Interiors and Design

Furman [Zeke] Jordan III

EDUCATION

Tulane University, 2011– Master of Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture, Urban Design Minor, Art History Minor
Cornell University, 2005 – College Architecture summer program for High School Students
Asheville School, 2006 – High School Education in Boarding School

EXPERIENCE

Frank de Biasi Interiors, New York, NY June 2012 – Present
Serving as Junior Architect and Project Manager for residential renovations and new construction in Morocco, London, Los Angeles, and Miami.

Lee Ledbetter & Associates, New Orleans, LA June 2011 – May 2012
Worked on a wide range of projects and tasks, including: commercial/retail, hospitality/hotels, residential, client relations, construction documents, and schematic design/process.

SYNC Inc. Design | Build, Vienna Summer ’08, ’09, ‘10
Intern position for a design-build firm improved understanding of design skills and their practical implications. This was significant preparation for working in diverse and competitive job environments in the US and abroad.

Tulane Regional Urban Design Center, New Orleans, LA Spring 2007
Helped organize the annual Mayors Institute. The Mayors Institute was set up by the National Arts Foundation to help guide mayors from around the country with their urban design strategies.

New Orleans Museum of Art, Early Summer 2010 and Spring of 2011
Intern to the Deputy Director of the New Orleans Museum of Art, Jackie Sullivan, to assist in the design of the NOMA Education Center Project,
a public education space within the museum.

Yurko Architects, Asheville, NC November 2005 - March 2006
Worked under Principal Architect John Yurko beginning to learn how to use several different types of software including AutoCAD

SKILLS

Experienced in Illustrator, PhotoShop, InDesign, AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, Microsoft Office, and SketchUp.
Developed/advanced model making and rendering skills (Maxwell, V-ray, and Flamingo).
Familiarity with website design and Revit.

ACTIVITIES

American Institute of Architects – Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)
Ogden Museum of Southern Art – Serve on the committee for an annual fundraising event
Charette – Periodical contributor to the Tulane School of Architecture Student Newspaper as a student

RECOGNITION

Graduation Speaker – Elected by fellow 2011 graduating students as the Tulane School of Architecture student graduation speaker.
On and Off Magazine – Featured drawings from a 2009 workshop in Sicily on Information Technology [IT]
FAR | Foreign Architects Rome – Design project featured in a 2010 exhibition based on works by foreign students in Rome.
Architectural Digest – Served as a project manager for a residence to be featured in a 2012 summer issue