Cosette To

Cosette To

Chicago, IL, US

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Emerging professional interested in the reaction between architecture, designed space & landscape.


M.Botanica, Chicago, IL, US, Landscape Designer

Design development and execution of architecturally significant landscape design proposals - floor plans, three-dimensional renderings, project quotes, invoices, etc. Occasional furniture and space design.

May 2016 - current


Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2012 - May 2017

Osan American High School, Songtan, South Korea, High School, High School

Sep 2010 - Jun 2012


Peterhans Visual Training Project Prize Nomination - IIT Spring Awards, Nomination

My photography series ‘Re:Mannequin” was nominated for this merit-based prize that recognizes excellence in IIT Visual Training coursework demonstrating the principles of Walter Peterhans, colleague of Mies van der Rohe.


Burnham Prize Competition - Currencies of Architecture, Honorable Mention

Deliverable - Single image production addressing “What is the state of the art of architecture today?”
Received - Exhibition during the 2015 Chicago Architectural Biennial at the Santa Fe Building


Cinecity Architectural Film Project, Honorable Mention

Deliverable - 60 second, single shot film addressing “What is architecture?”
Received - Exhibition in Sydney, Australia, “Judges’ Choice Film” and “Highly Commended” Recognition


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