Khue Trinh

Khue Trinh

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Junior Architectural Designer with 2-year experience delivering multiple fast-paced commercial, industrial, and residential projects at all phases and various scales.  Strong interest in sustainability and innovative use of materials.



Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Graduate Assistant

. Assisted Harriet Harriss & Michele Gorman on the organization of the Dinner Party Event, celerating women in architecture
. Supervised 4 other assistants on Mistresses of Architecture Archive
. Curated design/research templates & advised on fabric artwork productions and displacement at the event
. Collaborated with Gisela Baurmann on crochet 3D printing production and Grasshopper scripting

Jan 2020 - May 2020

Pratt Center For Community Development, Brooklyn, NY, US, Graduate Research Assistant

. Worked directly under Taconic Faculty Fellow Meta Brunzema on housing development proposal at Two Bridges District, Manhattan, NY
. Collected background research about the history, zoning, Special District, and community goals
. Developed a scripted outline for deployment of the interactive building tool using Grasshopper plug-in WallaceiX, visualizing and analyzing 400 posibilities of trade-offs of the proposal

Aug 2019 - May 2020

Ware Malcomb, Manhattan, NY, US, Architectural Intern

. Participated in different project phases of multiple retail, office, and industrial projects in New York City and New Jersey
. Assisted senior architects and directors in architectural design processes and alternative development proposals
. Successfully delivered detail-oriented designs, technical details, 2D and 3D visual representations, as well as fast-paced deadlines

Jan 2019 - Aug 2019

David Ports Architect, Inc., Akron, OH, US, Architectural Intern

. Worked directly under the principal architect on implementing different project phases at fast pace in multiple restaurant franchise prototypes, retail, hospitality, and residential projects
. Capable of following instructions correctly as well as checking for structural and technical errors in drawing sets and 3D modeling
. Pioneered the firm’s transition from AutoCAD to Revit platform: constructed and upgraded technical prototyped details and specifications

May 2017 - May 2018

Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, Undergraduate Research Assistant

. Assisted Dr. Rui Liu on the Dredged Materials from Lake Erie research
. Helped establishing the Dredged Materials Structure research lab
. Collected articles, analyzed data, and examined lab tests on the production of dredged material lightweight aggregates
. Arranged test results and developed reports on 3D concrete printing

Sep 2016 - Dec 2017

Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, Teaching Assistant

. Ran classes of 20+ architectural and interior design freshmen every Fall semester, while supervising junior assistants
. Provided referrals to campus resources & architectural studio project guidance in physical model building and drawing
. Collaborated with Professor David Thal & other assistants in creating course outlines and syllabus

Aug 2015 - Dec 2017


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, MArch, Architecture and Urban Design Advanced Standing

Aug 2018 - May 2020

Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2014 - May 2018


Fashion Tech Hackathon KSU, Honorable Mention


Most Inspiring Student Project KSU Florence, Award

Vertical Square of Magnolia


Undergraduate Research Symposium KSU, 2nd Place

Bamboo in Architecture


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