Marc Syp

Marc Syp

Seattle, WA, US





NBBJ, Designer

Designer at NBBJ specialized in computational design and techniques of advanced representation.

Jun 2010 - current

Studio Fuksas, Designer + 3D Specialist

3d modeling specialist for the DD phase of a €250m commercial centre in Bratislava. Worked directly with the structural engineers to refine the model according to material realities. Worked with lead architect on visualizations for roof element details including technical enclosures, lighting, and façade elements. Developed parametric modeling strategies to eliminate time consuming modeling and documentation tasks through a series of significant changes to the project. Provided support to the competitions team for new projects and used generative scripting extensively for generating complex design variations very quickly.

Sep 2008 - Aug 2009


The Ohio State University, MArch, Architecture

AIA Henry Adams Gold Medal for Academic Achievement, AIA, 2008
Exit Review Thesis, 2nd Prize, KSA, 2008
Specification Writing Competition, 1st Prize, CSI, 2008
ARTA Travel Grant, “Rome: The Ancient City Awakens from Slumber,” KSA, 2007
Faculty Prize in Architecture, KSA, 2006

Jun 2005 - May 2008

Washington University in St. Louis, English Literature

BA in English Literature with minors in Film and Psychology

Sep 1994 - May 1998


NBBJ Project of the Year, Award

For the parametric conceptual design tool: "The Daylighting Design Gaming Engine" Developed for the Google campus project.


NBBJ Project of the Year, Award

For my concept design project: "Space Planning with Realtime Physics"


Areas of Specialization