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Yael C. Agmon

Yael C. Agmon

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Yael C.Agmon is an architect, urban designer and researcher, graduate of Cooper Union and the Technion, with experience in architectural and urban landscape design. Inspired by integrative thought and practice Yael is constantly looking for the theoretical and practical threads connecting different disciplines and scales. With many ideas about architectural education and a strategic way of thinking, she was also involved in several educational and administrative projects at the Technion. As a researcher, she is mostly occupied with contemporary urban culture and its intersections with spatial conditions at various scales. 

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Employment 

Tellart, New York, NY, US, Designer and Strategist

Jan 2016 - current
 

The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, Instructor Adjunct

Jan 2016 - current
 

Moria-Sekely Landscape & Architecture, Tel Aviv, IL, Architectural Designer

Medium sized firm for Urban Design, Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture. One of the most influential firms in Israel in designing urban landscapes.

Mar 2011 - Apr 2015
 

Technion-The Israeli Institute of Technology, Haifa, IL, Special Project Coordinator

Coordinator and consultant to the Faculty in the development of the new curriculum of the architecture programs, at the undergraduate and the graduate levels.

Jan 2011 - Dec 2013
 

Technion-The Israeli Institute of Technology, Haifa, IL, Research and Teachnig Assistant

Research Assistant to Prof. Shamay Assif - Chair of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies

Research Assistant to Prof. Dafna Fisher-Gewirtzman - Department of Architecture

Teaching Positions:
Introduction to Integrative Design Seminar led by Prof. Shamay Assif | (spring 2012)
Adaptive Reuse Design Studio led by Prof. Dafna Fisher-Gewirtzman | (spring 011)
Housing Design Studio led by Arch. Oren On (2ON Studio) | (fall 2010)

Oct 2009 - Sep 2012
 

Judith Mansfield Architects, Haifa, IL, Architectural Intern

Educational Facilities

Jul 2010 - Oct 2010
 

R. Chen Architecture, Jerusalem, IL, Architectural Intern

Residential Architecture and Interior Design

Jul 2009 - Sep 2009
 

Education 

The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, MArch, MArch II, Urban Studies

Aug 2013 - Sep 2014
 

Technion-The Israeli Institute of Technology, Haifa, IL, BArch, Architecture

Graduate of The Technion Program for Excellence, Full tuition scholarship 2007-2012

Oct 2007 - Oct 2012
 

Awards 

The Cooper Union Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

2014
 

The Technion Program for Excellence Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded upon recommendation of the Technion’s Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning for exceptional achievements and potential. The Fellowship encourages originality, intellectual curiosity and interest in science by allowing a unique individual curriculum and research opportunities.

Full tuition 2007-2012

2012
 

Hador & Nastwitter Award for Best Student in Design Studies / Technion, Award

2012
 

The Technion Honorable Mention for Urban Design, Honorable Mention

4th year design project | Technion

2012
 

The Leon Reiskin Award for Best Thesis Project, Nomination

Undergraduate thesis | Technion

2012
 

Uri Ben-Asher Award for Sustainable Design, 1st Place

4th year design project | Technion

2011
 

Zagorsky Award for Urban Design, 1st Place

4th year design project | Technion

2011
 

Ilana Libman Award for Best Student in Architecture Studies / Technion, Award

2011
 

Aba Elhanani Award for Excellence in Israeli Architecture, 1st Place

Given by the Aba Elhanani Foundation for Israeli identity in architecture
4th year design project

2011
 

Shergeheim Award for Urban Design, 1st Place

2nd year design project | Technion

2010
 

The Technion Honorable Mention for Interior Design, Honorable Mention

2nd year design project | Technion

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills