Pietro Mendonca

Pietro Mendonca

Boston, MA, US

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Master of Architecture  - Harvard Graduate School of Design.

B.Design in Architecture - University of Florida

Design Professional with experience in architecture and related industries. Skilled in Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, and other Modeling + Rendering software. Strong background in architectural design and ability in computational design, drawing representation, and visualization techniques. Graduate with a Master of Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the University of Florida School of Architecture. Interested in projects able to leverage leading technology for adaptive reuse and new construction, expressing design through multiple scales, from urban interventions a detail drawing.



Harvard GSD, Cambridge, MA, US, Fabrication Lab Assistant

• Responsible for overseeing students’ use of woodshop equipment.
• Guided users as needed and upon request and maintained the space and equipment of the fabrication lab.
• Fabricated items in fulfillment of school or student requests requiring a higher degree of safety to complete.
• Produced training videos for incoming students and supplemental programs.

Sep 2019 - current

Morphosis Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

• Assisted in Design Development documentation and renderings for Genesis Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.
• Produced images, drawings, and documentation for Design Guideline Booklet for Genesis EVC Stations.
• Created panelized façade iterations during Schematic Design for a new institutional/higher education building.
• Presented design options for a new institutional/higher education project to Partners.

May 2021 - Sep 2021

Harvard GSD, Cambridge MA, V-Ray + Photoshop Instructor

Summer Peer-Learning Sessions was formed specifically to address changes in student learning caused by COVID-19’s interruption of traditional internships and as an effort to supplement interrupted opportunities for working, learning, and interacting during Summer 2020 with an emphasis on technological skills.

May 2020 - Aug 2020

Method Architecture, Austin, TX, US, Architecture Designer

May 2019 - Aug 2019

The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistant for Advanced Drawing Representation: Draw Blood
Led by Professor John Blood

Jan 2019 - Jun 2019

Skinner Vignola McLean, Inc., Gainesville, Architectural Designer

May 2018 - May 2019

University of Florida, Gainesville, Fab Lab - Woodshop Assistant

Jan 2018 - May 2018

Odebrecht, Miami, BIM Coordination Internship

May 2017 - Sep 2017

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, Teaching Assistant

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Professor James Leach - Design 3

Aug 2016 - Dec 2016

Inclinator Company of America, Harrisburg, PA, US, Rendering Artist

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016


Harvard University, MArch, Master of Architecture I

Sep 2019 - May 2023

The University of Texas at Austin, Master of Architecture I

Accepted to M.Arch Program with advanced standing and completed 1 year of course work.

Aug 2018 - May 2019

University of Florida, Bachelors, Design in Architecture

May 2015 - Jun 2018

University of South Florida - School of Architecture and Community Design, Architecture

Completed 1 Semester of Architecture Program

Jan 2015 - Apr 2015


Architecture In Perspective 35 - Professional Juror Award by Prof. Katrin Günther, Award

ASAI Prof. Katrin Günther Juror Award for drawing submitted to the Architecture in Perspective 35 Competition


Architecture In Perspective 35 - Professional Juror Award by by Uli Hanisch, Award

ASAI Uli Hanisch Juror Award for drawing submitted to the Architecture in Perspective 35 Competition


One Rendering Challange Finalist, Honorable Mention

The inaugural year for the competition, One Rendering Challenge by Architizer. The finalists’ renderings expressed both technical prowess and creativity. Some projects were conceptual and otherworldly and some were beautiful recreations of iconic structures.


UT SOA - Bartlett Cocke Scholarship, Scholarship


Architecture In Perspective 33 - Student Juror Award by Lon Grohs, Award

ASAI Lon Grohs Student Juror Award for drawing submitted to the Architecture in Perspective 33 Competition in the Student Catagory


UF Architecture Design Award, Award

Awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement and consistent performance in the architectural design studio sequence.


KRob 2017 Award For Best Drawing - Student Digital/Hybrid, Award

Winner of The Beck Award for Best Digital/Hybrid Media in the Student Catagory for KROB Architectural Deliniation Competition by AIA Dallas


American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS UF) - Chapter President 2016-2017, Other


Florida North Chapter - AIA Scholarship, Scholarship


Top Ten Admission UF SoA, Award

Top Ten Award for distinguished performance on individual pin-up board display from Class of 2018's application process to advance from lower to upper division. Work is Design 1-4 studios from UF SoA first & second year undergraduates in the Bachelor of Design program.


AIA Florida Legislation Day, Other


Excellence in Undergraduate Research - USF Office of Undergraduate Research, Award

The OUR awarded approximately $6,000 in total Research in Excellence Awards during the 2014 Colloquium. Research in Excellence Awards are based on nominations from Colloquium facilitators who evaluate the quality of the presentation and research. During the 2013 colloquium, 24 students received $250 Research in Excellence Awards across multiple disciplines.


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