responsibilities:
‣ Produce Documents in schematic and construction phases
‣ Assisted in organization and completion of schematic and construction documents on
‣ Clarify design decisions through the construction of digital and physical models
‣ Design and Develop drawing method of construction for furniture and millworks

Projects:
• Royal Palm Hotel (Miami) interior complete renovation and furniture design
• A2Z (Arizona): Design from A to Z; Design a single-family house, landscape & millwork.
• View site; Remodeling and reconstructing an historical Hollywood House

May 2006 - Dec 2007
 

ATELIER-U, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer Drafter

Responsibilities:
Construction Document Drafting (Mechanical; Structure; Plumbing), Drafting, plotting blueprint

Project:
• Store: Famima! chain of small upscale convenience stores
• Restaurant: Yoshinoya Japanese fast food chain

Sep 2005 - Jan 2006
 

Education 

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), LONDON,UK, Masters, Emerging Technology and Design

The programme is focused on the concepts and convergent interdisciplinary effects of Emergence on design and production technologies, and on developing these as creative inputs to new architectural design processes. The instruments of analysis and design in Emtech are computational processes.
(http://emtech.aaschool.ac.uk/sample-page/)

Sep 2008 - Jun 2010
 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2002 - Apr 2006
 

Awards 

Iranian-American Society of Civil Engineers, Grant

2006
 

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE (SCI-ARC), Scholarship

Portfolio Design Award

2004
 

Petit_Sosin Architecture Award, Other

2002
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills