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Prerit Gupta

Prerit Gupta

New York, NY, US

 
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Employment 

Elizabeth Kamell Architects, Syracuse, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Co-designed and produced an architectural construction set for a summer cabin in Sodus, NY. Assisted in the specification of materials and other building products.
Constructed digital models for client meetings.

Aug 2020 - current
 

Syracuse University School of Architecture, Syracuse, NY, US, Designer: CityScripts

Worked alongside faculty and a web developer to design graphics and a dynamic website that forwards the understanding of the intersection of policy and design. Researched imagery to expand upon the role of politics in the design and experience of the built environment.

Jul 2020 - current
 

Syracuse University School of Architecture, Syracuse, NY, US, Architectural Design Intern: OddpLots

Collaboratively designed a series of 2,500 sf case study micro-constructions on several vacant lots in Syracuse, NY. Conducted site research, produced diagrams, and presentation drawings.

Aug 2019 - Jun 2020
 

Syracuse University School of Architecture, Syracuse, NY, US, Teaching Assitant

With SPORTS - Gregory Corso and Molly Hunker
Assisted in the programming of an intro architecture design studio course. Worked with a team of teaching assistants to organize and instruct various design and
representation assignments, digital and analog technique tutorials, and conduct desk crits and reviews.

Jun 2019 - Jul 2019
 

Selldorf Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Assisted multiple design teams with several ongoing projects and competition entries of varying project scale. Produced presentation drawings, physical models, digital models, and final submission renderings.

Sep 2018 - Dec 2018
 

HOK, Dubai, AE, Architectural Intern

Provided creative and technical support in the research and design efforts of several urban scale projects. Prepared project drawings, diagrams, and presentations for clients and competition entries.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018
 

Freelance work, Remote, Architectural Designer

Developed facade schemes for a mixed-use G+6 building in Ranchi, India. Served as a design consultant to the client and the local architect.

May 2017 - Aug 2017
 

Freeline Engineering Consultants, Dubai, AE, Architectural Intern

Developed floor plans for a residential building in Dubai. Designed the company’s digital portfolio, and conducted research on improving the design of the firm’s website.

May 2017 - Jul 2017
 

Education 

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

GPA 3.71 | magna cum laude | Renée Crown University Honors | Dean’s List
Study Abroad - Florence, Italy international study (Spring 2018); NYC Urban Studio (Fall 2018)
Affiliations - School of Architecture Peer Advisor; MENAT Student Ambassador
Thesis (in collaboration with Nashwah Ahmed) Hidden Realities: The Politics of Aesthetics (www.hidden-realities.com)

Aug 2015 - May 2020
 

University College London (UCL), London, GB, Summer Foundation in Architecture

Six-week Summer Foundation in Architecture at the Bartlett, UCL.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
 

Awards 

Citation for Excellence in Thesis Design, Award

Awarded for the project titled ‘Hidden Realities: The Politics of Aesthetics’ by a jury of faculty and guest critics to recognize the best final projects among graduate and
undergraduate students.

2020
 

King+King Leadership by Design Prize, Honorable Mention

Finalist; Recognized for excellence in the Fourth Year Comprehensive Studio.

2019
 

SOURCE Academic Year Grant, Grant

Awarded $10,000 to support scholarly thesis research and creative inquiry towards the discipline in recognition of scope and originality for the project titled ‘Hidden
Realities: The Politics of Aesthetics’.

2019
 

Exhibition Feature, Other

Work featured in the Dodge Gallery of Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY - Design drawings of an ice shanty and analytical drawing of a wooden boat.

2019
 

International Trustee Scholarship, Scholarship

Full-ride scholarship (10 semesters) awarded for academic excellence, quality of portfolio, extracurricular involvement, and overall citizenship and character.

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

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