Catherine A.M.Z. Csuka

Catherine A.M.Z. Csuka

Milwaukee, WI, US



Life Principles:

Balance between solitude and human relationships.

Balance between structure and free will.

Create my own utopia.

Don’t lie to myself.

Don’t make the same mistakes.

Don’t scapegoat others for my own insecurity.

Embrace individuality.

Embrace nature.

Live as if no one is watching.

Live with no regrets. The only way is to move forward.

Recognize other’s talents. Not undermine it.

There is a lesson to be learned from every experience.

Professional ethics:

I believe in preservation over unnecessary development driven by ego and greed.

I wish to contribute to society in a way to improve and sustain ordinary people’s lives.

Lover of Brutalism and its connection to public investment.

Recognize my strengths and weaknesses.

Work on my strength to become excellent at what I do.


Rice N Roll Bistro, Milwaukee, WI USA, Server

Waitress at a Thai-Japanese fusion restaurant.

Jun 2015 - current

Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Architects, Tokyo, Japan, Summer Intern

Model making for project presentations.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016

UWM Housing, Milwaukee, WI USA, Resident Assistant

Help students assimilate to a new university environment.

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, US, Bachelors, Architecture


Fall 2015
Corporeal Systems Studio
Research intimate relationship between the human body and design.

Spring 2015
Landscape Studio
Enact an awareness of the relationship between landscape and design.

Fall 2014
Masonry Studio
Develop design strategies using masonry construction methods.


Spring 2016
Architecture and Human Behavior
Researching the relationship of human activity and the build environment.

Fall 2014
Architecture and Environmental Response
Investigation of environmental control and life safety requirements.

Spring 2014
Architectural Structures & Construction
Building and construction codes

Sep 2012 - Jun 2016


Kent Keegan Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship


Phillip W. Gross Scholarship, Scholarship


Findorff Construction Company Minority Scholarship, Scholarship


Dance Scholarship, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization