Nish Kothari, 34

August 11, 2010

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Nish Kothari, 34



Associate, lead designer

SmithGroup, San Francisco
EDUCATION
BArch, University of Mumbai, India

MArch, Washington University
PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
LEED AP
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
BIM guru. Developed firm's integrated design and delivery methods for BIM.

Leader in firm's California healthcare practice.

Lead designer and BIM strategist for $1.7 billion California Pacific Medical Center, Cathedral Hill Hospital, San Francisco.
RECENT PROJECTS
Completed BIM packages for new Doha International Airport, Qatar (completion: 2010).
EXTRACURRICULAR
Developing website: www.3bhk.com. Currently in beta form, site is intended as “Facebook” of home design, allowing users to publish, display, discuss, and research design projects.
OFF THE CLOCK
Became U.S. citizen in 2007; voted for the first time November 4, 2008.

Favorite album: Pink Floyd's “The Dark Side of the Moon.”

Favorite read: Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies, by Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras.
SECRET LIFE
Part-time modeling gigs help fund flying lessons.


























         
 

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