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Nasim Yalpani, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

  1. 1. NASIM YALPANI, AIA, LEED® AP, NCARB, (213)-804-8041 Architect and Urban Designer with special interest in enhancing the vitality of the urban context PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE RTKL Associates Inc., Designer Los Angeles, CA 2006-2009 LA Live, ESPN Broadcasting & American Entertainment Group Building, Construction documents and administration, Downtown Los Angeles Pepperdine University, expansion of existing campus recreation center, Malibu Ramsay Exchange, 210-acre urban mixed-use development, Calgary, Alberta 830 South Flower, design detailing and documentation, Downtown Los Angeles Avondale City Center Master Plan, Avondale, AZ Grid Street Place, publication of urban design precedents IDP Coordinator, Chair of Young Designers’ Forum, Staffing Committee School of Architecture, University of Southern California, Guest Lecturer Los Angeles, CA Fall 2008 Professional Practice, Arch 526, Professors Mina Chow & Michael Hricak Carrier Johnson, Intern San Diego, CA Summer 2005 Horton Plaza Redevelopment, schematic design, San Diego Summer 2004 Quarry Falls Specific Plan, 235-acre mixed-use project, San Diego Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership, Intern Los Angeles, CA Part-time assistance on various tasks throughout office Fall 2004 Explorations Summer Program at Yale University, Teacher and Resident Advisor New Haven, CT Summer 2003 Curriculum and teaching Structural Design and A Cappella Singing. Di Donato Associates, Intern San Diego, CA Summer 2003 House of Spain, Balboa Park, San Diego Gorman Richardson Architects, Interiors Intern and Library Assistant Hopkinton, MA Summer 2002 Organizing and archiving product and resource library PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION Registered Architect: CA #Pending Registered Architect: MA #50020 EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE 2001-2006 Magna Cum Laude GPA: 3.89 Presidential Scholar Minor Urban Planning and Development Milano Polytechnic Architecture Overseas Program Spring 2005 BOSTON ARCHITECTURAL CENTER 2001 AutoCAD, 3-D Modeling CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY 2000 Pre-College Architecture Summer Program during high school SKILLS: AutoCAD 2009/Architectural Desktop (2-D/3-D/M-Color), Adobe Suite CS3 (Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design), Form Z, SketchUp, Microsoft Office Software (Power Point, Excel, Word)
  2. 2. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS • University of Southern California Architectural Guild, Board of Directors Representative, 2008-2011 • AIA Los Angeles, Board of Directors, Associate Director, 2009 • American Institute of Architects, AIA Member • US Green Building Council, LEED® AP • Association for Women in Architecture, Member • USC Architectural Guild Student Representative and Member, 2003-2006 AWARDS • American Institute of Architects School Medal, University of Southern California, 2006 Presented to Valedictorian in recognition of scholastic achievement, character, and promise of professional ability • Thomas Byerts Award, University of Southern California, 2006 Presented to the student whose thesis project includes the best application of social and community service • Building Industry Association of San Diego Home Builders Council Scholarship, 2006 • Presidential Scholar, merit-based scholarship, University of Southern California, 2001-2006 • Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society Student Recognition Award for Los Angeles Market Districts: Santee Alley Redevelopment Plan (Planning, Policy, and Development 429: Urban Practicum), 2005 • Dr. Fred and Hugo Block Scholarship, 2005 • USC Pan Hellenic Scholarship Award, 2004 • John Parkinson Scholarship, 2002 & 2004 • Widom, Wein, Cohen, O’Leary, Terasawa (WWCOT) Endowed Scholarship, 2003 • National Association of Women in Construction Scholarship, 2002 • National Society of Collegiate Scholars Scholarship, 2002 • Kennard Scholarship, 2002 HONORS • Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society, 2004-2006 • Golden Key International Honour Society, 2004-2006 • National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 2002-2006 • Tau Sigma Delta Honors Society, 2006 • Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society, 2002-2006 • University of Southern California Ambassador, 2001-2006 • Gamma Sigma Alpha Greek Honors Society, 2003-2006 • Associated Trustee Presidential Scholars Society, 2001-2006 COMMUNITY SERVICE • Math Tutoring at the Green Dot Magnet High School, Los Angeles, CA 2007 • “CANstruction” for the Los Angeles Food Bank, Volunteer Committee, RTKL Associates Inc., 2006 & 2007 • Philanthropic Events as member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, University of Southern California Volunteering and fundraising for Casa de la Rosa Battered Women’s Shelter *References available on request