John Grega

John Grega

Weehawken, NJ, US

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Recent graduate of the Michael Graves College, School of Public Architecture Masters Program and looking to jumpstart my career into the architecture field. Self motivated as always trying to learn more and applying my skills to create architecture forms and programs that can help bring people together in marginalized communities. 



Kean Univeristy, Union, NJ, US, Campus Planning Intern

Support Campus Planner on the organization, coordination, and management of administration of project programming, proposed project solutions, and design of capital projects. Develop space program, concept layouts, and other planning materials for in-house projects. Facilitate review of project documents with appropriate campus staff user groups and project teams.

Sep 2020 - current

Kean University, Union, NJ, US, Teacher Assistant Structures 1

Teacher Assistant – Structures 1
Corresponded and facilitated 1:1 assistance problem sets, mini projects and homework with students. Provided assistance to Professor Shah with classroom instruction, record keeping, other miscellaneous projects twice a week. Proctored exams, graded tests and homework, and documented grades. Tracked attendance of 40+ students on Google Classroom.

Sep 2019 - Feb 2020

Walkspan Inc., New York, NY, US, Urban Landscape/Graphic Intern

Rendered project graphics and 3-D digital visualization utilizing a variety of CAD-based platforms and freehand graphics for conceptual and schematic design communication for place making. Composed project presentation plans, drawings, and project graphics. Forecasted construction cost estimates and site development quantities. Examined revisions for final submittal.

Aug 2019 - Dec 2019

Orentreich Foundation for Advancement of Science, New York, NY, US, Research Associate

Conducted research based on walk studies for elderly living in Manhattan. Gathered and synthesized relevant data that helped lead to integration decisions to help increase the enjoyment of using sidewalks of for the elderly. Designed and implemented innovative methods and/or tools to assess various types of building design and construction to ensure alignment with project goals.

Aug 2019 - Sep 2019


Michael Graves College, Union, NJ, US, MArch, School of Public Architecture

The Kean architecture program emphasizes knowledge of humanist vauies in an age of increasing globalization of the field. Critical thinking knowledge of architectural history and theory, along with direct observation and analysis of the built environment are its hallmarks.

Sep 2019 - May 2021

Michael Graves College, Union, NJ, US, BArch, School of Public Architecture

The Kean University professional program in architecture emphasizes knowledge of humanist values as they impact contemporary design. It promotes the acquisition of comprehensive design skills that are made manifest through both cognition and representation.

Sep 2015 - May 2019


Public Service and Leadership Award, 1st Place

Showed leadership and service to the public throughout their years at Kean University. Given to a graduating member at Kean University by the Michael Graves College,School of Public Architecture


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