JUSTIN ANKUS
DESIGN PORTFOLIO BLOG
Category: Workplace Projects

Design projects from architecture and design firms that I have worked for.

IBEW Crane Storage Facilities Building Wight & Company

During my internship at Wight & Company in Darien, Illinois I assisted on the design of the building. Designing a monotone, transparent-spectral grid pattern for the fa├žade gave the building it's heightened sense of design.

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Lakeshore Drive Chicago Rooftop Pergola

While working for O'Brien Metal I was tasked with creating fabrication drawings for a 20' x 10' solid aluminum pergola. The project was for the rooftop terrace for a penthouse on Lakeshore Drive in downtown Chicago, Illinois. Furthermore, the project was designed by Dirk Denison Architects. O'Brien metal was sub-contracted to fabricate the pergola. Personally, […]

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1st Dibs E-Commerce Catalog Design

While working for O'Brien Metal in Chicago Illinois, I curated metal architectural and furniture pieces to be sold on 1st Dibs online catalog. The project involved created a curated selection of pieces that have been fabricated at the O'Brien Metal fabrication shop. Furthermore, this involved communication with sales representatives from 1st Dibs to best showcase […]

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Residential Lot Site Analysis Drawings

I created this site analysis while working for Geoff Sumich Design in San Juan Capistrano, California. The client was a real estate agent who was interested in seeing the architectural possibilities on the vacant lot. Furthermore, in this study I represented the buildable square footage of the lot given the legal setbacks and other geographical […]

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Wight & Company Police Station

POLICE STATION Chicago Suburbs Summer Internship of 2019 Wight & Company Responsibilities Develop a spatial needs assessment for a police station located in a rural suburb of 5,000 residents Create a booklet with information derived from our previous judicial projects and newly conceived research Develop a feasible fiscal estimate Design Team Danielle Appello James Michaels

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Welcome to my digital portfolio. Finding balance both graphically and experientially in a design is most important to me. My name is Justin Ankus and I am an architectural designer with website design and development experience. I currently live in Los Angeles with roots from Chicago. Feel free to contact me for any inquiries. Looking forward to connecting with you.
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