Susan Kim

Susan Kim

Brooklyn, NY, US


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I seek to design environments employing rigorous choreography of concepts and processes of making.
I am interested in designs of varying scales and media, which at each level can elevate quality of life.


HENN, Beijing, CN, Architect

My roles in the firm include 3d modeling of design and facade details, drawings, and research. I have recently finished working on the Qianhai Bay Masterplan competition, located in Shenzen, China, and 200m office/hotel tower in Taiyuan, China.

Jan 2013 - Aug 2013

Rafael Viñoly Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

I worked at Rafael Viñoly Architects in New York. I have worked on 432 Park Avenue Tower design development phase, which is going to be a highest residential tower in New York. My roles were making drawing sets and 3d modeling of design processes, which range from plans and sections, cladding details, and plaza design.

Oct 2011 - Oct 2012

Asymptote Architecture, Long Island City, NY, US, Junior Architect

I worked at Asymptote Architecture in New York. I worked on projects such as the Kaohsiung Marine Gateway competition and the Beukenhof crematorium. During the design processes, I worked on the transition between maya and rhino models, drawingss and presentations, and physical models.

Oct 2010 - Aug 2011

Ghataode Bannon Architects, Tustin, CA, US, Intern Architect

The firm specialized in California Public Schools. During my stay at the firm, I made digital models, physical models, construction documents and graphic presentations. This was my first job in architecture, and I learned a lot from working with the designers, consultants, and state officials.

Oct 2005 - Aug 2010


Oct 2006 - Jul 2010


Portfolio Scholarship, 2nd Place

Washington Alexandria Architectural Consortium (WAAC)


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