Lau Stargala

Lau Stargala

Aachen, DE



Grad student at Cornell University



Herzog and de Meuron, Basel, Trainee

Worked on the 20th Century Museum Competition (first place winner). Part of Design Phase I: conceptual and research based work.

Jul 2016 - Sep 2016

Cornell University Sustainable Design, Ithaca, NY, Marketing and Communications Member

Managed organizations brand identity, created graphic visuals, experienced cross-team collaborations + development.

Aug 2013 - May 2015

Centre d'Education Inclusif, Petit Guave, Haiti; Ithaca, NY, Creative Director

Generated + developed visual material such as presentations, pamphlets, business cards, etc.

Aug 2013 - May 2015

Arbortecture + Trikonta Research, Ithaca, NY, Research Assistant

Assisted a research project on bamboo-based hurricane and earthquake resistant structural systems at Cornell University.

Aug 2013 - May 2014

Razorfish, Berlin, Germany, Intern

As an intern at Razorfish I gained experience in idea generation and the development of branding materials for Audi, McDonalds, O2, and others.

May 2013 - Jul 2013

Locust Projects, Miami, Florida, Intern

Experienced site-specific exhibition planning and construction of projects.

Aug 2011 - May 2012


Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Bachelors, Design and Environmental Analysis

Aug 2012 - current

Nuova Accademia Di Belle Arti Milano (NABA), Milan, IT, Product Design + Interior Design

Study Abroad at NABA for one semester in Product Design and Interior Design Program.

Aug 2014 - Jan 2015


Bamboo Soundscape Competition for EXPO 2015, Milan, 1st Place


De La Cruz Architecture Competition, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization