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Jeremy Delgado

Jeremy Delgado

Downey, CA, US

 

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Curriculum Vitae

BIO
Jeremy Leonard Delgado
Born August 23, 1983 in Woodland Hills California.

Angeleno & Mexican National

EDUCATION

Architecture Course
     Los Angeles Harbor Community College – Osamu A. Wakita
High School Diploma
     Downey High School
Bachelor of Architecture
     Woodbury University School of Architecture, Burbank California
Landscape Futures Super-Workshop
     Organized by Geoff Manaugh (http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/2011/01/landscape-futures-super-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), Christoper 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 crits.

ABILITIES

Skills
     Design, Architecture, Drafting, 3D modeling, Physical Modeling, Communications, & Writing.
Software
     Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), AutoCAD, 3DSMax, Vray, ArchiCAD, Sketchup, and Rhino.

WORK

The following work consists of employment and entrepreneurial business ventures I have co-founded/founded, partnerships, and sole-proprietorship.
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2001-Present
Cad Monkies LLC (later renamed to Addition LLC)
Co-Founder/Owner.  Addition LLC offered drafting & design services up till June of 2012. Currently Addition LLC, managed and operated by a second party, Addition LLC offers services in property management and floor covering.

2001-Present
Founder/Owner Friendly Office www.thefriendlyoffice.com
Strategic Marketing Consultation & Personal Projects.
Selected Works:    
     CLIENT – 2009-2010 Canadian Institute of Education and Applied Neuroscience
Consultant with Dr. Harry Cotton on Development of curriculum for A (Advanced
Academy of Applied Alternative Architecture) a speculative school of architecture.

     CLIENT – 2009-2013 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-design-conference-retrofitting-west-adaptation-design)
    
2001- 2008
officeDELGADO
Partner/Owner. Architectural Drafting & Rendering.

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.

2003 – 3 Month Volunteer
Kingdom Support Services, Brooklyn + Walkill New York
Volunteer Construction and Construction Consultation.  Concrete pours of slabs, footings, and tilt up walls.

2 Months 2006
Heal the Bay
Consultant, Design, workshops & proposal of parks.

1 Year Volunteer 2007-2008
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 two senior designers. My responsibilities include 3D-Modeling, designing spaces, & some graphic design. We have worked for various clients and some retail projects including: Google, Motorola, Atmel, LG, Monster, Pearl (by Georgina Chapman) -RETAIL, Keds -RETAIL, Rubbermaid, Sprint, Taylormade -RETAIL, Safilo -RETAIL, Salix -RETAIL, Solstice -RETAIL   

SELECTED PROJECTS

2000
Aerospace Legacy Foundation Space Station Design Contest
Student Design Winner

2002
Latino Urban Forum & South Central Farmers
Design of Graphics & Website concepts for both organizations.

2004
Geraci Addition (UNBUILT)
Design & Development of an addition to an existing garage.

2006
Heal The Bay
Consultant & Park Design + Park Design Workshops. + Promotions.

2007
McDonald Self Storage Project (UNBUILT)
officeDELGADO & Gayton Design Studio in association with Square One Architects design & development of a self storage facility in Maywood CA constructed of shipping containers.

2008
Branch Facility of Jehovah's Witnesses, Domincan 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
Branch Facility of Jehovah's Witnesses, El Salvador
Design consultation & presentations for renovation and expansion of translation & shipping facility.

2008
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.

2008
Intermittently Ongoing Canadian Institute of Education and Applied Neuroscience
Consultant with Dr. Harry Cotton, founder of The Canadian Institute of Education and Applied Neuroscience, to develop curriculum, identity, branding and course material of for A5, The Advanced Academy of Applied Alternative Architecture. This new school is directed at instructing the lay person, specifically in third-world rural areas but otherwise open to any applicant, in the construction of homes and community centers using low-tech ancient methods of building with the earth, dirt, in combination with cost effective new concepts and technology in structures, energy conservation and production, waste management, and water conservation. One aspect of this venture was the production of a set of sturdy simple info-graphic construction documents, without words, with the intent spreading this knowledge quickly and without the need to translate into local indigenous languages. The aforementioned goals in combination with Dr. Cottons specialized knowledge and methods of quickly teaching languages and complex ideas to lay-persons make A5 a unique and innovative institution.

2009
Intermittently Ongoing 68th street Urban Reform
Renovation of a cal-de-sac in South Central Los Angeles owned by a private party.

2009
Intermittently Ongoing Whitewater
Development of Raw Land in Whitewater California.

2010
Gallegos Residence (IN CONSTRUCTION)
Code violation compliance, Design of addition in rear of house.

2010
6613 South ave
Renovation of a single family residence with peculiar siting conditions in South Central Los Angeles.

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 install.

2012
Urban Times xArchitects series | On-Line Article about my work
http://urbantimes.co/2012/05/xarchitects-presents-the-friendly-office/

2013
The friendly office for...
ARCH JRNL – A project of The Friendly Office, ARCH JRNL is a Tumblr blog focused on writing architecture.
http://archjrnl.tumblr.com

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.

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Employment 

Sparks Exhibits & Environments, Santa Fe Springs, CA, US, Designer

Sparks Exhibits @ www.sparksonline.com/
Exhibit Designer. Working design team with two senior designers. My responsibilities include 3D-Modeling, designing spaces, & some graphic design. We have worked for various clients and some retail projects including: Google, Atmel, LG, Monster, Pearl (by Georgina Chapman) -RETAIL, Keds -RETAIL, Rubbermaid, Sprint, Taylormade -RETAIL, Safilo -RETAIL, Salix -RETAIL, Solstice -RETAIL

Jun 2012 - current
 

Addition LLC, Burbank, CA, US, Co-Founder & Designer

Addition LLC offered drafting & design services up till June of 2012. Currently Addition LLC, managed and operated by my partners, Addition LLC offers services in property management and floor covering.

Sep 2001 - current
 

The Friendly Office for..., Downey, CA, US, Director

Consultation, Writing, & Personal Projects.
Selected Works:
CLIENT – 2009-2010 Canadian Institute of Education and Applied Neuroscience
Consultant with Dr. Harry Cotton on Development of curriculum for A (Advanced
Academy of Applied Alternative Architecture) a speculative school of architecture.

CLIENT – 2009-2013 Arid Lands Institute - Communications
Communications | management and director of social media accounts. Connecting A.L.I to influential bloggers in the design, architecture, urban design, and other creative & sciences. Production of current exhibit at A+D Museum in Los Angeles CA
Drylands Design Conference Communications for Drylands Design conference live blogging of event across Twitter and Facebook

Sep 2001 - current
 

MinusMinus, South Gate, CA, US, Partner + Designer

MINUSMINUS @ www.minusminusdesign.com
Partner Exhibit Design & Rendering company.

Jun 2003 - Sep 2008
 

officeDELGADO, Los Angeles, CA, US, Partner + Designer

Architectural Drafting & Rendering.

Sep 2001 - Jun 2008
 

Regional Engineering Office, Texcoco, MX, Designer

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.

Dec 2007 - Apr 2008
 

Heal the Bay, Santa Monica, CA, US, Consultant

Consultant, Design, workshops & proposal of parks.

Mar 2006 - May 2006
 

Kingdom Support Services, Brooklyn, NY, US, Volunteer

Volunteer Construction and Construction Consultation.

Jun 2003 - Aug 2003
 

Kingdom Support Services, Brooklyn, NY, US, Volunteer

3 Week Volunteer-

Volunteer c0onstruction worker.

Jun 2002 - Jul 2002
 

Education 

Woodbury University, BArch, Architecture

Architecture

Sep 2001 - May 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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