Sam Rubenstein

Sam Rubenstein

New York, NY, US

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Trimble Architecture, New York, NY, US, Designer

• Specializes in custom, high end residential projects prioritizing in renovating historical buildings in New York City, Greece, Idaho and the Hamptons through both core & shell and interiors.
• Work involves providing space planning, custom millwork designs, material/ fixture selection, construction documents construction sketches. and coordination with the NYC DOB, Landmarks, and DOT on multiple projects.

May 2022 - current

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

• Worked as an Intern for the Summer of 2019, was asked to return as a full-time designer.
• Collaborated with Project Managers and Architects to design, develop & document a variety of Academic, Industrial, Adaptive Reuse & Research projects.
• Coordinated with contractors, sub-contractors and consultants through the construction administration phase, answering RFI’s, submittals and on-site mock-ups in a timely manner.

Jun 2020 - May 2022

The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), State College, PA, US, Graduate Assistant

• Assisted Professor DK Osseo-Asare (cofounder of LOWDO and HuMatLab) with and contributed to multiple award winning humanitarian research projects and exhibitions.
• Specialized in model making (digital + physical), graphic representation, design, materials research and documentation of various projects.

Jan 2019 - May 2019

Barbara Thayer Associates, Woodbury, NY, US, Architectural Intern

• Worked as an Intern for the Summer of 2018 and Winter of 2018-19.
• Aided project architects and project managers in the design and documentation of multiple transportation based architectural projects.
• Conducted site visits, punch lists as well as coordinated with land surveyors,
landscape architects and clients to provide code compliant, accessible buildings.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018


The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), State College, PA, US, MArch, Architecture

Received an M.Arch from Penn State University, completing 2 design studios and a year-long capstone project. Was a graduate assistant as well as a teaching assistant for one semester each.

Aug 2018 - May 2020

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Received a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from the University at Buffalo, completing 8 design studios over 4 years.

Aug 2014 - Feb 2018