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Konstantin van Schendel

Architectural Intern

Konstantin joined The Brooklyn Studio in 2022 after four consecutive summer internships. He is currently taking a gap year following his fifth semester at the University at Buffalo. He brings experience in residential renovations and drywall construction.

Konstantin is skilled at digital drafting and modeling, and he is eager to continue learning and developing. He enjoys the office environment, especially its balance between individual work and collaboration. When he is not working, Konstantin loves to run, boulder, and paint.

The Proust Questionnaire

Taking inspiration from a popular nineteenth-century parlor game, we sat down with each member of our team and asked them a few questions about their inspirations and aspirations.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Having time and resources to create.

What is your greatest fear?

Stagnation.

What is your greatest extravagance?

Running.

What talent would you most like to have?

Drawing efficiently.

What is your favorite color?

It depends.

What is your favorite virtue?

Honesty.

Which living architect or designer do you most admire?

Kengo Kuma.

Which dead architect or designer do you most admire?

Zaha Hadid.

What is the trait that you most appreciate in a building?

Playful unity.

What is your favorite type of project to work on?

Digital modeling.

Who is your favorite author?

Donna Tartt.

Who is your favorite artist?

Umberto Boccioni.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?

Constantine the Great.

What is your most treasured possession?

Myself.

Where would you like to live?

Brooklyn.

What quality do you most admire in others?

Organization.

Stranded on a desert island, you have two books in your possession. What are they?

Sketchbooks.