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Anirudh R. Dhawan CV Site: www.paranoidmodule.blogspot.com Site II: www.ard7.wordpress.com Cell: 973-970-8821 Email: Ard722@gmail.com

Objective:

Skills:

I am seeking an entry-level Junior Designer position in an architectural environment where I can utilize my skills in 3D modelling, rendering, design computation/automation, material research, and digital fabrication. I also want to learn more about the practice and engage as a team player and work to expand my knowledge of the discipline

5+ years experience [Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCad(2005-2012), 3Ds Max(9-2012), Rhino(4-5), Vray(for Rhino + 3DsMax)] 4+ years experience [Digital Prototyping/Fabrication ( lasercutting,CNC Milling, Vacuum forming, 3D Printing] 3+ years experience [Autodesk Maya(2010-2012), Grasshopper, Maxscript, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Dreamweaver] 2+ years experience [Autodesk Revit, Ecotect, Microstation, Processing, RhinoVB] 1 +/- years experience [Digital Project, Catia, Arduino, Firefly, Weaverbird, Tsplines (2.0-3.0), Python for Rhino 5]

Education / Academic Experience: Master of Architecture, Post-Professional Program (M-Arch P.P.) University of Southern California [August 2010-December 2011] - Graduate Research Scholarship Award [$48,450 for 18-month academic term] - Federal Work-Study Award in Rapid Prototyping Lab [$3,000 for Spring/Fall 2010-2011] [Fall 2011] - Presented Thesis on Design Computation + Automated Construction using Robotics in Hazardous Scenarios - Participated in Design Automation Workshop Using Python for Rhino 5 instructed by Skyler Tibbits - Participated in Parametric Design Seminar using Digital Project instructed by Dr. David J. Gerber - Presented in GASA Graduate Architecture Student Lecture on ThinkSpace Ecological Borders Competition - Invited for Exhibition at LA-Artwalk by Kris Mun for “Architecture and the Logic Machine� [Summer 2011] - Participated in AAC: Digital Future Fabrication Studio in Shanghai instructed by Roland Snooks - Participated in Digital Future Exhibition at Tongji University, Shanghai CH - Participated with Jili Huang in ThinkSpace Ecological Borders Competition - Participated with Jili Huang in T-Splines 3.0 For Rhino Design Contest 2011 [Spring 2011] - Participated in LabM4(Mind,Machine,Material,Manufacture) Studio instructed by Francois Roche - Participated in Animation with Maya Class instructed by D. Derekshani at USC School of Cinematic Arts - Conducted Preliminary Research in Bio-Materials + Robotic CNC Fabrication for Thesis Preperation - Submitted proposal for 2011 USC Gesundheit/Architecture Guild Travelling Fellowship to Shanghai [Fall 2010] - Participated in LabM4(Mind,Machine,Material,Manufacture) Studio instructed by Francois Roche/Kris Mun - Participated in CNC Fabrication Technology Seminar instructed by Scott Mitchell - Participated in Swarm Intelligence Theory/AgentBased Modelling Seminar instructed by Roland Snooks

Bachelor of Architecture, NAAB accredited professional degree with Albert Dorman Honors (B-Arch) New Jersey Institute of Technology [August 2005-May 2010] - Albert Dorman Honors Scholar[$4000 per semester] - Deans List [2005-2010] - Vice Presidential Scholarship [$4000] [ Selected Courses] - Advanced Construction instructed by Mathew Peckham - Digital Tectonics using 3Ds Max intructed by Wassim Jabi - Rhino3d and CNC Fabrication instructed by Richard Garber - Architect as Builder: Parametrics using Digital Project/Catia instructed by Richard Garber - Special Topics Studio on Museum for Land Artists instructed by Darius Sollohub - Pre-Comp Studio on Prototypical Modular Housing Assemblages instructed by Richard Garber - Comp Studio/ASCA Competition Entry on Prague International Hotel advised by Stephen Zdepski - Siena Study Abroad Studio instructed by Darius Sollohub / Jim Dart - Prague Summer Study Abroad [coordinated by University of New Orleans] - Professional Practice Seminar instructed by Mathew Peckham


Anirudh R. Dhawan CV Site: www.paranoidmodule.blogspot.com Site II: www.ard7.wordpress.com Cell: 973-970-8821 Email: Ard722@gmail.com

Selected Professional / Work Experie Experience ence: University of Southern California Califo ornia, Los L Angeles -

3D Prototyping Lab Assistant Consulted students on preparation of prototyping files for Z-corp and Uprint machines Troubleshooted machine errors and production files Maintained and tested machines NAAB Review Coordination/Production Assistant Helped organise and layout student work into a panel exhibition for NAAB Accreditation Review

Rux Design, NYC -

[August 2010 - November 2011]

[May 2010 - September 2011]

Architectural/Product Design Intern Worked from conceptual design to technical contruction development of Stone-Ridge Resort in Virginia Assisted in conceptual development and prototypes of Sukkah City Competition in Manhattan Worked on 3d modelling, rendering, design development, and physical model of Pier 57 Proposal in Manhattan Researched materials, finishes, and fabrication technology to develop a design cartography for office Developed parametric using grasshopper for efficient workflow on responsive mechanical sun shading system

RMJM Hillier, Princeton NJ

[May 2008 - September 2008]

- Summer Intern - Was professionally trained in Autodesk Revit - Worked in Global Design Studio, model production team, for Palm Jebel Ali Masterplanning in Dubai, UAE - Worked in Global Design Studio for Peddie School Athletic Facility, Heightstown NJ - Assisted in 3d Visualisation for Pensylavania University Library - Assisted in Construction Documentation/Bid Sets for Peddie School Athletic Facility - Built 1/2 scale mockup of translucent double-skin Poly-Carbonate curtain wall of Peddie School Athletic Facility - Worked on-site for drafting existing condiitons in Peddie School Gymnasium - Attended weekly seminars in LEED Examination, Professional Practice, Construction Management, ect.

POD DESIGN + MEDIA, NYC -

[May 2007- January 2008]

Architectural/Product Design Intern Assisted in Construction and Design Documentation on CT-1 House in Warren CT Art Installation Bodhi Obfuscatus (Space Baby) at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures), Berlin Built full scale models of Cellular Chandelier Worked in model-making, concept design, and early CDs of the Slice House Assisted in coordinating, marketing,graphic design, and office management.

Selected Awards / Publications / Exhibitions 2011

2010

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USC Thesis Exhibition During Blue-Tape Review at California Market Center, Downtown LA LA Art-Walk : “Architecture and the Logic Machine” at Downtown LA USC Thesis Project/Paranoid Module Blog Shown on DigitAG & appunti di architettura digitale ed altro, Italy AAC Digital Future Exhibition Shanghai, China T-Splines Design Contest 2011 : Best Student Design Award for “Territorial [RE]Configuration” ThinkSpace Ecological Borders Design Competition : 3rd Place Award “[Bacterial] Masonry” in Zagrab, Croatia “[Schizo]Phrenic Expansion” + “Para[Lyze + Metric]” published on LAB m4 blog on NewTerritories by F. Roche “Para[Lyze + Metric]” published on Suckerpunchdaily.com Sara Ward Nursury Competition Shortlisted Entry - 2nd Place Award


Anirudh Dhawan _ Academic Work Samples  

Portfolio of Undergraduate and Graduate Work