Daniel is a New York based designer and architect who holds a dual Master of Architecture RIBA II and Master of Urban Design at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London. He received a distinction in design as well as a distinction is his dissertation Activism by Design and Modernity in Transition.
Prior to studying at the Bartlett, Daniel received his BSc of Architecture at University at Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning. Here, he received Magna Cum Laude: Architecture with High Distinction.
Daniel has also worked internationally; from New York, to London, and Guangzhou, China. In these various locations, he worked on a variety of scales — from small scale interiors through to masterplanning — and various programs; including residential towers, flats, high schools, chapels, masterplans and many more.
Alongside working in a plethora of offices, Daniel is also an educator: facilitating architectural design methods to 6th grade bilingual students. Students analyzed climate conditions in Buffalo New York by creating a series of shelters to protect them from the harsh Buffalo climate.
He has also been published in several magazines including KRob, KooZA/rch, Kill Screen, and The Archiologist. As well as publications, Daniel has also exhibited his work in London, Seoul, New York, Buffalo, Dallas, Guangzhou and Prague. Several of these publications can be viewed here.
He is also a researcher; synthesizing research for the GrowWNY’s hyper local online resource as well as mapping and diagramming the vacant lots in the downtown Buffalo area for PUSH (People United for Sustainable Housing) Buffalo.
Activities and Awards
Finalist Sewoon Archipelago in 45th Annual Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition
•Awarded for Best Student Digital/Mixed Drawing Submission
•Theme Emerging Forms of Collective City
Prague Landscape Festival solo exhibition for project "Occupy Viktov"
•Link to the Landscape Festival: Landscape Festival 2018
UCL Doctoral School Research Images as Art Competition
Finalist for Image "Archipelago"
•Link to the competition website: Research Images as Art / Art Images as Research
Research Cluster Student Treasurer
September 2016- September 2017
•Coordinating and managing the studio accounts for the Bartlett exhibition
•A lecture given to incoming students on various projects at the Bartlett
Thesis Activism by Design (Link)
•Distinction (Top 3 Marks: Class of 90)
American Institute of Architecture Students
January 2013- December 2015
•Positions held- President, Events Coordinator, and Vice President
•Architectural book sale
•Hosting design charrette and organizing Beaux Arts Ball
•Professional development and community service
•Workshops, lectures, National Conferences
•Steer Facade Design Competition 2014-15
National Organization of Minority Architects December 2012- December 2013
•Positions held- Professional Development
•AIA Dallas YAF Playhouse Competition
•Market Competition (M.Art2013- OpenGap.net)
Phyllis Euker European Architecture Traveling Scholarship for the Study Abroad Program University
Undergraduate Dean’s List
Adjudication Committee for Academic Integrity Appeal at the University at Buffalo
Atelier organizer (University at Buffalo)
Hyatt Award: Given to top 5 designers (Class of 125)
Skills USA Architecture Competition 2012, Syracuse, NY