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Molly Mason

Molly Mason

New York, NY, US

 
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Employment 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistant for undergraduate and graduate classes of design and fabrication
4.152 Architecture Studio, Core II
4.140 How to Make (Almost) Anything
4.511 Advanced Design Projects in Digital Fabrication
4.500 Design Computation: Art, Objects and Space

Sep 2018 - current
 

Self-Assembly Lab, Cambridge, MA, Research Assistant

Sep 2018 - May 2019
 

Pfeiffer, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Feb 2018 - Aug 2018
 

Doban Architecture & Think Fabricate, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Designer

Worked on projects ranging in scale from campus planning to housing and educational facilities to furniture design in all phases of construction.

Responsible for creating construction document sets, coordinating drawings with consultants, collaborating with fabrication team to design furniture, creating drawings and renderings for schematic design, zoning analysis, and feasibility studies, acting as the primary contact for construction administration to project closeout.

Aug 2015 - Oct 2017
 

Pratt Institute Production Facilities, Brooklyn, NY, US, Fabrication Monitor

+CNC Mill Lab
+Robotics Lab
+3D Print Lab
+Metal Shop

Provided fabrication advice to faculty, undergraduate, and graduate architecture students. Provided maintenance to machines.

Aug 2012 - May 2015
 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Teaching Assistant

Providing technical and conceptual advice for undergraduate students in the School of Architecture.

Courses:
+ Representation I + II. Critic: Diana Cristobal (Fall 2014) (Spring 2015)
+ Design Studio, 301. Critic: Lawrence Blough (Fall 2013) (Fall 2014)
+ Design Studio, 201 + 202. Critic: Frank Gesauldi (Fall 2012) (Spring 2013) (Fall 2013)
+ Representation I + II. Critic: Philip Lee (Fall 2012) (Spring 2013) (Fall 2013)

Aug 2012 - May 2015
 

Mode Lab, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Intern

Furthered company research in parametric tools and fabrication methods by documenting self-driven experiments and tests using Grasshopper and Image Based Circle Packing. Responsible for the fabrication of all projects on the inhouse CNC Mill. Created drawings and writing for proposals, reports, lectures, workshops, and posts on the company’s research blog.

May 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, SMArchs, Design and Computation

Sep 2018 - current
 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2015
 

Awards 

Lee and Norman Rosenfeld Award, Award

Awarded to best thesis project at Pratt Institute School of Architecture.

2015
 

Presidential Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

Highest Scholarship awarded at Pratt Institute awarded on merit and portfolio.

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills