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Alex Motoda

Alex Motoda

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

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About 

Alex Michael Motoda | alexm.motoda@gmail.com
Hawaii born architect, designer, and artist based in Los Angeles, California. Focused on an understanding of both the constructed and natural world through critical exploration and research.

Employment 

Marmol Radziner, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Staff

+ Developed drawing sets from schematic design through construction documents in Revit
+ Generated 3D and hand sketched architectural renderings and visualizations
+ Coordinated with project consultants, product manufacturers, contractors, and city agencies
++ Notable Projects: Irvine Park, Santa Monica Kitchen School, Rustic Canyon Residence, Puerto Rico Luxury Resort

May 2014 - current
 

WKM, Inc., Honolulu, HI, US, Design Staff

+ Assembled presentation boards and booklets
+ Generated 3D and hand rendered visualizations
+ Developed drawing sets from schematic design through construction documents in AutoCAD
++ Notable Projects: ASSETS Special Needs School, Mott-Smith Condominium, HART West Oahu Train Station

Jun 2013 - Mar 2014
 

Education 

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, School of Architecture

ACTIVITY HIGHLIGHTS:

ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY
USC Design Team | 2012-2014
+ Designed pocket park concept for LA Recreation and Parks + Selected plant palette and designed site furnishings

KITWE ORPHANAGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Studio under Eui-Sung yi | Fall 2012
+ Worked with team to design orphanage and school for NGO in Kitwe, Zambia + Developed design of an off-the-grid public restroom for UNESCO
+ Project published in USC Architecture School review catalog, 2013

PLAY POWERED IRRIGATION SYSTEM
For the African Millennium Foundation | Spring 2013
+ Worked with team to create a technical report proposing a play structure powered irrigation system for an orphanage in Mozambique.

Aug 2008 - May 2013
 

Punahou School, Honolulu, HI, US, High School, College-Preparatory School

Aug 2002 - May 2008
 

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