Tamara Salman

Tamara Salman

New York, NY, US

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Hashim Sarkis Studios, Cambridge, MA, US, Junior Architect

- Designing and 3D modelling (on Rhinoceros) architectural and urban interventions for the Byblos Town Hall in Lebanon.
- Contributing to the design of an urban block in Tbilisi, Georgia.
- Testing different schemes by physical model making.

May 2018 - current

Zaha Hadid Architects, London, GB, Intern Architect

- Worked on architecture and urban design competitions.
- Designed & 3D modelled public spaces, landscapes, furniture pieces, interior and exterior building elements using Rhinoceros.
- Prepared diagrams for competition submissions using Maxwell Fire for rendering and Adobe Illustrator for drawing.
- Rendered plans and sections for competition submissions using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Jan 2018 - Mar 2018

Hashim Sarkis Studios, Cambridge, MA, US, Intern

- Built foam massing models to test general building schemes and detailed (cut and scored) museum board models to experiment with facade patterns for a large scale mixed-use project in Somerville, MA.
- Assisted to two meetings with developers where my models were presented.
- Drew AutoCAD site elevations, sections and furniture blocks for a museum competition in Beirut, Lebanon.
- Researched backlit translucent stone types.

Jul 2016 - Aug 2016

Entreprises A.R. Hourie, Beirut, LB, Intern

- Witnessed construction site of a high-end residential building during finishing phase
- Assisted construction manager to ensure construction matched drawings and design.
- Observed installation and testing of radiant floor heating.
- Checked accuracy of finishing items such as wiring devices.

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, BArch, Bachelors in Architecture

Cum Laude

Sep 2014 - May 2017

American University of Beirut, Beirut, LB, BArch, Bachelors in Architecture

Sep 2012 - Jul 2014

College Protestant Francais, Beirut, LB, High School, French Baccalaureate - Scientific (Focus on Mathematics)

French Baccalaureate with High Distinction ("Mention Bien")

Sep 1994 - May 2012

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