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Relevant Employment


Skills Profile

Awards + Scholarships


For a dynamic overview of my profile as an aspiring architect, you may watch my Video CV.


Adem O’Byrne
(403) 919-7768


Relevant Employment


Riddell Kurczaba

Project Manager / Intern Architect Calgary, AB
Oct. 2017–Feb. 2019

  • Ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget by developing flexible plans and standardizing procedures.

  • Discovering efficiencies, innovation, and mapping process.

  • Managing clients and various stakeholders; upholding communication as the strongest link.

  • Executing architectural and interior drawing sets from schematics to contract administration.

  • Worked on mostly interior office renovation, new construction, retail, education, multifamily, and master planning.



Junior Designer Calgary, AB
Feb. 2016–Nov. 2016

  • Working in teams and individually on various design projects using BIM and CAD software through concept and schematic design, design development to contract documents

  • Experience with retail, multifamily, retail, institutional projects.

  • Assisting with research, marketing proposals and general business development


Revelateur Studio

Architectural Photographer Asst. Toronto, ON
Sept.–Oct. 2014


Benjamin Dillenburger (U of T)

Teaching Assistant Toronto, ON
Sept. 2014–Dec. 2014


Boxwood Architects

Intern Architect Toronto, ON
May. 2014–Sept. 2014, Jan. 2015


Tom Bessai + Daniel Hambleton (U of T)

Teaching Assistant Toronto, ON
Sept. 2013–Dec. 2013


The Lablonde Partnership Architects

Junior Designer Calgary, AB
Apr. 2013–July 2013


Aziza Chaouni Projects

Graphic Designer Toronto, ON
Dec. 2012–Jan. 2013


Georges Farhat (U of T)

Graphic Designer Toronto, ON
Oct. 2011–Mar. 2012


Tru Exteriors

Retrofit Construction Calgary, AB
Apr. 2010–Aug. 2010


Warner Shelter Systems Ltd.

Tensile Structure Installation Calgary, AB
July 2007–Aug. 2009




Masters of Architecture

University of Toronto: Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design

2011-2015 (3.9 GPA)


Bachelor of Fine Arts

(Studio Concentration / With Distinction)
Minor in Architecture

University of Calgary

2006-2011 (3.8 GPA)


Skills Profile

  • Registered as an Intern with AAA: 1058 CERB hours remaining

  • Software: Highly proficient in AutoCAD, Rhinoceros and Grasshopper (parametric software plugin); Adobe Creative Suite—InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash, etcetera.

  • Intermediately skilled in Autodesk Revit, 3DS Max

  • Skilled in Sketch-up, Maya, V-ray, Cinema 4-D, Processing, Rhinoscript, Python, Unity, Blender, Sketch-up

  • Model-making: Plastics and steel welding

  • Drawing: Pen + ink, watercolour, oil/acrylic painting, graphite

  • Language: English, Portuguese (fluent, non-technical), Spanish


Awards and Scholarships


Re-Thinking the Future International Architecture Thesis Award — Product Design (2015)
University of Toronto Fellowship- ARCLA ($1580/2014)

UTAPS Grant ($5200, $2800/2014)

Awarded Mention—Superstudio 2A Competition (2012)
Fine Arts Supporting Success Scholarship ($700/2010)

Wilfred Archibald Walter Bursary ($2500/2009)
Dean’s List—Faculty of Fine Arts (2009-10)

Smiley Raborn, Jr. Scholarship ($2000/2009)

Jason Lang Scholarship ($1000/2008)
Louise McKinney Scholarship ($2500/2007)
University of Calgary Undergraduate Merit Award ($1300/2007)
Dean’s List—Faculty of Communication and Culture (2007)

University of Calgary Admission Scholarship ($1500/2006)




MALI Design Competition Entrant (2016)
IATA Competition Entrant, Re-Thinking the Future (2015)

Code Kitchen, Coding/programming workshops (2014)
eVolo Competition Entrant, Skyscraper Competition (2013)
Capoeira, Brazilian Martial Arts (2010-2011)

President, Visual Studies Undergraduate Society (2010)
Electronic Music Composer, Reason + Ableton Live (2004-2017)