Jinah Oh

Jinah Oh

Philadelphia, PA, US

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University of Pennsylvania

M.Arch Candidate

Class of 2019



DIGSAU, Philadelphia, PA, US, Architectural Intern

- Onboarded as an Architectural Intern, focused on a wide range of research, design, and fabrication engagements.
- Served as a core member of the design team tasked with rethinking the dormitory facade and landscape for West Chester University’s student residence halls, potentially adding 40 additional beds.
- Engaged as a key contributor on an intensive Design Team focused on the creation of a residential amenity complex and retail plaza at Schmidt’s Commons in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia.
- Led in-depth research and design iterations for the conversion of an offi ce building to hotel property in Center City.
- Led the fabrication of an interactive physical model supporting the design proposal through a system of re-imagined and formalized entry points for the UPENN School of Education.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

ISA, Philadelphia, PA, US, Architectural Intern

- Recruited for an intensive two week externship focused on researching social and architectural significance of the Row house to the city of Philadelphia (Pew Grant).
- Conducted numerous independent site visits to document existing conditions, and to digitize fi ndings through renderings and architectural drawings.
- Created complex and detailed interactive physical models for the Front Street, a mixed-use 11 unit apartment building that features street level retail adjacent to the train in Fishtown.

Dec 2017 - Jan 2018


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Architecture

3 year M.Arch Program, expected Graduation May 2019

Aug 2016 - current


Pressing Matters VIII, Nomination


UPENN Masters of Architecture Departmental Grant, Scholarship