Ose Etomi

Ose Etomi

Los Angeles, CA, US

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With knowledge and experience gained from architecture and other creative fields I have an edge that many others lack.  It is my wish to use my unique perspective to solve challenging problems, while also learning from those around me to broaden my horizon.



Adamson Associates, Inc., Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Architect

Participated in a landmark project in San Francisco creating the Revit models for cost analysis and entitlement + Participated in the design of a 4 million Sqft project including multiple adaptive re-use of existing structures

Nov 2019 - current

CHIANG O’BRIEN, Ithaca, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Made graphical material to help convey design ideas + Helped create Revit model for BIM design + Reviewed submittals from contractors against the company specifications + Put together construction documentation for SD,DD and CD phase

Feb 2019 - Oct 2019

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, Teaching Assistant & Tutor

Was a teaching assistant for Building Technology l and ll which included teaching classes, having one on one tutorial sessions with students, grading assignments and help run the course alongside the professor. I was also a Writing Tutor at the Knight Institute which involved weekly open session meetings with students to help with all their writing needs. I have been invited back to sit on crit reviews since graduation from Cornell

Aug 2015 - Dec 2018

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), Chicago, IL, US, Architecture Intern

Worked on Construction Documents for Kunming Junfa Dongfeng Tower, which included the design of entrance portal details + Assisted in the design of Suzhou Sister Towers and podium which included weekly client meetings and the production of a design book and several models to help visualize the ideas

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

FXCollaborative, New York, NY, US, Architecture Intern

Created concept and design for a residential building in Reston Virginia, which involved creating Revit Model, CAD floor plans, area schedules and renders. Had bi-weekly meetings with clients to develop the project and liaised with other architecture firm, landscape architects and interior designers to create site model for the entire 8 building complex. + Assisted in creating construction documents for micro-hotel which included wall tagging and wall fireproof continuity

May 2017 - Aug 2017

AWW INSPIRED ENVIRONMENTS, London, GB, Assistant Architect

Helped create Revit model and drawings for Pre-application submission for property development consisting of 51 plots and RSL building in Kingston Upon Thames.

Helped create Feasability sketch scheme and visualisation material for a bid for a residential tower in Ilford which was won.

Produced detail drawings for ongoing extension of a Lodge in Putney.

Helped prepare drawings for Section 73 application.

Mar 2015 - Aug 2015

DDB LAGOS, Lagos, NG, Art Director

Was the lead person on numerous projects with a team of three people

Worked on the largest telcom in Africa, MTN

Responsible for coming up with the “look and feel” of advertising material for various clients in press, tv, photo-shoots etc

Sep 2012 - Sep 2013

FMA Architects Ltd, Lagos, NG, Assistant Architect

Worked on various teams that participated in design competitions, in Nairobi, Kenya and Abuja, Nigeria

Headed the team that created the design concept for the proposed JK Randle Recreation Centre in Onikan, Lagos, Nigeria

Was part of the lead team of consultants responsible for building the Standard Charterd Bank African headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.

Jul 2011 - Aug 2012


Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, MArch, Architecure

Aug 2015 - Dec 2018

University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, Masters, MA Architectural Visualisation

Sep 2013 - Dec 2014

University of Manchester, Manchester, Bachelors, BA (HONS) Architecture

Sep 2008 - Jul 2011


Helen Fagan Tyler Graduate Fellow in Architecture, Grant


Helen Fagan Tyler Graduate Fellow in Architecture, Grant


Earl R. Flansburgh Merit Award, Grant


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