Magdalena (Maggy) Checo Tung

Magdalena (Maggy) Checo Tung

New York, NY, US

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Thornton Tomasetti, New York, NY, US, Architectural Senior Designer - Renewal

Senior designer in the historic preservation team of architects in an engineering consulting company. Primary responsibilities include: Preparing schematic design, design development and construction document phase drawings and specifications, reviewing bids and communicating with bidders during the bidding phase, reviewing submittals, conducting site visits and reviewing payment applications among other responsibilities during the construction administration phase.
Other specialized tasks in historic preservation include: preparing and filing facade inspection and safety program (FISP) reports, preparing condition assessment reports, surveying existing conditions of historic and modern buildings in need of repair.

Sep 2017 - current

Ennead Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Assisted in pre-design and all design phases of multistory mixed-use, masterplans, a US embassy; developed site analysis studies requiring code research, base drawings, and diagrams; develop site design alternative studies requiring site plans, site sections, 3D digital massing and physical site modeling; developed concept alternatives, studies and development requiring 3D digital massing, floor plans, space plans, building elevations, sections and perspectives; exterior envelope design requiring enlarged plans, elevations, sections, details and axonometric drawings; material and product research for exteriors and interiors; prepared client and public presentations, workshops and meetings, using 2D/3D CAD and building information modeling programs, including Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, analysis and computer skills to develop 3D building computer models and images, and presentation images; produced design documentation and presentations with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.

Jul 2015 - Jun 2017

Christian Lahoude Studio, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Internship work in a high-end retail design firm. Duties include creating renderings, 3d models, design development drawings, construction drawings, and fixture details.

Mar 2014 - Mar 2015

Bagchee Architects, New York, NY, US, Architect Intern

Worked directly for head architect in designing the graphics of a book on the social history of surrounding buildings through use of AutoCAD, Rhino, Illustrator and Photoshop. Ran errands, dealt with clients in order to sign contracts and dealt with organizing files.

Jul 2013 - Dec 2013

Warrior Fitness Bootcamp, New York, NY, US, Receptionist

General office duties, phone calls, organize client files, maintain general cleanliness of gym, sell memberships to customers.

Jul 2011 - Jul 2013


City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2010 - May 2015


Matthew W. DelGaudio Award, Award

Chosen by the Faculty Awards Committee and given by the New York Society of Architects to the Best Comprehensive Design of the Class of 2015


Ennead Architects Scholarship, Scholarship

Scholarship for the top student portfolio of the 4th year.


CFA Design Scholarship, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization