Robert Gorman

Robert Gorman

Brooklyn, NY, US



Experience in a wide range of fields to inform architectural design, including:

• Research and Collaborative design with Masters and PhD students through Rensselaer's Co-op program at the Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology.
• Construction of HVAC and Electrical systems at Carnegie Hall and historic offices on the Avenue of the Americas.
• Archival and organizational work at local offices affected by recent recessions, such as Studio 16.
• Experience in lab environments through Rensselaer's cross-program studios in biology and chemistry, taught by Oksiuta, Zbigniew, and summer physics sessions taught by Michael Trinkala.
• Exhibition installation through Rensselaer's studios taught by Michael Oatman
• Publishing experience through Rensselaer's Case Studio classes taught by Lonn Combs
• Material and Enclosure sciences through Rensselaer's classes taught by Demetrios Comodromos
• Engineering sciences through Rensselaer's classes taught by Ivan Markov
• Design Development experience through Rensselaer's DD studio, taught by Mark Mister

Wide range of self-taught design experience on an equally wide range of software, including:

• 3D designing in 3Ds Max, Softimage, Revit, Sketchup, and Zbrush.
• 3D manufacturing and designing in Rhino 3D, including CNC, Zcorp plaster printing, and plastic printing, as well as a large host of Rhino 3D plugins.
• 3D designing in Rhino's Grasshopper plugin, including its sub-plugs such as Weaverbird, Mosquito, Exoskeleton, and TSplines. Generative and Procedural focus.
• Limited scripting experience in Rhino script/Python
• 3D/2D Design in Autocad, and similar systems.
• 2D pixel graphics in Photoshop, and rasterisation processing in Illustrator.
• 2D Vector graphics in Illustrator.



Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology, New York, NY, US, Co-op student.

Jan 2013 - May 2013


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, GSAPP

Jun 2014 - Jun 2015

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2009 - May 2014


Peck Prize, 1st Place

Most prestigious award at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Areas of Specialization