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Marisa Musing

Is a 24-year old Canadian architect based between New York and London. Graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture (UW) she will be pursuing a Master of Art in Architecture at the Royal College of Art (RCA).

Marisa has collaborated in the development of a wide range of cultural and educational projects of different scales with renowned international firms and designers. Including the Slovenian Pavilion for the Venice Biennale 2018 with SomePlace (NY, US), the renovation of Wilfred Laurier Campus with Cannon Design (Toronto, CA), the urbanization strategy research for the City of Amsterdam with Fabric. (Amsterdam, NL), and the New Museum extension proposal and Place Mazas housing and co-working development in Paris with SO-IL (NY, US). Marisa has lectured at Parsons School of Design and has been a frequent guest critique for the graduate Interior Design Program (ID3) with her focus on graphic representation in architecture.

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Contact

email:
marisa@marisamusing.com

instagram: maison_marisa

Education

UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE Cambridge, Canada Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Honours Co-operative Program (With Distinction) 2012-2017
MALVERN COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE Toronto, Canada
Ontario Secondary School Diploma, Honours Certificate of Bilingual Studies in French 2008-2012


Work Experience

17.09 - 17.12 | SIBILASOON New York, USA (junior architect)
Projects - Venice Biennale Slovenia Pavilion, Dhaka Art Summit Exhibition, SML Redlam, Neuhaus, Futurist Feminist Archicomixx
17.01 - 17.04 | SO-IL New York, USA (intern)
Projects - Paris Place Mazas winning competition
16.01 - 16.08 | RICE+LIPKA ARCHITECTS New York, USA (intern)
Projects - Parsons The New School (Making Center, School of Constructed Environments, School of Art, Media and Technology), Qatar Art Mill Competition, Woodstock Library, NYPD Bomb Squad, Nuyorican Poets Cafe
15.05 - 15.08 | FABRIC. Amsterdam, Netherlands (intern)
Projects - Albania, De Kwekerij, Circularity Scan Amsterdam
14.09 - 14-12 | STUDIO SCAPE Rome, Italy (intern)
Projects - Archipelago, Legno Case, OMS Geneve, Terme di Comano
14.01 - 14.04 | CANNON DESIGN Toronto, Canada (intern)
Projects - Credit Valley Hospital renovation, Wilfred Laurier Library extension
13.05 - 13.07 | MACKAYWONG Toronto, Canada (intern)
Projects - Pickle Barrel, Casino Rama Resort, Montecito Restaurant
12.03 - 12.03 | ONE OF A KIND DESIGN SHOW Toronto, Canada (exhibitor for spring show) Awards + Recognition


Awards + Recognition

2017
EXCELLENT ACADEMIC STANDING University of Waterloo, Cambridge, Canada
Maintained average of 80% and above every year
ID PORTFOLIO CRITIC FINAL EXHIBITION Parsons the New School for Design, New York, USA AAS Interior Design Department, Fall term
ID3 GUEST CRITIC FINAL REVIEWS Parsons School of Design, New York, USA
Interior Design Studio 3, Fall term
ID3 GUEST LECTURER Parsons School of Design, New York, USA Interior Design Studio 3, Fall term
“Architecture through Experiential Representation”
ROME SHOW EXHIBIT University of Waterloo, Cambridge, Canada
AWARD OF DISTINCTION American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI) Illustrations selected for Architecture in Perspective 31 competition

2016
ID3 GUEST LECTURER + CRITIC Parsons School of Design, New York, USA
Interior Design Studio 3, Summer term Mid-reviews
JARECK BIEDA JUROR’S AWARD OF MERIT ASAI
Illustrations selected for Architecture in Perspective 31 competition
COME UP TO MY ROOM (CUTMR) Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Canada
Design project selected to be showcased at alternative design exhibition

2015
FINAL PROJECTS REVIEW EXHIBITION University of Waterloo, Cambridge, Canada
Design project showcased at school event
SELECTED WORKS University of Waterloo, Cambridge, Canada
Model and work showcased at Waterloo architecture + engineering faculty open house
AWARD OF HONOUR; AWARD OF DISTINCTION VSCO Photography Platform

2014
ONTARIO GLOBAL EDGE AWARD University of Waterloo, Cambridge, Canada
Award for students globalizing Waterloo entrepreneurship and innovation
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE AWARD University of Waterloo, Cambridge, Canada Award for students participating in overseas internships

2013
PRESIDENT’S SCHOLARSHIP University of Waterloo, Cambridge, Canada
Admission average of 90% and above

2012
ONTARIO SCHOLAR Malvern Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Canada
Recognition of scholastic standing in upper third of graduating class
DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARD GOLD LEVEL Ontario Recipient
DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARD AMBASSADOR (featured on website) Keynote speaker for sponsor event

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