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Mimu Sakuma

Mimu Sakuma

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I am a junior architectural designer based in New York.

Employment 

Suzumori Architecture, Brooklyn, NY, US, Junior Architect

Designer and project manager for a variety of residential and commercial projects.

Aug 2017 - current
 

New York City College of Technology (CUNY), Brooklyn, NY, US, Adjunct College Laboratory Technician

- VR & AR Researcher -
Research for VR & AR use in architectural design and construction guided by Phillip Anzalone

- Teaching Assistant -
An assistant for freshman & senior design studios in classroom on a weekly basis

Oct 2016 - May 2019
 

Kengo Kuma and Associates, Tokyo, Japan, Intern Architect

Intern Architect for a competition project and a landscape project.

Jan 2017 - Mar 2017
 

Education 

New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Architectural Technology

BTech, Bachelor of Technology in Architectural Technology
- Focused on Digital Fabrication
- Graduated with Magna Cum Laude

Jan 2014 - May 2017
 

The New School, New York, NY, US, Interior Design and Architecture Studies

School of Constructed Environments: Interior Design and Architecture Studies Continuing Education

Aug 2012 - Dec 2013
 

Awards 

NYC x DESIGN AWARDS, 1st Place

Winner of NYC x DESIGN AWARD in Sweet Treats

2019
 

NYCCT Architectural Technology Award, Award

Architectural Technology department, New York City College of Technology

Excellence in Architectural Studies

2017
 

Top Prize, FABFEST 2016, 1st Place

Top Prize in Digital Fabrication festival held by University of Westminster

2016
 

Finalist, Solar Decathlon 2015, Honorable Mention

Design and Build Competition in 2015.

Selected member of New York City College of Technology team

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills