Lloyd Helen

Lloyd Helen

New York, NY, US


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I am a recent master's graduate of architecture from University College Dublin in Ireland, with full legal entitlement to work in the United States. I am currently based in New York.

My previous employers include Grafton Architects (RIBA Stirling Prize nominees and 2008 WAF World Building of the Year winners), BOLLES-WILSON (involving a close working relationship with director Peter Wilson, 2013 AIA Gold Medal Winner), and also design firm MADAs.p.a.m., in their Shanghai office.

I currently seek suitable employment, so please feel free to contact me.


Key Skills:

  • Ability to adapt and take initiative, to ensure deadlines are met, and projects completed : Experience working in intensive office environments in Germany, China, and Ireland, under tight time schedules.
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills : Experience working simultaneously on different projects, with BOLLES-WILSON and MADAs.p.a.m. Experience working in isolation on specific tasks, and in cooperation on project / competition teams.
  • Excellent graphic and design skills.



Grafton Architects, Dublin, Junior Architect

Competitions: Draughting and schematic design development for the LSE and Kingston Universities in London. Close collaboration with lead architects in a genuinely team-based environment.

Sep 2013 - Oct 2013

BOLLES+WILSON, Muenster, DE, Architectural Assistant

Competitions and current projects: Physical modelling (card; foam); 3D modeling; V-Ray rendering; Vectorworks draughting; extensive use of Adobe suite for project images and layouts.

Jan 2011 - Aug 2011

MADAs.p.a.m., Shanghai, CN, Architectural Assistant

Competitions and current projects: Physical modelling (casting; blue-foam); Rhino modelling; V-Ray rendering; AutoCAD draughting; Adobe suite (InDesign and Illustrator).

Sep 2010 - Nov 2010


University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, IE, MArch, Architecture

Tutors Peter Cody and Chris Boyle helped to direct my thesis study, 'The Architecture of Curiosity', which was based in Glasgow, Scotland.

Sep 2011 - Aug 2013

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, DK, MArch, Architecture

[Dept. 3 Erasmus Exchange] A progressive approach demonstrated the potential that modern technologies can have on architectural design. Studies in plastic and adaptability.

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012

University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, IE, BArch, Architecture

Emphasis on an understanding of the fundamentals of design, the experiential quality of space, and architecture as craft.

Sep 2007 - Sep 2010


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