Aiysha Alsane

Aiysha Alsane

Kuwait, KW

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I have two professional degrees, MLA from Harvard GSD and BArch from Virginia Tech, with professional experience in construction administration, schematic design, and regional-scale mapping, predominantly in the Middle East. I am actively seeking employment in Landscape and Planning and am currently authorized to work in the United States.



AGi architects, Kuwait, KW, Architect

Oct 2016 - Aug 2017

Building Design Partnership (BDP.), Abu Dhabi, AE, Architect

Apr 2016 - Jan 2017

Kuwait Fund for Economic Development, Kuwait, KW, Architecture Trainee

Dec 2015 - Jan 2016

Arch2O, Blacksburg, Senior Editor - Design

Sep 2014 - Dec 2015


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture

Zaha Hadid/Omniyat Fellow

Aug 2017 - May 2019

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), BArch, College of Architecture and Urban Studies

minors Industrial Design + Landscape Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2015


Top 100 American Architecture Projects, Other

For the Smith Creek Pedestrian Bridge project (design/buildLAB). From Archdaily: ‘100 most visited works of architecture in the US... the most important, inspiring works of American architecture.’


Award of Excellence, 1st Place

Awarded by Kuwait Fund’s Training Center to 2 of 18 (only architect recipient)


AIA Virginia Award for Excellence, 1st Place

Category: Excellence in Architecture
Smith Creek Park by design/buildLAB, collaborative effort


Architizer A+ Award, 1st Place

Category: Architecture +Urban Transformation
Smith Creek Park by design/buildLAB, collaborative effort


AZ Awards from Azure Magazine, 1st Place

Category: A+ Student Award
Smith Creek Park by design/buildLAB, collaborative effort


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