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Francisco Javier Ortiz | Elance
 
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Francisco Javier Ortiz

Unique & sustainable designs for pragmatic living
   United States
  |   Ann Arbor, MI
  |  11:21 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

FArchitecture is my personal design firm that offers individual attention to my client's design needs. My general strategy is to understand the basic request, then to provide several general options that the customer can review and pick from before proceeding. Once there is agreement, I enhance the design proposal and provide alternatives to increase the aesthetics and quality of the finished product.
I can provide CAAD drawings, 3D models, renderings, animations, and graphic media of architectural and product designs. The scope can vary...

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Apr 10, 2014|Architecture|Private|Completed
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Mar 25, 2010|Architecture|Private|Completed
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Jan 25, 2010|Graphic Design|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Renovation of a Georgetown row house for the relocating design firm. Extensive space...
Swimming pool and pool house addition to an existing residence in rural Illinois which...
Mixed-use development anchored by a bus transit depot that features retail and...
Urban proposal for olympic athlete's village for Chicago's 2016 Summer Olympic Bid....
Expandable lake house design for lake house. Modeled in ArchiCAD with renderings in...
Addition design to Alvar Aalto's villa. Modeled in ArchiCAd then rendered by hand in...
Walk through animation of 3D model post renovation generated in Artlantis and Flash
Inspection animation of single furniture design created in Artlantis.
Compilation of design concepts for St. Charles House Design Proposal

Skills (6)

Tested
Adobe CS5(Il+Id+Ps+Dw+Fl)
AutoCad 2004-2011
ArchiCad V16
Artlantis 4
SketchUp Pro
Building Energy Modeling

Service Description

I have a masters in Architecture with a passion to build things. I use the most current ways to communicate my ideas, which includes the utilizing cutting edge design software and graphic media. My style is firmly grounded in pragmatic design with the expectation to create more than just the average designs in buildings, furniture, and product design.

Architecture: general to detailed drawings in popular format for floor plans, sections, elevations; general to detailed 3D model of desired building with perspective pictures, exploded axonometrics and animations for interior of flythrus. Spatial planning, schematic design, material pallet choices, minor structural calculations.




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Employment

Merle Thorpe Architects
Intern Architect
2007 - 2007
Focused on high end Residential architecture in the Washington DC area
Staton Architects Inc
Intern Architect
2006 - 2006
Focus on high-end residential and commercial architecture utilizing ArchiCAD BIM software
Dow Chemical Company
Mechanical/Reliability Engineer
1996 - 2003

Education

University of Michigan
Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development
2007 - 2008
University of Michigan
Master of Architecture
2006 - 2008
University of Michigan
Bachelor of Science in Architecture
2004 - 2006
Illinois Institute of Technology
Mechanical Engineering
1993 - 1996

Keywords

ArchiCAD
FormZ
Adobe CS3
SketchUp Pro
Arlantis
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