Michael Farkas

Michael Farkas

Cherry Hill, NJ, US

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I am an architectural designer who graduated from Virginia Tech. I pride myself on my unique 3D modeling and rendering abilities. I believe it is our job as designers to make the world a more beautiful place for all people. 


R2A Architecture, Voorhees, NJ, US, Intern

Lead on 3D modeling and animation, worked on construction drawings, communicated with clients and contractors.

May 2019 - Aug 2019

Virginia Tech SSC, Blacksburg, VA, US, Tutor

Taught 2nd year architecture students in a Basic Principle of Structures course.

Oct 2018 - Dec 2018

Hanbury, Norfolk, VA, US, Summer Scholar (Intern)

Worked on the firm’s ongoing projects, created graphics, & participated in the Summer Scholar Research Project.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, BArch, Architecture

5 year architecture program dedicated to learning the skills and trade required to be successful in a professional architecture setting. I graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 3.84 GPA.

Aug 2015 - May 2020


AIA Hampton Roads Merit Award for Architecture, Award

AIA Hampton Roads awarded My fellow interns and I for our research and design work on [RE]Norfolk a project designed to reimagine Norfolks future development as it grows into a more major city.


Virginia Tech 4th Year Integrative Design Competition, 2nd Place

Virginia Tech's Biannual Integrative Competition has students in the 4th year integrative design studio compete to make the most wholly and well thought out design based on a prompt given to them by their studio professor.


Virginia Tech Lucy Ferrari Study Abroad Scholarship, Scholarship

A Virginia Tech Scholarship that awards dedicated students funds to study abroad for a semester.


Virginia Tech 3rd Year Architecture Competition, Honorable Mention

Virginia Tech hosts an annual week long completion between the 3rd year architecture students to design a building off of a given prompt, 8-10 students are selected as honorable mentions or finalists out of 125 students.


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