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Emily Po

Emily Po

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

A designer who believes in the impacts of architecture in shaping human experience, generating socio-economic impacts and empower communities


For detailed works, please visit https://emilypo.com/.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Studio Teaching Assistant

- Assist students in Core Housing and Advanced Studio courses, lead desk critiques and workshops
- Organise ‘Transfer Dialogues’ events and lecture series

Sep 2017 - current
 

nARCHITECTS, New York, NY, US, Summer Architectural Intern

- Generate concept design and produce presentation for RFP proposals
- Conduct programmatic research and create concept design for Made in NY project

May 2018 - Aug 2018
 

Eureka Design, Hong Kong, HK, Summer Architectural Intern

- Hong Kong Youth and Elderly Co-housing- concept and schematic design, model-making
- Hong Kong Kwu Tong Visitor Center- concept design

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
 

Benoy Ltd, Hong Kong, HK, Architectural Assistant

- Taipei Xinyi Tower Competition- generate concept design, 3D modelling and presentation package
- Yunnan MixC Complex Project- concept and master plan design
- Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium Master plan
- Shanghai Yangjing Complex- DD construction documents, interior design, collaborate with Branding Team

Aug 2015 - Jul 2016
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2016 - current
 

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HK, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2012 - May 2015
 

IE University, Madrid, ES, BArch, Architecture

Architectural Exchange Program

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
 

Awards 

Buell Center Paris Prize, 1st Place

Buell Center Paris Prize recognizes the work of Columbia GSAPP students whose studio projects most successfully address the terms and spirit of the 2015 Paris Agreement

2018
 

Sir Ove Arup Prize for Structures, Award

University of Hong Kong

2015
 

Annual Degree Show Exhibition, Other

University of Hong Kong

2015
 

Reaching Out Award, Scholarship

HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund

2015
 

Dean’s List, First Class Honours, Award

University of Hong Kong

2015
 

Philip K H Wong Foundation Scholarship, Scholarship

University of Hong Kong

2014
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills