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Adin Rimland

Adin Rimland

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Adin Rimland is an architectural designer, artist and fabricator from New York City. Currently, he is living and working in Los Angeles.

He has held positions in New York, as well as Los Angeles:

At the moment, he is a Junior Designer at P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S under the guidance of Marcelo Spina and Georgina Huljich.

Previous to this position, he served as Visiting Assistant Professor to Bill Menking and Dagmar Richter at Pratt Institute, offering  extensive design and representational critique to a 400 level undergraduate design studio.

In 2018, he graduated from Pratt Institute, receiving a Bachelors of Architecture. He won Best Thesis Project; the recipient of the 'Lee & Norman Rosenfeld Award'. While studying in Pratt Institute, eight of ten design projects chosen as best-of-studio and are currently held in Pratt Institute’s Architecture Archives. He was selected for the Distinguished Projects 401 Review in the Fall 2016 Semester as one of five out of over 140 students.  He received backing from 3 merit-based scholarship and has won numerous awards in my school for various drawing competitions.

Adin has worked as Fabrication Technician in  Pratt Institute for 4 years operating extensively with Laser cutters/ CNC Milling/ 3D Powder Printer/ all manners of wood equipment

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Graftworks, Brooklyn, NY, US, Designer

Freelance. Conceptual work, design research proposal “Domestic Mutations in the Sharing Economy”. Investigation of new communitarian typologies based on the sharing paradigm culminating in an exhibition and lecture. Work is ongoing and will culminate in an exhibition and lecture at uSask

Sep 2018 - current
 

P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Designer

Conducting schematic design & conceptualization for numerous projects. Projects ranging from different scales, from a house in Bel-Air to a series of resorts in Bali, Indonesia. Working alongside senior designers on project development and construction document and scheduling for a 5-story mixed use project in Glendale, Los Angeles.

Jun 2017 - current
 

Pratt Institute: SOA, Brooklyn, NY, US, Visiting Assistant Professor

Serving as Visiting Assistant Professor, assisting in a 400 level undergraduate design studio, offering conceptual, technical and representational critique. Also planning/leading immersive guided tours throughout Berlin, acquainting the students with Berlin’s historical context and approach to cultural engagement and public space.

May 2018 - Jul 2018
 

FreelandBuck, Brooklyn, NY, US, Intern

Construction of FreelandBuck’s models for the finalist round of MoMA PS1 Competition. Developing laser cutting techniques to create layered drawings constructed from several viewpoints. Final model and representation are displayed within the MoMA.

Sep 2017 - Jan 2018
 

Archi-Tectonics, Winka Dubbeldam, New York, NY, US, Intern

Aiding in schematic design and design development for a residence in Manhattan. Exploring material options, meeting with fabricators and contractors in order to create custom installations for prefabricated interior project. Leading the design of Archi-Tectonics’ 2016 publication, handling custom graphic and technical representation of past projects.

Aug 2016 - Sep 2016
 

Giuliano Fiorenzoli Achitecture Design, New York, NY, US, Designer

Codesigning a speculative project in Manhattan for submission to various architectural journals. Focusing energy on schematic design & conceptualization / conceptual representation

Sep 2015 - Jan 2016
 

Education 

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

Graduated with honors and distinction from Pratt-Institute, a top-10, five-year accredited Architecture Program.

He won Best Undergraduate Thesis Project; the recipient of the 'Lee & Norman Rosenfeld Award'.

Teaching Assistant, Design and Representation Studios
Design Research Assistant, FRP(+)PostitiveResearch, Pratt Institute
Design Research Assistant, DesignResearch_Development, Pratt Institute

Merit Scholarships: Presidential / Fisher Scholarship/ Scholastic Alliance for Young Artists
Selection for Distinguished Projects 401 Review in the Fall 2017 semester

Five consecutive years of experience as Fabrication Technician facilitating operations of Woodshop, Laser Cutting and 3D Printing labs.

Aug 2013 - May 2018
 

Awards 

Arch Out Loud Home Competition; Honorable Mention, Award

Under One Roof ​proposes an alternative suburbia to address America’s shifting economic and political landscape in the 21st century. It reconsiders the private dwelling in light of contemporary pressures on the single family house precipitated by the sharing economy.

2019
 

Thesis awarded Merit Undergraduate Thesis Prize 2018, 1st Place

2018
 

Michael Hollander Drawing Excellence Competition, Honorable Mention

Five of his studio drawings have been honorably mentioned in the Michael Hollander Drawing Excellence Competition. Hosted by Pratt Institute, awarded to the best architectural drawing of the semester.

2018
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills