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Timothy Wat

Timothy Wat

Calgary, AB, CA

 

About 

I am interested in the relational aspect of building something. I am looking for how the medium of architecture can transform everyday life as an intervention and divide in time. That what I participate in might be a true gift for those who it is done for.

Employment 

Atelier Thomas Pucher, Graz, Austria, Architectural Intern

Worked on two interesting Austrian housing master plan competition wins to bring the vision up to a Design Development stage. Tasks included, resolving the design of unit types through sketches, physical models, and CAD; and conducting elevation studies that led to an external elevation concept that enhanced interior unit plan layouts.

Produced a master plan acquisition proposal for a 230,000m2 neighbourhood in Toronto supervised by the competition team leader, which included a physical model, site analysis and calculations, and concept diagrams.

Sep 2014 - Apr 2015
 

Perkins and Will, Toronto, ON, CA, Architectural Intern

Completed Construction Documentation for Toronto City Hall’s Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization, a project which sensitively introduced a softness and civic programming into the modernist square. Developed construction details for the public space that coordinated existing and new construction working with consultants including landscaping architects, lighting consultants, and interior designers.

Jan 2010 - Mar 2015
 

Stantec, Edmonton, AB, CA, Architectural Intern

Revit modeling and annotation for Edmonton International Airport Expansion. Designed the new fixed bridges connecting passengers from plane to terminal from design options to 100% DD.

May 2009 - Aug 2009
 

Gensler, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Trained professionally in Revit, and subsequently contributed to the completion of a master plan 100% schematic design set done in Revit.

Achieved distinguished results for a Retail and Housing proposal which included a presentation, renderings, diagrams, and a physical model.

Sep 2008 - Dec 2008
 

Education 

University of Waterloo, Cambridge, ON, CA, MArch, Architecture

Thesis: Moments of Spiritual Engagement in Architecture
The writing meditates on six instances where the experiential dimension of architecture acted to transform life and being. The thesis was accepted with commendation and awarded the 2015 Henry Adams Certificate at the Waterloo Architecture for most outstanding graduate thesis.

Jan 2012 - Jul 2014
 

University of Waterloo, Cambridge, ON, CA, BArch, Architecture

5.5 year Bachelor of Architecture program that includes 2 years of co-op experience.

Sep 2006 - Aug 2011
 

Awards 

AIA Henry Adams Award, 2nd Place

Awarded each year upon nomination by the faculty to the two graduating students in the Waterloo Master of Architecture Program with the most outstanding theses.

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills