Benlloyd Goldstein has been practicing design in the field of architecture since 2006. Most recently a designer at the award winning Mix StudioWorks architectural office in Marina Del Rey, and previously for Dean Maltz and Shigeru Ban’s office of architecture in New York City, his experience ranges from high end commercial projects to residential, Building Information Modeling, concept visualization, parametric design, development, interiors and fabrication. Benlloyd’s passion for innovative aesthetics and interactive structures led him to found Goldspace in 2012. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from Southern California Institute of Architecture, and a Bachelor of Architecture with High Honors from University of Florida. Recent press include designs published in “Advanced Timber Framing” (Hardcover) by Fox Maple Press 2012, as well as mentions in LA weekly, Archinect, Designboom, and SCI-Arc publications.
Goldspace, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Director
Goldspace is a Los Angeles based spatial design agency focused on broadening the palette of experience and aesthetics. We are interested in ephemeral space-crafting, interactive structures, and the development of adaptive technologies . We create and develop designs for use in many settings from temporary events to permanent architectural spaces, delivering high performance and unique spatial design solutions that inspire .
Mix StudioWorks, Inc, Marina del Rey, CA, US, Designer
Commercial Mixed-use Architecture / Schematic Design / Design Development / BIM management / Parametric facade development / Visualization
Shigeru Ban + Dean Maltz Architects, New York, NY, US, Designer
Residential / Design Development / Construction Documents / 3D modeling and Rendering
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture II
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, Bachelors, School Of Architecture
Vicenza Institute of Architecture, Vicenza, IT, BArch, Architecture
Benlloyd Goldstein designed, fabricated, and installed LA's first permanent 3D video mapped wall at Hooray Henry's club in Hollywood in 2013. Hooray Henry's recently won LA Weekly's "Best Niteclub of 2013" award.
“From the royal guardsman who greets you at the door to the posh wood-and-brass decor to the gigantic 3-D screen above the DJ booth, Henry’s gives Hollywood nightlife something it’s never seen before…” - LA Weekly , 2013
The rest of the space was designed and constructed by BuilT, general contractor.
Design proposal for Ball-Nogues Studio's submission to Pavillon Spéciale 2012 International Competition in Paris won first place and was built by the students in Paris.
Benlloyd Goldstein's research, writing, and designs in relation to Cymatic phenomena and space making are featured and referenced in the "Elements of Design" chapter of this hardcover book published in 2012, written by Steve Chappell.
The team of Joanne Angelus and Benlloyd Goldstein designed and innovated a 3d looping system that can create a squishy space frame fabric from flexible linear pole. This design was chosen by the producers of Coachella Music and Arts Festival to be developed and built with the Ball-Nogues Studio as a full-scale installation for the festival with the whole studio at SCIArc. It’s success was featured on Archinect.com, LA Times and others.