Sarah Young

Sarah Young

Miami, FL, US

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recent college graduate. working to create multi-scalar, responsive design with conviction. interested in how to reconcile between interventions and their contexts. comfortable working with iterative design/prototyping in digital fabrication, 3D modeling, and various visualization methods.


Plusurbia Design, Miami, FL, US, Designer

Oct 2018 - current

University of Florida under Professor Lisa Huang, Gainesville, FL, US, Teaching Assistant

• Worked directly with professor to create in-class assignments
• Held small group discussions/tutorials/workshops on requested topics from students
• Gave individual desk critiques 2-3 times a week outside of class

Learned how to work with students at beginning levels of design and re-frame concepts for easier accessibility

Aug 2017 - Dec 2017

Infinity Lab, Gainesville, FL, US, Intern

• Talked through design proposals with clients to help them execute their ideas
• Helped clients set up their files to 3D print + fixed any necessary mistakes to ensure proper processing
• Managed post-processing of 3D prints: cleaning out extra filament or powder + solution application
• Performed necessary day-to-day maintenance on equipment + handled ordering of any new parts
• Led small-group orientation sessions for laser cutter users + demoed software/machinery techniques
• Helped redesign old website layout: added FAQ section, revamped basic interface functionality

exposure to using and maintaining various fabrication techniques, facilitating service in proposal + execution, problem-solving in action because of great margin of error in machinery and dealing with deadlines and clients

Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

SOL-Arch, Miami, FL, US, Architectural Intern

• Worked under project manager to assist on commercial and residental proposals
• Revised construction documents upon general contractor and staff notes during project development
• Created door and window schedules with finishes and dimensions, learning aspects of material library

learned how to work in smaller firm setting and was able to have participate in the full range of design phases

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015


Vicenza Institute of Architecture, Vicenza, IT, BArch, Rethinking the Urban Scale

Jan 2018 - May 2018

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, BArch, Bachelor of Design in Architecture

Aug 2014 - May 2018


Dean's List, Other

under UF School of Architecture
Fall 2017-Spring 2018


Luminaire Exhibit, Other

recognized in annual Luminaire Competition at UF School of Architecture


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