I am a recent Bachelor's of Architecture graduate from California Polytechnic University, Pomona. I'm a quick learner, I can adapt quickly to new environments, and I'm not afraid to challenge myself. I am aiming to become a licensed Architect, and I'm more than willing to put in the hard work to strive for even higher.
I have over a year of work experience in a small drafting firm that mostly deals with residential and small commercial projects. I have experience in taking field measurements, meeting with clients in order to present and discuss design proposals, working with co-workers in order to come up with design solutions, meeting Title24 standards using EnergyPro, and preparing and providing complete set of construction documents: these include plot plans, floor plans, elevations, foundation, framing, roof plans, sections, notes and details.
I am constantly looking for ways to improve myself and expand my understanding of the industry. I have taken classes with Southern California Edison, Energy Education Center, and have learned to do Energy Calculations using Energy Pro, to Benchmark a building using Energy Star Portfolio Manager, and have taken courses on how to manage a LEED project. I am currently taking classes on Lighting Design.
I am well versed in a variety of both 2D and 3D modeling software, I am fluent in both English and Spanish, and I am at a conversational level of Japanese.
Diaz Blueprint, Lynwood, CA, US, Draftsperson
I am responsible for taking field measurements, working with clients in order to present and discuss design proposals, working with co-workers in order to come up with design solutions, meeting Title24 standards using EnergyPro (residential), and preparing complete set of construction documents: which include plot plans, floor plans, elevations, foundation, framing, roof plans, sections, notes and details.
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, Architecture
Kyushu University, Ohashi, JP, Architecture
Focus on Theory of Architectural Space and Design
Environmental Integrated Design
Theory of Urban Design
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Scholarship
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program provides opportunity for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad and gain a world of experience. It's a competitive program in which the selected recipients receive a grant to help ease the financial burden of entering an unfamiliar environment.
Application requirements included 2 written essays (one on why the applicant has decided to study abroad and the other on how the experience might influence studies and future career goals).
The Award: Received a $5,000 scholarship to study Architecture for one year in Japan. I attended the Ohashi Campus of Kyushu University.