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Kunal Ghevaria

New York, NY, USA
I'm an architecture professional with 6+ years of wide-ranging international experience. I'm interested in sustainable design, digital fabrication and interactive architecture.

I'm familiar with both metric and imperial systems, most US and international standards (ADA, UBC, IBC, CHPS etc.) and have experience with all phases of the planning and building process.

I'm open to new part or full-time opportunities on a contract or permanent basis.

Work Experience

Zyscovich Architects

Senior Designer

March 2013 - Present New York, New York, United States

Salam & Giacalone Architects

Architectural Designer

• Worked on PS 294, a new public school in the Bronx, New York City
• Won special mention for the Anonymous D competition at the High Line, New York City
• Entered competition for Bioclimatic school in Crete, Greece
• Familiar with NYC building codes and procedures
• Familiar with School Construction Authority (SCA) standards and specifications
• Adept with Expedition, the SCA's proprietary online project tracking software
April 2011 - January 2013 New York, New York, United States

MK Think

Job Captain

• Designed and implemented several projects at a medium-sized research, strategy, planning & architecture firm
• Developed design and construction drawings, administered construction for a K-5 school (Pinewood School, Los Altos)
• Produced construction documentation and code analysis for renovation of a historic theater (Marina Theater, San Francisco)
• Created needs analysis, strategic plan and schematic design for a law school building (Stanford University Law School)
• Conducted needs assessment: evaluated facilities and user experience, identified areas for redesign (San Francisco Art Institute)
• Formulated, researched and co-authored two research papers “Unsustainable City” & “Outsourcing Healthcare”
January 2005 - March 2008 San Francisco, California, United States

Brand + Allen Architects

Designer

• Designed upscale stores at medium-sized architecture firm with expertise in high-end retail
• Prepared construction drawings for Hermès, Marc Jacobs, and Ermenegildo Zegna stores in Dallas, Los Angeles and Las Vegas
• Collaborated with project manager for submittal review and construction administration
September 2003 - January 2005 San Francisco, California, United States

Processed Thought

Freelance Designer

• Supervised and managed numerous freelance web and graphic design projects
• Developed branding and web design for Amuse Bouche Catering, The Sangati Center and Maharani Restaurant
April 2003 - March 2008 San Francisco, California, United States

Education

US Green Building Council

LEED AP

2006 - 2012 United States

Southern California Institute Of Architecture

Master of Architecture

Metropolitan Research + Design
2002 Los Angeles, California, United States

Academy Of Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture

2000 Mumbai, India

Languages

English (Native),
French (Beginner),
Marathi (Fluent),
Gujarati (Native),
Hindi (Native),

Skills

Revit, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, Aperture, Autocad, Lamina, Mac OS, Maxwell Render, Microsoft Office, Pepakura, Rhino 3d, Sketchup, V-Ray, Windows,

Legal Work Status

Green card holder, fully authorized to work in the USA with no restrictions