Matthias Lecanda

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About me



I am a very hard working, reliable and passionate individual that works well with others. Throughout my studies in Architectural Technology, I have obtained knowledge in many areas such as AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup, Lumion, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Building Physical Models, and much more.

I feel that my passion for Architecture originates from both sides of the family. My maternal grandfather used to design and build things on his own such as a greenhouse in his backyard, and much more. My paternal uncle likes to design and create things using his imagination, and has now completed his Architecture Degree. Although a sense of design and overall knowledge about construction seems to run in the family, I feel that my interest in Architecture and Design really kicked off in high school. During my time in high school, I built some furniture, a model of a home, and much more in my construction / woodshop classes. This seemed to really spark my interest in Architecture and Design, so that’s what I pursued.

My whole life I have played high levels of sports so I'm very competitive and work well with others.

 

Education



Sheridan College, Hazel McCallion Campus, Mississauga, ON
Architectural Technology Advanced Diploma
2019-2022

Technical Skills


  • AutoCAD
  • Revit
  • Sketchup
  • Lumion
  • Modeling (BIM and Physical modeling)
  • Rendering
  • Microsoft Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Microsoft teams
  • Ontario Building Code

General Skills


  • Critical Thinker
  • Determined
  • Team player
  • Reliable
  • Work well under pressure
  • Good leadership skills
  • Quick learner
  • Organized
  • Multi-tasker

Architectural Projects


Architectural Studio 4 Ninth Line Fire Station
- Designed and modeled a fire station to meet requirements and to be OBC compliant
Architectural Studio 5 1056 Queen St. West Mixed Use Building

- Designed and modeled a mixed use 5 storey building located at the corner of Queen St. West and Fennings St.

- Created Floorplans and Structural plans for the building using Revit

- Performed shadow studies to observe how the design of the building would affect the homes and buildings around our site

Architectural Studio 6 Paisley Mill Adaptive Reuse Project

- Designed and modeled an addition proposal for the historic Paisley Mill located in Paisley Ontario

-Created plans, renders, and more to portray the addition and repurposing of the building.

CAAD 4 Custom Home Project
- Custom home designed and modeled using Revit to meet the needs of the client, while complying with the OBC
CADD 5 Existing Building Addition

- Modeled the existing building using the given plans

- Designed and modeled an addition for the building using Revit

Building Renovations Building Reno Final Project

- Visited the house of the client to take on site measurements

- Held meetings with the owners of the home to document what additions they would like to see in the renovation

- Individually created a set of plans for a medium size addition proposal

- The group created presentation boards to showcase the 3 proposals (1 per student )

 

Work Experience


A.C. Soccer and Sports Ltd. - Retail Sales Associate, 2018 to current

  • Customer Service
  • Inventory Management
  • Organization of Team Orders

Hobbies


  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Golf
  • Many other sports
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Video games