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Valerie Awad

Valerie Awad

Montreal, QC, CA

 
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About 

Interior architect/designer with a bachelor in interior architecture, a graduate degree in interior design and 3 years of extensive experience. Worked on a variety of projects including residential, commercial and humanitarian designs. Looking for potential collaborations, internships and any interesting opportunity that will best utilize my skills and experiences to further my professional development. 

Employment 

MRA achitecture + design, Montreal, QC, CA, Architectural / Interior designer

Architectural designer - December 2019 to present
- Start the projects with the preparation of the presentation documents, the city documents, etc... including site plans, interior planning, and landscape intentions.
- Prepare the elevations, perspectives, and define the exterior materials using SketchUp and Photoshop.
- Adapt the different building codes, city regulations, companies prototypes, and clients' needs to new construction and/or renovation projects.

Interior designer - May 2019 to November 2019
- Prepare technical drawings for commercial projects in the Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia region including millwork drawings using Revit and AutoCAD
- Consult senior architects on any decisions that may affect the integrity of the design including the National building code of Canada and the Quebec construction code

May 2019 - current
 

LTintérieurs, Montreal, QC, CA, Interior design Intern

- Prepare technical drawings for residential and commercial projects including millwork drawings
- Consult senior designers on any decisions that may affect the integrity of the design
- Draft quantitative specifications and contact local materials and furniture providers
- Prepare 3d renderings using SketchUp and Photoshop

Dec 2018 - May 2019
 

Mon Toit, mon quartier, Montreal, QC, CA, Interior designer

- Conceptualize the rooftop project (adult space / children space).
- Prepare technical drawings (plans, sections and elevations).
- Draft quantitative specifications and monitor the implementation of the project.

Mar 2016 - Sep 2016
 

Aspects, Beirut, LB, Interior design Intern

- Prepare technical drawings for residential projects including millwork drawings
- Consult senior designer on any decisions that may affect the integrity of the design
- Research interior concepts (volume, materials, and structural details)
- Assist senior designer on sites and client visits

Jul 2013 - Jul 2015
 

Education 

Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, CA, Masters, Interior design

Sep 2017 - Aug 2018
 

Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts (ALBA) with honors, Beirut, LB, Bachelors, Interior architecture

Sep 2012 - Jul 2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

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