Resume

Sogol
EDUCATION

2009 – 2011                     Master of Science in Architecture & Urban Design, Pratt Institute
New York City, NY, USA
1998 – 2007                     Master of Architecture, Azad University
Qazvin & Tehran, Iran

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2014 – Now                      Freelance Architect
2013                                 Project Assistant
School of Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
-Assisting in research for Department of Landscape Architecture
2011 – 2012                      Architect-Intern
Building Unlimited, Redwood City, CA, USA
-Participated in design of residential projects such as new custom homes, renovation, remodeling and addition.
-Responsible for programming, schematic design, design development, including drafting for all phases.
-Autodesk 2010, Rhinoceros, Adobe Acrobat (reader and writer), and Microsoft Office.
2009 – 2011                     Student of Master’s Program at Pratt Institute, NY, USA
2009 – 2011                     Graduate Admission Office Assistant
Pratt Institue, Graduate Admission Office, Brooklyn, USA
-Responsible for reviewing and verifying the documents of the prospective student; Evaluating the international students’ transcript and other records and certificates; Screening applications and qualifications for compliance with admission requirements by the departments; and managing inquiries and servicing queries based on the institutes policies and standards.
2006 – 2008                   Architect Intern
RMM Architects Co., Tehran, Iran
-Participated on variety of projects such as Peymood Resort (over 30 ac), Baharan Multi-Purpose (office spaces, residential, cultural and sport) Complex, Booshehr Residential Complex for low-income families, and Iran Industrial Trade Center.
-Responsible for programming, master planning, schematic design, design development, construction document, detailing, landscape design, including drafting for all phases and construction administration.
-Autodesk 2005 through 2008, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat (reader and writer), Rhinoceros, Power Point and 3D modeling specially Rhinoceros, sketch up and 3D studio max.
2005 – 2006                   Designer
Ekrun Co., Tehran, Iran
-Participated on variety of projects such as Armenia Residential Complex (over 25 ac) and Toos Houses.
-Responsible for programming, master planning, schematic design, and design development.
-Autodesk 2004, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat (reader and writer), and 3D studio max.
2003 – 2005                    Architectural Assistant
Sakoo Consulting Engineering Co., Tehran, Iran
-Participated in all development phases of a project “Asalooyeh M4” which included a clinic, an administration building and several residential buildings
-Responsible for master planning, schematic design, construction documents, detailing, including drafting for all phases
-AutoCAD 14 through Autodesk 2002, Adobe Acrobat (reader and writer), and Microsoft Office
2002-2003                     Architectural Apprentice/Draftsman
Emco Consulting Engineering Co., Tehran, Iran
-Participated on numerous programs and assignments such as hospitals, clinics, office spaces, cultural and residential buildings.
-Received training on architectural research, programming, planning, schematic design, including drafting.
-AutoCAD 14 and AutoCAD 2000.

 

ACTIVITIES

Competition, Exhibitions and Awards:
2010                                 Sustainable Cities: Planning for the Future
1st Studio Project: Future of Waterfront Design (Canal St. in Manhattan, NY), Higgins Hall, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
2009                                Design Work Selected for Pratt Archive
1st Studio Project: Future of Waterfront Design (Canal St. in Manhattan, NY), Pratt Institute, NY, U.S.A.
2007                                 Yazd Baharan Residential Complex (2nd prize winner)
RMM Architects Co., Tehran, Iran
2007                                 Safaiyeh Residential, Office and Sport Center (1st prize winner)
RMM Architects Co., Tehran, Iran
2007                                 Melli Awards Competition (1st prize winner)
RMM Architects Co., Tehran, Iran
Publications and Translations:
2008                                 Phylogenesis, foa`s ark; ACTAR Publication; Translated and reviewed; pending to be published
2007                                 The first competition of Melli Group Program of Iran Industrial Trade Center (commercial, official, and residential center);
Iranian Architecture quarterly; Vol.7, No.27+28
2007                                 Sociopolis, Project for a City of the Future; ACTAR Publication; Translated and reviewed; pending to be published
2006-2007                      Projects of Rem Koolhaas/OMA; teNeues Publishing Group; Translated and reviewed; pending to be published

 

SKILLLS

Computer Proficiencies:
Autodesk 2014; Revit 2012; Rhinoceros; Sketch Up; Adobe Photoshop; Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point); Studio Max; Autodesk Maya; Adobe Acrobat (reader and writer)
Languages:
Persian; English; French; Spanish