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CONTACT
Peter Newton 
petermichaelnewton@gmail.com

901 E Van Buren St., #1004 
Phoenix AZ 85006

602.332.3517

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SUMMARY

Architectural Project Manager with emphasis on sustainability and urbanism.

An aspiring architect, designing creative and contemplative spaces through client participation. Experienced in project management, architecture, construction, planning, public policy, urban design, community creation, and sustainability. Organized meetings to discuss issues pertinent to projects and community involvement. My portfolio includes places where people live, work, contemplate, educate and play. Participated in International competitions and community design charrettes. Developed professional development programs for offices, AIA and USGBC Chapters. Lectured on architecture, urban revitalization, sustainability, and professional development.

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WORK EXPERIENCE
Laborer Aug 2013 – Feb 2014
William Brazelton, Architect


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Contract Work Sep 2009 – Feb 2014
Independent Services

Networked at business round tables, Chambers of Commerce and professional associations, to develop strategic allegiances for civic initiatives and entrepreneurial projects. 
•	Documented existing conditions for separate renovation projects for LuPe Designs and Herb Hacker, AIA. Provided demolition services for William Brazelton Architect, LLC.
•	Researched how to create a new architecture partnership, Fourward Architecture. 
•	Canvassed door to door (sales) and consulted for multiple campaigns
•	Assisted in the site selection for Mother Bunch Brewing in Phoenix, Arizona.
•	Networked and marketed for 2 start up architecture firms: Proteus West and Artkitecture.

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Tiny Prints Production Designer Oct 2013 – Dec 2013
CORESTAFF Services

Design and Quality Assurance Reviewer of personalized stationary for online orders. Used Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to correct and customize customer's orders. Called on customers to assist them in the development of their cards.

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Drafter Dec 2011 – Feb 2012
LuPe Design


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Lead Generation Manager Jan 2011 – Jul 2011
Romanoski Glass & Mirror

Directed lead generation and sales across the Southwest. Demonstrated the Major Industries product line at professional society meetings and conferences, and delivered lunch and learn presentations about innovations in day-lighting.

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Architectural Job Captain Sep 2007 – Aug 2009
Jacobs Engineering

Conducted facility conditions assessments to determine maintenance and renovation schedules for the US Air Force in Texas and South Carolina. Received a commendation letter from CVS/pharmacy for thoroughness in facilities assessment and surveys of acquired stores.

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Project Manager II Apr 2005 – Sep 2007
Cawley Architects

Worked closely with consultants to design and construct turnkey commercial, warehouse and retail projects, and the firm's only 5 story steel structure, a Class A office building with a signature cantilevered, radial curtain wall and a parapet sunscreen.

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Architectural Designer Feb 2003 – Jun 2003
Rob Paulus Architect, Ltd

Designed and developed construction documents for residential, commercial and urban redevelopment projects, including mechanical and electrical designs.

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Architect In Training Sep 2000 – Aug 2002
Watkins Hamilton Ross Architects


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Architectural Project Coordinator Mar 1999 – Jun 2000
The Mathes Group


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Architectural CAD Librarian Oct 1998 – Mar 1999
Olde New Orleans Design Group


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Architectural Intern Sep 1996 – Jun 1998
Christner Inc


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Project Manager Feb 2014 – Present
Archicon


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EDUCATION

Ikoloji

Sustainable Building Advisor 
Sep 2010 – Aug 2011


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Training To You

PMP 
Aug 2010 – Nov 2010


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Phoenix College

Revit studies 
Mar 2010 – May 2010


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Washington University in St. Louis

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Architecture 
Aug 1992 – May 1996


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Carnegie Mellon University

Pre-College, Architecture 
Jun 1991 – Aug 1991


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Jacobs Engineering

OSHA 10 
Dec 2008 –


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edX


Aug 2013 –


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Coursera


Aug 2013 –


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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Skills • Architectural Programming & Design • Critical Thinking & Collaborative Problem Solving • Developing & Delivering Presentations • Sustainable Building Design & Systems Integration • Graphic Communication • Spatial Visualization & Modeling • Construction Conflict Resolution • Document Project Status, Progress, Close Out & Archival Management • Pre-Occupancy, Facility & Site Assessment • Volunteer Management • Mentoring & Teaching • Civic Leadership • Conference & Trade Show Development, Management & Representation Volunteer Experience American Institute of Architects, 1999 – present Developed and coordinated Continuing Education programs, including state conferences, for numerous chapters. Desktop published AIA New Orleans Newsletter and Meeting Notices. Drafted AIA St. Louis letter of support for the renovation of the historic Statler and Lenox Hotels. USGBC Arizona Chapter Central Branch, Phoenix, AZ, 2006 – Present Severed as Vice-Chair of the Advocacy Committee to develop the Chapter’s Policy Position and “How to Take Action” papers. Metropolis St. Louis, Living Environments Committee, St. Louis, MO, 1997 – 1998 Planned and developed entrepreneurial programs, to create grassroots efforts to keep young professionals in St. Louis and revitalize the city. Accolades Project Rising: Real Estate Pitch Forum, Invited to participate, City of Phoenix and Ikoloji, 2012 AIA Phoenix Metro, Appointed Phoenix Section Chair, AIA Phoenix Metro, 2010-2011 Michael G. Meyers Design and Scholarship Competition, Juror, AIA Houston, 2002 PSI Homesavers, Gold Hammer Award, 2002 AIA National Associates Committee, Chapter of the Year Award, 2002 AIA New Orleans, Elected Intern/Associate Director, 2000 Organizations National Trust for Historic Preservation, Member, 1997 to Present Modern Phoenix, Volunteer, 2007 to Present Modern Architecture Preservation Project – Tucson, Organizing Member, 2004 to Present Project Management Institute (PMI), Member, 2010 to Present

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