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To secure a full time architectural/interior designer position with a firm that facilitates the expansion of my knowledge by learning from team-building experiences and constructive criticism
Sept. '98 - May '00 Master of Architecture. NAAB accredited 2-year program from A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Areas of Concentration : Physical Development and Urban Design. Special Interest in Transportation Planning
June '91 - August '96 Bachelor of Architecture. First Class throughout from Academy of Architecture, Bombay affiliated to the University of Bombay. Submitted the research thesis, 'Illusions in Architecture' to college in November '95
Professional 2 years and 3 months (in May 2000)
Academic 12 months
Aug. '00 - present Architectural Designer with Fisher Friedman Associates, Emeryville, California.
Projects: California Polytechnic Student Housing, Morgan Hill Murphy Ranch
Tasks: Working on design and construction drawings, details. Also involved with design development drawings
Sept. '99 - Jan. '00 Architectural Intern with Beckett & Reader, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Projects: Landscape Design, Golf course design
Tasks : Worked on design & construction drawings/details on various landscape projects
May '99 - Sept. '99 Architectural Intern with Facilities Planning and Design, Department of Architecture, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Projects : US West, UAL Aircraft Hanger - Chicago, City of Gresham
Tasks : Worked on design and construction drawings of campus buildings on Microstation platform
Sept. '96 - Feb. '97 Assistant Architect with Biswas and Kumar Associates, Bombay
Projects: Toronto Dominion Bank, Krung Thai Bank, National Bank
Tasks : Worked on corporate interior office design, site inspections, As-Built drawings and interior furniture design
Aug. '95 - Dec. '95 Architect Intern with Stup Consultants Ltd., a firm specializing in Building construction and design in Bombay
Projects: Architectural design competition for Office of Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Presentation drawings for 'Railway Station Complex' at Khandeshwar, Bombay
Tasks: Worked on interior design, material specification and selection, presentation drawings
Jan '01 - May '01 Part-time Instructor for 'IAD 613 Design & The Built Environment' and IAD 140 Introduction to Construction Documents with Academy of Art College, San Francisco, California
Tasks : Design critic for Master's class of 10 students (IAD613) and Bachelor's class of 15 (IAD140). Supervising their design development, class grading, providing feedback & overall guidance
May '98 - July '98 Assistant Art Director for Ms. Sharmishtha Roy in set design for a commercial Indian movie. The project won the best Indian art direction award for the year 1999.
January '95 Worked as a freelancer on interiors of the JNJ group of Companies for Architect Udai Dighe at Bombay
Task : computed assisted animations/walkthroughs for presentations
June '92 - April '96 Student architectural model maker. Helped seniors with their thesis preparation throughout my years of study
Jan. '99 - April '99 Graduate Student Research Assistant (GSRA) with Michelle Barnes for Great Lakes Center for Truck and Transit Research (GLCTTR) at the University of Michigan
Tasks : updating and creating the official website for GLCTTR -
Sept. '98 - Dec. '98 Graduate Student Research Assistant (GSRA) with Prof. Jonathan Levine for Transportation and Society Seminar in winter semester 1999 at the University of Michigan
Tasks : making logistical arrangements for the successful staging of seminar and ensuring its smooth continuance
February '98 Tuition Fellowship of over US $5,000 for fall '98 semester from the Urban and Regional Planning Program at the University of Michigan
April '96 Jehangir C. Shroff Scholarship award for securing Second rank in the University of Bombay B. Arch. Examinations. Topped design of semester 8 in the University of Bombay
Proficiency in - Computer Aided Design/Animation/Renderings (AutoCad R14, Form-Z, 3d Studio 4); Geographical Information Systems (Arc View); Graphic Design (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator); MS Office; SPSS for Windows; Internet Web Design (Go Live Cyber Studio, MS Frontpage, Claris Home Page) Macintosh OS
December '96 Participant in Loius Kahn trophy presentations for the Annual Convention of the National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA) at Nagpur
January '94 Took part in design workshop - Prakalp (scheme) hosted by the Industrial Design Center, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
Attendee at various talks and seminars conducted by the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) and leading Architects of India
Architectural and personal study tours of India
Adventure sports: White water rafting, hiking
Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (ArcView)
Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Skills
Principles and Practices of Urban Design I
Principles and Practices of Urban Design II
Land Use & Physical Planning Studio - 6 credits
Land Use Planning & Design
Planning Theory
Qualitative Planning Techniques (Urban Design Group)
Public Economics for Urban Planning
Quantitative Planning Methods I
Quantitative Planning Methods II
USA Prof. Jonathan Levine (jlevine@umich.edu, phone: 734/763-0039)
Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning
Prof. Aseem Inam (aseem@umich.edu, phone: 734/936-0201)
Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning
Michelle Barnes (mbarnes@umich.edu, phone: 734/647-5492)
Senior Engineering Research Associate, GLCTTR
INDIA Prof. D. P. Joshi (phone: 011-91-22/642-9934)
Architect and City Planner