CV

KIRAN BALAKRISHNA
email: kiranbalakrishna@gatech.edu

OBJECTIVE


Graduate architecture student seeking for summer internship where my skills and educational background will apply as an advantage for the company. Interested domains include residential and public architecture.

EDUCATION


Master of Architecture | 2019 - 2021
Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA
GPA - 3.60 / 4.0

Bachelor of Architecture | 2013 - 2018
MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, KA, INDIA
CGPA - 9.72 / 10

WORK EXPERIENCE

Balan and Nambisan Architects, Bengaluru, INDIA
Junior Architect | July 2018 - June 2019
Architectural Intern | July 2017 - June 2018

1. Worked primarily on mid to high-end residences, institutional, and hospitality buildings.
2. Prepared construction drawings and detailed 3d and physical models for mid to high-end residential, commercial and institutional projects.
3. Worked closely with firm partner and design team lead on a competition entry titled Submarine and Naval Heritage Museum for the Government of Andhra Pradesh, INDIA. (Finalist - Top 3)
4. Carried out routine site visits, progress reports and client discussions during the construction phase

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Studio Oke, Bengaluru, INDIA
Architectural Intern | June 2017 - July 2017

Was involved in 3d modeling housing layouts which was built with shipping containers and worked on its different configurations alongside archiving documents and creating marketing posters.

CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING COURSES


2019 - Professional Licensed Architect under the Council of Architecture (COA), INDIA.


2019 - Smart Labs 2.0 - Six months program in parametric design methods and

fabrication techniques by Rat [LAB] Edu, INDIA.


2015 - Autodesk Certified Professional: Revit Architecture.


2015 - Training course in Revit Architecture and 3DS Max Design at Autodesk authorized training center.


2009 - Diploma in Graphics and Animation by Capital Computers Regd.
 

TECHNICAL SKILLS


Drafting: AutoCAD, Manual drafting


Modeling: Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, Revit Architecture, Sketchup, 3ds Max design, Fusion 360


Energy Analysis: Climate consultant, Diva, Ladybug, Honeybee


Presentation: Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign), Microsoft office suite, Sony Vegas


Rendering: V-Ray, Lumion, Enscape


3D Printing: Cura, Pronterface

COMPETITIONS AND WORKSHOPS


2019 - Top 50/218 | Pop-Up Bazaar Istanbul | Archasm.in Design of a pop up bazaar in the heart of Istanbul with the aim of replicating a traditional market in a contemporary way. (Team of 2)


2019 - Participated | Rwanda Chapel | Young Architects Competitions - Dedicated to the community of Rukomo, the design aims at donating a church to believers and to the local community. (Team of 2)


2017 - Laurie Baker exposure programme on architectural philosophy in sustainable architecture and building technology organised by the Center for Habitat Studies, Kerala, INDIA.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS


2018 - Best thesis project award titled Intermodal Transit Hub in Bengaluru, INDIA.


2018 - Second Rank in Bachelor of Architecture.


2018 - Exhibited thesis project in Pradarshana - Annual college open-day.


2017 - Best performer in Building typology & parametric design workshop organized by SOA, BNCA, INDIA.


2016 - Citation: Landscape design contest themed Revival of Western Ghats. (Team of 3)

INTERESTS


Product design, Parametric design, Digital fabrication, Graphic design, physical model making, 3d printing.