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zahira crespo

zahira crespo

Chicago, IL, US

 

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About 

Employment 

Zahira Crespo, Chicago, IL, US, Freelance Designer

Jun 2012 - current
 

Prototype Design Lab, Toronto, ON, CA, Junior Architect

Design, Prototype, and Develop architectural elements, products and services for a variety of projects typologies.
Consult and Complete design proposals for a variety of project scales including product, architectural interiors, commercial spatial branding, and architecture.
Manage and coordinate projects between clients, contractors, and suppliers.
Direct the marketing/communications needs of the office by contacting publications and editorials and updating the website.

Oct 2011 - Apr 2012
 

Peia Associati, Milan, IT, Junior Architect

Developed construction documents for the interior and exterior Architecture of two private villa projects in Doha, Qatar.
Produced the design for custom furniture architectures including custom sinks, doors, cabinetry, tables, amongst others for several architectural spaces in both Villas.
Designed and developed schematic proposals and presentations for client approval

Jan 2011 - Apr 2011
 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, Teaching Associate

Instructed a group of eleven students through the architecture studio course as part of the Cornell Summer College architecture program for high school seniors.

Jun 2009 - Jul 2009
 

Education 

Domus Academy, Milan, IT, Masters, Product Design

Jan 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2004 - May 2009
 

Awards 

LG HAUSY DOMESTIC GROUNDS, 1st Place

Project: FLAT-FLAP

First Place awarded for the design of FLAP-FLAP, a new system for domestic floor tiles & connections for the LG Korean housing market

It was a Design Competition launched and sponsored by LG Hausy at Domus Academy 2010

2010
 

ISTANBUL OTHERWISE, Other

Project: Luckbaht

Finalist from Domus Academy for the international "Istanbul Otherwise" competition held in Istanbul.
tHe project consisted in re-onterpreting a traditional turkish object such as the fortune reading coffee cups.

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

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