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Neda Kakhsaz

Neda Kakhsaz

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Neda Kakhsaz is a designer based in the US. She is a graduate from the Pratt Institute School of Architecture in Brooklyn, New York, where her  academic work has been recognized with dean and presidential-level awards. As an undergraduate, Neda was archived and distinguished for various projects.

Neda's work is marked by her keen sensibility and attention to detail and the fundamental belief that design has the power to nurture culture and society. Her projects evolve through the process of thinking and making, each unique to the particular context and program at hand. Her projects and drawings  have received numerous awards and have been in international online and printed publications.

http://www.nedakakhsaz.com

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Employment 

think! architecture and design pllc, Brooklyn, NY, US, Junior Architect

Working on both interior and ground-up architectural projects with a range of program types from residential housing to public theaters. Primarily responsible for drafting and coordinating projects from the Design Development stage to the Construction Documents and Administration stages.

Aug 2016 - current
 

KIMOY Studios, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Completed architectural drawing sets including plans, reflected ceiling plans, elevations, and detail drawings for the interior renovation of Té Tea Shop, as well as an interior apartment renovation in New York. Worked on the design proposal for a future surf park on Governor’s Island in New York.

May 2015 - Jan 2016
 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Teacher's Assistant - Design 400

Design 401-Taught4th year design studio taught by Professor Michael Morris collaboratively with NASA and Pratt’s industrial design students. Helped strategize the design of an dynamic space craft design for human inhabitants.

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Teacher's Assistant - Design 102

Design 102- Taught principals of conceptual design, representation, drawing technique, and computer technical skills for Professor Robert Lee Brackett in first year design studio.

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Aug 2011 - May 2016
 

Awards 

Allegories of Home, Honorable Mention

Fairy Tale & Architecture

International Competition hosted by Blank Space

2016
 

A House for Blaise Pascal, Honorable Mention

A House For....

International Competition hosted by Open Gap

2014
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills