Kyle Richardson

Kyle Richardson

Los Angeles, CA, US



As an urban dweller, I take pleasure in visiting art exhibits, attending concerts and observing the city at the speed of a bike. Exercise is important to me both recreationally and as a way of maintaining a healthy balance. I enjoy traveling for many reasons, but primarily to re-invigorate my understanding of the place that I reside. Finally, I am interested in the human condition, to better understand myself and those around me.


Folonis Architects, Santa Monica, CA, US, Project Architect

Apr 2016 - current

Rockefeller Partners Architects, El Segundo, CA, US, Project Manager

• Managed a small team of RPA staff and 22 consultants to gain CEQA, Historic, Planning, and
Building Approval for a 283,000 SF project in Downtown Los Angeles. Supervised development
of Construction Documents and Specifications. Attended weekly job site meetings through the
construction phase of the project with the client and contractor. Reviewed and responded to RFIs
and Submittals. Coordinated LEED Gold Submittal.
• Researched Cornfield Arroyo Seco Specific Site Plan in DTLA for a Production Facility.
• Assisted in Construction Administration of AMDA college dormitory in Hollywood.
• Participated in Monthly Project Manager meetings to review and forecast firm financials.

May 2014 - Mar 2016

David Hertz Architects Inc FAIA, & S.E.A. Studio of Environmental Architecture, Venice, CA, US, Project Manager

Manage multiple residential projects in all phases of design from Pre-Design to Construction Administration. Specialize in Hillside projects. Developed and oversaw BIM standards for office. Managed Platinum LEED Certification of Studio Office.

May 2007 - Apr 2014

Mark Mack Architects, Venice, CA, US, Architect Assistant

Developed winning proposal for an international housing competition in South Korea. Prepared schematic design and construction documents for multiple residences in California. Researched and presented new building materials to the office.

Oct 2005 - Apr 2007

Renzo Zecchetto Architects, Inc., Santa Monica, CA, US, Architect Assistant

Worked with the project architect on design development of a 24-story residential tower, a loft building and a retail building in Santa Ana, CA. Managed 3D printing machine and related software.

Oct 2004 - Sep 2005

CALLAS SHORTRIDGE architects, Culver City , Intern

Prepared design development, construction documents, presentation drawings, and study models.

Jul 2003 - Sep 2004

Team 4 Architecten, Groningen, The Netherlands, Intern

Prepared schematic design, design development, and study models.

Jan 2002 - Aug 2003

William Rawn Associates, Architects, Inc., Boston, MA, US, Intern

Prepared study models and finish models for invited competitions.

Feb 1998 - Aug 1999


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 1999 - May 2003

Denmark International School, Copenhagen, DK, Architecture

May 2002 - Aug 2002

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Architecture

Feb 1995 - May 1997

Brown University, Providence, RI, US, Bachelors, Urban Studies

Sep 1993 - May 1997


High Sierra Mountain Bike Triathlon, 1st Place


Fabric Architecture Student Design, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization 


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