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Zach Bundy

Zach Bundy

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Detail-driven Columbia GSAPP M.Arch graduate with 3 years of office experience, fluency with architectural software and computational design, an aptitude for Building Science, and an award-winning portfolio.

Employment 

Solomonoff Architecture Studio, New York, NY, US, Senior Architectural Designer

Sep 2021 - current
 

Mark Rakatansky Studio, Remote/New York City, Junior Designer

Part-time working with sole proprietor on single-family historic residential projects in the Northeastern US.

Participated in the design process directly with the architect via remote working sessions.

Accurately modeled ambitious wood-framed buildings in Rhino 3D.

Advised on structural and building science considerations as well as their integration within the architectural design.

Jun 2021 - current
 

BWS Architects, Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Coordinator

Drafted construction documents in Revit and AutoCAD for publicly funded projects across Arizona, including but not limited to K-12 schools, medical clinics, hospitals, university research labs, admin buildings, and a few offices for private companies

Coordinated directly with consultants via meetings, phone calls, email, and BIM model sharing

Coordinated with designers, consultants, and project manager to produce conformed Schematic Design Packages

Produced SOQs: assisted firm’s marketing director, principals, and project managers by coordinating RFP submissions for potential projects.

Performed graphic work in InDesign.

Awarded many projects, helping BWS to grow its portfolio in Central Arizona.

Produced physical models for designer, clients, and public presentations.

Feb 2017 - Aug 2019
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2019 - May 2021
 

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2014 - May 2019
 

Awards 

GSAPP Honor Award for Design & Technology, Award

Monetary prize awarded to the student who most demonstrates an ability to incorporate building science and technologies into the issues of architectural design. Portfolio was featured among a select few from the Class of 2021.

2021
 

Finalist - Premio Felix Candela, Other

Included in top six projects out of 200+ entries. Spanish-language competition to design an interpretive center for agave production in Jalisco, Mexico.

2020
 

GSAPP Avery Scholar, Scholarship

Fall 2019 - Spring 2021 Merit-based scholarship with advanced program placement

2019
 

Silent Meditation Cabins, Honorable Mention

Placed in top 9 of 100+ entries for competition to construct small cabins for an organic teamaker in Latvia.

2018
 

ASU Design Excellence, 1st Place

Nominated: Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018.
Winner: Spring 2018. Our team’s capstone, was recognized as ASU’s best graduation project and was entered in Archiprix 2019 to be presented among the best student projects in the world.

2018
 

AIA Phoenix Metro Infill, 1st Place

Created a design proposal for a hortus conclusus embedded within Phoenix’s developing infrastructure.

2017
 

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