Paul Balili

Freelance CD Designer & Architectural Illustrator

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Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/paulbalili
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MRAIC, INTERN ARCHITECT OAA, ASSOCIATE AIA
Phone: (416) 614 – 0925
Email: pbalili123@gmail.com Website: http://pbalili.wix.com/perparim
Home address: 101 – 57 Waterford Drive, Etobicoke, ON., M9R 2N7
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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER
Over 10 years of experience with residential, industrial, commercial, hospital and institutional projects from concept through construction administration. Exceptional technical abilities, 3D presentations, and highly experienced with working drawings, detailing for variety of building envelope including cavity and composite masonry walls, metal panels, curtain walls, typical metal/plywood deck roofing etc., space planning, composition, project coordination, hand drafting, water colors and acrylic presentations.
? Highly accurate and able to produce work at the most competitive pace.
? Understanding of all appropriate codes and strong organization, teamwork, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
? Fluent in: AutoCAD all versions, Revit 2015, Sketch up, ArchiCAD, 3D Studio VIZ, Animation, PhotoShop, Photo Impact, PageMaker, MS Office Suite.
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CAREER SUMMARY
B+H ARCHITECTS, Toronto, Ontario 2013 – 2014
Intern Architect
Rideau Centre Ottawa ? Produced complete set of construction documents including floor plans, elevations, building sections, wall details, et cetera.
? Coordinated contract documents, both internally and with sub-consultants.
? Maintained on-going communication with the engineering and design team throughout all phases of the project.
? Managed the production of building envelope detailed drawings, estimates and schedules.
? Reviewed accuracy and document coordination and solved any technical and CADD related problems.
JULIAN JACOBS ARCHITECTS, Toronto, Ontario 2013
Intern Architect
Interior design to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Building envelope and interior design to 58-66 Scarsdale Renovations.
? Pre-designed site visit and review, documentation of site conditions, essential condition measurements taken and cross-referencing to previous construction documents drawings. ? Produced complete set of construction documents including floor plans, elevations, building sections, wall details, schedules et cetera to building envelope and interior design using AutoCAD program.
? On-going communication with engineering team and design team throughout all phases of the project.
? On site reviewing accuracy of construction and advising on any discrepancy to the project.
SCOTT ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS INC., Toronto, Ontario 2009 – 2013
Intern Architect
Commercial and airport projects steel and concrete structures.
? Prepared preliminary design, DD, CD and construction management for various projects.
? Completing construction document drawings, including interiors and variety of building envelope composition such as cavity walls, metal panel walls, curtain walls, skylights, metal deck roofing, etc.
? Communicating and coordinating with engineering consultants in order to report and correct and complete any discrepancy.
? Provided project data such as areas and distances of variety of facilities and showing graphically as required. ? Researched building materials and integrate them into new designs.
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? Attended on job sites, measure buildings to convert to CAD and review construction.
? Following construction management by sending and receiving all documents required. Updating the electronic as well as hard copy archive such as: request for information (RFI), supplementary instruction (SI) and shop drawings.
IAN S. MALCOLM ARCHITECTS, Barrie, Ontario 2006 – 2009
Intern Architect
Residential, Industrial, Commercial projects wood, steel and concrete structures.
? Contributed to preliminary design and complete construction document for various projects.
? Prepared and coordinated the development and preparation of design documents during design development phase, and presentation drawings.
? Corrected and updated design documents.
? Provided coordination of building design and monitoring working drawings through all building envelope dealing with all types of masonry and concrete walls, curtain walls, store-fronts, roofs and interior partitions.
? On-going communication with clients, engineering team, and design team throughout all phases of the project.
RICHARD STEVENS ARCHITECTS, Toronto, Ontario 2006
Intern Architect
Bay Subway Station Exit and Stair Replacement and Portable Classes for TDCSB.
? Responsible for production of complete working drawing sets for stair replacement and portable classroom replacements variety of elementary schools; OBC research, on line research for new products.
? Responsible for production of complete working drawing sets for Subway Exit at Bay Station, coordinating multiple of structure types and finishes, such as metal and concrete structure facing changes to attach new curtain wall and storefront to existing structure to special situation.
? Schedule meetings and coordinate with subcontractors.
? Reviewed accuracy and document coordination and solved any CADD related problems.
? Regular on site inspection. Worked closely with Principal of the firm, to develop design in various stages.
BARGMANN HENDRIE + ARCHETYPE, INC., Boston, MA 2006
Architectural Designer (6 months Contract Position)
Construction Documents Specialist: several projects.
? Prepared complete construction documents and construction detailing. Responsible for the design of technical documentation production of the building envelope components, such as roofs, windows, doors. Worked closely with Principal to develop design in various stages.
? Established construction product technical guidelines through research using internet, catalog, and in-person meetings with manufacturer’s representatives.
? On-site construction meetings with owners and contractors.
HDS ARCHITECTURE, INC., Watertown, MA 2005
Architectural Designer
Real Estate Center. Springhill Office Park Mobile, Alabama. BUILDING D (Luxury condominiums). Fisher Hill Brookline, MA.
