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SAVOY BOOKSTORE

Location: Westerly, Rhode Island

Architect: Leslie Architects

Builders: Hammond Housecraft, Zuerner Design, AB Powell Woodworks

Role: Project manager

  • Document site conditions and help identify design constraints and life safety requirements

  • Preparation of materials for client presentations 

  • Identify design and construction issues to determine potential solutions with principals, client, and contractor

  • Drafting of proposed floor plans, exterior elevations, and interior elevations based on principals’ sketches and collaboration with Principal to produce full set of construction documents, including final floor plans, framing plans, exterior elevations, sections, framing details, electrical plans, and interior elevations. Coordinate above documents.

  • Collaborate with principal to select and coordinate doors, windows, hardware, plumbing, mechanicals, interior furnishings, lighting, and finishes and provide schedules and specifications to clients and builders

  • Collaborate with principal to design new SAVOY logo and design signage throughout the store

MODERN FARM HOUSE​

Location: Matunuck, Rhode Island

Architect: Leslie Architects 

Builder: Highland Builders

Role: Project manager 

  • Drafting of proposed floor plans, exterior elevations, and interior elevations based on principal’s sketches 

  • Production of full set of construction documents, including final floor plans, foundation and framing plans, exterior elevations, sections, framing details, electrical plans, and interior elevations. Coordinate above documents.

  • Collaborate daily with principal in project design and management.

  • Interact with client through meetings, phone calls, and emails

  • Identify design and construction issues to determine potential solutions with principals, client, and contractor

  • Specify doors, windows, plumbing, and mechanicals

  • Detailed bid analysis 

LEDGE HOUSE

Location: South Kingstown, Rhode Island

Architect: Leslie Architects 

Builder: Stephen Sullivan Inc. 

Role: Project manager 

  • Drafting of proposed floor plans, exterior elevations, and interior elevations based on principal’s sketches. 

  • Production of full set of construction documents, including final floor plans, foundation and framing plans, exterior elevations, sections, framing details, electrical plans, and interior elevations. Coordinate above documents.

  • Collaborate daily with principal in project design and management

  • Interact with client through meetings, phone calls, and emails

  • Identify design and construction issues to determine potential solutions with principals, client, and contractor

  • Specify doors, windows, plumbing, and mechanicals

  • Detailed bid analysis

MID CENTURY MODERN INTERIOR

Location: Peacedale, Rhode Island

Architect: Steven Baczek

Interiors: Leslie Architects 

Builder: Demetrick Housewrights 

Role: Project manager 

  • Documentation of existing conditions

  • Collaborate daily with principal in project design and management

  • Interact with client through meetings, phone calls, and emails

  • Identify design and construction issues to determine potential solutions with principals, client, and contractor

  • Drafting of proposed floor plans and interior elevations based on principal’s sketches

  • Collaborate with principal to produce full set of construction documents, including final floor plans, exterior elevations, electrical plans, interior elevations and construction details. Coordinate above documents.

  • Collaborate with principal to select and coordinate hardware, plumbing, lighting, and finishes and provide schedules and specifications to clients and builders