Josh T. Lo

Josh T. Lo

New York, NY, US

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Registered Architect in the State of New York


Adamson and AAI, New York, NY, US, Architect/ Technical Lead

Currently serving as exterior façade coordinator for a new mixed-use commercial high-rise in Manhattan on 5th Avenue. The project is in Construction Documents phase and going through a design assist process for the exterior enclosure featuring a high performance double-skin curtain wall. The project has been filed for Zone Green and is targeting LEED Platinum.

Jan 2019 - current

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), New York, NY, US, Associate Principal/ Technical Lead

• Administered project documentations in all phases of design.
• Collaborated with façade and BMU consultants to develop details and specifications for exterior walls.
• Coordinated with engineers for proper integration of structural and MEP systems. Endeavored to safe guard design intent.
• Coordinated with local architect to ensure building, zoning and other local codes were met. Liaised with the design team to maintain balance between design ambition and life/safety/functional requirements.
• Aligned design objective with allied disciplines including lighting, signage, landscape designers.
• Participated in exterior wall tenders review.
• Participated in construction administration, including submittals review, site reports, RFI responses.
• A team leader with sensibility to individual's skills and interests, advocated ownership mindset and meritocracy, offered growth opportunities and mentorship.
• Projects include a 2 million square foot airport in Nanning, a 345 meter tall office tower in Shenyang, a master plan in Donjiadu consisting of a podium and eleven buildings including a 300 meter tall mixed-use tower.

Jun 2013 - Feb 2018

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer II

• Researched project parameters including programs, codes, and site.
• Produced conceptual and detailed design studies, aided by 3D modeling, rendering and printing.
• Researched and sourced materials including glass, stones and metal finishes.
• Produced presentation materials, coordinated professional models, renderings and animations.
• Produced drawings for all phases of design.
• Participated in design and technical coordination.
• Projects include a 350 meter tall office tower in Kunming, a 1,500 foot tall mixed-use tower in Philadelphia.

Jun 2006 - Jun 2013

Allen + Killcoyne Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Architect (Interior)

• Delivered several interior projects in Manhattan single-handedly from conceptual design to contract administration, conducted field survey at inception, coordinated with expeditor to file and pull permits.
• A project involved converting portion of a basement of an apartment building into a private fitness center furnished with commercial gym equipment. Another project was a clothing store design furnished with custom millwork.

Feb 2003 - Jun 2006

NBBJ, San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Intern

• Assisted in the design of a public library, a medical facility, a lab facility, a school addition and an office interior remodel. Conducted a site survey. Acted as tour guide to potential client on a site visit.

Sep 1999 - Jul 2000


University College London (UCL), The Bartlett, London, GB, Graduate Diploma in Architecture


Sep 2000 - Jul 2002

University of Newcaslte upon Tyne (UK), Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, Certificate in Architectural Practice (Distinction)

ARB/RIBA Pre-Part II Year-out

Sep 1999 - Jul 2000

University of Newcaslte upon Tyne (UK), Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, BA (Hons) in Architectural Studies


Sep 1996 - Jul 1999

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