Joel Zeno

Joel Zeno

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Joel is passionate about design, particularly its execution. His innate curiosity has driven him to excel at a wide variety of project types, including higher education living and learning facilities, urban renewal mixed-use developments, and adaptive reuse projects for technology and start-up tenants. The common threads in all his work are his devotion to community and culture and his ability to guide a team. Joel’s natural leadership fosters creativity and comradery from everyone involved in a project, while his ability to synthesize diverse ideas and perspectives produces outstanding results.


MITHUN, Los Angeles, CA, US, Associate Principal

LA office leadership; Project Manager; Project Architect

Feb 2018 - current

Frederick Fisher and Partners, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Associate

Project Leader for Workplace; Project Manager; Project Architect

Mar 2007 - Feb 2018

Epstein_ISI, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager; Project Architect

Sep 2006 - Feb 2007

HLW International, Santa Monica, CA, US, Associate

Aug 2003 - Sep 2006

CALLAS SHORTRIDGE architects, Culver City, CA, US, Project Architect and Designer

Jul 2000 - Aug 2003

Gould Evans Associates, Phoenix, AZ, US, Associate

Project Designer

Jun 1998 - Dec 1999


Arizona State University, Tempe Camp, AZ, US, Masters, Architecture

Aug 1995 - May 1997

Arizona State University, Tempe Camp, AZ, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Jan 1992 - May 1995


SCUP Excellence in Architecture Building Addition, 2020, Award

Renovation of Princeton university Firestone Library


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