Andy Bako is an intern architect and UX/UI designer based in Toronto. He holds a Master of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design with Distinction, and a Bachelor of Architectural Studies from Carleton University (Design Stream). Andy was the recipient of the Harvard GSD 2019 Digital Design Prize for his Master’s Thesis project, “Normal House.” Andy has experience working on large, commercial projects including Phase 1 of the CIBC Square Master Plan, located in downtown Toronto.
In his capacity as a UX designer, Andy developed a digital platform for Greater Toronto Art 2021 exhibition, featured at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Toronto. Andy designed the platform, titled “GTA360,” together with Daniels’ alumnus Niko McGlashan.
Andy’s work has been featured in publications and exhibitions including Kooz/Arch, SuckerPUNCHdaily, and the Hot Air Gallery in New York. Andy has contributed to international exhibitions including the “Countryside: The Future” exhibition held at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City from 2020-2021.
Master of Architecture – Harvard Graduate School of Design
Bachelor of Architectural Studies – Carleton University
ARCN 5005 – History and Theory of Architectural Representation
MOCA Toronto GTA21 exhibition site design and GTA360 Virtual Gallery:
MOCA Toronto: Thomas Demand “House of Card”