Kathy Kurtak

Kathy Kurtak

New York, NY, US





Urban Design Lab at The Earth Institute, Publication Research and Development

Work is creating an investment and implementation publication based on work developed in the design studio for Accra, Ghana. This includes overall concept coordination and graphic development.

May 2011 - current

Matrix IMA (formerly Ian Mackinlay Architecture), Research Assistant, Draftsperson

Work focused on forensic architecture. Tasks included review of building details and other construction documents, graphic clarification of findings, presentation creation for legal proceedings.

Jul 2009 - Jan 2010

Schrader Group Architecture, LLC, Project Manager, Designer

Work focused on educational design including site surveys, existing conditions documentation, programming, charettes, schematic design, presentations to community and zoning board, design development, design coordination, construction documents, systems coordination, construction administration. Awards for projects I participated in included 2008 Center City Residence Association Preservation Award and 2009 Architectural Portfolio Jury Citation.

Aug 2005 - Mar 2009

Becker & Las-Adelmann Architekten, Summer Intern

Work focused on residential design including drafting, modelmaking, competition and website design.

May 2005 - Jul 2005

Philadelphia University, Research Assistant

Work focused on production/refinement of experimental insulation panels for exposed party walls.

May 2004 - Aug 2004


Columbia University, Masters, Architecture and Urban Design (MSUAD)

Jun 2010 - May 2011

Philadelphia University, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2001 - May 2006
Jan 2005 - Jun 2005