Practice:

2013 June - Present

Sole proprietor Naryn Davar Design, freelance design consulting, Halifax, NS.

2016 January - Present

Member of the Board of Directors of the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia , Halifax, NS.

2012 March - September

Intern architect at Baird Sampson Neuert Architects in Toronto, Ontario.

2011 May - 2013 April

Research assistant and digital model builder to Dr Roland Hudson: Analyzing seating design metrics in sport and performing arts venues, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

2011 June - August

Model builder for Dalhousie School of Planning. Thesis climate change model making, 3D modelling, CNC operation and physical model fabrication for Paul Maher and Professor Eric Rappaport, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

2010 September - January

Design internship with Hiroshi Tsunoda Design Studio and Design Code industrial design firm in Barcelona, Spain.

Teaching:

2016 January - April

Undergraduate sessional instructor at Dalhousie University’s School of Architecture delivering workshops in computer modelling and technology in architecture with professor James Forren, Halifax, NS.

2015 September - December

Graduate and undergraduate level sessional Instructor at Dalhousie University’s School of Architecture delivering workshops in computer modelling and technology in architecture with professors Catherine Venart, Suzan Fitzgerald, Brian Lilley, and James Forren, Halifax, NS.

2015 July (2 week workshop)

Co-instructor with Professor Emanuel Jannasch, Single-curvature surface development for Architecture, Dalhousie School of Architecture Freelab Design Build Workshop, Halifax, NS.

2014 July (2 week workshop)

Contract computer and computational modelling instructor with Professor Christopher Kaltenbach and Professor Emanuel Jannasch, Dalhousie School of Architecture Freelab Design Build Workshop, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

2014 June (1 week workshop)

Parametric urban analysis workshop instructor at the faculty of architecture, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

2013 September - April 2015

CAD/CAM Instructor for Jewellery and Product Design using Rhino3D, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS.

Qualifications:

2011-13 Master of Architecture

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

2007-11 Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Exhibition and Publication:

Davar, Naryn. “Towards an Integrated Infrastructure: Using Architecture to Celebrate a Canadian National Park Town.” April, 2013. http://dalspace.library.dal.ca/handle/10222/21456.

Davar, Naryn K B, and Phil Wilson. Canada Is Brutal. Calgarious: Architecture Design Interiors Calgary. Building Curiosity Exhibition. November 28, 2013. http://www.calgarious.com/building-curiosity-exhibition/. Essay was used in the photo exhibition of the work of James McMenamin.

Kaltenbach, Christopher, Christopher Majka, and Dr. Rudi Meyer. “Insectum. Speculative Design Interventions. Interdisciplinary Design at NSCAD University.” Kaltenbach Lab.ca. Published by Gaspereau Press, NS, 2015.

Maher, Paul, Eric Rapaport, and Patricia Manuel. “Visualizing Sea-level Rise.” May, 2012. http://atlanticadaptation.ca/sites/discoveryspace.upei.ca.acasa/files/Visualising sea level rise_0.pdf.

Awards:

2013 AIA Henry Adams Medal for General Excellence in Architecture

2013 RAIC Honor Roll Certificate

2012-13 SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Master’s Scholarship

2011 BEDS recipient with Sexton Distinction

2009-13 Faculty of Architecture and Planning Dean’s List

References:

Dr Roland Hudson

Full Professor, Universidad de los Andes

Bogotá, Columbia

roly.hudson@gmail.com


Zachary Miller

Carpenter/Contractor/Owner, Full Cycle Builders

Halifax, NS

902 . 448 . 6497

fullcyclebuilders@gmail.com


Emanuel Jannasch

Full Professor

Dalhousie University

School of Architecture

Halifax, NS

902 . 225 . 4717

emanuel.jannasch@dal.ca