Diana Seclen

Diana Seclen

Brooklyn, NY, US


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UA Studio, Lima, Peru, Designer

I worked on three projects with them using parametric design (Grasshopper)

Hobart Competition-Honorable Mention
-Worked to design the structural components and optimization of the joints between the horizontal curved ribs.
-Generated files for digital fabrication and built acrylic prototypes.

"Science Tunnel 2.0 Exhibition"- temporary ceiling
-Part of an 8 person construction team. Supervised half of the group on site during construction.

"Stand Nova"- Steel Stand
-Worked with supervisor to design modules, hole patterns, joints and structural systems using Grasshopper.
-Generated files for digital fabrication.

Feb 2013 - Jul 2013

FAB Lab Peru, Lima, Peru, Tutor/ Researcher

Worked on several projects including research in regard to recycling sawdust, scrap wood, and other materials.

Member of a team that taught several workshops including:

'Urban Fab'
-Taught participants to identify and implement reusable waste found at a street market in Lima. Waste materials were used to construct stands for vendors.
-Led instruction on parametric design using Grasshopper.

-Part of a team of engineers, architects, designers, artists, and students.
-Taught students how to create geometrical models using Rhino and Grasshopper.
-Observed and researched patterns (fractals, shapes, etc) in nature.

Jan 2011 - Jun 2013

Masuno Studio, Lima, Peru, Instructor

Led instructions on basic parametric design skills using Grasshopper.

Mar 2013 - May 2013

MGP, Lima, Peru, Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistant for classes on Rhino and Grasshopper.

Jan 2013 - May 2013

51-1 Arquitectos, Lima, Peru, Intern

-Created physical models of residential and commercial properties using Sketch Up
-Drafted sections and plans of properties using Autocad.
-Assisted in other projects as needed.

Mar 2010 - Dec 2010

BP Arquitectos, Lima, Peru, Intern

-Worked as part of a 5 person team on interior architectural projects.
-Used Autocad to draft plans and sections.

Aug 2008 - Dec 2009

Robot S.A., Lima, Peru, Designer

Used Autocad to design a recliner.

Apr 2009 - Aug 2009


New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architectural Technology

Jan 2014 - current

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), Lima,Peru, BArch, Architecture

Jul 2007 - Jul 2012


Capital One Entrepreneurship Program, Other

Program for eight entrepreneurs in NYDesigns. Supports entrepreneurial business development.


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