Veli Kemal

Veli Kemal



Veli Kemal graduated with Masters of Architecture, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis.He is mainly interested in architectural design, and in his free time enjoys furniture making and painting.The manner in which buildings and construction projects manipulate the physical world has always fascinated Veli. Specifically he enjoys working on projects of appropriate scale in order to reach that level of detail also it allows consideration for design and aesthetic consideration of interior spaces.

All work shown here is of a personal or academic nature; for professional works and a more detailed portfolio please contact with Veli Kemal.


von weise associates, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Intern

Worked under the direct supervision of principal and project managers as part of architectural design team.Produce construction documents, Renderings / Presentation Graphics, and 3D-models for corporate, residential, and commercial projects as well with meeting with clients and contractors on a variety of small to medium sized projects.

Hyper Marketing INC, Chicago, IL
Legacy Marketing Partners, Chicago, IL
o'scannlain Residence, Chicago, IL
GE Monogram® Design Center, Chicago, IL

Apr 2012 - Dec 2013

Carl Safe Design Consultants, University City, MO, US, Intern Junior Architect

Produced project drawings including plans, sections, elevations, details, digital models,and renderings for restaurant, retail, and residential construction. Researched and developed furniture, finish, and equipment schedules. Performed site analysis, met with clients, and observed and documented construction progress. Designed graphics, illustrations,and brochures for presentation to clients.

May 2010 - Sep 2010

Pilotware Ltd, London, UK, Architectural Intern:

Assisted the development, design and production of marketing strategies and relevant multimedia utilities which accurately document, support and represent service learning activities in order to increase awareness and support within the community, and the subsequent development of a branding identity.

May 2007 - Aug 2009

Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, Computer Lab Technician

Organized/lead interactive software presentation to students, so that there was the introduction of the benefits of digital media in architecture. Which would lead to a degree of mastery and then could be implemented in their Studio work.

Aug 2005 - May 2007

Cookies by Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern Junior Graphic Designer

Assisted with graphic design group and designed T-shirts and website.

May 2006 - Sep 2006


Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2008 - Dec 2011

Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2004 - May 2008

Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, Bachelors, Fine Art

Aug 2004 - May 2008

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Architecture

Summer Semester program

May 2004 - Sep 2004

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, Architecture

Semester abroad program

Jan 2004 - May 2004


“Park Pavillion” Design Competition, 1st Place

The project built in Heman Park university city Missouri 2010.


The National Scholars Honor Society Winner, Award


St. Francis Community Project Competition, 2nd Place


Hudson Scholarship, Scholarship


Paintings selected in permanent collections at Washington University in St Louis, New York, Beijing, Nomination


Areas of Specialization 


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