Emily Guo

Emily Guo

Toronto, ON, CA

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Arquitectonica, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

- Schematic design and design development experience on a number of residential and hospitality projects.
- Established project drawing and file standards to spearhead production for all drawings and 3D models on Carlyle South.
- Coordinated with out-of-house renderers and other consultants to ensure on-time deliveries.
- Handled the statistical analysis of building requirements (FAR, efficiency, unit mix etc.).
- Researched zoning requirements.

Notable projects: Carlyle South, Nashville Boutique Hotel

Oct 2015 - Sep 2016

Arquitectonica, Miami, FL, US, Intern Architect

- Worked with a small design team on a number of projects with tight deadlines to prepare drawings, models, and renderings for in-house meetings and client presentations.
- Maintained flexibility to work with other teams as required with the ability to quickly jump onto new projects.
- Demonstrated the drive to learn new programs as required while still meeting strict deadlines.

Notable projects: MLS Stadium, Brickell City Center, Tai Ping Qing, SkyRise Miami, Chateau Solis, Ko Shan Road

Jan 2014 - Aug 2014

KRIS YAO I ARTECH, Taipei, TW, Architectural Student Intern

- Crafted many high quality physical models for site and formal analysis to be used in-house and with clients.
- Delegated work among less experienced interns in response to their skillsets and taught Rhino when needed.

Notable projects: National Taiwan University (NTU), Formosa Television Media Centre

May 2013 - Aug 2013

CS&P Architects, Toronto, ON, CA, Architectural Student

- Worked on a variety of projects at various design stages with 3D modelling, rendering, and preparing presentation drawings.
- Other work included updating CAD drawings and construction details.

Notable projects: University of Windsor

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012

Cohos Evamy Integratedesign (now DIALOG), Edmonton, AB, CA, Architectural Assistant

- Worked with a small design team on the schematic design report for the Royal Alberta Museum by preparing drawings, renderings, and diagrams.
- Assisted a co-worker in designing and developing a complex computer model.
- Continually updated the physical model to reflect the design changes while keeping it presentation ready.

Notable projects: Royal Alberta Museum

Jan 2012 - Apr 2012


University of Waterloo, Cambridge, ON, CA, MArch, Architecture

Thesis: No Man's Land: The American military landscape as the new American park

This work has been presented at the 106th ACSA Annual Meeting: The Ethical Imperative, Grow Op Artist Talks: After the Flood, awarded the Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts Award, and highlighted by Creatives of Toronto.

Sep 2016 - Feb 2018

University of Waterloo, Cambridge, ON, CA, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2010 - Aug 2015


Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts Award, Award

Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1998. The organization gives financial support to the visual arts in the Greater Toronto Area and provides an educational program for its members. TFVA presents annual awards which are given at our annual May Tribute Night. They have now awarded over $600,000 since 1998.

The award of $2000 was presented for Grow Op 2018, which showcased a portion of my thesis project "No Man's Land".


International Experience Award, Award


University of Waterloo Presidents Scholarship, Scholarship

A $2000 entrance scholarship awarded to students with a 90%+ entrance average.


Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship, Scholarship

An entrance scholarship to recognize outstanding achievements.


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