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John Zdralek B.Arch 1991

September 2003
john@dezineworks.com please email

Service objective:
Tailored building presentation, plan production and BIM of the highest quality possible.

Architect's Office Experience:
4+years US, including 1-year Caribbean AIA office experience using ArchiCAD.
1-year Canadian office experience using ArchiCAD.

Home owner-client and Builder-client drafting and design Experience:
4-years self-employed with my own client base of home owners and builders in Ottawa.
5-year B.Arch. 1991, Carleton School of Architecture, Ottawa, emphasis on design.

CAD experience:
ArchiCAD 8 owner and user with Artlantis (old version) on Macintosh since 1992.
1-year experience in a Windows and AutoCAD office. ('95)
My goal is to focus on ArchiCAD and expand into AV-works, BIM, and total stations.

Work Experience Timeline:

June 2003 - August 2003 Koch and Wilson Architects, New Orleans, Louisiana
www.pbs.org/wgbh/victorygarden/victorygardens/othergardens/beauregard_keyes
Plantation style new home.

Oct 2000 - Oct 2001 Fitzpatrick Butler Architects, Tyler, Texas
www.fitzpatrickbutler.com
Design Development, Construction Documents, Rendering & Animation presentation.
Orthodontic Clinic, Baptist Church, Science Education building, and others.

May - July 2000 Sagan-Piechota Architects, San Francisco
www.sp-architecture.com
Layer and Model Management for a 4 person networked ArchiCAD project.
Coordination of hotlinked AutoCAD DD modules, VW design & manual S drawings.
10,000 sf plus residence for co-founder of WebTV

Oct 99 - Apr 2000 Adirondack Design, Saranac Lake, NY
www.adkgreatcamps.com
Design Development and Construction Documents
8000 sf Residence including reno. of existing 3500 sf 1905 structure.
Creating computer model to generate QTVR, renderings & Construction Docs.

Sept 99 Leaning and Associates, Ottawa, Canada
400 SF 2nd story addition to a residence directed by Robert Froom OAA

May 98 - July 99 Bruce Stewart Architects, Nassau, Bahamas
www.stewartarchitects.com
Construction Documents, Design development and presentation.
8000 sf Ferry Terminal, Food & Beverage Court, 25000 sf Office, and a 6 unit Condo.
www.dezineworks.com - ferry terminal sign study

Feb 98 - Apr 98 Hierarchy, TJ Costello Manhasset, Long Island, NY
Design, Design Development, and Construction Documents
Renovations and a luxury pool house near Brewster, NY
www.dezineworks.com- Fauser poolhouse stair study

Nov 97 - Jan 98 Vision Craft Homes Las Vegas
www.streetofdreams.com/previous.htm

Interior and exterior QTVRs of two homes for a luxury home developer in Vegas.

Jun 97 - Nov 97 Michael Kovac Architects Century City, LA
www.keetonconstruction.com/prospect.html
Mainly Mansions for Movie Moguls: New home with screening room, Malibu Colony
Renovation with screening room, Lost and Laughing in the Canyons.
(did not work on linked project above)
Nov 96 - May 97 Urban Concepts Beverly Hills 90210, www.urbanconcepts.com

Design Development, a little urban planning, and Construction Documents
City Library and 8 cinema multiplex theater for Hagen Germany
www.cinestar.de/html_neu/frameseiten/1/kino24/133_cineinfo.html

Mar 96 - Oct 96 TRM Architects Buffalo, NY www.trmarchitect.com/projects.htm
Design Development & Construction Documents, www.marvel.com/
Marvel Comics Theme restaurant for Universal Studios in Los Angeles.
(New theme now but the coolest project I’ve worked on…Spiderman, Spiderman!)

Feb 1995-Feb 1996 Burka Varacalli Architects Toronto, Canada,
www.burka.net
Design Development, Construction Documents, Permits
Sixteen story high-rise apartments with Eighteen unit townhouse
www.burka.net/page14.html Rendering done over my ArchiCAD model perspective.

Apr1991-Jan95 Dezineworks Ottawa, Canada
www.dezineworks.com
My own design and drafting consulting business.
Design, Construction Documents, Permits, committee presentations.
www.dezineworks.com - design detail of exterior porch newel cap
Styrene and Bainbridge handmade models 18,000 seat Corel Center, 5' x 2' & 3' x 3'
www.dezineworks.com - physical scale model building of entertainment arena

1991 Graduate of Carleton School of Architecture, Ottawa, Canada
www.arch.carleton.ca

5 year Bachelor of Architecture thesis:

1st term thesis project: Architecture & Urban Planning of Chandigarh, India with Architecture Critic and Historian, Trevor Boddy. trevorboddy@hotmail.com

2nd term thesis project: First Nations Interpretive Center; with celebrated Canadian Architect: Douglas Cardinal.www.djcarchitect.com

john@dezineworks.com

Member of RAIC and OAA - without state or provincial license as architect with stamp.