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Ritzo Law

Ritzo Law

Providence, RI, US

 
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About 

Ritzo Law is a fifth-year architecture student at Rhode Island School of Design pursuing his BArch (NAAB-accredited) and BFA with a concentration in Nature, Culture & Sustainability Studies. With interest in sustainability, Ritzo holds the LEED Green Associate, Fitwel Ambassador, and WELL AP credentials. 

Ritzo has worked on commercial, healthcare, retail, and residential projects as an architecture and interior design intern in the US, China & Hong Kong. His academic work has been awarded and published widely, including the Architecture MasterPrize 2020.


Architecture Portfolio 2020

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Architecture Teaching Assistant

Environmental Design

Assisted students with environmental design software inquiry, including DIVA, Coolvent, and provided feedback. Graded and managed student submission.

Sep 2020 - current
 

Brown University, Providence, RI, US, Architecture Teaching Assistant

Architectural Projection (Brown University)
Post Office - A Public Building (Advanced Design Studio)

Assisted Professor Julian von Schulenburg on the design studio's daily operations, prepared presentation content, including assignment sheets, lecture slides, and critiqued student work by providing design feedback.

Sep 2020 - Dec 2020
 

Perkins and Will, Boston, MA, US, Summer Mentoring Program

The five-week mentoring program provides opportunities to learn and build professional networks with Perkins & Will's Boston studio. Collaborated with designers on the Resilient Charles River Project, re-imagined opportunities to engage the waterfront.

Jul 2020 - Aug 2020
 

Ronald Lu & Partners, Hong Kong, HK, Architectural Intern

Worked closely with the design team on a large scale retail area rejuvenation project, prepared and developed Conceptual Design phase alternatives for client reviews. Assisted with 3D modeling and visualization using Rhino and Enscape for a Co-living residential tower project in Schematic Design phase. Through collaboration, researched, and compiled future digital retail trends for publication.

Jun 2020 - Aug 2020
 

Perkins Eastman, Stamford, CT, US, Architectural Intern

Through collaborative efforts, designed and resolved roof details for a core & shell renovation project in Harrison, NY. Produced Schematics Design and Design Development phase drawing sets in Revit for a residential project in Yonkers, NY. Assisted on-site construction punchlisting for an eight-story hospital building in Westchester, NY.

Jun 2019 - Aug 2019
 

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), Providence, RI, US, RISD Chapter Secretary

Facilitated communication between department faculty and the AIAS leadership group. Collected & organized notes for each AIAS meeting. Organized events to enhance learning for RISD architecture students.

Sep 2018 - Jun 2019
 

Moty's Design Ltd, Hong Kong, HK, Interior Design Intern

Prepared material sample board, researched images for design presentation, coordinated with designers on CAD drawings and contacted suppliers for material samples.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018
 

Moty's Design Ltd, Hong Kong, HK, Interior Design Intern

Prepared material sample board, researched images for design presentation, coordinated with designers on CAD drawings and contacted suppliers for material samples.

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
 

K DÉCOR, Hong Kong, HK | Shenzhen, China, Decoration Designer

Assisted in furniture and artwork selection based on design layout and style, participated in on-site decoration in Shenzhen, China, and coordinated with suppliers for materials.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Education 

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Architecture (BFA)
Concentration in Nature, Culture & Sustainability Studies

Sep 2016 - current
 

Brown University, Providence, RI, US, BArch, Architecture

Boris Lurie Art & Research Center Advanced Studio

Sep 2019 - Dec 2019
 

Wah Yan College HK, Hong Kong, HK, High School, Secondary Education

The Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

Sep 2010 - Mar 2016
 

Awards 

Honors Student at Rhode Island School of Design, Award

This designation is granted by RISD Architecture faculty and the Academic Standing Committee. This designation is made in recognition of exceptional academic performance.

2020
 

Featured in the Student Annual Architecture Models + Artefacts (S.A.A.M.A.) Exhibition, Award

The Student Annual Architecture Models + Artifacts (S.A.A.M.A.) exhibit is a collaborative design exhibition that focuses on architecture student model work. It is an annual exhibition that catalogs a curated publication of the best physical models that architecture students have made across North America.

2020
 

Architecture Masterprize 2020 - Winner of Institutional Architecture, Award

The MasterPrize Student Architecture Award is an international annual program to celebrate higher education students and recent graduates who have proven their dedication to the fields of architecture, interior, landscape, and urban design.

Project title: White Forest
Prize: Winner in Architectural Design | Institutional Architecture
Project Location: Clifton, New Jersey

2020
 

Winner of Radical Urban Intervention (Top 10 Entry), Honorable Mention

ArcDeck.net is an exclusive online platform for generating interesting, contextual, and thought-provoking ideas through crowd-sourcing design concepts, challenges, and projects. We seek truly radical/interesting ideas to generate fresh perspectives and challenge the design industry's status quo. We do not intend to realize any of the ideas but further the design dialogue in our built environment.

Project title: 10000 TREES
Prize: Top 10 Entry (Student Category)
Project Location: Field's Point, Providence

2020
 

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