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Zin Mon Thet

Zin Mon Thet

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Recent M.Arch Graduate seeking career opportunities

Zin graduated from Parsons the New School for Design with a Masters in Architecture in 2017. Her studio work at Parsons mainly focused on multi-disciplinary design with a focus on sustainability, resiliency and industrial ecology among other things. She received her Bachelor of Architecture with Honors from University of Nottingham in the UK in 2013, and worked as an architectural assistant at Architects 61 in Singapore for two years, where she worked on several competition designs, ranging from residential and mixed use developments to cultural institution. Motivated by her commitment to sustainable design, Zin acquired a LEED green associate accreditation in 2017 and is now working towards becoming a LEED AP.

Employment 

Local Office Landscape Architecture and Urban Design, New York, NY, US, Designer

- Produced presentation deliverables for communal landscape improvement in West Village by transforming courtyards into micro-climates
- Prepared Perspective imageries to illustrate Rockaways’ resiliency against sea level rise, and strorm events

Sep 2016 - Dec 2016
 

Parsons Design Build 2016, New York, NY, US, Designer-Fabricator

- Designed, fabricated and constructed a summer pavillion at East Harlem community garden; the project involved working with Union Settlement and East Harlem Community to gather feedback and support before and during construction.

Jan 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Architects 61 Pte. Ltd.,, Singapore, SG, Architectural Assistant

- Designed, developed and prepared materials for competition entries ranging from institutional to residential and mixed use developments
- Coordinated with client, structural engineer, landscape designer and MEP consultants for facade development and communal facilities (drop-off entry, clubhouse, gym, sky garden, wine lounge and entertainment suites) for a 24 storey residential development with site area of 268715 sqft

Oct 2013 - Aug 2015
 

DP Architects Pte. Ltd.,, Singapore, SG, Technical Officer

- Worked on submission (code-compliance) drawings and construction drawings for small-scale residential developments

Apr 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Design-Environment Group Architects, Singapore, SG, Architectural Intern

- Assisted the senior architect in detail drawings and the production of signage drawings for National University of Singapore, administrative building

Sep 2009 - Oct 2009
 

Education 

The New School, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2015 - May 2017
 

University of Nottingham, Nottingham, GB, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2011 - Jul 2013
 

Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore, SG, Architecture

Apr 2008 - Mar 2011
 

Awards 

Outstanding Student Award, Award

2012
 

Director’s Honor Roll, Other

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

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