Shane L. Hernandez

Mr. Hernandez is Vice President of Design and responsible for all project concept development and innovation solutions for project aesthetics, functionality, and sustainability.  He has been with SyDesign since 2002 and has taken on increasing responsibilities within the firm’s business operations.  He is a graduate of Lawrence Technical University with a Master of Architecture and Bachelors of Science in Architecture.  He received distinction status with a First Place prize of 32 entries in a design competition for a new Wayne State University Performing Arts Center.  This award was applauded by the Detroit community and will be considered as influential in the development of the design concept by the firm of Neumann/Smith & Associates of Southfield, Michigan.

Mr. Hernandez has great visual and graphics communications skills and contributes in a strategic role to bring alive the concepts and ideas borne out of the clients and their project needs.  He is disciplined in supporting the project architect with state of the art software for the creation of presentation renderings.

Mr. Hernandez has in depth experience with the most current practice in design to meet the guidelines of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for sustainable buildings.  He is also responsible for supporting field investigations, office duties, and production of technical construction documents.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification – In Progress

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
The American Institute of Architects – Associate Member
Registered Intern in Development Program by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

AWARDS AND HONORS
Lawrence Technological University Merit Scholarship
First Place in design competition for the Wayne State University Performing Arts Center.

EDUCATION
2000 – 2005  BACHELORS OF SCIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE
Lawrence Technical University, Southfield, Michigan
Degree Major:   Design
 
2007 – 2009  MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE WITH DISTINCTION
Lawrence Technical University, Southfield, Michigan

Degree Major:   Sustainable Design