Designer, fabricator, thinker, and maker. Architectural design experience gained working on competitions, and positions in award-winning design and engineering firms. Specializing in computational architecture, digital fabrication, as well as advanced visualization techniques.
|Sept 2018 - Present||University of California, Berkeley | Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, Berkeley, CA
Responsible for professional supervision of educational fabrication facility.
Responsible for safe operation of Jacobs Hall studios & equipment rooms, including general supervision and a safety trainings.
Provided technical mentorship, design and fabrication advice to undergraduate and graduate students, for a range of architectural and engineering projects.
Provided fabrication facility operation & maintenance services.
Responsible for equipment maintenance and operation, including any necessary repairs or upgrades.
Responsible for ordering and installing new equipment.
Brought Kuka robots to Jacobs Institute, designed and build workcells for them, and created training protocols and workshops around the robots.
During Covid shutdown: Created "Jacobs Project Support" remote fabrication service and fully automated project injestion and management. The software created automated emails, printable tickets, connected to Shopify billing API, and generated scannable barcodes and qr codes for easy pickup tracking.
Provided technical academic support for courses held in Jacobs Hall.
|Oct 2016 - Jul 2017||Autodesk Build Space, Boston, MA
Responsible for CNC operation, Waterjet Operation, maintaining a clean operational working environment, and machine safety.
|Aug 2015 - Jan 2017||FabLab | Harvard Graduate School of Design
Responsible for CNC operation, MasterCAM file check, maintaining a clean operational working environment, and machine safety.
|May 2016 - Jul 2017||Certain Measures | Cambridge, MA - Designer
Responsible for design and development of an installation for a research grant looking at
Medial Surfaces and Kerfing Techniques.
|May 2015 - Aug 2015||SIFT Studio, Ann Arbor, MI - Designer
Responsible for design and fabrication testing for a small micro-brewery.
|Jun 2014 - Aug 2014||Gensler, Detroit, MI - Professional Intern Designer
Responsible for developing large and small-scale projects locally and regionally through various project phases.
Participated in the Chicago Intern Research Program developing a master-planning scheme for Fulton Market, Chicago.
Wrote grasshopper scripts to streamline architectural design concepts and executions.
|Sep 2013 - Aug 2015||FabLab | Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, MI - Digital Fabrication Laboratory Technician
Responsible for CNC operation, MasterCAM file translation,
maintaining a clean operational working environment and student safety.
|Oct 2011 - Sep 2012||Buro Happold, Culver City, CA - Technical Designer
Responsible for solving complex geometry problems, 3D modeling, and delivering construction documents
for stadiums, train stations, bridges and large scale canopy and art installations.
|Aug 2010 - May 2011||Woodbury University, Burbank, CA - Digital Fabrication Lab Technician
Assisted students and faculty in operating 3-axis CNC, 3D printers and laser cutters and helped fabricate
faculty installations. Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working lab and
gave demonstrations on proper digital fabrication techniques.
|Aug 2010 - May 2011||Woodbury University, Burbank, CA - Teaching Assistant
Assisted faculty in Design Communication courses for undergraduate students and graduate students.
Challenged students to explore novel representation techniques using digital means and
gave demonstrations and lectures on digital methods.
|Jan 2009 - Aug 2010||Kaplan Chen Kaplan Architects & Planners, Santa Monica, CA - Designer
Responsible for 3D modeling residential projects and delivering schematic design packages in AutoCAD.
|Jan 2007 - Jan 2009||utopiad.org, Santa Monica, CA - Intern
Responsible for 3D modeling, design and rendering. Delivered mixed use, commercial, and
hopitality projects in AutoCAD. Verified project measurements on site.
|Aug 2015 - May 2017||
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA - Master of Design: Technology
Thesis: 3D Robotic Deposition and Material Extrusion
|Aug 2016 - Dec 2016||
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA - Class: How to Make Almost Anything
|Sep 2013 - May 2015||
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - Master of Architecture
Thesis: High Contrast
|Aug 2009 - May 2011||
Woodbury University, Burbank, CA - Bachelor of Architecture
Thesis: Digital Athenaeum
|Aug 2006 - May 2008||Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA - Pre-Bachelor of Architecture|
|Aug 2004 - May 2006||California State University Long Beach, CA - Art/ Art History|
|2020||Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times Award - UC Berkeley|
|2020||Spot Award for Excellence - UC Berkeley|
|2013||Taubman Scholar, Scholarship|
|2011||Published in FORM Magazine|
|2010||Outstanding Service and Leadership to the School of Architecture|
|2010||First Place AIA 2x8 Competition|
|2010||Second Place ACSA National Steel Competition|
|2010||Published ACSA News Magazine Cover, October 2010 Vol 40, #2|
|2008||Woodbury Portfolio Prize, Scholarship|
|2008||High GPA Transfer Scholarship|
|2009||Most Outstanding Student, Award|
|2016||"Impossible Objects" - Andrew Witt | Certain Measures|
|2016||"Mine the Scrap" - Andrew Witt | Certain Measures|
|2015||"Microtherme" - Brandon Clifford | Wes McGee|
|2015||"AltBrew" - Adam Fure | SIFT Studio|
|2015||"Texture Techtonics" - Adam Fure | SIFT Studio|
|2015||"Migrant Garden - Flights o' Fancy" - Perry Kulper|
|2014||UM Digifab - Ben Fortunado|
|2014||"In The Gardern Grows a Lump" - Andrew Holder|
|2014||"Our Vodka Detroit" - Gensler|
|2011||"Gio Ponti's Love Child" - Heather Scott Peterson|
|2010||"Cabin Fever Wallpaper" - Jennifer Bonner|
|2010||"Disco Silencio" - Barbara Bestor|