Neka Highland

Neka Highland

Brooklyn, NY, US




Marin Architects P.C., New York, NY, US, Project Architect

Responsible for completing the architecture process including Schematic Design, Design Development, Bid Document Development, and Construction Document Development. Also responsible for completing a full Zoning and Building code analysis, NYCECC analysis, and reviewing these item with the plan examiners at the NYC DOB. Additional tasks include creating Renderings, 3D models, and presentation boards as required, as well as MEP Document Coordination, Consultant Coordination, and assisting the expediting team with obtaining NYC DOB approvals, Certificate of Occupancy, and Application Closeout.

Sep 2008 - current

Wilson Associates, New York, NY, US, Interior Architect Intern

Participated in all levels of the architecture process, including Schematic Design and presentation preparation, Product and Code research, Design development, Construction Documents, Millwork
design and detailing, and FF&E coordination and Schedules.

Mar 2007 - Sep 2008


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Completed ten semesters of design & media studio courses, four semesters of structural design, architectural history/theory courses, architectural materials, construction documents, and assembly courses. Elective courses included urban planning & development, New York City planning policy,
commercial revitalization, jewelry design and fabrication, world history, and sociology.

Sep 2003 - May 2008

Areas of Specialization