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aarthi janakiraman 344 lafayette avenue apt 4D. brooklyn. new york 11238 |

B.Arch . MS Arch . LEED Green Associate



Internationally trained architect with professional experience in architectural practice in the United States, India and the United Kingdom, a team player with excellent communication skills. Experience in preparing construction documents, 3D models and project presentations.

Professional Experience

Education Design, Junior Architect | Brooklyn, USA

June 2012 till date

- Worked on the Schematic design proposal for a brownstone renovation in Brooklyn under the Principal Architects. - Contributed towards design, 3D visualisation, presentation and worked on producing pricing and construction document sets for two condo projects in Brooklyn. - Site survey work, material research and communication with vendors for interior specifications.

architectureRED, Architect | Chennai, India

Pratt Institute | Brooklyn, New York MS in Architecture | 2012 Anna University | Chennai, India Bachelor of Architecture | 2010 Rank II at University level

Aug 2010 - May 2011

- ETA Township | Worked on the Schematic design proposal under the Principal Architects and produced the development guidelines handbook for the township in Chennai, shortlisted for the Cityscape global awards 2011. - Paramount residential | Design of duplex apartment units and project renders for the project in Chennai. - Created renders to communicate key design ideas, presentations and models for pitches to clients.

Axis Architecture + Design Management, Architecture Intern | Sheffield, UK

May - Sept 2008

- The Printworks | Worked with the Project Architect in designing and preparing schematic drawings, working drawings and 3D models for the adaptive reuse of a redundant warehouse. - Co-ordinating and communicating with material suppliers, building control authorities.

Axis Architecture + Design Management, Architecture Intern | Sheffield, UK

| AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit

Architectural drawings

Professional Development Architecture Summer studio at Columbia University | NYC, United States of America

Jul 2010

Five week ‘Introduction to Architecture’ summer design studio at GSAPP.

Training course - Theory & Building of Arches, Vaults and Domes | Auroville, India

Construction workshop at Arcosanti | Arizona, United States of America

Sept - Nov 2008

Study of the theories and concepts of Paolo Soleri through seminars, field visits, discussions and site work in the construction department.

NYCCT/CUNY, Design studio - Student Mentor| NYC, United States of America

Jan 2013 till date Summer 2011 & Spring 2012

Honors Pidilite award for excellence in Architectural design

SAARC *NASA Convention | New World trophy Winner

2009 - 2010 Feb 2009

Led a team of three, and presented the entry to a jury at the convention competing against 120 colleges from among the SAARC nations *National Association of Students of Architecture

St.Gobain’s Transparence | Jury commendation award | Part of a three member team

InProcess, Pratt Institute Summer studiowork published in InProcess 2012.

Fabrication Rendering

| RhinoCAM

| Maya, Modo, Maxwell

| Adobe Creative Suite (AfterEffects, Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator) Graphics and representation

Scripting |


Microsoft office

Additional Experience


Modelling and Animation | Maya, Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, Modo, Google Sketchup

Jun 2009

Successfully understood and applied concepts of optimization in the design of brick arches, vaults and domes through hands on test construction and real-world project sitework.

Pratt Institute, Graduate Assistant | NYC, United States of America


Jun - Jul 2007

- Created sketch options, 3D models, updated drawings.

Apr 2007

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