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David Alexander Yadkouri 765 WEYBURN PLACE, APT 216 LOS ANGELES, CA 90024 dave24@ucla.edu 323.495.0183

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_MISSION STATEMENT

To further enrich my architectural skill set through an internship in 2014.

_ACADEMIC + UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORINA, LOS ANGELES MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE I CANDIDATE LOS ANGELES, CA

+ UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

BACHELOR OF DESIGN, ARCHITECTURE GPA 3.5 | HONORS STATUS | CUM LAUDE 2009 REITZ SCHOLAR, 2008 UNIVERSITY SCHOLAR GAINESVILLE, FL

GRADUATED DECEMBER 2009

+ STUDY ABROAD | VICENZA INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE

FALL 2008

URBAN DESIGN STUDIOS | VENICE GIARDINI SKETCHING THESIS VICENZA, ITALY

+ STUDY ABROAD | UF PARIS RESEARCH CENTER ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES PARIS, FRANCE

SUMMER 2007

_ HUMANITARIAN/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE + HANDS ON DISASTER RESPONSE (www.HANDS.org) | VOLUNTEER

JAN. 2010 - PRESENT Leogane, HAITI | Sungai-Geringging, INDONESIA Led & coordinated teams to assess and map public spaces in Leogane, Haiti. . Led & coordinated a team of designers, engineers & social workers for the design of park Plas Anacoana. All Hands Media Team: Extensive photo documentation of All-Hands activities for website publications. Deconstructed damaged homes safely to salvage materials, saving thousands of dollars. Constructed T-Shelters & Schools for earthquake victims (deconstruction, salvage, framing, rendering, painting) Coordinated Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) earthquake-safety training programs to local schools. + UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, STUDIO DESIGN I & IV | TEACHING ASSISTANT SUMMER 2008 | FALL 2009 Addressed instructor’s objectives to students in a concise manner. Served as intermediary between students and professor. Instructed and critiqued class discussions while professor was on leave. + ANF CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT, INC | ASSISTANT ESTIMATOR JAN. 2005 | FEBRUARY 2006 Executed detailed cost estimations from prospective plans. Participated in construction strategy meetings.

_ DIGITAL MEDIA SKILLS

ADOBE CS5, RHINO 5.0, REVIT, MICROSOFT OFFICE, PROFESSIONAL GRAPHICS & PHOTOGRAPHY.

_ PUBLICATIONS/PHOTO COMMISSIONS

UCLA Ackerman Union Art Commission Winner - Photograph. “Haiti, Post Disaster Earthquake” Photographer’s Forum: Best of College Photography Annual, Hardbound Edition. “Ruins of Acropolis” TheDynamo.org. “Architecture and Climate Change: Building Sustainably” Architrave Student Magazine. "Intervention in Charleston; A Cabinet of Curiosities" Journal of Undergraduate Research. "Louis I. Kahn’s Unbuilt Masterpiece: Proposal for Philadelphia"

_ AFFILIATIONS + THEDYNAMO.ORG | ROOSEVELT INSTITUTION EDITOR IN CHIEF

2011 2010 2009 2008 2008

SEPTEMBER 2009 | AUGUST 2010 Co-Founder of www.TheDynamo.org, a progressive-policy research student think tank. Hosted public forums & roundtable discussions with experts on pressing political issues. Edited publications, maintained website, designed fliers & advertisement banners.

Architectural Internship Resume  

Updated 2/14

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