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  1. 1. What do you want in an architect?R E
  2. 2. With great passion for designand extreme dedication to theenrichment and advancementof the built environment,particularly as it manifestsinto the physical through thearchitectural developmentprocess. Whether via penciland trace, or utilizing themost advanced modelingand presentation technology,always investigating new waysto explore the possible andrealize the visionary on everyachievable level: but withoutlosing sight of the practicalneeds of the project and mostimportantly, the people forwhom it is intended to serve. DESIGN? Where it all begins...
  3. 3. Great design is not an option: it’s an obligation....
  4. 4. Application of sustainable building practices with applied and continued research and implementation (including but by no means limited to LEED certification) is a crucialpriority. Working on numerous projects designed to, or in process of attaining various levels of LEED certification has helped develop an in depth understanding of the USGBCrating system. But more importantly, extensive research on the subject of sustainable practice, while also spearheading ‘Net-Zero’ R&D studies has provided substantial insightinto how to apply and actually realize principles of truly sustainable architectural practice; which has been a deep rooted passion - long before accepted into the mainstream. SUSTAINABILITY? How we move forward...
  5. 5. It’s a necessity: for the profession and for us all..
  6. 6. Did someone sayBIM? Development ofBIM technology, aswell as the applicationof the most currentsoftware and tool-sets has always beenat the forefront. Asproject architect fornumerous success-ful projects: contractdocumentation alongwith the research andimplementation of themost current buildingtechnologies has be-come second nature. TOOLS? How it all gets done...
  7. 7. Better technology, properly utilized: makes better projects...TOOLKIT:Revit Architecture - AdvancedExpertise: Design/ BIM/Visualization/ Rendering/Document ProductionPhotoshop - Advanced imagemanipulation and rendering3D-S Max | Vectorworks | Rhino- Proficiency: modeling andrenderingNavisworks | Bentley Navigator -Proficiency: Navigation/ Analysis/Coordination/ Conflict resolutionEcotect Analysis - Proficiency:Daylighting/ Solar Radiation/Thermal/ Energy analysisSketch-Up - Proficiency:modeling and presentationAutoCAD – Expertise: CD’s/presentation/ M-ColorSpecLink/ e-Specs – Expertise:Specification & project manualproduction and coordinationMS Office | Project | Newforma– Advanced proficiency: reports/presentation/ schedules/management
  8. 8. Although always focused in finding every opportunity to elevate design throughout the course of any given project (from concept to detailing), over the years strong skills in all aspects of project and client management, programming, consultant and internal team coordination, document production and contract administration have continued to be developed. It’s never enough to just keep status quo: above and beyond is where the bar is set.MANAGEMENT? Process, Organization and Responsibility...
  9. 9. After all - projects don’t just manage themselves..
  10. 10. • Advanced project design, design leadership & mentoring • All aspects and phases of project design, development and production: Concept/SD/DD/CD/CA • Project, client & staff management; contract administration • Master-planning: Town approvals process & programming • BIM Technology: Project application; Firm wide implementation, development and research • LEED & Sustainable Practice implementation for active projects & in-house R&D studies / initiatives • Generation & implementation of firm-wide design initiatives, direction and marketing efforts • Specification writing, estimating, & schedules • Advanced code expertise & analysis - IBC 2003- 2009, CT/ NY/ MassEXPERIENCE? Enables and informs... Tai Soo Kim Partners Architects 146 Wyllys St., Hartford CT Senior Architect. 01.2012 – Present • Educational | Commercial markets Geddis Architects 71 Old Post Road, Southport CT Senior Project Architect. 12.2011 – 01.2012 • Healthcare | Educational | Commercial markets Tecton Architects One Hartford Square West, Hartford CT Senior Design Architect | Associate. 01.2005 – 11.2011 • Science & Technology | Public Safety | Corporate | Educational | Healthcare | Commercial markets WHA Architecture 1408 N. Filmore St., Arlington Va. Intern Architect. 04.1990 - 06.1991 • Residential | Multi-Family | Mixed-Use | Commercial markets Marvin Cantor Architect 9008 Hamilton Drive Fairfax Va. Intern Architect. 09.1989- 04.1990 • Institutional | Multi-Family markets Michael Oxman & Associates 110 Underwood Lane Sterling Va Graduate Architect. 05.1989 - 09.1989 • Residential | Multi-Family | Commercial markets
  11. 11. Just the facts... EDUCATION Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University: Master of Architecture 1989 Indiana University: Master of Fine Arts 1985 Queens College: Bachelor of Fine Arts 1983 PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE & ORGANIZATIONS Licensed in CT - 2007 (#ARI.0011419) AIA - Architect Member Construction Institute | BIM Council - Active Member HONORS & AWARDS Scholarship & Assistantship: Virginia Tech (All 3 years) Graduation with Honors: Virginia Tech & Queens College (GPA 3.7+) Fine Arts Scholarship: Yale University Consortium Program OTHER SKILLS Sculpture, Painting, Drawing, Music Fluent in Spanish – speaking, reading & writing Ray Everett 96 Garden Grove Road Manchester, CT 06040 203.910.6503 ray-everett@att.net
  12. 12. All of the above? PARTIAL PROJECT LIST: REFERENCES Peter Hentschel, AIA • MASS MUTUAL OFFICE H.Q. RENOVATION Senior Principal: DD | CD | PM |CA Tecton Architects 1 Hartford Square West Hartford CT, 06106 • ROGERS R&D LABORATORY H.Q. RENOV peter@tectonpc.com CONCEPT | SD | DD | CD | CA 860.558.3747 Dale Bertoldi, AIA • LOOMIS CHAFFEE H.S. SCIENCE BLDG RENOV Director of Design: DD | CD Tecton Architects dale@tectonpc.com • CT DPS FORENSIC SCIENCE LAB ADDITION 860.548.0802 x208 CONCEPT | SD | DD | CD | PM | CA Jeff Mcelravey, AIA Director Public Safety Des: • VANGUARD OFFICE BUILDING Tecton Architects CONCEPT | SD | DD jmcelravey@comcast.net 860.508.4519 [p] • WCI OFFICE PARK MASTERPLAN Ernest Nepomuceno CONCEPT Adjunct Professor: University of Hartford • LIBERTY BANK DENOVO PROTOTYPE 241 Ludlow Road CONCEPT | SD | DD | PM Manchester, CT 06040 chillax87@sbcglobal.net • NORFOLK 2ND PATROL & POLICE HQ 860.436.0899 [p] CONCEPT | SD | DD | CD Temple Washington, AIA Principal: WHA Architecture • AI TECH CENTER OFFICE TOWER 1408 N. Filmore St. #9 CONCEPT | SD Arlington Va., 22201 temple.washington@whapc.com 703.527.1227 • SUFFOLK FIRE ADMIN H.Q. & STATION #11 CONCEPT | SD | DD | CD David Bertolini, Ph.D Associate Professor: Architecture Louisiana State University • BREWSTER PLASTICS 136 Atkinson Hall CD | CA Baton Rouge, LA 70803 dbertoli@lsu.edu • BRAZILIAN CONSULATE HARTFORD 225-578-7262 CD | PM | CA • DANNON H.Q. LOBBY & PILOT RENOV CONCEPT | DD | CD | CA • UCONN TORREY SCIENCE RENOV CONCEPT | SD | DD | CD | PM | CA • ARBURG USA CORPORATE H.Q. & SHOWROOM CONCEPT | PM