Jesse Valgora

Jesse Valgora

New York, NY, US

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Jesse Valgora is currently studying architecture at Syracuse University 



Kennedy Fabrications, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer & Fabricator

- Designing 3D assets and drawings for architectural model production
- Digital fabrication, SLA & FDM 3D printer operation, laser cutting
- Operation of CNC mill, CNC digital job preparation
- Preparation of mock ups and renderings of finished models
- Exhibition installation of finished architectural models

Jun 2021 - current

SOFTlab NYC, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

- Developed project mockups
- Filled orders for custom parts and hardware
- Developed digital and physical design models
- Created drawings of project details and joinery

May 2020 - Aug 2020

STUDIO V Architecture, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

- Developed 3D models and iterated through design phases
- Created drawings & organized client presentations
- Developed and maintained digital fabrication facilities
- Launched sUAS drone program

May 2018 - Jul 2018


Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, BArch, Undergraduate

Magna Cum Laude graduate of Syracuse University B. Arch program.
- Deans List qualifier for 10 consecutive semesters
- Semesters abroad in both Florence, Italy and London, England
- Completion of virtual reality seminar, ArcGIS, and Revit training classes
- Slivers prize book winner

Sep 2016 - May 2021

Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, NY, US, High School, Architecture Major

Brooklyn Technical Highschool Special Degree, AP Scholar with honors
- Architectural Major: Certifications in AutoCAD and Revit, Hand Drafting
- Woodshop experience, OSHA Certification

Sep 2012 - Jun 2016

Cornell University Pre-College Architecture Program, Ithaca, NY, US, Cornell Summer College

- Completion of a semester-long design studio intensive
- Completion of architectural theory & representation courses

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015


AIA Film Challenge: From Ruins to City, 2nd Place

The AIA Film Challenge calls each year for stories of architects working with civic leaders to design sustainable, equitable communities.

This film presents STUDIO V Architecture's master plan for Silo City: transforming the largest collection of grain elevators in the world into mixed-use arts, cultural, residential, and maker spaces, to reinvent industrial artifacts into a sustainable vision for cities


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