Zin Mon Thet

Zin Mon Thet

New York, NY, US

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Zin has over six years of international and local(US-based) experience in high-rise residential, and healthcare projects. Her portfolio of projects includes hospital and clinic renovations in Nashville, TN, renovation of medical education facilities in Chicago, IL and high-rise residential buildings in Singapore. Her expertise lies in phased renovations of occupied healthcare facilities and rehabilitation of existing buildings into new institutional facilities. From schematic design to construction administration, Zin collaborates with end users, project managers and contractors to craft functional spaces that meet both budgets and schedules. She is currently working on the renovation of existing MRI suite into a new modern facility that caters to better patient experience at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Zin is a registered architect in New York State and a LEED accredited professional specialized in Building Design and Construction. She received her Master of Architecture from Parsons School of Design in New York City and her Bachelor of Architecture from University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.


Blair + Mui Dowd Architects, New York, NY, US, Architect

- Experience in healthcare design and planning projects such as outpatient clinics, procedure rooms, pre-op and PACU spaces, inpatient and outpatient radiology suite, and inpatient maternity unit and inpatient OR suite
- Participate in client user group meetings on programming needs
- Perform building codes analysis (such as IBC and NFPA) and FGI guidelines
- Coordinate with the client's project manager, contractors and consultants to respond to specific project requirements and construction milestones in a timely manner.
- Independently produce SD, DD and CD drawing sets and specifications
- Review work for accuracy, omissions, and legibility
- Provide CA services (review bids, prepare design revisions, visit construction sites, review submittals, RFIs, and pay apps, produce and compile project closeout documents)
- Work with senior principal and principal to create master planning of medical facilities across Medical Center campus
- Manage and provide technical assistance to less experienced designers

Aug 2017 - current

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


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


Outstanding Student Award, Award


Director’s Honor Roll, Other


Areas of Specialization