Andrew Metzler

Andrew Metzler

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Hi there!

My name is Andrew Metzler, and I am an aspiring young designer who is excited about architecture and all things design. I have a penchant for sustainable systems, Biodesign, and theoretical investigations. Please check out the additional information provided to get a sense on my experience, skillset, and philosophy of design. Thank you!

Also, a few related articles showcasing projects I've been involved in:




Ktisma Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Worked on multiple scales including retail storefront, multi-family housing, and single-family dwelling. Collaborated with Principal by putting together conceptual design packages as well as construction documentation sets. Engaged in numerous 3D architectural modeling studies in regards to local climate, environmental conditions, and zoning.

Jan 2020 - current

YBA Architects, Portland, OR, US, Architectural Designer

Worked on SD, DD, and CD stages of design for various projects at differing scales. One example was a shipping container housing project, which accommodated affordable housing in rural parts of Oregon and Washington state. Collaborated directly with Principals on presentations and submissions drawing packages. Also, dove into researching zoning codes and building codes in consideration of new and existing lots/designs throughout the city of Portland.

Dec 2016 - Aug 2018

Yost Grube Hall Architecture, Portland, OR, US, Intern Architect

Worked on a variety of architecture projects in Design Development and Construction Document stages with a focus on interior architectural projects and tenant improvements.

Jun 2015 - Sep 2015


University College London (UCL), London, GB, MArch, Bartlett School of Architecture

Sep 2018 - Sep 2019

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, BArch, Architecture

Jan 2012 - Jun 2016


Materiability - Publication, Other

Bartlett M.Arch project, "Sweet CoRncrete," published in an online article showcasing biodesign work.


Barbican Exhibition - Life Rewired Hub/ Living Cities, Other

Exhibited Bartlett student project "Sweet CoRncrete" along with Tutor Richard Beckett from Reasearch Cluster 7. Held workshop for patrons to try fabricating their own mixtures of coRncrete.


M.Arch Excellence in Design Distinction, Award


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