Yarzar Hlaing

Yarzar Hlaing

New York, NY, US



I am Yarzar Hlaing, a multidisciplinary designer, 22, from Yangon, Myanmar, currently studying undergraduate Architecture at Pratt Institute. I treasure the notion of eccentricity that alters how we perceive the world through space and form making. My aspiration comes from uncovering the spatial performances of irregular geometries and proportions in architecture. In doing so, the ambitions should also align with reality and provide answers to the complex issues for the future. Whether designing a small furniture or a city masterplan, my focus is always to materialize the unreal as well as to provide alternative design solutions in our ordinary world. My intentions revolves around finding new opportunities to reshape the ways people occupy spaces as well as to advocate human well-being through architecture.



Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), New York, Architectural Intern

• Assisted with architectural modelling and design development
• Facilitated with architectural working drawings diagrams
• Set up and rendered views for architectural views

May 2021 - Jul 2021

Jonathan Scelsa (op.AL), New York, NY, US, Architectural Research Assistant

• Facilitated with architectural working drawings & experimental models
• Drew and printed drawings for exhibitions and presentations
• Researched and captured digital models of existing Rome architecture

Aug 2019 - May 2020


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Aug 2017 - current

International School Yangon, Yangon, High School, IB Diploma

Aug 2014 - May 2017


UA Advanced Distinguished Projects, Other


International Merit Scholarship, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization