Kwanpo Cheng

Kwanpo Cheng

Pittsburgh, PA, US



A Carnegie Mellon graduate searching for an employment opportunity to continue his field in architecture. He intends on obtaining an Architect's license as soon as possible through IDP hours and would love to work near the wonderful city of Pittsburgh.


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Outreach Teacher

∙ Programmed a thorough eight-week architecture, sustainability, and environment
curriculum for high school students culminating in a final project and critique
∙ Developed architectural interpersonal skills through educating teenagers
∙ Responsible for the well-being of many teenagers and children

Sep 2015 - current

Perkins Eastman, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Intern

∙ Worked and trained deeply in Revit on multiple projects
∙ Moved projects from Schematic Design through Construction Documents
∙ Worked in a team-based setting with exposure to project management

May 2015 - Aug 2015

MLDS Architects, Great Neck, New York, Intern

∙ Drafted and developed a system to increase AutoCAD LT functionality
∙ Streamlined firm workflow to speed up production process
∙ Familiarized with code and specification work

May 2014 - Aug 2014

MLDS Architects, Great Neck, New York, Intern

See Above

May 2013 - Aug 2013

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Teaching Assistant

∙ Cultivated communication, teaching, and interpersonal skills
∙ Organized responsibly and led the teaching team

Mar 2013 - May 2013


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

A five-year course focusing on the multi-faceted areas of architecture with an emphasis on Studio courses, construction, design, and composition. Over the years, a variety of projects are constructed to allow the student to experience multiple disciplines of architecture. The school also sponsors a series of lectures in which students can attend as well as provide a wide variety of resources for their studies.

Aug 2011 - current


ACE Program Scholarship, Scholarship

A scholarship awarded to outstanding students who perform exceedingly well working in the ACE Mentorship Program. A series of scholarships ranging between $1000 and $4000 are awarded yearly; I attained the $4000 award.


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