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Leen Katrib

Leen Katrib

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

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Employment 

Dr. David Jason Gerber, Los Angeles, CA, US, Undergraduate Research Assistant

Jan 2014 - current
 

USC School of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Teaching Assistant

+ ARCH 102 First Year Design studio (Spring 2014)
+ ARCH 105 Fundamentals of Design Communications (Fall 2012, Fall 2013)
+ USC Summer Exploration of Architecture (Summer 2012)
+ ARCH 214 History of Architecture (Fall 2011)
+ ARCH 415 Asian Urbanism (Spring 2011)

Jan 2011 - current
 

MADA s.p.a.m., Los Angeles, CA, US, Assistant

Jan 2014 - Feb 2014
 

George H. Mayr Traveling Fellowship, USC School of Architecture, Paris & Aulnay-Sous-Bois, France and Dubai & Sharjah, UAE, Traveling Fellow

Received a traveling fellowship for the proposal "The City, the Suburb", a comparative study of urbanism in the context of a large city and a suburban setting, addressing contemporary, social, and architectural inequalities between the urban core and the periphery.

Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
 

Gensler, Los Angeles, CA, US, Professional Intern

LA Lifestyle: Planning + Urban Design / Mixed Use + Entertainment departments

+ Grand Avenue Project, Los Angeles, CA
+ Beverly Connection Facades, Beverly Hills, CA
+ Pearlridge Center, Hawaii
+ Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Museum of Contemporary Art , Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Graphic Design Intern

+ Redesigned the MCA signage system, produced renderings & final presentation.
+ Designed School Tour Postcards, MCA Store Signage, and Eiko + Koma:Time is Not Even, Space is Not Empty Exhibition flyers with Adobe CS.
+ Edited This Will Have Been: Art, Love, & Politics in the 1980’s.
+ Attended weekly Gallery Talks, departmental meetings & Intern Talks.
+ Assisted in the curation of the Adhocism exhibit of the We Are Here: Art & Design Out of Context exhibition series.
+ Used a risograph to print MCA monthly event calendars & business cards.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
 

ESCKO Construction Corp., Potomac, MD, US, Architecture Intern

+ Visited job sites in Potomac & Capitol Heights communities & kept verbal & visual documentation during the construction process.
+ Studied the site plans and vegetation used to develop the Capitol Heights Renovation project.
+ Organized draft drawings of current projects & banking statements.

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Education 

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Aug 2009 - current
 

Università degli Studi di Roma Tre, Rome, Italy , BArch, Anthony A. Marnell, II, Italian Architecture Study Abroad Program

Study Abroad Spring 2013

Jan 2013 - May 2013
 

Awards 

Robert Allen Rogaff Memorial Award for Excellence in Delineation, Award

Awarded each year at the discretion of the faculty to the fifth-year who has exhibited in his or her work the promise in architectural delineation.

2014
 

Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Design Charrette, Nomination

Selected to represent the USC SoA. Winners announced in June 2014

2014
 
2014
 

A. Quincy Jones Memorial Scholarship for Exceptional Promise in Architecture, Award

An endowed scholarship established in memory of A. Quincy Jones, former Dean of the School of Architecture and a distinguished professional. It is awarded to fifth-year students who show exceptional promise.

2014
 

George H. Mayr Traveling Fellowship, Grant

France: Paris, Aulnay-Sous-Bois, Saint Denis, Clichy-Sous-Bois
United Arab Emirates: Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi

Received a $5,000 travel & research grant for the proposal "The City, the Suburb", a comparative study of urbanism in the context of a large city and a suburban setting, addressing contemporary, social, and architectural inequalities between the urban core and the periphery.

2013
 

Acceptance to the USC Marnell Experimental Program for Study Abroad in Italy, Spring 2013, Other

2012
 

Projects published in USC IDWRK/ INDEX, Other

2012
 

NCMA Competition for Hardscape Design, Honorable Mention

2011
 

Concrete Masonry Unit Design Competition (NCMA), 3rd Place

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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