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ABRAHAM N. RODRÍGUEZ Associate AIA, LEED GA mobile email web

April 2013April 2014 Salem, OR

503 953 3994 abraham.n.rodriguez@gmail.com archinect.com/abrahamnr

Studio 3 Architecture

Relevant Skills

Work included large scale adaptive re-use project in downtown Salem Oregon, mid-scale administrative building for higher education, along with high end multifamily housing and small tenant improvements. Involved from initial project meetings thru CD’s, biddings, and construction meetings. Created renderings for marketings, and coordinated permit submitting and code reviews with municipal authorities.

Computer Software AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUP, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator (Proficient), Rhino, Podium (Intermediate)

Intern Architect

University of Oregon - Portland Sept. 2011June 2012 Portland, OR

Graduate Research Fellow

Research assistant to associate professor Nancy Cheng’s “Shaping Light” project; created laser cut patters for 2D sheets that would be folded to create 3D forms to be used as sun-shading devices. Built day-lighting models and tested of a variety of shading devices, coauthored research paper on the subject that was presented at the 100th ACSA Annual Meeting in Boston.

SWWB Architects Oct. 2009July 2010 Chicago, IL

Project Designer

Worked on multiple K-12 projects, both renovations and new construction, including a 42,000 SF LEED Silver elementary school addition. Participated in project and construction meetings. Responsible for updating product library.

GREC Architects Dec. 2007Jan. 2009 Chicago, IL

Intern Architect

Major projects included a 125,000 SF LEED Silver middle school for Chicago Public Schools and a large scale luxury resort hotel at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club. Responsibilities included architectural design, interior design, landscape design, construction documents, construction specification, furniture and casework design, code review and project coordination. Participated in site visits and construction meetings.

Sarfatty Associates June 2006Dec. 2007 Wilmette, IL

Intern Architect

Projects included small to mid-size commercial retail and food service tenant improvements, and small to mid-scale scale hospitality projects. Performed site analysis, code studies, space planning, schematic review, product coordination, construction specification, casework drawings, construction documents, permitting and project coordination.

Due Diligence/Pre-Design Site Analysis, Code Studies, ADA Compliance, Programing, Product Research, Schematic Review Architectural Production Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Docs, Specifications, Casework Drawings Physical Production Hand Sketching, Drafting, As-Built Drawings, LaserCutting, Physical Model Building Communication Presentation Drawings, Renderings,Consultant Coordination, Bilingual (Fluent in English and Spanish) Construction Administration Site Visits, Construction Meetings

Honors + Publications ACSA 100th Annual Meeting, March 2012 Paper Presenter “Folded Sun-Shades: from Origami to Architecture”. With Nancy Cheng & Ashley Koger. PURAL International Conference, Fall 2011 Thesis Research Presenter Presentation on historical settlement patterns in Haiti. AIA Chicago Bridge Program, April 2009 - Feb. 2010 Member Selected to be part of the inaugural class of the AIA Chicago Bridge mentorship program. AIA Milwaukee Latino Arch. Exhibition, August 2006 Exhibitor “Equinox Skin Boat School” UWM Student Design Competition, May 2006 Honorable Mention “Equinox Skin Boat School”

Sept. 2010 June 2012

University of Oregon - Portland

Aug. 2004 May 2006

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Aug. 2002 May 2004

InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico

Master’s of Architecture

Bachelor’s of Science in Architectural Studies Consortium with UW-Milwaukee

Industry Involvement American Institute of Architects Architecture for Humanity Architects without Borders Architects Designers & Planners for Social Responsibility

Abraham N. Rodriguez | RESUME  

Architecture and Design Resume

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