Alpna Gupta

Alpna Gupta

Brooklyn, NY, US



Alpna Gupta Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Principal

// Designing a kitchen renovation with all new custom millwork, integrated appliances and flooring.

// Responsible for ensuring that the design is innovative and within budget, client/contractor meetings, sourcing and specifying materials and value engineering.

Jul 2012 - current

Signs and Decal Corp., Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Manager/Designer

May 2012 - Oct 2012

Labscape, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

// Worked on developing the Schematic Design of a 240,000 sq m Mixed-Use Development for Tangier, Morocco.

// Responsibilities included working with a team of three to prepare the 3D model, draw plans and sections, develop diagrams, and prepare client presentations utilizing Rhino, Maya, Grasshopper, Autocad, and Adobe CS5.

Nov 2011 - Apr 2012

Acconci Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Designer

// Worked directly with the Senior Designer and Principal to develop design concepts and methods.

// Prepared 3D models and final renderings for commissions and competitions utilizing Rhino, Maya, Adobe CS5.

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

tarp: Architecture Manual, Brooklyn, NY, US, Managing Editor

Jun 2010 - May 2011

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Teaching Assistant for Mitchell Joachim and Maria Aiolova

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

Terreform ONE, Brooklyn, NY, US, Intern

// Assisted in the proposal for an urban plan of downtown Brooklyn, Urbaneering Brooklyn, NY 2110 and collaborated with a team of designers to construct a 10' x 10' scaled model of Urbaneering Brooklyn.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Richter+Ratner, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

// Project Manager of an office renovation project for the New York Philharmonic at the Lincoln Center for the Arts with a budget of $500,000. Included mechanical, electrical, carpentry and finishing trades.

// Assistant Project Manager for projects in excess of $10 million including the Ana Tzarev Gallery on 57th Street, Elie Tahari Boutique in East Hampton, and the Uniqlo Flagship Store in Soho.

// Coordinated finishing trades and participated in trade buyout on larger projects.

// Managed Change Orders, Submittals, and budget sheets.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2008


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, MArch, Master's of Architecture - 1st Professional

Aug 2008 - May 2011

New York University (NYU), New York, NY, US, Certificate Construction Management

Jan 2006 - May 2008

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Intro to Architecture Summer Program

Jun 2006 - Aug 2006

Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH, US, Bachelors, Bachelors of Fine Art: Sculpture and Installation

Aug 2000 - Dec 2003



Excellence in Academic Achievement Award, Award


Atkinson Memorial Func, Scholarship


Merit Award, Scholarship


Mary Lou Chess Memorial Fund, Award


Merit Scholarship, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization