Mindy Lam

Mindy Lam

New York, NY, US

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My name is Mindy Lam and I am a recent graduate from Pratt Institute's School of Architecture. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and I love to bake.


New World Design Builders, New York, NY, US, Project Designer

-Managed and led to completion the design of Prova Pizzabar, while managing a hotel lobby and restaurant/club; communicated directly with clients to meet deadlines and ensure satisfaction; frequented site visits and coordinated with structural engineers, sub-contractors, and other trades.
-Implemented presentation standards with the use of animation and renderings to strengthen client relations. Designed a lighting sculpture incorporating DMX control systems and 3D printed fixtures as a focal point of at Prova, best depicted through animated renderings. Modeled entire scenes for hotel loft with detailed furniture, custom objects, materials, and structural elements for presenting design ideas.
-Independently completed construction document sets for Prova and hotel lobby in both Revit and AutoCAD, compiled specification books, and laid out presentation boards. Reviewed structural drawings to cross reference design drawings and ensure compliancy and code standards. Obtained site measurements, 3D-modeled the space, and created multiple schematic plans and seat counts for restaurant/club.
-Developed branding and marketing content, constructed custom furniture, and illustrated murals in addition to design scope of work. Reworked Prova brand and incorporated hand drawn illustrations into pizza boxes, menu signage, and wallpaper so the aesthetic of the space is uniform with the branding. Digitally illustrated wall mural at hotel loft to give the space its own identity.

Dec 2017 - Mar 2019

John H Hatheway Jr., Architect, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Intern

-Designed schematic plans and sections to develop construction documents of rooftop bulkhead; supervised and coordinated mock-up construction build.
-Applied knowledge of zoning and code restrictions to historical preservation landmarks of brownstones in downtown Brooklyn.

May 2015 - Aug 2015

Gensler, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

-Designed conceptual and schematic site plan for educational facility in South America; engaged in site analysis to merge social strata, economic needs and demands, and foot traffic into design.
-Developed qualifications package of repositioning projects to strengthen partnerships with clients by analyzing statistical data of increases in financial opportunities.
-Engaged in strong team involvement to develop construction documents, site analysis, 3D modeling, and renderings for commercial development in Turkey.

Oct 2014 - May 2015

LUBRANO CIAVARRA architects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Intern

-Assumed full responsibility in the refining and organization of materials library by classifying materials based on physical properties and frequency of usage.
-Fabricated presentation and mood boards to recruit future clients and promote the firm.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011


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

Aug 2012 - May 2017

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