Edison Gao

Architectural Technologist

 

RESUME

 

29 Magdalan Crescent, Richmond Hill

Ontario, Canada

647-614-9088

edisongao2008@gmail.com

Profile

A professional, creative, and detail-oriented Junior Architectural Technologist with 1 year of co-op experience. Strong residential and commercial architecture skills including computer drafting, 3D-modeling, computer visualization, and building envelope detailing. Previously worked at Toro Aluminum Railings, David Small Designs, and Public Service Procurement Canada.

Skills

Technical Skills

Computer Drafting   Rendering & Visualization

Design Development

Residential & Commercial Detailing

OBC, NBC & CSA Interpretation

 

Revit

AutoCAD

Sketchup

 

 

Adobe Photoshop

Autodesk 3ds Max

Lumion

Enscape

Education

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Architectural Technology Co-op

Sheridan College, Mississauga, ON

2017-2020

Grade Point Average 3.9 out of 4.0

Honour's Bachelor of Science

Biomedical Sciences Major

Psychology Minor

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

2012-2016

Term Dean's Honors list

Good Academic Standing

Work Experience

Public Service Procurement Canada (PSPC)

Architectural Technology Co-op

Joseph Sheppard Building

4900 Yonge Street, North York, ON

09/19-12/19

Conduct accessibility audits for federal government buildings

Conducted accurated and detailed site measurements

Worked with Ontario Building Code, National Building Code and CSA-B651-12

 

David Small Designs

Architectural Technology Co-op

1440 Hurontario St, Mississauga, ON

01/19-04/19

 

Assisted lead-designer in generating interior-design packages

Drafted detailed, OBC compliant and Lead-Designer approved technical drawings using AutoCAD for custom-home construction

Prepared professional, organized and detailed design packages using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office

Toro Aluminum Railings

Estimating/ Computer Drafting Co-op Student

458 Edgeley Blvd, Concord, ON

04/18-09/18

 

Completed precise and accurate estimates of commercial and condominium railings using Microsoft Excel for tenders

Drafted detailed, OBC compliant and engineer approved shop drawings using AutoCAD for commercial and condominium railings

Collaborated with project managers, plant managers, site coordinators, architects and engineers to create appealing, efficient and cost-effective railing designs.

Hobbies

Sketching

Photography

DIY Projects

Gardening

Basketball

Badminton

Featured Projects

Architectural Studio 6

ARCH34231

Architectural Visualization

CADD39788

Advanced Residential Design

ARCH32208

Design proposal and structural drawing preparation for a fire station renovation. The project focuses on improving indoor air quality for fire fighters with private dorm rooms to enable social distancing and sustainable features to reduce the carbon footprint.

 

Design a single-residential dwelling with innovative design strategies to ensure ahealthy life-style during a pandemic event with sustainable strategies to reduce carbon emissions. Extensive 3-D rendering and post-production is performed to create an intriging and captivating presentation board.

Design proposal and structural drawing preparation for a laneway house with sustainable features. The goal of the project is to achieve net-zero carbon emissions with creative interior-layouts to fit a small family in a limited building footprint.