? Provided complete design services for construction documents, referring MA building code. Produced complete set of construction document including elevations. Responsible for technical documentation production of the building envelope components along with construction details, such as wall plan and section details (cavity wall, store-front, curtain wall, roof, windows, doors, wall, stairs and special details), using AutoCAD 2002 according to office standards.
? On-site construction meetings with owners and contractors.
TAPPE ASSOCIATES, INC., Boston, MA 2005
Architectural Designer (3 months Contract Position)
Melrose Middle School, Melrose, MA.
? Responsible for construction detailing including plan, section and interior elevation. Interior and exterior plan details in coordination with structure and other engineers drawings.
? Provided complete drawings of seismic joints.
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? Prepared building envelope technical drawings, such as cavity wall, store-front, curtain wall, typical roof and canopy section and plan details.
HEYM DOWDS AND NEEMAN, Boston, MA 2005
Job Captain/Architectural Designer
Bridgeport Assisted Living and Bridgeport Adaptive Re-Use, Bridgeport, CT.
? Worked closely with Principal from schematic design through construction documents for a 36 unit assisted living complex of steel/concrete construction. Scope of project included major renovation of an existing facility and adjacent new construction designed to be esthetically compatible with original structure. Design/drawings included exterior elevations, floor planning, sections and details including interior elevations with millwork detailing.
? Researched BOCA building code and coordinated with Engineers to integrate and cross reference their drawings to produce a complete set of construction documents using ArchiCAD and keynoting.
THE CARELL GROUP, INC., Hopkinton, MA 2004
Architectural Designer (4 months Contract Position)
Sterling Fire Headquarters, Sterling, MA.
? Design services for construction documents, referring MA building code. Produce a complete set of construction document including floor, and roof plans, RCP, elevations, building and wall sections, roof, windows, doors, wall, stairs and special details, room, window and door schedules, interior elevations and millworks, using AutoCAD 2002 according to office standards.
? Project coordination with civil, structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical disciplines.
? Regular On site visits.
SYMMES MAINI AND MCKEE ASSOCIATES, Cambridge, MA 2003
Architectural Designer (8 months Contract Position)
Swampscott High School, Swampscott, MA.
? Design services for construction documents of stairs, elevators, handicap ramps, enlarged toilet and bathroom plans and interior elevations, door and window details and schedules, code research referring to Boca and MA Building Code, in-house multi-discipline coordination, specification and material research. response to construction inquiries,
? Responsible for building envelope detailed drawings, estimates and schedules.
? Reviewed accuracy and document coordination and solved any CADD related problems.
SASAKI ASSOCIATES, Newton, MA 2003
Architectural Designer (4 months Contract Position)
Springfield Civic Center, Springfield, MA: $40 million.
? Design services for construction documents, reviewing MA building code, produced complete set of construction documents including stairs, elevators, handicap ramps, construction detailing, escalator, storefronts detailed space planning.
? Responsible for project coordination with civil, structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical disciplines as well as other consultants and contractors as required.
THE RICHIE ORGANIZATION, TRO, Newton, MA 2002
Architectural Designer (1 year Contract Position)
York Hospital, York, PA: $93 million: St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown, PA: Caritas Norwood and Hospital, Foxboro, MA: Jordan Hospital, Plymouth, MA.
? Produced complete set of construction documents.
? Responsible for special construction details (seismic joints) running through curtain wall, storefront and across 6 stores building structure.
? Prepare building envelope technical documentation and worked with interiors and millwork.
? Communicated with a multidisciplinary team of architects, managers, engineers.
EQUUS DESIGN GROUP, Belmont, MA 2001
Job Captain/Architectural Designer (4 months Contract Position)
Residential Complex, San Juan, Puerto-Rico: Suffolk County House of Correction, Boston, MA: $35 million.
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? Developed architectural project: prepare plans, design drawings and other documentation for planning, programming, space planning and coordination of interior and exterior design as well as produced 3D presentations for client approval.
? Produced complete construction documents for various projects, and other ongoing projects.
BAY STATE DESIGN INC., Woburn, MA 2001
Architectural Designer (5 months Contract Position)
Communication projects for Sprint PCS, Haverhill, MA.
? Responsible for complete construction documents of several communications projects.
? Developed designs for lease exhibit, zoning review, construction review and final construction documents.
D.R.A ARCHITECTS, INC., Newton, MA 2001
3D Architectural Designer (1 year Contract Position)
John A. Crisafulli Elementary School, Westford, MA $25 million: Greystone Elementary School, Westford, MA $25 million.
? Responsible for 3D interior and exterior presentations and animation of two educational projects.
? 3D Cad Models and animated walkthrough presentations using 3D Studio Viz and REVIT.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS
? Certified from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board.
? Current member of OAA in good standing as an Intern Architect.
? Professional registration with LEED in progress.
? Member of Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. (MRAIC).
? Associate Member of the American Institute of Architect (Assoc. AIA).
EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
? School of Architecture, University of Toronto, Canada
? Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tirana, Albania
? Advanced Computer Training for Engineers, Toronto, Canada
? Architectural Desktop Training Inc., Newton, MA
? AutoCAD and Auto LISP Programming, Rome, Italy