Levy Nguyen

Levy Nguyen

Tampa, FL, US



Fascinated by how design, storytelling, and entrepreneurship can reconfigure and develop society. Interested in the collision of public, private, physical, and digital spaces. Closely follows technology trends. Terrible film geek. Amateur chef.


Cooper Carry, New York, NY, US, Staff Architect

Works directly under a partner to produce drawings, digital models, diagrams, and sketches for clients and consultants.

Coordinates with clients and consultants to maximize revenue, solve construction issues, and determine rentable areas.

Experience in multiple typologies and uses: mixed-use, multi-family residential, commercial, hospitality, and historic preservation.

Created documents and drawings for $3M in historic tax credits.

Jan 2015 - current

DAAP University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Graduate Assistant

Film editor and story consultant for CERHAS (Center for the Electronic Reconstruction of Historical and Archaeological Sites).
Created videos that will be displayed online and at museum exhibits.

Jan 2013 - May 2014

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, Chicago, IL, US, Architecture Intern

Produced drawings, digital models, diagrams, sketches, and milled models for clients, consultants, and in-office use.
Communicated with civil engineers and other consultants to develop infrastructure and structural drawings.
Milled aluminum and acrylic models.

May 2013 - Aug 2013

William McDonough + Partners, San Francisco, CA, US, Architecture Intern

Produced drawings, digital models, diagrams, and sketches for clients, consultants, and in-office use.
Produced marketing and information posters, pamphlets, and books, one of which raised over six figures for a community development project.
Worked and communicated with clients and consultants. Reported to David Johnson, a partner of the firm.

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012

Corgan, Dallas, TX, US, Architecture Intern

Documented, photographed, and analyzed American Airlines’ presence (gates, ticketing, luggage claim, etc.) at over 30 North American locations.
Worked with corporate headquarters and airport station managers to determine branding and presence needs.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), New York, NY, US, Architecture Intern

Drew and corrected construction documents.
Created diagrams, physical models, and Powerpoints for client presentations.
Digitally modeled and rendered concepts, proposals, and final designs.

Sep 2011 - Dec 2011

Dlain Urban Design and Development, Dalian, CN, Architecture Intern

Explored and developed initial design concepts through physical and digital models.
Produced marketing material for client presentations.

Mar 2011 - Dec 2011

The Walt Disney Company, Burbank, CA, US, Syndication Intern

Specialized in social, online, and viral marketing.
Built, maintained, and tracked online communities focused on Disney properties.

May 2009 - Aug 2009


University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Jun 2010 - Apr 2014

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Masters, Master of Business Administration

Jun 2010 - Apr 2014

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US, Bachelors, Film & Computer Science

Aug 2006 - May 2010


University of Cincinnati Graduate Scholarship, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization