Yikum Kassa

Yikum Kassa

Brooklyn, NY, US



I am interested in contributing to a collaborative and challenging work environment, while maintaining an exceptional level of design sensibility. 



Alta Indelman Architect, New York, NY, US, Design Architect

Worked closely with the principal architect on a number of residential and commercial projects in New York City. I was primarily responsible for as built drawings, coordination, producing design development and construction documents, visiting a constrruction site to document progress of construction, and product research.

Apr 2016 - current

Spacesmith, New York, NY, US, Architecte

Utilize Revit Architecture BIM technology for the Construction Documents, interior Design and Millworks for the US Embassy in Ankara and Mexico City and Worked extensively with design development and construction documentation for lobby renovation and high-end store projects.

Jan 2015 - Jan 2016

Rawlings Architects PC, New York, NY, US, Architect

Working with Revit Architecture BIM technology and CAD on NYCSCA projects in Queens, NY
beginning with the PS expansion in Sustainable Designing, Design Development, Schematic Design, 3-D Modeling and Physical Modeling.

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

KAI Design & Build, Atlanta, GA, US, Design Architect

Master Planing, Code Research, Zoning/ Rezoning Plan, FAR, Land Use Study Classification, Sustainable Designing, Design Development, Schematic Design, 3-D Modeling, Physical Modeling, Graphic Design,Installation and Competition.

Nov 2013 - Oct 2014

GSB Architects, Inc., Atlanta, GA, US, Junior Architect

Design Development, Construction Documents, As-Built Documents, Schematic Design, Code Research, Updating/Editing Web site, Critical Thinking, 3-D Modeling, Physical Modeling, Graphic Design, Installation, Competition.

May 2009 - Jan 2011

Design Studio, Atlanta, GA, US, Intern Architect

Designing and Building for a client returning to his native country and to build a house after
spending three decades in the United States as an immigrant.

Jan 2008 - Aug 2008


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Master of Science degree in Advanced Architectural Design

Master of Science Degree in Advanced Architectural Design

May 2012 - May 2013

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Advance Studio

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Kennesaw State University, Marietta, GA, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2005 - Aug 2010

Areas of Specialization