CV / THEODORE BAZIL

c | 240-252-0735
e | bazil.ted@gmail.com
w | http://www.theodorebazil.com

EDUCATION:

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
Master of Architecture Candidate
Urban Design Certificate Candidate
Overall GPA: 3.9/4.0
Charlottesville, VA: Expected Graduation May 2019

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS
Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Minor in Music
Overall GPA: 3.42/4.0 | Major GPA: 3.6/4.0
Dean’s List: Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013
St. Louis, MO: Graduated May 2014
 
SIDWELL FRIENDS SCHOOL
Washington, DC: Graduated May 2010

SKILLS + EXPERTISE:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Site surveying and pre-design analysis, schematic design, design development, construction documentation and technical detailing, engineering and consultant coordination, permit submission, collaboration with city planning and historic preservation commissions, construction administration, project management, graphic design, hand sketching, hand and digital drafting, rendering, model making, diagramming, woodworking, photography.

SOFTWARE
Revit, Autocad, Rhinoceros, Sketchup, V-ray, Maxwell, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, ArcGIS, Grasshopper, Rescheck/Comcheck, Climate Consultant, Microsoft Office, Adobe Premier, Sony Vegas, Protools, Finale, Sony Acid.

MUSIC / VIDEO
Music recording, mixing, and post-production, film sound, sound editing and manipulation, music composition, video editing, guitar, bass, mandolin, piano, drums.

 

research

PORTSMOUTH RESILIENCE RESEARCH
Assisted with faculty research initiative related to coastal resilience strategies for the Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach area.
University of Virginia: Prof. Alex Wall
Charlottesville, VA: January 2018 - May 2018

RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Citybuilding: Techniques, Tools and Strategies for Urban Design
University of Virginia: Prof. Alex Wall
Charlottesville, VA: January 2018 - May 2018

EXHIBITIONs

KINESTHETIC MONTAGE: HONG KONG INSTALLATION
Part of exhibition and design team for an interactive installation at the 2019 ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival at the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington, DC.
January 2019  - May 2019

MATERIAL MONSTER: 2014 INSTALLATION
Design and construction team member for environmental justice art installation in St. Louis, Missouri.
January 2014  - May 2014

COMPETITIONs

PLAYSPACE COMPETITION: FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA
Proposal to re-imagine the grounds of the Blanche A. Nixon/Cobb’s Creek Public Branch Library as a playspace for community children. Sponsored by the Philadelphia Community Design Collaborative.
Team competition entry: January 2016

“LOOKING FORWARD” DESIGN COMPETITION
Design proposal for a future architectural Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
Individual competition entry: January 2015

CAREER CENTER REDESIGN STUDENT COMPETITION
Winning entry in student competition to re-design the campus career office of Washington University in St. Louis.
Individual competition entry: April 2014

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

ARCHITECTURE EXTERN
Miller-Hull Partnership
Seattle, WA:  January 2019

Accompanied office on construction administration visits to ongoing project sites, joined project management discussions and and team meetings, and aided design research towards thermal cooling strategies for educational facilities in hot climates.

ARCHITECTURE INTERN
Brooks+Scarpa Architects
Los Angeles, CA:  May 2018  - August 2018

Worked on educational, residential, mixed use, and commercial projects in the greater Los Angeles, CA area, from pre-design up through early design development. Primary responsibilities included the drafting and delivery of drawings for both as-builts and proposed schemes, assisting team members in assembling drawings and documentation for client submissions and proposals, as well as working through schematic design iterations for the facades and fenestration strategies of several ongoing projects.

+ Carver Square Affordable Housing Models: City Of Delray Beach, FL
+ Chadwick School Renovation/Extension: Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA
+ Robertson Mixed-Use T.O.D: Culver City, CA

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER / PROJECT MANAGER
Atrium Design Group
Philadelphia, PA:  August 2014  - August 2017

Responsible for the design, coordination, and delivery of residential and commercial mixed-use projects in the Philadelphia area. Primary tasks included conducting site surveys, developing schematic plan and massing strategies, producing finalized design documents for client approval, preparing zoning and building permit documents, drafting and overseeing the development of construction sets and details in collaboration with structural, MEP, civil, and geotechnical engineers, conducting product and material research, and helping to resolve construction administration issues that arise on building sites.

+ 807 N. 3rd Street Mixed-Use Development: Philadelphia, PA
+ 966 N. 2nd Street Mixed-Use Development: Philadelphia, PA
+ 201 - 211 S. 22nd Street Residences: Philadelphia, PA

 

teaching experience:

DESIGN STUDIO TEACHING ASSISTANT
ARCH 3020: Foundation Studio IV
University of Virginia: Coord. William Sherman
Charlottesville, VA: January 2019 - May 2019    

TEACHING ASSISTANT / DISCUSSION LEADER
ARCH 3260: Building Matters
University of Virginia: Coord. Seth McDowell
Charlottesville, VA: January 2019 - May 2019   

DESIGN STUDIO TEACHING ASSISTANT
PLAN 6010: Urban Planning and Design Studio
PLAC 5500: Digital Skills Workshop
University of Virginia: Coord. Ali Fard
Charlottesville, VA: August 2018 - December 2018   

DESIGN STUDIO TEACHING ASSISTANT
ARCH 2010: Foundation Studio I
University of Virginia: Coord. Ines Martin-Robles
Charlottesville, VA: August 2018 - December 2018   

DESIGN STUDIO TEACHING ASSISTANT
ARCH 2020: Foundation Studio II
University of Virginia: Coord. Margarita Jover-Biboum
Charlottesville, VA: January 2018 - May 2018   

DESIGN STUDIO TEACHING ASSISTANT
ARCH 2010: Foundation Studio I
University of Virginia: Coord. Alex Wall 
Charlottesville, VA: August 2017 - December 2017   

DESIGN STUDIO TEACHING ASSISTANT
ARCH 111 + 112: Introduction to Design Processes
Washington University in St. Louis
Coords. Igor Marjanovic; Christine Abbott 
St. Louis, MO: August 2013 - May 2014

guest critic:

PLAN 6010
University of Virginia, Prof. Ali Fard
September 2018 (Mid-Review)  

FM FOUNDATION I
Temple University, Prof. Snezana Litvinovic
December 16, 2014 (Mid-Review), December 8, 2016 (Final Review)

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN V
Temple University, Prof. Philip Crosby/Andrew Hayes
October 23, 2016 (Mid-Review), November 20, 2016 (Mid-Review)

FM FOUNDATION II
Temple University, Prof. Snezana Litvinovic
April 14, 2016 (Mid-Review), April 26, 2016 (Final Review), April 2017 (Final Review)

DESIGN 6: TECTONIC STUDIO
Philadelphia University, Prof. Evan Litvin
April 2015  (Mid-Review), May 5, 2015 (Final Review)