Wade Ziperstein


Residential Experience

Independent Consultant

Designer, April 2008–Current

Kell Architects, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Technical Architect, Contract Position, August 2011–October 2011

Jacob Residence, New Construction

1,600 SF Hixton, Wisconsin

Generated presentation drawings, performed code analysis and prepared permit documents

Higgins Residence, Renovation & Addition

3,100 SF Saint Paul, Minnesota

Prepared schematic design presentation drawings, generated as-built documents and code analysis

Scott Salvator, Inc., New York, New York

Local Project Architect, Contract Position, April 2009–August 2009

Private Residence, Interior Renovation

6,000 SF Minneapolis, Minnesota

Prepared as-built drawings and coordinated local subcontractors

Provided off-site design assistance and documentation for various high-end residential projects

Conway+Schulte Architects P.A., Minneapolis, Minnesota

Designer, August 2007–May 2008

Indian Head Lake Residence, New Construction

3,500 SF Edina, Minnesota

Participated in all aspects of the project through completion of construction documents

Julie Snow Architects Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota

Project Architect, March 2007–June 2007

Lafayette Yards, St. Paul Saints Ballpark, 14-Story Green Office & Live/Work Building

$35 Million 272,000 SF 330 Parking Spaces $260/SF 103,250 SF $260/SF

Performed code analysis, developed floor plans, exterior envelopes and generated schematic design presentation drawings

Florian Architects LLP, Chicago, Illinois

Project Architect, May 2002–March 2007

Sharma Residence, New Construction

16,500 SF $400/SF

Participated in the construction administration phase of the project, reviewed shop drawings, attended site meetings and finalized millwork, flooring and stair details

Goodsell Residence, Great Room & Master Bedroom Addition

1,000 SF $450/SF

Obtained permits, issued phased documentation to meet on-going construction schedule, provided value engineering analysis through and including construction administration

Rosenzweig Residence, Master Planning & Historic Restoration

5,200 SF $500/SF

Performed code analysis, planned phased build-out, interfaced with engineers, provided contractor bid analysis, obtained permits, generated architectural documentation for bid and permit

Partners By Design Inc., Chicago, Illinois

Project Architect, January 1999–February 2002

United States Cellular, Corporate Headquarters Renovation

150,000 SF $26/SF

Negotiated lease, scheduled project, worked on schematic design through construction documents, tracking project cost and administering the construction process

Lohan Associates Inc. Architects, Chicago, Illinois

Junior Architect, June 1998–January 1999

UBS Tower, 51-Story Class A Office Building, New Construction

1,754,000 SF 220 Parking Spaces $300 Million

Worked on completing design development drawings

Mark Rakatansky Studio, Brooklyn, New York

Local Project Director, May 1999–June 2002

Ross Residence, Renovation and Addition

7,000 SF Oak Park, Illinois

Consulted on various phases of the project from schematic design through construction

Keffer/Overton Associates Inc. Architects, Des Moines, Iowa

Intern Architect, Summers 1996,1997

Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Renovation

67,000 SF

Scattered sites condition survey


Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Bachelor of Architecture, May 1998

CORE Iowa State University Student Journal of Architecture, Editor Golden Key, Iowa State University National Honor Society, Volunteer Chair Rome Study Abroad Program

Toastmasters International Member

LEED Accredited Professional


Administrative responsibilities include office scheduling and project accounting

Computer experience with AutoCAD, Revit, Rinoceros, SketchUp, QuarkXPress, Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook