Tierney Sadowski

Tierney Sadowski

Brooklyn, NY, US




-B. Arch Pratt Institute 2016

-Concentration in Morphology

-Design Engineer at Island Exterior Fabricators

-Brooklyn, NY and Austin, TX


Island Exterior Fabricators, LLC, New York, NY, US, Design Engineer

+Created shop drawings and fabrication drawings for the NY Wheel Project.
+Coordinated with the engineering team in the Philippines.
+Created and systematized over 4,000 Terracotta facade members from schematic design to fabrication.
+Learned and pitched new software to automate framing systems within Revit.
+Managed correspondence between engineering, architecture, vendors, and

Jul 2016 - current

David Weeks Studio, New York, NY, US, Intern

+Developed 3d printing system and coordinated rapid prototyping for object designs.
+Created lighting fixture shop drawings for clients.
+Created iterative elements for the cubebot and folha collections.
+Helped perform lighting tests and measurements for the Otto collection.
+Helped install pieces for sales and shows.

Aug 2015 - Jul 2016

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Shop Monitor

CNC, 3D Print, Laser Cutting and Wood Shops

+Helped students laser cut accurately, and oversaw scheduling of various grades during finals.
+Operated the CNC machine and assisted in helping students and faculty learn RhinoCAM.
+Helped mill various projects for exhibitions and gallery shows.
+Helped students create clean models fit for 3d printing and extracted powder prints.
+Oversaw the routines of the Wood shop and assisted students when needed.

Sep 2013 - May 2016

nTopology, New York, NY, US, Intern

+Helped fabricate large scale installations for bars(The Attic) and shows(Frank&Oak
FW 2014).
+Created prototypes for 3D print textiles and jewelry for large fashion brands.
+Designed custom hallway lighting scenarios for clients.
+Designed iterative hexagonal weave pattern for Under Armour.
+Scripted volume and surface textiles for software development.

Feb 2014 - Aug 2015

Mente Sowell Architects, Austin, TX, US, Intern

+Created shop drawings for residential and commercial work. (3 projects now built)
+Assisted in construction administration and negotiation.
+Created iterative schemes for partial residential renovations.
+Helped to introduce 3D modeling and rendering into client presentations.
+Assisted in phases of permitting and code regulation.

May 2013 - Aug 2013

Field Assets Services, Austin, TX, US, Intern

• Created brochures for upcoming projects.
• Dealt with contractors and workers.
• Looked over important documentation before bids were sent out.
• Learned the basics of each department and helped where and when needed.
• Designed a presentation cart for conventions.

May 2012 - Aug 2012


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Vice President AIAS
PrattSIDE team member
President's List
Dean's List
Junge Memorial Scholarship
Merit Based Scholarship
M.O. & R. Pratt Travel Scholarship
Rome Study Abroad Student
Puerto Rico Travel Studio Student
published in Inprocess, and special publication by Karen Bausman
candidate for Glamour magazine scholarship
Work displayed in galleries in Cartagena, Colombia

Sep 2011 - current


Excellence in Academic Acheivement, Award

Recognition at Pratt Institute's 2016 Convocation Ceremony


Pratt Circle Award, Award


Excellence in Academic Achievement, Award

Convocation Ceremony Award


Phelan Award, Award


M.O. & R. Pratt Travel Scholarship, 1st Place


President's List, Other



Junge Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship


Annual Merit Based Scholarship, Scholarship



Dean's List, Other



Areas of Specialization