Cydney Douglas

Cydney Douglas

Brooklyn, NY, US

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I am from San Diego, CA and went to architecture school at Virginia Tech. The past 2 years I have worked in New York City but am open to stay in New York or work in Southern California again!



STUDIOS Architecture, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Developed drawing sets, client presentations, design iterations, and coordination mark ups during all design phases of two multi-family residential mixed-use high rise tower projects. Met with all consultants to discuss challenges, such as the desire to have an optimal column layout for a first floor grocery while also allowing for maximized efficiency on the apartement units. Used Enscape to render client facing images that informed the buildings massing, facade, and materiality. Referenced code to design ADA compliant common spaces and apartments. Developed the unit mix and designed layouts for typical apartment units in accordance with the clients efficiency requirements and design goals.

Jan 2022 - Jan 2024

LUCE et studio, San Diego, CA, US, Architectural Designer

2020 Architectural Designer, 2019 Summer Intern, 2018 Summer Intern

Present clients with schematic design packages, produce permit sets, curate projects for award submissions, draft construction documents, conduct site analysis, and create 3D models for clients presentations using a variety of software. Built physical models used to design the Mingei International Museum and participated in our workshop sessions that brought artists, art curators, and museum staff together.

Jun 2020 - Dec 2021

Rives Interiors Inc, Vail, CO, US, Render Visualizer and Designer

On and off freelance work.

Team designed an off-the-grid Shipping Container Residents for a client in Eagle, CO. Created 3D models and rendered schemes for facade designs. Used V-Ray and Rhino to experiment with different interior design schemes for Kitty’s Condominium Renovation and Vail Osteopathy office.

Aug 2018 - Mar 2020

SGPA Architecture and Planning, San Diego, CA, US, Architecture Intern

Organized spreadsheets to optimize our designs within the code restrictions, created SketchUp models for clients, and drew construction drawings. Worked with a number of teams from the head designer to the marketing department.

Jul 2017 - Aug 2017

Design Path Studio, Encinitas, CA, US, Architecture Intern

Created SketchUp models representing the progress in various projects and worked on construction documents.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016


Aug 2015 - May 2020


AIAS Imagine + Walt Disney Imagineering: Top 60-at-60, Award

The top 60 national AIAS members were selected to participate in a weekend long program in Orlando, FL that allowed us to engage with co-host, Walt Disney Imagineering. The group discussed what we thought the future of architecture would look like, through analogue representation and received an insiders tour of Disney Springs.


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