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Daniel Kidd

Daniel Kidd

New York, NY, US

 

About 

2016- Current

Founder, DEMO Architecture, PLLC

2010-2016

Former Associate/Project Leader at BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

Elsewhere:

Daniel's School Blog on Archinect:

Columbia University GSAPP (Daniel Kidd)

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Employment 

DEMO, Brooklyn, NY, US, Founder

DEMO is an architecture collaborative based in Brooklyn NY, with over 12 years of experience in design and construction, ranging from new construction to renovation and acoustics. DEMO is currently working on multiple projects in New York City, Denver, and Salt Lake City.

DEMO was founded by Daniel Kidd, after seven years as a Project Leader for Bjarke Ingels Group. Daniel collaborated closely with Bjarke on several notable projects as project leader; Smithsonian, BIG U, Times Square Heart, Hot to Cold, King Street Toronto, ISOM Business School, St. Petersburg Loop Pier, Chicago Navy Pier, AUDI Urban Future, and several other high-profile projects.

Daniel is currently teaching design studios in the architecture program at Syracuse University in New York State, and most recently at Parsons SCE at the New School in Manhattan. Previously Daniel co-taught studios with Bjarke Ingels at Harvard GSD, Parsons SCE, and with Florian Idenburg (SO-IL) at Columbia University GSAPP.

May 2016 - current
 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Part-Time Facutly

2016 (Spring semester)
Faculty Advisor, LIXL International Design Competition Parsons New School of Design, New York NY

2015 (Spring semester)
Part Time Faculty, Housing Studio, Parsons New School of Design, New York NY

2013 (Spring Semester)
Part-Time Faculty, Bjarke Ingels + Daniel Kidd Studio, Parsons New School of Design, New York NY

Jan 2013 - current
 

BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group, New York, NY, US, Associate

Designer / Project Leader / Head of Intern Recruitment, B.I.G. - Bjarke Ingels Group, New York, NY USA

Project Architect; "ISOM" Isenberg School Of Management, Amherst MA
Project Architect; "ARS" Albany Recording Studio, Nassau Bahamas
Project Leader: "KING" King's Crown, Toronto Ontario
Project Leader; "SMI" Smithsonian Institution Campus Masterplan
Project Leader: "HUD" Rebuild By Design, Post Sandy Resiliency in NYC
Project Leader; "VVV" BIG Heart NYC
Project Leader; "CYM" Marina Lofts
Project Leader; "SPP" St. Petersburg Pier
Project Leader; "PIER" Chicago Navy Pier
Project Leader; "WIL" Willetts Point Masterplan, Queens NY
Team Member; "TIR" Tirana Mosque and Museum
Project Leader; "LAK" Chicago Lakeside Masterplan
Project Leader; "SHL" Highline Residential Development
Project Leader; "AUDI" Audi Urban Future Award
Team Member; "Loop City" Master plan for Copenhagen

Feb 2010 - May 2016
 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Teaching Assistant to Bjarke Ingels

Co-teaching. Weekly desk crits and jury reviews.

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Teaching assistant to Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu (SO-IL)

Co-teaching. Weekly desk crits and jury reviews.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009
 

SO – IL, Brooklyn, NY, US, Team Leader, Junior Architect

Nov 2008 - Feb 2009
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2009
 

The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2002 - May 2006
 

Awards 

AIA Award, Honor Award for Regional & Urban Design, 1st Place

HUD Rebuild By Design, BIG (Project Leader)

2016
 

AIA Award, Honor Award for Regional & Urban Design, 1st Place

Smithsonian South Campus Masterplan, BIG (Project Leader)

2016
 

AIA Award, Merit Award for Regional & Urban Design, 1st Place

Smithsonian South Campus Masterplan, BIG (Project Leader)

2015
 

Imagining Recovery International Design Ideas Competition, Award

2009 Winning Entry, Imagining Recovery International Design Ideas Competition

2009
 

Honor Award for Excellence in Design, Columbia University, GSAPP, Award

2009
 

Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Prize, Award

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills