Friday, October 21, 2011

Meet our Staff: Intern Architect Christopher Timberlake

Bonin Architects’ Intern Architect Christopher Timberlake obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Studies and his Masters degree in Architecture from Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont.

Prior to joining Bonin Architects, Chris was an architectural designer for a national timber frame company for five years and was head of the design department during his last year there.  His knowledge in sustainable design, green building materials, and energy efficient homes, high level of creativity, devotion to quality design, and professionalism benefits all of our projects. His professional experience, coupled with his enthusiasm for architecture and strong work ethic is a great asset to our company.

More about Intern Architects:

An intern architect, or sometimes an architectural intern, is a person who has successfully completed a professional degree in architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch) and is studying for the professional licensure/ registration exam.   In order to be licensed, candidates prepare for and take the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®), which assesses candidates for their knowledge, skills, and ability to provide the various services required in the practice of architecture.  Seven divisions make up the Architect Registration Examination:

Programming, Planning & Practice: The application of project development knowledge and skills relating to architectural programming; environmental, social, and economic issues; codes and regulations; and project and practice management. 

Site Planning & Design:  The application of knowledge and skills of site planning and design including environmental, social, and economic issues, project and practice management. 

Building Design & Construction Systems:  The application of knowledge and skills of building design and construction, including environmental, social, and economic issues, project and practice management. 

Schematic Design:  The application of knowledge and skills required for the schematic design of buildings and interior space planning. 

Structural Systems:  Identification and incorporation of general structural and lateral force principles in the design and construction of buildings. 

Building Systems:  The evaluation, selection, and integration of mechanical, electrical, and specialty systems in building design and construction. 

Construction Documents & Services:  Application of project management and professional practice knowledge and skills, including the preparation of contract documents and contract administration.

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