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EDUCATION

 

SPRINGBOARD

UX Design Certification

RYERSON UNIVERSITY
Bachelor’s of Architectural Science        

SOOCHOW UNIVERSITY
Chinese wood and concrete construction

ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE GERMAN JORDANIAN UNIVERSITY VISITING SCHOOL
Eroded Morphologies              

                

THE CHANG SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
Building Information Modelling            

  

WESTERN UNIVERSITY
Visual Arts Major & Computer Science  

 

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2012

EXPERIENCE

GENSLER TORONTO, ON

Digital Design Specialist | February 2019- Present

This role is a unique intersection of design and technology. I had the opportunity to implement, support and strategize various office projects and scopes. Digital design examined holistic workflows in areas of Building Information Modelling, Design Visualization, Computational Design and Performance Design. I played a role in tools testing group for new tools implementation. I have carried out BIM Execution Plans on several scopes of small, medium and large projects for project delivery.  I have completely transitioned the office to BIM360 while working from home. Some projects I’ve worked on include, SidewalkLabs project, which included building parametric families for kit of parts for factory fabrication, bim management, consultants coordination and BIM360 hub management. Other work include CIBC tower interior, retail and signage scope. This included implementing workflows and automating signage work for ease and efficient delivery. I have kept rigorous BIM workflows and standards on PierG airport and helped team implement workflows and carried out clash detection reports and coordinated with consultants for delivery. I have implemented model breakup and wokflow on VMC models for efficient workflows and implemented model breakup and wokflow. These are few of the many support roles for smaller projects and constantly building families and providing Digital Design support. Also worked on helping teams prepare laser cutting, 3D printing, PointCloud scanning files.

MGBA INC. TORONTO, ON

Intermediate Architectural Technologist | Feb 2018 - Feb 2019

Developed Revit and AutoCAD standards and templates to be used office wide. Help build revit families from cutsheets. And aid in building kit of parts for a prefab Harvey’s store. Standardize details for use in templates. Help troubleshoot revit issues and be a support system for BIM use. I also worked on developing permit drawings, construction drawings, issue site changes, RFI’s and submittals. I had a unique position to also support the firm IT needs and infrastructure.

SWEENY & CO. TORONTO, ON

Intermediate Architectural Technologist | Nov 2017 - Feb2018

My responsibilities include, developing the 3D BIM model for an office building for constructability and producing construction drawings. Also had the opportunity to develop 3D printed models for presentation purposes and working on promotions for the office. Furthermore, worked on a Pointcloud model for an existing heritage building.

RICHARD ZIEGLER ARCHITECT INC. TORONTO, ON

Architectural Designer/ Project Manager | Aug 2016-Nov 2017

As an architectural designer and project manager at RZA, I have over a year of experience in overseeing retail and residential projects from design development to construction. My responsibilities ranged from meeting with clients, coordinating with MEP and other project parties, issuing RFIs and addendums, developing project proposals, and performing site visits. With my high proficiency in Revit and BIM software, I directed and trained junior designers to build BIM models for existing conditions and new construction in addition to producing construction documents and permit sets. Furthermore, I took a leading role in designing and producing an office portfolio for marketing purposes and project proposals.

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURAL SCIENCE, TORONTO ON

Assistant Curator | January 2016-April 2016

Provided web design, web maintenance, gallery setup, and archiving.

EIGHT ART HOTEL, SHANGHAI       

Architectural Designer In Residence | June 2015-August 2015

Interior renovation of hotel entrance, patio and roof top.

ECADI, SHANGHAI 
Architectural Designer | June 2015-August 2015

Schematic Design, 3D Modelling, and Rendering.

ATELIER3AM, TORONTO

Architectural Designer | May 2014-August 2014

Working on Guggenheim Competition, physical model building, photoshopping render, and 3d modelling.

SKILLS
ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Toronto Dynamo User Group

Founding Committee Member

Ryerson University
Nuit Blanche - Exhibiting
Sukkahville - 1st place, people’s choice award
TimberFever - Honorable Mentions

AA School Visiting Jordan

Morphologies of the Desert Workshop Certificate
The Chang School - Revit Certificate

 

Western University
Gazette Newspaper - Art pieces display
Off-Campus Leadership Award

 

Saunders Secondary School
Major Achievements Award
Major Activity Award
Skills London Photography Competition - 1st place
Skills Ontario Photography Competition - 7th place
Awards of Outstanding Commitments
Math Award

 

Albert Campbell Collegiate Institue
Computer Science Programming Award 

 

 

COMPETITIONS

 

Suncheon International Competition for 

Architectural Ideas
Nuit Blanche Toronto Somnium Installation
Winnipeg Warming Hut 
TimberFever
Shanghai Archive Center
120 hours
NYC Sky Condo - New York Farm Tower
Sukkahville
London Organic Skyscraper

Helsinki Guggenheim Competition
Canstruction

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ACTIVITIES

 

Ryerson University
TEDxRyersonU-Managing Team

 

Western University 
Undergraduate Research Forum - Web Design
Western Gazette intern - Comic Artist
The Current Newspaper - Graphic Artist
Sci-Student Council - Media Commissioner
TEDxUWO - Media Team
University Student Council -OC Councilor
Off-Campus Yearbook/Merchandise Committee

Saunders Secondary School
Westmount Public Library - Gallery Exhibit
Formal Photographer
Student Council
Skills Canada Saunders Crew - Coordinator
STAR - Tech: light, sound, video
Growler Newspaper - Design Editor
Yearbook - Photography, Layout Design

Albert Campbell Collegiate Institute
Computer Programming Tutor

 

2012

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2010-11

2010-11

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2011

2009-10

2009-10

2009

2009

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2008-09

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2007-08

2006-08

2005-06

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