Sydney Cinalli

Sydney Cinalli is a Master of Architecture candidate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She previously received her Bachelor of Design from the University of Florida in Spring 2017. Recently, her interests in design encircle the sociopolitical infrastructures that influence our built environment and the phenomenological/ecological impacts of discarded material. In her free time, she engages in community service, independent design projects, cooking, and writing. Her independent writing was recently published in Rune 40, MIT’s Art and Literature Journal, in Spring 2020.

Areas of Interest
Building Materials, Climate Change, Sustainability


2013 - 2017
Bachelor of Design (B.Des.), University of Florida
2017 - Present
Master of Architecture (M.Arch), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Experience

2018 - Present
Shop Monitor, MIT

Professional Experience

- 2020
Architectural Intern, Maryann Thompson Architects
- 2019
Architectural Intern, Maryann Thompson Architects
- 2018
Architectural Intern, Maryann Thompson Architects
- 2016
Architectural Intern, BRPH Architects + Engineers


- 2019
Seoul Biennale , MIT Collective Architecture Studio
- 2019
São Paulo Architecture Biennial, MIT Critical Broadcasting Lab