lucia eastman

lucia eastman

New York, NY, US



During my employment at Gabellini Sheppard and Beckman Studios, as project designer, I was responsible for the design, coordination and execution of residential and commercial projects in New York. I lead the schematic design and design development, produced the FF&E specifications and ensured the construction quality and deadlines were met.


While at HOK/BBG-BBJM, as an architectural designer, I have been actively involved in complex hospitality projects in China, during schematic design and design development phases, delivering drawings of the highest quality.


In 2010 I joined Rafael Viñoly Architects, working closely with Rafael Viñoly, and participating in a wide range of projects of various scales, from high-end residential building to commercial and institutional complexes. In addition, I was responsible for the photorealistic renderings of the company’s flagship buildings and award winning competitions.


Prior to this I was an architectural designer at Gauthier Architects focusing on projects in New York, including a 1,500sqf residence for the Home Delivery exhibition at MOMA, a 2,000sqf theater and a 6,000sqf five-story townhouse. In 2006 I was employed by DBOX, as a visualization designer, and had the opportunity to work with firms like Zaha Hadid Architects and Ten Arquitectos, producing exterior and interior renderings for published print-outs and websites.t


With over 7 years of experience, I have proven myself a creative and committed designer, capable of collaborating effectively within multidisciplinary teams, in order to meet strict deadlines in some of the most competitive international environments. My experience with projects of multiple scales, familiarity with both the private and public sectors, and direct coordination with clients enables me to perform sharply with projects of higher demands.


Gabellini Sheppard Associates, New York, NY, US, Project Designer

• Schematic Design and Design Development for Residential projects in New York.
• Preparing and presenting feasibility reports and design proposals to the client
• Specifying the nature and quality of materials required
• Regular site visits to check on progress, ensuring that the project is running on time and clients
• Consulting with other professionals about design ,working closely with a team of other professionals
such as building service engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors and architectural

Jan 2016 - Sep 2016

Beckman Studio Design Build, New York, NY, US, Project Designer

 Evaluate new business proposals and develop recommendations to potential clients.
 Prepare construction estimates and oversees agreement accurate execution.
 Project manage, negotiate and close deals, and help facilitate post-deal implementation.
 Schematic design and design development for residential projects in New York.
 Regular site visits to check on progress, ensuring that construction deadlines are met
 Specify the nature, quality and fit-out of materials required.

Jul 2015 - Jan 2016

HOK, New York, NY, US, Senior Architectural Designer

• Schematic Design and Design Development for Hospitality projects in China.
• Detail Design for Hospitality projects in China.
• Interior Design for Office Buildings in USA.

Jul 2013 - Jan 2015

Rafael Viñoly Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

• Design for high-end residential, commercial and institutional projects.
• Material selection and research for competitions and client presentations.
• Photorealistic renderings for design proposals and marketing purposes.

Aug 2010 - Jun 2013

Gauthier Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

• 1,500sqf residence for the Home Delivery exhibition at MoMA.
• 2,000sqf Theater.
• 6,000sqf five-story single family townhouse.
• Multi-generational home.1
• Research project for a prototypical art institution.
• Selection of interior materials and coordination with vendors.

Jun 2008 - May 2010

DBOX, New York, NY, US, 3D Illustrator

• Exterior and Interior renderings for print-outs and websites of various real estate developments.
• Photorealistic renderings for various architectural firms including Zaha Hadid Architects and TEN

May 2006 - Apr 2007


The New School, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2007 - May 2010

The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2002 - May 2005

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