Johannah Deegan

Johannah Deegan

New York, NY, US



The Spitzer School of Architecture, City College of New York.  
B. Arch Class of 2018, Magna Cum Laude 


Urban Architectural Initiatives, RA, PC, New York, NY, US, Designer

I handle a variety of mixed-use / residential projects at different scales and stages of development, from work on high-pressure design proposals to specifications and construction details. I also take on the graphics portfolio at the office, supporting UAI's general marketing.

Feb 2019 - current

S3 Architecture LLC, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

Collaborated with Project Manager to design apartment interiors, landmark renovations, and mixed-use developments in Manhattan and Brooklyn from schematic design through construction documentation.

Jan 2018 - Nov 2018

Teaching Assistant - The Spitzer School of Architecture, New York, NY, US, Teaching Assistant to Professor Frank Melendez

Teaching Assistant for Visual Studies I, Visual Studies II, and Design Studio

Visual Studies I - Visual Studies 1 is an introductory course that focuses on the topics of analog and digital drawing and modeling in architectural design. The course emphasizes how the computer can be engaged in architectural design and visualization methods, and introduces students to operative procedures, techniques and technologies for constructing drawings and models that support and promote formal and spatial discoveries.

Visual Studies II - (V.S. I continued, elaborates on original programs/principles)

Core Studio II - Design Studio for 1st year, 2nd semester B. Arch students

Aug 2015 - May 2017

Boston Redevelopment Authority, Boston, MA, US, Urban Design Intern

Significant research, modeling, and graphic contribution to re-zoning of the iconic Fenway District. Presented legislative suggestions to City Council August 2016.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016


The City College of the City University of New York - The Spitzer School of Architecture, New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2014 - Jun 2018

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2012 - May 2014


DaVinci Art and Science Award, Award

The competition required teams of two or more undergraduate students to submit artwork expressing a scientific principle, concept, idea, process, and/or structure. A juried panel, using criteria based on both scientific and artistic considerations, selected the winners.


Extech Award, 1st Place

The Extech Award is offered to students at The Spitzer School of Architecture who display excellent technical skill.


ReShape 17 | Exhibitionist, Other

Wearable technologies are able to regulate the relation between our body and its surroundings while producing dynamic outputs. Reshape aims to enhance these impulses in fashion design, proposing a new challenge to makers and designers: RESHAPE 17 | Programmable Skins Competition.


Areas of Specialization