Carsten Rodin

Carsten Rodin

San Francisco, CA, US








Interboro Partners, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Participated in the design of Interboro’s ‘Holding Pattern’ project.
Produced diagrams, construction drawings, and presentation slides.
Contacted materials vendors, and procured samples.
Built models and prototypes.

Jan 2011 - May 2011

Atelier d'Architecture Autogerée, Paris, FR, Industrial Design Intern

Developed a system for high-density urban farming in steel and plastic.
Employed French language abilities to communicate with materials vendors.
Researched, wrote, and edited project documentation.
Constructed and tested a full-scale prototype.

Mar 2010 - Mar 2010

Emerald Marine Carpentry, Anacortes, WA, US, Carpentry Assistant

Used a variety of hand, power, and shop tools to perform maintenance tasks on wooden boats.
Processed cut lists for master boatbuilders, providing them with specified parts made-to-order.
Constructed a scale model of a build-it-yourself boat kit under development.
Painted vessel hulls.
Cleaned propellers.

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Visual Resources Library, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, Digital Imaging and Archival Staff

Produced QuickTime Virtual-Reality building models for Art History Faculty.
Organized and maintained an extensive digital imaging database.

Oct 2008 - Mar 2009


Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, US, Bachelors, Urban Studies

Major coursework in Architecture & Urbanism:
Architectural Design I, II, III; Architecture after Modernism; NYC as a Social Lab: Plotting the Invisible City; Urban Theory; History of Art I and II; Drawing I and II; Bachelors' Thesis: "Parts & Labor: Repair and Maintenance in Architectural Design".

Major coursework in Economics and Public Policy:
Issues in Contemporary Education; Schooling in America (Senior Seminar); Urban Political Economy; Global Geography; Spaces of Global Capitalism; Global Political Economy; Independent Work on Intellectual Property, Trade, and Development.

Sep 2007 - May 2011

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