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Silvia Neri LLC
New York, NY
LEED AP architectural designer experienced in hospitality, high end residential, and sustainable design from conceptual to CDs, with academic foundation in Civil Engineering, Traditional and Classical Architecture. Currently working as an independent designer and consultant on a freelance basis.
2011 - New World Home Work
2011- Ananda Ashram Shanti Sadanam
2011- Attainable Long Island Competition
July 2009 - Present. Architectural designer developing residential projects of various sizes and locations: Manhattan apartment renovations, single family homes enlargements in NJ and WA, new construction upstate NY. Experience sourcing materials, fixtures, finishes.
Dec ’09 - July ’11. Architectural designer consultant collaborating with New World Home. www.newworldhome.com
New World Home is an emerging design-build company dedicated to fulfilling the convergence of historically inspired residential design, environmentally sanctioned products and practices, and ultra-efficient manufacturing methodologies.
Jan ’09 – July ’09. Architectural designer consultant developing an off the grid/carbon neutral cottage in upstate NY in collaboration with William Green Architects.
July 2004 – Jan 2009. Hart Howerton – Planners & Architects, New York. www.harthowerton.com
Project Manager in charge of:
• Spanish Peaks Ski Resort, Big Sky, MT. www.spanish-peaks.com
The Lodge ($90M building, 7stories). CD coordination with associate architect and interior designer. Project architect during DD and VE, in charge of designing plans, interior elevations, sections and details of 49 condos and public spaces (restaurant, retail, offices, SPA-fitness). Coordination of MEP, civil, structural, landscape, lighting consultants and suppliers. Code research (IBC, IRC, FHA).
Cabins and Golf Buildings. Project manager from conceptual design through CDs. Log construction.
6 Unit Condos and Inspiration Point Townhouses. Job captain from conceptual design through DDs.
• Southampton Beach Resort, Bermuda – Traditional Bermudian and Mediterranean architecture.
Developed the concept design of a 32 acre master plan and architecture for a 150 key eco-friendly hotel resort with 50 villas, and various amenities (Spa, retail, 3 restaurants, beach club, fitness, conference center, wedding facilities).
Coordination of external team of engineers, associate architects, sustainability, marketing, and financial consultants, model makers. Management of billing, budget and SOV. Production of presentation and marketing material.
Project architect developing master plan, conceptual, schematic design and marketing material for:
• Borrok Residence, South Hampton, NY. Designed CDs of all interiors, in particular full scale drawings of all millwork, cabinetry, and construction details. Construction administration. Selection of tiles and stone, fixtures and fittings.
• Kelley House, Martha’s Vineyard: project for the renovation of an historical hotel in Edgar town. Design of townhouses, condo hotel units, Spa, retail and fitness center.
• Taghazout Resort, Morocco: SD of numerous villas and townhouses. 3D models, rendering, shade and climate studies.
• Punta Cacique Resort, Costa Rica: Concept Design of the Agassi-Graff Tennis & Fitness Center, Miraval Spa, Clubhouse, villas on 70% slope.
• Santa Maria Golf & Country Club, Panama http://www.santamariapanama.com/
Concept and SD of the Country Club and Discovery Center. Coordination of the execution of the physical models.
Fall 2004. Institute of Classical Architecture, NY http://www.classicist.org/
In charge of the Competition section for the issuing of “The Classicist No.7”.
Summer 2003. Eric J. Smith Architects, NY. Architecture Internship.
Collaborated in DD, CD, CA for high-end residential projects in the East Coast.
2002-2004. University of Notre Dame, School of Architecture, Notre Dame, IN.
Teacher Assistant for “Design Studio” and “Advanced Structures” classes.
2001-2002. Tagliaventi & Associati, Bologna, Italy. http://www.avoe.org/ Junior architect on a mixed-use project (retail, office, residential) in Berlin, schematic design and DD. University of Ferrara, Italy. TA for “Technical Architecture” class.
Computer programs: Power User of AutoCAD 2010 (2-3D), Sketch-Up, and Office. Other software: Photoshop, In Design, Illustrator, Outlook, Ecotect, New Forma. PC and Mac experience.
Rendering techniques: watercolor, markers, and crayons. Hard line drafting. Languages: Italian, English, and Spanish.
In the process of taking ARE exams.
May 2004. Master of Architecture and Urban Design. University of Notre Dame, School of Architecture, Notre Dame, IN.
Full academic scholarship. Nominated for the Commendation Awards in Fall 2002. Graduation thesis published in “The Classicist No.7”
January 2002. License to practice engineering and architecture in Italy.
October 2001. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (107/110), University of Ferrara, Italy.
University of Notre Dame
School of Architecture
Achieved 5th place in this open world-wide competition. Participated in the charrette to develop architectural and urban design for Barney Circle in Washington, DC. Project recently built in Atlanta.