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Management + Technical Design Delivery Tools
  
02.20.2020
Stephen Synakowski RA, NCARB, AISC

Interiors and Buildouts Designed and Delivered through Understanding of Technics, Process, Delivery Method;
 TECHNICS;  
STRONG TECHNICAL FOUNDATION INCLUDING COMPONENTS, TECHNOLOGIES, SPECIFICATIONS //
ENGINEERING + CONSTRUCTION // LEED // -- BUILDABLE DESIGN BASED UPON BOTTOM UP UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT TECHNICAL FACTORS AND ITEMS SHAPE BUILDINGS;  (CHICAGO BASED);


•  PROCESS;  
DESIGN AND DELIVERY UNDERSTOOD THROUGH BUILDING FIT / STYLE IN RELATION TO SETTING AND CONTEXT //
INNOVATIVE DESIGN DELIVERED THOUGH UNDERSTANDING OF DOCUMENTATION PROCESS, COMPUTER PARAMETRICS, KEY LEGAL, TECHNICAL, FINANCIAL  CONSTRAINTS;   (NEW YORK BASED)
 


•  DELIVERY METHOD;  
FOCUS ON CLIENT + DELIVERY // MANAGEMENT OF PROJECT, PROGRAM, COSTS //-
-ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING FROM DESIGN TO FIELD DECISION MAKING,  PROFESSIONAL SERVICES DELIVERING INNOVATION WITHIN BUDGET.  


• STRATEGIC PLANNING; CLEAR SIGHTED DYNAMIC + RESPONSIVE PROGRAM AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT / NETWORKS + CRITICAL PATHS; KEY ORGANIZATIONAL TOOLS AND METHODS;














Management + Technical Experience


Project Management / AdminNY Code_Legal_Regulatory Quality inc.
 Quality Assurance_Quality Control
NYC + NYS Legal

BIM 360, PROJECTWISE

COSTS, PROJECTION, ESTIMATING

COST REASONABILITY

COST CALCULATORS

PRIME AND SUB CONTRAT AGREEMENT

NYC PERMITTING, PW 1, 2, 3; LAA.

HOURS, COMMISSIONED AGENTS REVIEWS

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

INVOICING AND CONTRACT MODIFCATIONS

WEEKLY REPORTS, BUDGET, PROGRESS

CHANGE ORDERS, FIELD ORDERS, RFIS

CONTRACT CLOSEOUT

MENTORING ARCHITECTS FOR LICENSING

SHAREPOINT COORD HOURS, CLIENT BILLING

PROGRAM WIDE COMPONENT REVIEWS.

 GOOGLE CALENDAR, SHAREPOINT, QUICKBASE

SPREADSHEETS, PIVOT TABLES.TRENDING, PROJECTIONS.

CONFORMANCE, COMPLIANCE

PROCUREMENT

ADA

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

PROGRESS + SPECIAL INSPECTIONS

FIRE RESISTANCE, FIRE PROOFING

NFPA  CHAPTER 13 SPRINKLERS

NYC FUEL GAS, MECHANCIAL, ADMIN CODES.

MFR STANDARDS. WOOD, PILES, CONCRETE, WALLS, 

NYC ENERGY CODE

TYPES OF DRAINAGE FIELDS

HDPE PIPING FOR DRAINAGE

GRAVEL SEPTIC

REVIEW OF SITE REPORTS

GENERATION OF ENGG REPORTS

ENVIRONMENTAL

BETTER VISUAL FLOW CHARTS


NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

FEMA LOWEST FLOORS


DOB, INTERNAL NYC AGENCIES

ENVIRONMENTAL  SPECS, REVIEWS WITH ENVIRONMENTAL STAFF, OFFICE + ONSITE

DEC SEQR, CEQR, NOTICE TO COMPLETE, NOTICE TO COMMENCE, WETLAND LEGISLATION, REQUEST

ENVIRONMETAL PERMITS MODS AND MOD/REVS

ENVIRONMENTAL NOIA


GP, IP, ZONING

COASTAL CONSTRUCTION GUIDE

NYC CHARTER AND CODES:, BUILDING, FIRE, STRUCTURAL

NYC DOB HEALTH CODE AND COMPLIANCE

NYS HEALTH CODE AND COMPLIANCE

HPD AND DEP JURISDICTION

NYC DOB 1968 CODE, 2008 CODES.

