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Benlloyd Goldstein

Benlloyd Goldstein

Santa Monica, CA, US

 

About 

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.

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Employment 

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 .

May 2012 - current
 

Mix StudioWorks, Inc, Marina del Rey, CA, US, Designer

Commercial Mixed-use Architecture / Schematic Design / Design Development / BIM management / Parametric facade development / Visualization

Jan 2010 - Apr 2012
 

Shigeru Ban + Dean Maltz Architects, New York, NY, US, Designer

Residential / Design Development / Construction Documents / 3D modeling and Rendering

Aug 2006 - Jul 2007
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture II

Aug 2007 - Sep 2009
 

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, Bachelors, School Of Architecture

Aug 2001 - Apr 2006
 

Vicenza Institute of Architecture, Vicenza, IT, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2005 - Jan 2006
 

Awards 

LA Weekly - "Best Nightclub 2013" Hooray Henry's, 1st Place

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.

2013
 

Ball-Nogues Studio - Pavillon Spéciale 2012 Competition in Paris, 1st Place

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.

2012
 

Designs published in “Advanced Timber Framing” (Hardcover) by Fox Maple Press 2012, Other

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.

2012
 

Design chosen by Goldenvoice to be built at Coachella Music and Arts Festival ( led by Ball-Nogues Studio @ SCIArc ), 1st Place

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.

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

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