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Jeremy Delgado

Jeremy Delgado

Downey, CA, US

 

About 

EDUCATION...

2001 Architecture Course

Los Angeles Harbor Community College – Osamu A. Wakita, The Professional Practice of

Architectural Working Drawings & The Professional Practice of Architectural Detailing.

2006 Bachelor of Architecture

Woodbury University School of Architecture, Burbank California

2009 Advanced Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) 2009

Canadian Institute of English Dr. Harry Cotton. This course was based on concepts of

neuroscience in order to teach languages.

2009 Medical Terminology

Canadian Institute of Education and Applied Neuroscience

2011 Landscape Futures Super-Workshop

Organized by Geoff Manaugh (http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/2011/01/landscape-futuressuper-

workshop.html) with Laura Allen of Smout Allen & The Bartlett School of Architecture,

David Benjamin of The Living, David Gissen, Matthew Coolidge & Sarah Simons (Center for

Land Use Interpretation), Christopher Hawthorne, Elizabeth Ellsworth & Jamie Kruse, Ed Keller,

Liam Young, Alex Robinson, Emily White & Lisa Little, Nicola Twilley, Christian Chaudhari, Tim

Maly, and the Arid Lands Institute. The workshop consisted of a week of intensive workshops,

discussions, site visits, design challenges, hikes, symposia, dinners, presentations, and critiques.

ABILITIES...

Analog

Design, Architecture, Drafting, 3D modeling, Physical Modeling, Communications, & Writing.

Digital

Adobe Creative Suite CS4,5,6 & Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), AutoCAD,

3DSMax with Vray, ArchiCAD internal render engine, Sketchup with podium, kerkythea, and

Rhino.

WORK...

This section consists of employment and entrepreneurial business ventures I have cofounded/

founded, partnerships, and sole-proprietorship.

2001-2004

Modioperandi

Cofounder/Owner. Drafting, design, graphic design.

2002 - 3 Week Volunteer

Kingdom Support Services, Brooklyn + Walkill New York.

Volunteer Construction – Concrete pours, installation of electrical systems, and demolition.

2003-2008

MINUSMINUS @ www.minusminusdesign.com

Partner. Exhibit Design & Rendering services. Clients included: WestField Inc., Atlantic Inc., Walt

Disney, Abex Display Systems, Olea Kiosks, Design Ranch Studios, Vertex productions, Method

Home Products, Its Alive Co., The Cunningham group, and Aref & Associates.

2003 – 3 Month Volunteer

Kingdom Support Services, Brooklyn + Walkill New York.

Volunteer Construction and Construction Consultation. Concrete form work, pours of slabs,

footings, and tilt up walls.

2004- 2010

OfficeDELGADO

Partner/Owner. Drafting, design, rendering, and construction.

3 Months 2006

Heal the Bay

(Outside Services) Consultant, Design, workshops & proposal of parks.

2006-Present

Founder/Owner Friendly Office www.thefriendlyoffice.com, www.friendlyoffice.tumblr.com, twitter

@friendlyoffice.

Strategic Marketing Consultation, Writing, and Architecture.

2007-2009

1.75 Year Volunteer Regional Engineering Office – Texcoco, Mexico NON-PROFIT Organization

Designer/Plan-Check/Drafting/Renderings/Sustainable Design of large scale assembly halls,

offices, manufacturing, and residences throughout Mexico, Latin America & The Caribbean.

June 2012 – Present

Sparks Exhibits @ www.sparksonline.com/

Exhibit Designer. Working design team with three senior designers. My responsibilities include

3D-Modeling, designing spaces, copy editing & some graphic design. We have worked for various

clients and some retail projects including: Google, Motorola, Sega, Dropbox, Atmel, LG, Monster

Cable, Pearl (by Georgina Chapman) -RETAIL, Keds -RETAIL, Rubbermaid, Sprint, Taylormade

-RETAIL, Safilo -RETAIL, Salix -RETAIL, Solstice -RETAIL

SELECTION OF WORKS...

2002

Latino Urban Forum & South Central Farmers

Design of Graphics & Website concepts for both organizations.

2005

1663 East 60th street

Renovation of a single family residence with peculiar siting conditions in South Central Los

Angeles.

2008

Branch Facility of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Dominican Republic Planning design for expansion of

warehouse, temporary emergency care center, work-shop, and parking facilities.

2008

Assembly Hall, Chichigalpa, Nicaragua

Design & Passive cooling + lighting design for assembly hall.

2008 - 2009

Branch Facility of Jehovah’s Witnesses, El Salvador

Design consultation & presentations for renovation and expansion of translation & shipping

facility.

2008 - 2009

Regional Engineering Office – Texcoco Mexico + Kingdom Support Services

In response to recent natural disasters, design consultation of shipping container based

emergency response and temporary living quarters for victims of such events.

2009 - Present

Arid Lands Institute – Communications & Strategy

Communications | management and director of social media accounts. Connecting A.L.I to

influential writers in the design, architecture, urban design, and other creative & sciences.

Production of exhibit at A+D Museum in Los Angeles CA.

(http://aplusd.org/exhibitions-past/drylands)

Drylands Design Conference Communications for Drylands Design conference live blogging of

event across Twitter and Facebook (http://aridlands.org/discover/events/2012-drylands-designconference-

retrofitting-west-adaptation-design)

2010

Mestizo Bakery

In association with Gayton Design Studios – design of a bakery/cafe in Silver Lake Los Angeles.

2012

Drylands Design | Conference + Exhibit

Communications & production of Conference and Exhibit installation.

2012

Press for Friendly Office

Urban Times xArchitects series | On-Line Article about my work

http://urbantimes.com/2012/05/xarchitects-presents-the-friendly-office/

2013

Credit in a print publication.

Manaugh, Geoff editor. Landscape Futures. Spain: Actar, 2013. Print.

Listed among the names of participants of the 2011 Landscape Futures Super-Workshop, pg..

246.

2013

Friendly Office

ARCH JRNL – A project of The Friendly Office, ARCH JRNL is a Tumblr blog about architecture

and writing.

http://archjrnl.tumblr.com

2014

Freelance journalism. Gizmodo.

How a 1940s Gangster Film Foresaw the Surveillance Tech of Today. 1/28/2014.

http://gizmodo.com/how-a-1940s-gangster-film-foresaw-the-surveillance-tech-1510600964

Elsewhere:

Jeremy's School Blog on Archinect:

Arid Lands Institute : Critiques Pinups Lectures Events

Coverage of the critiques, pinups, lectures, and events hosted by the Arid Lands Institute. Its an inside look at the events you could not make it to and a peek at works in progress.

Category Title

Employment 

SET Creative, Long Beach, CA, US, Designer

Jul 2014 - current
 

Sparks Exhibits & Environments, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Jul 2012 - May 2014
 

Education 

Woodbury University, BArch, Architecture

Architecture

Oct 2001 - May 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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