ZONING TEXT AMENDMENTS

EXECUTIVE ORDERS

APPENDIX G FLOOD RESISTANT CODES

NYC OTCR, SPECIAL MATERIALS AND PROPOSALS,

CONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE OF NEW MATERIALS


















Professional Skillsets

  


  


  


  


  


  











Management Tools

Management Tools.

 Decision Tree / Flow chart outline showing Alternative Anaysis, developed following study of design alternatives in relation to City and State Environmental regulations.   (c) IBTS


Management Tools.

 Left. Construction Schedule timeline for Owner Rep Services.  Roosevelt Island School

Right.  BIM 3d model, rendered, for urban townhome, Bronx, NY..

Management Tools.

 Far Left. Illustration of Management Tools required for Owner Rep role NYC.  Shown NYC Energy Code tabular analysis.

Management Tools.

 Project Management in relation to Project Delivery.  Construction Schedule timeline with Itemized Tasks for Owner Rep Services.  Roosevelt Island Charter School for planned Arts Center.

 

Management Tools.

Left.  Program Management.  Assignments outlining Construction status of separate Projects. on individual sites.  (c) IBTS.

Right.  American Disabilities Act.  Cover page of Illustrated Report including Analysis and Recommendations for Building Improvements under Title III under the ADAAG Title III.  College Administration Building




Planning Tools.

•  Left. Urban Planning with Coordinated Community Urban Design and Community Redevelopment.  Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island.  New York City.

Coastal Resiliency / FEMA /  LEED Sustainability.


Coordinated capital improvements and streetscape initiative in community reconstruction plan, flood proof building elevations for coastal construction.  
As part of Broad Channel Community Reconstruction.

•   Right. Urban design.  Architectural and zoning studies and tools ain relation to assessing site suitability and potential design opportunity.

Various 3D Land value Studies for site location for 5 Star International Hotel.  With Zhong Lian Ya Hotels, Beijing, China.




PROJECT, PROGRAM, COST MANAGEMENT

Process, involving engineering and architectural data tying objects and schedules together determines building design and delivery.   Cost and schedule drive "style".   As opposed to how architecture is still taught.  
 

Design and construction process are merging into bigger and bigger information/data flows.  Delivery is more and more inter- related at larger building scale

URBAN FOCUSSTRATEGIC TALENTS COST FOCUSBUDGET FOCUS
Educational, Housing, Transportation. 


View City as sustainable, economically defensible.  Interest in both buildings + capital improvements.  City as creating value - financial, social, visual, economic, intellectual.
  Project Planning at large scale.  


Strongest at project front end. Big picture with ability to address detail.  Spatial, Time, Cost alternatives in relation to deadlines, constraints, containers.  Technical + Legal Due diligence.  Schedules, models, alternatives, management software, cost software.  PM, Contract Administration.
•  Building materials and products define schedule and cost.

Focus on building and component delivery strategies in relation to engineering, assembly and construction.  Document and Building delivery in terms of parametrics.  Construction phase PM and coordination with on site mechanics and contractors.  Engineering incl. structural.  Conc., steel, wood. MEP Systems.  Modular, manufactured.  Turnkey.  Change orders, field orders. RFI, PW. TR, etc.
•  Experience with a variety of program types. 


Range of contract types:  AIA, CMAA;  Range of employment settings: Corporate, private, public/private.  Clients include private boards and individuals, developers, engineers, architects, insurance, public/private agencies, government. 

Career trending towards building SME and larger 
scale urban
.  


Projects Website

Design Website

Skills Website

Resume


stevesynakowski@hotmail.com