Mercedes Cuvi

Mercedes Cuvi

Fort Lauderdale, FL, US




Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, Laser Cutting Monitor and Lab Monitor

Student employment, worked during the school year. Some semesters I worked one job and other semester I worked both jobs simultaneously.
Laser Cutting Monitor: Set up the laser cutting files for the students as well as, cleaned and maintained the laser cutting machines.
Lab Monitor: Provided technological assistance to computer lab users. Maintained the plotter and printers well stocked and executed plots and prints for lab users.

Sep 2010 - Dec 2012

Kevin Pratt, Ithaca, NY, US, Research Assistant

Helped organize and layout work ranging from written articles to architectural projects into a book format for professor Kevin Pratt. Book was submitted for tenureship at Cornell University.

May 2012 - Jun 2012

LTL Architects (Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis), New York, NY, US, Intern

Assisted in organizing book layouts, as well as fixing and wrapping the chosen models executed by the office since their initiation in 1997 for upcoming exhibition. The models needed re-painting, details rebuilding (by hand and by laser cutter), and re-gluing. The exhibition took place in Sussel Gallery, Ebert Art center, The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster OH from Jan 17- Mar 5, 2012.

Sep 2011 - Dec 2011


Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

GPA 3.5
- Cornell in NYC Study abroad Program, Fall 2011
- Cornell in Rome Study abroad Program, Fall 2012

Aug 2009 - May 2013

Miami Dade College, Wolfson, Architecture

Sep 2006 - May 2009

Design and Architecture Senior High, Miami, FL, US, High School, Architecture

- Dual Enrollment through Florida International University (FIU) and AP Courses
-Concentration in Architecture.

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006


A Centennial Sketchbook for Grand Central Terminal, Award

Work selected by the Architecture League of New York and The New York Transit Museum to be exhibited in the museum from June- Dec 2013. Work also published in Moleskine Sketchbook, Grand Central Centennial Edition.


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