Omer Gorashi

Omer Gorashi

New York, NY, US

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Omer Gorashi is a designer and photographer with a Master of Architecture from Columbia University and Bachelors of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia. He has worked under several internationally acclaimed practitioners and collaborated as a research and teaching assistant on various exhibitions, publications, introductory courses, and workshops. While the palimpsestic nature of interests knows no specificity, he celebrates and enriches the human condition through the built environment, interrogating its contested histories and disparities.



nARCHITECTS, New York, NY, US, Intern

Tasks include physical model making, rendering, 3D modeling, working directly under principals and in correspondence with clients and consultants.
Assisted with early form and site studies for a nature center in Upstate NY.

May 2023 - Aug 2023

Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Boston, MA, US, Intern

Assisted on various urban campus, educational, residential and commercial projects in various stages of design from initial bidding proposals to
construction set documentation, for clientele including MIT, Harvard, Cornell, Dartmouth and Williams College.

Jan 2020, Summer 2020, Summer 2022**

Jan 2020 - Aug 2022

Studio Marchetti, New York, NY, US, Designer

Produced design development, site and construction documentation for residential work,from one bedroom apartments to larger townhomes, throughout
New York city and state, under a sole-practitioner.

Jan 2022 - May 2022

Gensler, New York, NY, US, Intern

Produced site studies and documentation for upcoming T-Mobile Installation at the FlatIron location. Programmed early studies for K-8 school in Newark,
New Jersey sponsored by Uncommon Schools.

Aug 2021 - Jan 2022

LOT-EK, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Produced early designs of the first line of mass producible and prefabricated c-Home typologies , from basic modeling to prepping pricing and
construction documents ( Worked with the Urban Confluence competition team.

May 2020 - Sep 2020

UVA Facilities Management, Charlottesville, VA, US, Design Intern

Assistance with various projects at the UVA campus at different scales and phases in development. Main focus was the renovation of UVA’s School of
Architecture, Campbell Hall, other projects included library, auditorium, and staff office.

May 2019 - Mar 2020


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, GSAPP

Aug 2021 - May 2024

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, Bachelors, SARC

B.S. Architecture

Jun 2018 - May 2021