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Tochi Mgbenwelu

Tochi Mgbenwelu

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

As a British born Nigerian with life experiences woven in the Middle East, tied together with an American education, I strive to translate my plethora of life experiences into visual aesthetics I hope you can appreciate with me.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Christian Lahoude Studio, New York, Junior Designer / Intern

- Assisted architects with designs, floor plans, sections and renderings.
- Accompanied interns and architects to sites.
- Managed and updated materials library.
- Acted as primary contact between material suppliers and firm.

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
 

FMA Architects Ltd., Lagos, NG, Intern

- Assisted architects with designs.
- Accompanied interns and architects to sites.

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
 

James Cubitt Architects, Lagos, NG, Intern

- Assisted architects with spreadsheets and floor plans.
- Assisted the interior design team with floor arrangements.

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
 

James Cubitt Architects, Lagos, NG, Intern

- Assisted other interns with minor designs.
- Accompanied interns and architects to sites.

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2015 - May 2018
 

Fordham University, Bronx, NY, US, Bachelors, Visual Arts

Aug 2011 - May 2015
 

Awards 

Senior Leadership Award, Nomination

Awarded each year to six to eight seniors who exhibit the ability to lead, organise, empower and inspire fellow students. Each nominee should posses a high degree of commitment, creativity, innovation, initiative and integrity.

2015
 

Outstanding Leadership Award, Award

In recognition of leadership both on and off campus.

2015
 

Academic Achievement Award, Award

In recognition of academic achievement and dedication for maintaining a cumulative 3.5 GPA while remaining active in the community.

2015
 

Outstanding Intern Award, Award

Awarded to a graduating senior in recognition of outstanding achievement and service as an intern in a STEM health or licensed field.

2015
 

Outstanding Leadership Award, Award

In recognition of leadership both on and off campus.

2014
 

Academic Achievement Award, Award

In recognition of academic achievement and dedication for maintaining a cumulative 3.5 GPA while remaining active in the community.

2014
 

Skills