John Delaney

John Delaney

Los Angeles, CA, US


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***Professional work samples are not included in online portfolio. Only available upon request.

Aspiring architect, designer, writer, teacher. Four years working experience.

I believe in:

  • Having an equal mix of humor and passion
  • Taking risks when it counts
  • Not taking yourself too seriously
  • Embracing the complex way cities will develop over the long term
  • Emphasizing the psychological aspects of architecture



Lean Arch, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, Senior Designer

Jul 2012 - Nov 2013

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Teaching Assistant

TA for ARCH563 and ARCH531, Architecture in the Urban Landscape.

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Event Coordinator

Helped to coordinate symposium, Motopia: A New Age of Modular Construction, with Jennifer Siegal of Office of Mobile Design.

Aug 2011 - Nov 2011

Fleetwood / Fernandez, Santa Monica, CA, US, Designer

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

Niles Bolton Associates, Atlanta, GA, US, Interiors Architect

Aug 2008 - Jul 2010

INOX, Marietta, GA, US, Intern

Jan 2006 - Jul 2006

Pucciano and English Architects, AIA, Atlanta, GA, US, Intern

May 2005 - Aug 2005

Smallwood Reynolds Stewart Stewart and Associates, Atlanta, GA, US, Model Builder

Jun 2004 - Aug 2004


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

Aug 2010 - May 2012

University of Maryland, College Park, MD, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2003 - Aug 2008


AIA | LA Interiors Committee Design Charrette Winner, 1st Place


Finalist, Tau Sigma Delta "Best Designer" Award, 2nd Place


Henry James Medal, 1st Place

Henry James Medal for Excellence in Architecture (Top of Class).


Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society, Award

Top 20% of Graduating Class, M. Arch.


Invited Critic, Undergraduate Thesis Reviews, Other


Architecture Department Grant, Grant


Solar Decathlon Design Charrette, Nomination

The only invited graduate participant for this event.


Top Fuel: Performance Pneus, Nomination

Invited participant in guest-led design build workshop.


Areas of Specialization 


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