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Jake Rudin

Nashville, TN, USA
Work Experience
Rome, Italy
Jan 2013Apr 2013
Massimiliano Fuksas Architetto is a major international practice with a record of delivering acclaimed projects all over the world. I work in the model shop division of the Rome office assisting in work with competitions, winning designs and commissions and making these designs come to life through material and detailed representation.
Rome, Italy
Jan 2013Present
Photographer - Cornell in Rome
Tasked with documenting the comings and goings of the 60+ students and programs of the Cornell University in Rome Program for the Spring 2013 semester.
Ithaca, NY, USA
Aug 2012Dec 2012
Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant for ARCH 1611/5611: Environmental Systems. Assisted in lesson planning, giving lectures, grading, and charged with helping a section of 30+ students.
Ithaca, NY, USA
Aug 2012Present
Gallery Coordinator
Curate and coordinate exhibitions for architects including Richard Meier, Ben Nicholson, and Simon Ungers. Most notably this included a month-long exhibition, titled Artistic Conscience, of previously un-shown works by Pritzker Prize-winning architect, Richard Meier. Works shown included Meier’s collages, personal sketchbooks, unbuilt projects for Cornell University, and metalwork sculptures.
Shenzhen, China
May 2012Aug 2012
Working as an intern in the research and development department on Green Planning for Startup Region of Shenzhen International Low Carbon Eco-City.
Ithaca, NY, USA
Jan 2010Present
Teaching Assistant -Fabrication Shop
Instruct and aid students working with materials that include various metals, woods, plastics, glass, and wax. Proficient in metalwork and woodworking.
Ithaca, NY, USA
Jun 2011Present
RE:Design Studio
Founding Partner // Designer
This company is a partnership between myself and fellow Cornell B.Arch candidate Erin Pellegrino. Recent projects include the renovation of a Richard Meier house in Danby, NY; a new tea house for Ithaca Tea Company; and a book layout for an upcoming book series called the Finger Lakes Ten by Prof. George Hascup.
Sequoia, CA, USA
Jun 2010Jun 2012
Canopy Researcher // Climbing Instructor
Climbed several different Giant Sequoia trees and harvested cones for use in university research projects. Spent over a week in the canopy photographing and harvesting cones to be used by UC Berkeley and Cal Fire in planting and preserving Giant Sequoias.
Nashville, TN, USA
Sep 2008Apr 2009
Worked on AutoCad Drawings, organized and administered the sample and code library, systematized drawing sets in Bentley Microstation.
Ithaca, NY, USA
Aug 2009Present
Bachelor of Architecture
Bachelor’s of Architecture Candidate, May 2014
Dean’s List: 5 Semesters. GPA 3.8
Italian (Conversational)
3D Printing, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Autocad, Autodesk Ecotect, Autodesk Inventor, Bentley Microstation, CNC Milling, CPR, Casting, First Aid, Globalmapper, Google Sketch-up, Grasshopper, Hand Drafting, Laser Cutting, Metalworking, Photography, Rhinocerous, VRay, WFR, Woodworking
Pop Winner: A+ Award for Armadillo Crèche
Nikon's Best of College Photography - Finalist
Travel Photo of the Year
Nikon's Best of College Photography - Honorable Mention
Schoolhouse South Africa Design Competition
First Tier - Finalist
Edward Palmer York Prize
Munsell Family Fellowship
Cornell University Sustainable Design Johannesburg, South Africa
Site Manager, Outreach Coordinator. 2011.
Helped to fundraise, promote, design, and construct an early childhood development center in Cosmo City, Johannesburg, South Africa. Raised over $500,000 and reached press including CNBC Africa, Oprah, and Pepsi Co.