Maria Gunawan

Maria Gunawan

Seattle, WA, US



Hi, My name is Maria Gunawan, I am an Indonesian Citizen, I studied in the USA and graduated from University of Illinois - Chicago in 2017 major in Architecture and minor in Urban Planning & Policy, I am currently working at Pattern R+D in Atlanta, GA as Designer for both Residential, Commercial projects as well as Green Building Energy Modeler Assistant. I am looking for a new position around August/September since my US Working Visa is expiring soon. I am a passionate, hardworking, and quick learner that want to learn Architect from different part of the world. 



Pattern r+d, Atlanta, GA, US, Designers

● Coordinates with client to understand their vision and ensure compliant with applicable IRC and IBC.
● Lead, Arrange, orchestrate and produce set of construction documents for permitting process in both
Residential and Commercial projects.
● Building Performance Consultant Assistant for energy analysis for high and smart performance sustainable
project by produce data to analyze low energy, glare building solutions with daylight and thermal comfort

Sep 2017 - current

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Chicago, IL, Architecture Intern, Product & Brand Development

● Collaborated with all team members and supported department initiatives.
● Gained a deeper understanding of the global hospitality industry and the role of design in brand strategy
and development.
● Studied the different brand awareness and approached to design and Architecture.
● Studied and applied Wellness and energy sustainability to enhance the experiences.

Jun 2016 - Sep 2016

C. Johnson & Associates, Chicago, IL, Architectural Summer Intern

● Learned and studied the Special Service Area #32 and #69
● Participate in Facade Enhancement Program for the businesses
● Client interaction and proposed different designs for business owners to improve their facade

May 2016 - Jun 2016


University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, Bachelors, Architecture

Bachelors of Science, Architecture, Minor in Urban Planning & Policy
GPA 3.5/4.0
UIC Honors College
Golden Key Honor Society, AIAS Chicago and AIA Chicago
Secretary of American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) UIC Chapter, 2016-2017
Event Coordinator Freedom by Design (FbD), 2016-2017
Architecture Research assistant on “An Analogous Play: Nine Projects for Bertrolt Brecht's Chicago” by Francesco Marullo for 2016-2017 Douglas A. Garofalo Exhibition
AIAS Imagine: Top 60 at 60th Co-Hosted by Walt Disney Imagineering, 2017
Nominated for Exemplary Student Works on Year End Show of 2014, 2016 and 2017
UG Talent Tuition Award for Spring 2014 and 2017
UIC Dean’s list (Fall 2013, Fall 2014)

Aug 2013 - May 2018

Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, WA, US, Associate Degree in Arts

Sep 2011 - Aug 2013