Esther Cheung

Esther Cheung

Brooklyn, NY, US



Esther co-founded Cheung Showman Architects in 2014, after working nine years in the architectural profession in New York, Toronto, London and Hong Kong. Since 2008, she has worked in New York City on various scales of commercial and residential projects. Esther is a registered architect in the state of New York, and holds a Masters’ of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, as well as a Masters’ of Architecture from the University of Waterloo. She was also a former adjunct professor at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program. 



Cheung Showman Architects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Partner / Co-Founder

Oct 2014 - current


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design

Jun 2009 - May 2010

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, CA, MArch, Masters in Architecture

May 2002 - Dec 2004

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, CA, BArch, Bachelors of Environmental Studies (Pre-Architecture)

Sep 1997 - Apr 2002


Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Prize, Award

This award is given to the graduating student in each final-semester studio whose work is most outstanding.


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