Emily Kirwan

Emily Kirwan

New York, NY, US



Currently seeking a full time position in the New York City area.

-Schematic Design
-Technical Drawings, Construction Documents
-Rhino, Grasshopper, AutoCAD, Revit, Vectorworks, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite
-Rendering [Adobe CS5, Brazil, Vray]



Architecture Department, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, TA - Summer Career Workshop

Lead a design studio of 14 prospective architecture students during a 4 week intensive architecture workshop.
Interact with various Cal Poly faculty to help coordinate studio projects and reviews, specifically under the direction of Dr. Mark Cabrinha

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

Morphosis Architects, Culver City, CA, US, Intern

Helped the project architect prepare diagrams and schema for project competition proposal.
Coordinated archival and storage of materials in new office space.
Refurbished and created several models within the model shop

Mar 2012 - Mar 2012

Matsys, Oakland, CA, US, Intern

Worked with Andrew Kudless to coordinate assembly and transport of the parametric sculpture, Chrysallis II, to display at the Pompidou, Paris.
Assisted in designing integrated structure for display of Chrysallis II

Mar 2012 - Mar 2012

McKim Design Group, San Jose, CA, Intern

4 Summers of Architectural Internships

Personally assisted the principal architect in multiple levels of design:
Schematic finish design, space planning, site visits, project meetings, and construction documents
Direct interaction with clients, product representatives, consultants, and construction team
Office Organization: filing, transmittals, memorandums, submittal processing, specification writing

Jun 2005 - Aug 2011

RNT Architects, Ventura, CA, US, Design Intern

Lead in a design team for the Kaohsiung Waterfront Terminal Competition in association with
Buro Happold Engineering and Cal Poly - SLO

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

New-York Historical Society, New York, NY, US, Operations Intern

Assisted the Vice-President of Operations renovate the landmarked museum and library
Organized and helped represent a presentation given to the Board of Trustees regarding the future needs of the building.
Interacted with various architects and designers throughout the design and construction process
Created as-built drawings of the fire-alarm systems within the building
Helped investigate the structural integrity of the building through analyzing archived drawings

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture
Minor: History

Sep 2006 - Jun 2012

Areas of Specialization