Elise McCurley

Elise McCurley

Philadelphia, PA, US



I am a multidisciplinary architect, designer and artist. I have a B.Arch from Cal Poly SLO and a Post Professional M.Arch II from UPenn with a certificate for studies in Interactive and Time Based Media in the Fine Arts Department.

I have previous design work experience in both small boutique design studios and large international firms. I am currently pursuing a professional license from NCARB. I am seeking a full-time Junior or Intermediate Designer position.



University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Research Associate

Research Associate in Penn Design's Landscape Architecture Department.

Jan 2015 - current

HLW International, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

IK Studio, Boston, MA, US, Designer

May 2014 - Jun 2014

ateliermarkvaghei, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Designer

Jun 2011 - Jul 2013

WATG, Irvine, CA, US, Junior Designer

Jan 2011 - Apr 2011


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Post Professional program in architecture.
Certificate in the fine arts department for Time Based and Interactive studies.
Research work and studies in the landscape architecture department.

Aug 2013 - Dec 2014

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 2005 - Jun 2010


Penn Design Dean's Scholarship, Scholarship


AIAS Livable Communities Competition, 3rd Place


CAED Horace K. Gilford Scholarship, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization