Nashwah Ahmed

Nashwah Ahmed

Syracuse, NY, US

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Elizabeth Kamell, Syracuse, NY, US, Architectural Design Consultant

Designed and produced an architecture construction set for a summer cabin in Sodus, NY. Assisted in the specification of materials and other building products required to complete the project. Constructed digital models for client meetings.

Aug 2020 - current

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), New York, NY, US, Intern

Provided creative and technical support on the renovation of an office building in its
schematic stage by working on plans for demolition, marketing, and testfit in AutoCAD and Illustrator. Iterated perforated metal fins and 3D printed samples of the fins for a physical model. Prepared presentation drawings for client and consultant meetings.

Sep 2018 - Nov 2018

Killa Design, Dubai, AE, Intern

Developed digital models for 3D printing, to be used in a short movie presenting
the Museum of the Future. Collaboratively worked on developing the concept and
schematic design of a five-star hotel in Dubai, preparing presentations, diagrams, and drawings for clients and competitions.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

RAW-NYC Architects, Dubai, AE, Intern

Prepared and presented a thorough analysis of the project site for a residential tower and worked iteratively to design an initial landscaping proposal for an outdoor recreational area in an ongoing residential project. Offered graphic and
representational support on multiple projects.

Jul 2017 - Aug 2017


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

Aug 2015 - May 2020


Citation for Excellence in Thesis Design, Award

Awarded for the project titled “Hidden Realities: The Politics of Aesthetics” by a jury of faculty and guest critics to recognize the best final projects among graduate and
undergraduate students.


SOURCE Academic Year Grant, Grant

Awarded $10,000 to support creative inquiry and research for undergraduate thesis
in recognition of scope and originality for the project titled “Hidden Realities: The
Politics of Aesthetics”


King + King Architects Design Competition, 3rd Place

Awarded in recognition of excellence in comprehensive studio for the project titled "Behind the Curtain."


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