Mike Choi

Mike Choi

Chicago, IL, US



Mike Choi is an urban designer and architect based in Chicago. He has interdisciplinary educational backgrounds and experiences in urban design, architecture, interior design as well as furniture design. He received his Master of Architecture in Urban Design degree from Harvard University, and Bachelor of Architecture degree & Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design. He has competed on award winning teams in international design competitions and been published for various works.

His research interests focus on diverse scale-form of spatial design. He has been trained to exercise in urban data visualization studies, coordination of master planning of districts and cities, and a wide range of the design process. He moves beyond the analysis of effects and outcomes and reaches back to understand the orchestrated moves by agencies and the unique social problems that happens in cities. He is currently working as Technical Designer / Urban Designer at Gensler, where he had an opportunity to participate in a variety of architecture and master planning projects.


• Excellent Rhino, 3ds Max, Revit and CAD skills
• Excellent data visualization skills with ArcGIS
• Outstanding research and design solution skills
• Superb in executing task requirements and managing projects
• Precise, accurate and thorough in completion of work
• Detail oriented and most efficient with solid workload
• Dedicated, responsible and positive work attitude


Gensler, Chicago, IL, US, Technical Designer / Urban Designer

Apr 2019 - current


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, Master of Architecture in Urban Design

Sep 2016 - May 2018

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 2012 - May 2016

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