Carson Russell recently graduated from Columbia University's GSAPP with a M.S. in Advanced Architectural Design. He recently graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's School of Architecture with a Bachelors of Architecture. Carson is interested in the responsible use computation and parametric design methodologies as an integral part of the design process.
MOS Architects, New York, NY, US, Designer
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, US, Teaching Assistant
ARCH 4605 'Computational Practice'
-Taught 5th year architecture students fundamentals in parametric modeling and fabrication
-Designed and taught exercises in Rhinoceros 4, Grasshopper, and Autodesk Revit
-Responsible for assignment development and teaching 4 labs a week
ARCH 4050 'Computational Methods'
-Taught 3rd year undergraduate architecture students fundamentals in computation
-Taught exercises in Processing, Rhinoceros 4 + Grasshopper, and Maxwell Render
- Responsible for grading and teaching 2 labs a week
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, Research Assistant
Center City Visualization Wall
-Worked with the computer science department to develop an interface for a digital display at UNC Charlotte's Center City building
-Designed visualizations to interpret live data from Twitter's API
-Developed iterations of interior circulation and program orientations
-Developed a kinetic wall system
-Designed and built laser-cut models for design proposals
-Administered tutorials in modelling with Google Sketchup and Rhinoceros
-Administered tutorials in rendering with Maxwell Render
-Designed and distributed literature on developing and presenting work in Google Sketchup
Mack Gay Associates, P.A., Rocky Mount, NC, US, Intern Draftsman
-Drafted site plans from topographical survey data
-Helped to collect topographical data in the field
Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, US, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
Visual Studies Award, Award
Computing/Media/Design award Graduating students in M.Arch, AAD, UD & CCCP are eligible. This prize is for innovative use of computing media in architectural research, design and fabrication.
Graduating students in M.Arch, AAD & UD are eligible. The prize is for high quality of work in the design studios during the student’s program of studies at Columbia.
Best Architectural Design Project, Award
Recognizes the most successful undergraduate architectural design project.
Excellence in Digital Design, Award
Awarded to the undergraduate student that displays the most rigorous critical engagement with digital design methodologies