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Yaakov Blum

Yaakov Blum

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Architectural Designer

Employment 

Fifield Piaker Elman Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Draftsperson

• Responsible across all phases, from conceptual design to construction documentation and administration.

• Conducted surveys and drafted full drawing sets of commercial, residential, and landmark buildings throughout New York City

• Drafted iterations for varied occupancies.

• Served as liaison with clients and various boards including Parks and Recreation and Landmarks Preservation

• Researched and finalized materials for construction and conducted meetings with various product manufacturers

• Created marketing plans, material boards, and renderings for clients

Oct 2018 - Mar 2020
 

Ira Streitfeld R.A., New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

• Revised drawing sets.

• Ensured that New York City brownstone were in accordance with building code regulations.

Sep 2017 - Feb 2018
 

Robert Salpeter R.A., New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

• Conducted survey and drafted drawing set of The Carlebach Shul Synagogue

• Planned redesign of the property

Sep 2016 - Dec 2016
 

Design+Urbanism Architectural, LLC, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

• Designed and modeled façade for Bank of America

• Drafted drawing sets

• Completed light and air calculations for New York City brownstone buildings

• Entered prototypes for furniture competition

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Education 

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, BArch, Bachelors Program

Major in Architecture
Minor in Theatre

Sep 2013 - May 2018
 

Mirrer Yeshiva Central Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Bachelors Program

Major in Talmudic Law

Sep 2008 - May 2013
 

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