Derek Pirozzi

Derek Pirozzi

Architecture Staff at Studio Parks

Location
Sarasota, Florida (Sarasota, Florida Area)
Industry
Architecture & Planning

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Derek Pirozzi's Overview

Current
  • Architecture Staff at Studio Parks
Past
Education
Connections

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Websites

Derek Pirozzi's Summary

My Intent

To continually pursue a rigorous, logical design approach in the belief that architectural concepts are best resolved holistically and poetically.

Specialties

Proficient Understanding
Digital Fabrication Equipment, Universal Laser Systems Products, CNC Routing, Design Jet 3D Prinitng, Concepts of Wood Shop Equipment, Hand Tools and Concepts, AutoCAD arcitectural desktop, Google Sketch Up, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In design, and Principal Photography Concepts

Basic Understanding
Metal Working Equipment, Mig Welder, Digital Project V1 R4, Vray for Sketch Up, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash Professional, Rhinoceros 4.0,

Derek Pirozzi's Experience

Architecture Staff

Studio Parks

October 2013Present (1 year) Sarasota, Florida Area

Architecture Staff

Oppenheim Architecture + Design

Public Company; 11-50 employees; Architecture & Planning industry

August 2013October 2013 (3 months) Miami

Intern Architect

Olson Kundig Architects

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Architecture & Planning industry

January 2013July 2013 (7 months) Seattle WA

Project Designer

Twelfth Street Studio

Partnership; 1-10 employees; Architecture & Planning industry

June 2012December 2012 (7 months) Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area

Fabricator; Designer

Freelance Architectural Fabrication

May 2012October 2012 (6 months) ybor

Masters of Architecture Student

University of South Florida

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

September 2004May 2012 (7 years 9 months)

USF SACD Architecture Student

Student Intern Position

Alfonso Architects, Inc.

Architecture & Planning industry

December 2010November 2011 (1 year) Ybor

Student Intern Position

Jan Wampler Architects

January 2011May 2011 (5 months) Tampa FL / Boston MA

Graduate Research Assistant

USF Design Workshop

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

January 2011May 2011 (5 months) Tampa FL

USF INTO Campus Building, Design Team
Lead Designer: Dr Levent Kara

Board Member

AIA Tampa Bay

20102011 (1 year)

AIAS Student Representative
University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design

Architectural Modeling Advisor

Halflants and Pichette: Studio for Modern Design

Partnership; 1-10 employees; Architecture & Planning industry

October 2008October 2008 (1 month) Sarasota FL

Derek Pirozzi's Organizations

  • Olson Kundig Architects

    Intern
    • January 2013 to August 2013

    6 Month Internship

  • Oppenheim architecture and design

    Architecture staff
    • August 2013 to Present

Derek Pirozzi's Honors and Awards

  • Evolo International Skyscraper Competition First Place

    Evolo Magazine
    • March 2013

Derek Pirozzi's Skills & Expertise

  1. AutoCAD
  2. InDesign
  3. SketchUp
  4. Photoshop
  5. Illustrator
  6. Revit
  7. Vray
  8. Architecture
  9. 3D
  10. Digital Fabrication
  11. Architectural Design
  12. Rhino 3D
  13. Sustainable Design
  14. Design Research

Derek Pirozzi's Education

University of South Florida

Masters of Architecture, Architecture

20042012

University of South Florida | School of Architecture and Community Design
Fall 2007 - May 2012 ( anticipated graduation )
Good Academic Standing | 160+ Credits Earned
Design GPA: 4.0 | Overall GPA: 3.763

Activities and Societies: 2011 - 2012 AIAS Senior Advisor American Institute of Architecture Students USF SACD 2009 - 2011 AIAS President American Institute of Architecture Students Elected Two Consecutive Terms in Office

Venice High School

High School Diploma, Academy of Graphic Arts and Design

20002004

Derek Pirozzi's Additional Information

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Groups and Associations:

Alfonso Architects Inc., Jan Wampler Architects, Halflants and Pichette: Studio for Modern Design, AIA Florida, 2011 AIA Tampa Bay Board Member, American Institute of Architecture Students: President 2009 - 2011

Honors and Awards:

S.A.C.D 2012 Thesis Award | Recipient
S.A.C.D 2012 Eduardo Garcia Award | Nominee
S.A.C.D. Outstanding Advanced Design Portfolio Award | Nominee
AIA Tampa Bay President's Award | Recipient
AIA Tampa Bay 40 under 40 Exhibition | Top 3 Finalist
S.A.C.D. Masonry Contractors Scholarship Award | Recipient
S.A.C.D. Outstanding Core Design Portfolio Award | Finalist
Eagle Scout | Boy Scouts of America
Venice Presbyterian Scholarship | Recipient

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