Student
Darle Shinsato

Darle Shinsato is a SMArchS Architectural Design candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  In 2015, she graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Architecture and received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Design.  Before coming to MIT, she worked as an architectural designer at Studio One Eleven in Los Angeles and Architecture Plus Information in New York City.

Education

2017 - Present
Master of Science in Architecture Studies, Design, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2010 - 2015
Bachelor of Architecture, cum laude, University of Southern California

Academic Experience

2018 - 2018
Teaching Assistant, 4.154 Architecture Design Option Studio, Parreno, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2017 - 2017
Teaching Assistant, 4.154 Architecture Design Option Studio, Idenburg/Ghantous, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2013 - 2015
Teaching Assistant, Arch 102 Design Studio, Arch 211 Materials and Methods, Arch 315 Lighting and Acoustic Design, Architecture Summer Program, University of Southern California, School of Architecture
2013 - 2015
Graphic Designer, University of Southern California, School of Architecture
2012 - 2013
Research Assistant, University of Southern California

Professional Experience

2016 - 2017
Designer, Architecture Plus Information
2015 - 2016
Designer, Studio One Eleven

Awards

2015 -
Faculty Award for Excellence in Design, University of Southern California
2015 -
Faculty Award for Best Thesis Project, University of Southern California
2015 -
National Architecture Honors Society, University of Southern California
2014 -
Thomas O. Byerts Memorial Scholarship, Merit Scholarship
2013 -
Gensler / USC Architecture Guild Scholarship, Merit Scholarship

Exhibitions

2018 -
Aquatic Distribution System in Rivers (IOPI), Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
2018 -
Aquatic Distribution System in Rivers (IOPI), Victoria and Albert Museum at the London Design Festival
2015 -
Simultane(c)ity, USC INDEX Publication
2014 -
Building Sites, Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles