Umang Shah, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Umang Shah is a senior project manager and registered architect with over 18 years of experience in architecture and construction project management. A significant track record with leading architectural firms reinforces his understanding of architectural design, construction managment, project constraints, and the multiple objectives of project participants. Substantial experience includes these various building types: aviation, transportation, institutional, office, media, museum, hospitality, planning, residential, recreation, religious, institutional and retail.

Employment History

CONTEXTUS ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN (Principal Architect)                                                2006-present

  429 Monmouth Street (residential) Jersey City, NJ
  100 Gold Street (residential) New York, NY
   297 2nd Street (residential) Jersey City, NJ    
   21 East 22nd Street (residential) New York, NY

  11 East 86th Street (residential) New York, NY
   383 2nd Street (residential) Brooklyn, NY
   150 Sterling Place (residential) Brooklyn, NY
   Cumin restaurant 1 & 11 (hospitality) Cincinnati, OH
   Ripple Bar (hospitality) Brooklyn, NY
   393 Sterling Place (residential) Brooklyn, NY

GLEEDS -New York, NY (Director of Project and Program Management)                                2006-present
Construction Project Management, team building and management, construction planning, scheduling, critical path project management, budget analysis, costs control, quality control, design review-QA&QC, logistics planning, on site supervision, conducting job meetings and crisis management.

    Lakeside Center , Prospect Park (recreation facility) Brooklyn, NY
    JetBlue Terminal 5, JFK International Airport (aviation)  Jamaica, NY
    Wieden + Kennedy (office) New York, NY
    Two Fifth Avenue (residential) New York, NY
    Mother –NY (office) New York, NY
    Trinity Real Estate (office) 345 Hudson Street, New York, NY

GENSLER - New York, NY (Senior Project Designer)                              2004-2006
Senior Designer for various projects, construction documents, design team coordination, design review-Q&A, payment requisition review, scheduling, 
construction administration, specification review, design budget analysis, code research, product research, mentorship and crisis management.

    JetBlue Terminal 5, JFK International Airport (Aviation) Jamaica, NY
    ABC Digital Media Center (media), New York, NY
    WABC Restack (media), New York, NY
    Nasdaq, Times Square (media-office), New York, NY
    Novartis Building 431 (office building), East Hanover, NJ

PEI COBB FREED and PARTNERS - New York, NY (Project Architect)                                    2001-2003
Job Captain/Designer, construction documents, construction administration, design team coordination, site analysis, code research and product research. 

    Center for Government and International Studies (institutional), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
    The Capital Group Companies (office building), Irvine CA

HLW INTERNATIONAL - New York, NY (Job Captain)                                             2000-2001
Job Captain/Designer for various projects, construction documents, construction administration, design team coordination, site analysis, code research
and product research. 

    Bloomberg Headquarters (office building), Princeton, NJ
    Mac-Cali Parsippany Building 4 (office building) Parsippany, NJ
    Bloomberg offices (various offices), Princeton, NJ
    Yogi Berra Museum (museum), Montclair, NJ

JUNG|BRANNEN ASSOCIATES - Boston, MA (Job Captain)                                         1998-2000
Job Captain/Designer for various projects, construction documents, construction administration, project development, building code compliance, scheduling
and developed various project proposals and competitions.

    Boston Wharf Company  - 321 Summer Street (office building) South Boston, MA
    Fahaheel Waterfront Development (planning), Fahaheel, Kuwait
    Kuwait International Airport (transportation), Kuwait City, Kuwait
    New York City Housing Authority (office), New York City, NY

Education

Rhode Island School of Design            Bachelor of Architecture            1997
                                                                  Bachelor of Fine Arts                  1996
Brown University                                    Economics                       Spring 1996