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Patrick Knight

Patrick Knight

Kansas City, MO, US

 

About 

I've always wanted to make a meaningful difference in the world. I want to do something to improve both people's lives and how they interact with their built environment and understand the world around them. I have kept this in mind through my professional career thus far. I am always searching for new opportunities to improve the world around us through design.

I am eager to contribute my skills and ideas to a firm's vision of Architecture worldwide. I possess the capability of constructing a well designed built form that relies on meaning rather than arbitrary shapes. Having worked with plenty of discerning clients, I understand how to balance desires with what could be. I enjoy the search to maximize efficiency and implement innovative ideas to yield the ideal solution.

I have been fortunate to experience life all over the world, and it is from this life experience that I draw much perspective in my work. I try to bring a sensible and sensitive approach to my design in order to achieve a product which can please both client and user alike. 

Employment 

Populous, Kansas City, MO, US, Architect / Associate

Nov 2015 - Oct 2020
 

BRR Architecture, Merriam, KS, US, Architectural Intern

Dec 2012 - Nov 2015
 

Valode et Pistre Architects, Paris, FR, Intern Architect

Feb 2012 - May 2012
 

Education 

The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US, MArch, Master's of Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2012
 

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture Paris-Val de Seine, Paris, FR, Studio de l’urbanisme français

Worked alongside French students redeveloping urban areas in Paris, FR and Copenhagen, DE. Europan 11.

Aug 2011 - Jan 2012
 

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, MY, Malaysian Iconic Architecture

Investigated urban development solutions with Malaysian students in Taiping, Pennang, Malacca, and Singapore.

Dec 2010 - Jan 2011
 

Awards 

KCAF & Meyer Scholarship, Scholarship

Academic Excellence, Design Concepts and Presentation

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills