Graduating from Parsons School of Constructed Environments with degrees in lighting and architecture, Brandon hopes to pursue interdisciplinary work by investigating daylight and environmental contexts through the creation of architecture and urban space.
2017 M.ARCH+MFA LD Parsons The New School for Design. New York, NY. Awards & Distinctions: Scholarship recipient. Founding Editor of container Design Journal. Multiple speaking engagements. Multiple teaching and research assistantships.
2012 BA VISUAL ARTS/INTL STUDIES Fordham College at Lincoln Center. New York, NY. Awards & Distinctions: Loyola Scholarship Recipient, Fordham University Emerging Leader, Senior Leadership Award, Susan Lipani Award for Excellence in Visual Arts.
2011 American University of Sharjah. Sharjah, U.A.E.
Junior Lighting Designer, Flux Studio. New York, NY 2016. Operated multiple projects specializing in conceptual design and strategic planning. Utilized daylighting and modeling specialities to tackle difficult spatial problems. Provided specifications and layouts.
Junior Lighting Designer, Tillotson Design Associates. New York, NY 2015. Valued team member contributing expertise in rendering/visualization, thought leadership and design. Expected to demonstrate initiative and to take leadership positions within several projects simultaneously.
Architectural Designer, Abruzzo+Bodziak Architects. New York, NY 2014. Led research efforts in tensegrity construction and hydroponic farming. Designed and performed manufacturing processes for proprietary hydroponic systems.
Architectural Designer, Aurelie Paradiso Design. New York, NY 2014. Spearheaded the student team responsible for designing and constructing a scale model of the Jewish Museum, the culmination of their exhibit Other Primary Structures in March, 2014.
Architectural Designer, Young Projects. New York, NY 2013-2014. Produced construction documents and assisted in the design of the Match Maker sculpture at Times Square Alliance’s Valentines Day in Times Square.
Architectural Designer, Kiss+Cathcart Architects. New York, NY 2011-2012. Conducted independent research spearheading The Design Trust for Public Space’s Making Midtown initiative to reform the Garment District’s public spaces.
PUBLICATIONS & ENGAGEMENTS
2016 30 Years of Emerging Voices. Parsons The New School for Design, Panelist. 2015 LightYears Parsons The New School for Design, Panelist. container Design Journal Parsons School of Constructed Environments, Founding Editor. 2012 Making Midtown Design Trust for Public Space. 2011 Fordham Undergraduate Research Journal Fordham University.
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