Umut Guney

Umut Guney

New York, NY, US





Chelsea Atelier Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

Jun 2021 - current
Mar 2021 - May 2021

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

ARC 182 - Representation II taught by Prof. Joel Kerner. Assisting students with drawing techniques, drawing types and software
(Rhinoceros, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign)

Jan 2020 - May 2020

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, Fabrication Lab Technician

Part-time. Wood shop monitor and 3D printing technician for Zortrax,
Formlabs and Zcorp 3D printers.

Sep 2019 - May 2020

LSM, Washington, DC, US, Architecture Intern

Produced realistic renderings using V-Ray and Photoshop, gained knowledge on stone materials, furniture and detailing. Produced construction drawings, did a punchlist and prepared presentations.

Jun 2019 - Aug 2019

Snøhetta, New York, NY, US, Architecture Intern

Part-time. Developed a digital site-model for a project at the beginning phase using GIS data, worked on facade strategies, built models using white foam, museum board and acrylic, took part in design work-shops.

Jan 2018 - Apr 2018

Tabanlıoğlu Architects, Istanbul, TR, Architecture Intern

Produced iterations for facade design, produced diagrams and built a physical site model using plexiglass

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016


Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Graduated with High Distinction and Renée Crown University Honors
SU Urban Studio: NYC, NY
Study Abroad: Florence, IT

Sep 2015 - May 2020

Deutsche Schule Istanbul, Istanbul, TR, High School, High-school

Holder of German Abitur Baccalaureate Diploma.

Sep 2010 - Jun 2015


Syracuse SoA Thesis Prize Jury: Honorable Mention, Honorable Mention


Syracuse SoA King + King Prize Finalist, Honorable Mention


SOURCE Undergraduate Research Grant Recipient, Grant

Up to $5,000 funding for research travel and production


Louis Jay Masters Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship


Syracuse SoA Slivers Prize: Honorable Mention, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization