Sumit Sahdev

Sumit Sahdev

New York, NY, US



Academic Portfolio

Professional Portfolio

Sumit Sahdev received his Post-professional Masters of Architecture 2 degree from Princeton University in 2009. He attended Cornell University for his undergraduate career, where in 2005 he received his Professional Bachelor of Architecture with a concentration in Visual Studies.

Sumit situates his work somewhere between academia and practice. He draws upon his academic and professional background to produce solutions that reinforce the relationship between program and form.


OMA (The Office for Metropolitan Architecture), New York, NY, US, Architect

Apr 2014 - current

Stan Allen, Architect, Princeton, NJ, US, Consultant

•Prepared presentation materials and models for the invited competition, LEIPZIG MONUMENT TO FREEDOM AND UNITY

May 2012 - Apr 2014

Studio Hillier, Princeton, NJ, US, Designer

•Responsible for project development and production from schematic design through construction documents
•Oversee, coordinate and produce construction documents, including a duplex, a single family addition, and a multi-family residential development project
•Manage projects in schematic design and design development, including multi-family residential development projects, attached dwelling residential development projects, an office space renovation, and a daycare facility
•Prepare and coordinate materials for local zoning submissions and design team presentations
•Manage and mentor junior employees to produce presentation-quality models and materials
•Conduct zoning and code analysis
•Conduct site surveys and documentation
•Prepare layouts for award submissions

Jul 2009 - Apr 2014

Metropolitan United Studio, PLLC, Hoboken, NJ, US, Designer

•Construction documents for mid-rise residential project
•Assited in schematic design for urban mixed-use project

Mar 2007 - Aug 2007

CR Studio, New York, NY, US, Intern

•Participated in design development for custom residence
•Produced construction documents for Audi NY showroom
•Constructed study and final models for office projects
•Conducted site surveys and documentation

Nov 2005 - Jul 2006

BriggsKnowles A+D, New York, NY, US, Consultant

•Participated in design development for an apartment renovation
•Investigated details through drawings and prototypes

Oct 2005 - Oct 2005

Design Laboratories LLC, New York, NY, US, Intern

•Generated drawings and edited redlines
•Researched sustainable design for a speculative portable classroom project

Jun 2004 - Aug 2004

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), New York, NY, US, Intern

•Constructed study and final models for schematic design for a military campus master plan
•Investigated design ideas with team members

Jun 2003 - Aug 2003


Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, US, MArch, School of Architecture

Sep 2007 - Jan 2009

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, BArch, College of Art, Architecture and Planning

Concentration in Visual Studies
Dean's List

Aug 2000 - May 2005

Areas of Specialization