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justin w b r a m m e r P: 937 430 5926 E: justinbrammer@gmail.com www.justinbrammer.com

327 Graham Ave. 3R Brooklyn, NY 11211

education 2007 - 2011

Rice University - School of Architecture - Master of Architecture Thesis: “Double Agency”. Advs: Albert Pope, Martin Haettasch, Sarah Whiting Honors: Tuition award, Graduate assistant: Gordon Wittenberg (07-09), Troy Schaum (09-10)

2003-2007

University of Dayton - School of Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering Specialization in structural mechanics and hydraulic design Honors: Presidential scholarship, Engineering scholarship, Dean’s List

2006

Columbia University - School of Architecture - Architectural Design Studio Critic: Soo-in Yang of The Living

professional experience april 2012 - current

Rockwell Architecture, Planning, and Design, P.C. - New York, NY - Architectural Designer, Project Manager - Tower D - New York, NY - (w/ Diller Scofidio + Renfro) - 72-story residential tower in the Hudson Yard Development - Involvement includes concept and SD of building base development and interior development, coordination with adjacent Culture Shed project - Westfield Horton Plaza - San Diego, CA -Concept and SD design of a 6-block shopping center and urban redevelopment project - NCCHR - Atlanta, GA - Concept, SD, and DD design and management of museum exhibit design - Sowwah Central- Abu Dhabi, UAE (w/ LAB) - Design and presentation of roof structure, funicular, and interactive space - Opera Set Design - Houston, TX - Concept design for Bizet’s Carmen at Houston Grand Opera

april 2012 - may 2012

Folding Enterprises LLC / Sarah Oppenheimer Studio - Brooklyn, NY - Freelance Designer - D-33 - P.P.O.W. Gallery - New York, NY - Complete metal fabrication drawing set for an art installation at the Chelsea gallery

july 2011 - feb 2012

Leeser Architecture, PLLC - New York, NY - Architectural Designer - Iconic Greenhouse - Abu Dhabi, UAE - SD, DD, and CD development of 10,000 square meter greenhouse - Involvement includes design, documentation and engineering coordination - Dock Street - Brooklyn, NY - Design of winning proposal in facade development competition for a mixed-use building in DUMBO - Pier 1 Competition - Brooklyn, NY - Design of a hotel and condominium building on the waterfront - WTC Westfield - New York, NY - Modular retail stores and exhibition space in the World Trade Center - Fun Palace - Moscow, RUS - Competition proposal for social club with hybrid space for water sports, concerts, and events


justin w b r a m m e r P: 937 430 5926 E: justinbrammer@gmail.com www.justinbrammer.com

327 Graham Ave. 3R Brooklyn, NY 11211

relevant experience 2013

Smartgeometry Workshop - The Bartlett / UCL, London - Week long workshop involving a team of engineers, fabricators, and programmers designing and investigating parametric potentials of adaptive structural skins.

2009 - 2011

PLAT Journal - Editor - PLAT 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 - Architecture journal started by Rice University School of Architecture students - involvement includes article editing, content discussion, and graphic input.

summer 2010

Sarah Oppenheimer Installation - “D-17” - Exhibition Design - Construction of a large-scale installation at Rice Gallery in Houston, TX. - fabrication and assembly derived from Rhino3D model.

2005

GE Aviation - Design Engineer - Design and production of components for military and civilian aircraft designed and fabricated materials testing - created and edited construction documents

2004 - 2007

Engineering Experience - Construction drawing set and site civil engineering design for a university student center - hydraulic engineering design for a large-scale athletic field runoff system - structural design and analysis for a timber house project.

skills Modelling - Rhino 5 (extensive), Maya, 3DS Max, AutoCAD 3D, SketchUp Parametric and BIM - Grasshopper (extensive), Rhinoscript, Digital Project, Revit Plug-ins - Kangaroo, PanelingTools, Weaverbird Drawing - AutoCAD (extensive), Rhino 5 (extensive), Illustrator (extensive) Structural Analysis - SAP2000 Rendering - VRay (extensive), Flamingo, Adobe Photoshop (extensive) Animation and Video - Adobe After Effects (extensive), Adobe Premier, Adobe Flash Photo and Presentation - Adobe Photoshop (extensive), Adobe InDesign (extensive) Fabrication - 3D Printing, 3D Milling, Laser Proficiency, Woodshop and Construction Proficiency, Resin casting

selected publications 2010

“The New Natural” - Cite Magazine, Issue 85 Spring 2011 - Photographic essay revealing the manufactured environment as the real natural condition within contemporary cities.

2010

“Visitation Rights” - Design Charette and Exhibition - Honorable Mention - Ideas competition for a new university Visitors’ Center

interests - Complex geometries - Materials research - Mathematics in design

- New fabrication and construction techniques - Infrastructural urbanism - Cultural and Institutional design

- Science Fiction - Photography - Competitive table tennis


justin w b r a m m e r P: 937 430 5926 E: justinbrammer@gmail.com www.justinbrammer.com

327 Graham Ave. 3R Brooklyn, NY 11211

memberships and affiliations - Architectural League of New York - The Architecture Lobby

references Thomas Leeser - Principal - Leeser Architecture, Associate Professor at Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University School of Architecture tl@leeser.com, +1 (718) 643 6656 Simon Arnold - Project Manager - Leeser Architecture swa@leeser.com, +1 (718) 643 6656 x17 Albert Pope - Director of Graduate Studies - Rice University School of Architecture Studio Critic, Thesis Studio Advisor ahp@rice.edu, +1 (713) 348 3366


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