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Ada Castellon (Adita)

Ada Castellon (Adita)

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

AIA Associate
Taking the AREs
Accredited Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) degree from Woodbury University / Minor: Urban Studies.

My passions are high-end building design and construction, renovations, tenant improvements, & adaptive reuse. I am a designer, CAD/Revit drafter, and fabricator. I enjoy project management, field surveying, materials boards & space planning. I have worked in the fields of architecture, construction, fine arts, and industrial engineering.

Employment 

EXHIBITIONS, Hollywood, CA, US, GALLERY FABRICATOR

-Pedro E. Guerrero: Photographs of Modern Life
http://www.archdaily.com/224503/pedro-e-guerrero-photographs-of-modern-life/

-Richard Barnes: Unnatural Spaces
http://architecture.woodbury.edu/jsi/?portfolio=richard-barnes-unnatural-spaces

-13.3% Women in Architecture
http://wuho.org/13point3

-The Beta Movement
http://wuho.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/the-beta-movement-web.pdf

-Modern Homes
14700 Mulholland Drive Bel Air

May 2010 - Mar 2014
 

AMC Freelance CAD Drafting, San Francisco, CA & Los Angeles, CA, LEAD PROJECT DESIGNER

-Expediting plans through city planning departments and obtaining permits

-Building code consultation and negotiation/ coordination with subs and engineers

-Feasibility studies and bidding

-High quality BIM construction documents for commercial retail, renovations, and TIs

-Drafting detail floor, reflected ceiling, lighting, finish plans, sections and interior elevations.

-Monitoring schedules, budgets, contracts, and drawings for building permits

-Demolition/construction observation

May 2012 - Feb 2014
 

HAFCO, Beverly Hills, CA, US, PROJECT COORDINATOR

Coordinating permits, demo, and construction documents for the City if Beverly Hills Design Review

Mar 2013 - Oct 2013
 

RYAN HERCO, Burbank, CA, US, FABRICATION LEAD

CAD 2d 3D modeling, cataloging, and pricing

Jul 2012 - Mar 2013
 

CA Home & Design: Small Space, Big Style, Hollywood, CA, US, ARCHITECTURAL DOCENT

Touring designer condos, highlighting nuances.

Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Wood and Metal Fabrication, Burbank, CA, US, SUPERVISOR

Renovation, organization, and expansion of the shop

Sep 2007 - May 2012
 

Education 

Woodbury University, BArch, Architecture

Minor: Urban Studies

Sep 2007 - May 2012
 

Awards 

Maxine Frankel Award, Grant

Grant for the Architectural Registration Examinations.

2011
 

US Department of Housing and Urban Development Scholarship, Scholarship

Design studio examining water infrastructure in arid regions, specifically the American West.

2010
 

Hispanic Serving Institutions Assisting Communities Scholarship, Scholarship

Scholarship covering tuition and traveling expenses for examining water infrastructure in arid regions; specifically focusing on how water shaped communities in the American West.

2010
 

Ross G. Walker Leadership Cup, 1st Place

Recognition of leadership and scholarly success.

2008
 

Areas of Specialization 



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