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Objective To acquire a position in the field of architectural design, planning and construction which emphasizes principles of sustainability and structural experimentation through the implementation of innovative techniques/processes to satisfy design goals and project needs.

Education Masters of Architecture (M.Arch I)

University of Pennsylvania School of Design-Philadelphia, PA .04 fall-.07 spring

Diploma Studies (M. Arch I, visiting student) Architectural Association (AA)-London, England .06 fall

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering (Bachelors of Science) University of California School of Engineering-Los Angeles, CA .99 fall-.03 summer

Experience .07-Current

Jonathan Sim 29 Morgan Court Battersea High Street London, SW11 3HU +44 (0)79 3651 3680 simarchitect@gmail.com

Foster+Partners-London, England UK

Architectural Assistant Coordination and participation in projects and competitions which include Old Convention Centre Site (OCCS) Redevelopment, Yale University School of Management (SOM), Crossrail Retail and Park Station, 980 Madison Avenue, Extell Mixed-Use Tower (Competition), Apple Computer Headquarters (Confidential Feasibility Study), American Museum of Natural History Expansion (Competition), “The Magnet” (Centre for Science and Culture). .06 summer

Gensler Architecture and Worldwide Planning-Washington D.C., District of Columbia

Architectural Intern Participation in projects which include Gaylord National Convention Center and Hotel, One Democracy Center, San Antonio Mixed-Use Planning, Confidential Data Center and Office Space Planning: Phase I Tasks included Schematic Design, Design Development, Computer-Aided-Drafting, Rendering, and Master Planning. .02 summer .04 spring+summer .05 summer

Richard Matsunaga and Associates Architecture Inc.-Honolulu, HI

Architectural Intern Participation in projects which include USDA Research Facility (Hilo, Hawaii), Kukui Tower Apartments Renovations, Kamehame ha Schools Renovation Project, Military Storage Facility (Guam), and Barber’s Point Mixed-Use Planning. Tasks included Design, Computer-Aided-Drafting, Survey Reports, On-Site Field Evaluations, Site Inspection, and Planning. 01 fall-.02summer

Ralph Stone & Co., Geotechnical and Civil Engineering-Los Angeles, CA

Civil Engineering Intern/Laboratory Technician Tasks included Soil Analysis through, Consolidation, Compaction, Moisture Density, Direct Shear, Expansion, and Chemical Testing. Participation in report development, soil testing execution, and site research.

Certifications & Organizations Engineering-In-Training Certification (EIT) Certification Issued By: State of California National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) Intern Development Program (IDP): Registered Member (NYC License In-progress) American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Member Boy Scouts of America-Troop 42 Sacred Hearts Church (Honolulu, HI) Eagle Scout Ranking, Order of the Arrow Brother & Assistant Scoutmaster

Software Proficiency 3D Modelling Software and Simulation: Rhinoceros 4.0, 3D Studio Max, AutoCAD, Modo 203, Ecotect, Visual Analysis, Microstation V8i (Bentley Architecture), Maxwell Render Editing and Presentation Software: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects), Microsoft Office, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro. Scripting Languages/Software: Macromedia Flash MX, Fortran 77, Grasshopper, Generative Components V8i

Publications .10 fall Digital Tectonics-C3 Magazine (no. 313) C3 features works from the fields of architecture, landscape and urban design in a publication released monthly. The September 2010 C3 article entitled, “Sculpting the System’ features the Foster+Partners project Crossrail Retail and Park Station, Canary Wharf-UK as a current project applying methods of computation/generative design processes and fabrication techniques. .07 summer [Navi]gator-AA Prospectus 2007/08 The Architectural Association School of Architecture Prospectus is an architectural publication which is released annually featuring a selection of student works from the previous academic year. The AA Prospectus 2007/08 highlighted work [Navi]gator from the technical design studio entitled, ‘Performance Machining’ as an example of performance rationalized design.

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Study Abroad Experience + Exhibitions .11 spring Smart Geometry Workshop+Symposium (Performing Skins Cluster) -Copenhagen, Denmark The Smart Geometry Workshop is an annual conference held at various locales worldwide to investigate and research concepts in digital architecture and design. Participants during the workshop/exhibition/symposium, lasting 6 days are encouraged to research and develop concepts and techniques within digital design to be presented during the final days of the conference. Specifically, the Performing Skins cluster challenges the participants to investigate and fabricate 3-dimensional knitted surfaces with interactive and responsive properties, employing parametric design tools to tailor specific functions to a particular design issue outlined within individual groups. .09 summer Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition-London, England The Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition is the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world, drawing together a wide range of new work by both established and unknown living artists. Held annually since the Royal Academy’s foundation in 1768, the Summer Exhibition is a unique showcase for art of all styles and media, encompassing painting, sculpture, prints and architectural models. An essential part of the London art calendar, the show draws over 150,000 visitors during its three month long run. .07 summer Architectural Association Summer Exhibition-London, England The Architectural Association School of Architecture Summer Exhibition is an annual student exhibition featuring a selection of student works from the previous academic year. The AA Summer Exhibition 2007/08 highlighted work [Navi]gator from the technical design studio entitled, ‘Performance Machining’ as an example of performance rationalized design.

Jonathan Sim 29 Morgan Court Battersea High Street London, SW11 3HU +44 (0)79 3651 3680 simarchitect@gmail.com

.06 fall London Studio at the Architectural Association-London, England The London Studio involved courses at the Architectural Association that engaged investigations into the dynamics and implications of the various marketplace organizations within the urban fabric of central London. .06 summer Project 4 Gallery-Washington D.C. Wild Bits Project 4 gallery featured an exhibition on Experiments in Generative Models at PennDesign which featured work of students involving techniques in scripting in relationship to form. .06 spring China Design Studio-Chengde, Beijing, Shanghai China Design Studio developed proposals for a city planning strategy to address growth issues and development within the ancient city of Chengde, located in the northeast region of China in the Hebei Province. .05 summer Japan Summer Studio-Honshu, Japan Japan Summer Studio studied traditional and contemporary Japanese architectural building techniques, details, spaces, and philosophies. Visits and workshops were arranged to allow student to gain a wider understanding of the principles of design across the country by reaching destinations that span to Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Okinawa, Miyajima, Hiroshima & Awaji Island. *Further references will provided upon request

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