Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Ma
Master of Architecture, 2024 Candidate
2020 - present
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, It
august 2018 - december 2018
Lived and studied abroad in Florence, full studio coursework in addition to architectural history.
Matter design, Cambridge ma
Research Lead November 2022 - presentAdvance design, research and fabrication work for Matter Design’s industry collaboration with a global concrete supplier, involving closely crafted design work, on-site fabrication, and collaboration with the international team.
Research Assistant june 2022-october 2022Fabricated highly crafted flip-milled maple and naturally dyed fiber objects for installation piece “Ancient Entanglements” at Wasserman Projects, Detroit.
MOA - Mobile office architects, guemes island, wa
june 2021-august 2021 Summer resident for MOA's pilot program SMALL PROJECT STUDIO, an immersive design-build internship where early-career architects learn to integrate craftsmanship and construction process through architectural design. Participated in design charrettes and led the design and construction of the kitchen. Honed craftsmanship in CNC fabrication and acquired skills in assembling architectural envelopes, crafting custom cabinetry, electrical wiring, casting concrete while gaining competence using a wide range of construction tools.
Mancini : Duffy, New York, NY
July 2019-june 2020 Design team member for corporate interior revitalization project. Responsible for producing
drawings and details, schematic design through construction documentation. Developed design
standards package to be applied to twelve sites across the country over the course of the next
two years. Produced rendered animations and digital models to be experienced by clients in VR.
patterhn ives llc, St. Louis, MO
Emerging ProfessionalMay 2018-June 2018 Involved in ideation and documentation of schematic design phase for residential clients. Prepared thoughtful and thorough client presentations. Digitally modeled details for spatial problem-solving. Constructed and documented highly crafted models.
Checkmate Design, St. Louis, MO
Architecture InternMay 2017-July 2017 Revised drawing and presentations for redeveloping historical buildings (Sullivan and Adler’s Union Trust Building, Daniel Burnham’s Putnam Building). Detailed drawings, created families, and rendered in revit. Attended week-long site visit to Davenport, IA for punchlisting and directing contractors in the final stage of construction.
mit architecture fabrication labs, cambridge, MA
Shop Teaching Assistant september 2022-present
Shop Monitor september 2021-May 2022Assist students with operation and maintenance of fabrication shop tools, from laser cutters to hand tools. Work one-on-one with students to creatively translate design ideas into physical fabrications.
[dhd] derek hoeferlin design, St. Louis, MO
July 2018-August 2018 Conducted research and produced drawings for ongoing design-research project “Watershed
Architecture” supported by Washington University in St. Louis. Investigated the relationship of
political conditions to watershed health in the Mississippi, Rhine, and Mekong rivers.
intro To Design Processes II, washington university
Spring 2018 + Spring 2019 Selected as T.A. for required second semester freshman studio. Facilitated teaching digital design
including Rhino, digital drawing, and model building skills. Prepared and presented tutorials.
Alpha Rho Chi, Washington University
Professional Fraternity for Architecture and the Allied Arts
November 2016 - May 2019 Brother: Active participant in professional and community events, mentor to younger brothers.
January-December 2017 Community Co-Chair: Responsible for planning community engagement events and fostering a sense of community amongst brothers.
Sidney B. Karofsky '37 Prize
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2022 awarded to two outstanding Masters of Architecture degree candidates with one further year of study who have demonstrated the highest excellence in architectural studies.
Frederick Widmann Prize in architecture
Washington University in St. Louis
2019 presented to one undergraduate annually, the prize is awarded by Washington University’s College of Architecture faculty to a student demonstrating excellence in their academic career. “Through a bequest from the late Frederick Widmann, an annual prize of at least $1,500 is offered to the best architectural student in the university.”
The Elizabeth S. Schmerling Endowed Scholarship
Washington University in St.Louis
2018 Merit scholarship
awarded by a faculty committee to students in their final year of study who demonstrate superior academic performance, innovative thought, and a commitment to the study and understanding of architecture.
Laskey Charrette Award
Washington University in St. Louis
2017 Sophomore design charrette competition winner,
awarded by outside jury.
Y.E.S. (year end show)Washington University in St. Louis
may - august 2019
Frederick Widmann ExhibitionWashington University in St. Louis
march - april 2019
A Case for St. LouisWashington University in St. Louis
Giornata della MemoriaMuseo Novecento, Florence, Italy
Watershed Architecture of the Mississippi River BasinThe Anthropocene Review, The Mississippi Issue
January 15, 2021 Author: D. Hoeferlin. Contributed to scholarship and research on the stewardship and political governance of the Mississippi River. Produced Figure 2. "Mississippi River Basin Management Regimes."
Watershed Architecture of the mekong River BasinJournal of Architectural Education, Volumne 74, Issue 1
march 12, 2020 Author: D. Hoeferlin. Contributed to scholarship and research on the political and economic management of the Watershed Architecture of the Mekong River. Produced Figure 7. "Mekong River Basin Management Flow Chart."
Digital:revit, rhinoceros, lumion, photoshop, indesign, illustrator, after effects, AutoCAD, MasterCam, CNCjs *
Analog:drafting, sketching, watercolor, model making, casting, ceramics, machine assembly and wiring, various printmaking (...screenprint, block, monotype, letterpress...) and book binding (...coptic, side-sewn, accordion, perfect...) techniques, *
* and constantly adding more to my repertoire !