Benita Lily Cheng

Benita Lily Cheng

New York, NY



Architectural designer with side interests in jewelry design, furniture design, music, and food. Open to opportunities in environmentally and socially sustainable design.

To contact, email [email protected]


Equinox, New York, NY, US, Project Coordinator

Nov 2015 - current

CallisonRTKL, New York, NY, US, Designer

Oct 2013 - Nov 2015

Creative Exchange Lab, St. Louis, MO, Design Intern

Planned and prepared co-exhibit with AIA NY entitled Context Contrast. Helped secure building permit for our new venue, and promote collaboration with local businesses

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013

RTA-Office - Real Time Architecture, Shanghai, CN, Architectural Design Summer Intern

Developed project proposals, prepared CAD documents, 3D models, and final presentations, assisted in translating Chinese and English

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Teach for America, Los Angeles, CA, US, Operations Coordinator

Supported the logistical and operational aspects of the 2011 Los Angeles Summer Institute, coordinated transportation and planned special events and ceremonies for over 600 Teach For America staff and corps members

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011


Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2013


NOMAS Design Competition, 2nd Place

2nd Place for team design submission during the 2011 NOMA Conference in Atlanta, GA.


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