David Stamatis

David Stamatis

Los Angeles, CA, US



Architectural Designer based in Los Angeles



compMatter [TA], Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Director

Private funding granted to set up a research and design office in Downtown Los Angeles that also acts as a satellite to Trahan Architects. Research takes an inter-disciplinary approach to emerging technologies in architectural design and fabrication including robotics, scripting, computation, and advanced work in contemporary 3D modeling and visualization platforms.

+ Design Direction on Bengbu Opera House Competition
+ Led management of partner relations with Shanghai TONJI University Design Institute
+ Led conceptual development ranging from industrial design to large scale stipend international competitions
+ Managed opening of office_ found and rented office space, registered software, admin

Sep 2011 - Sep 2012

TOM WISCOMBE ARCHITECTURE, INC, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Designer

Worked in close collaboration with Priciple, Tom Wiscombe, on a variety of scales of design projects, from speculative research prototypes to large scale competition-winning building designs.

+ Lead role in design for over 19 projects in less than 2 years
+ Project and office management with as many as 12 people in my design teams
+ Experience as Senior Designer and Project Manager on multiple private development and governement contract
competition wins based in China
+ Travelled to China for project presentations and meetings with client and government officials

Aug 2009 - Sep 2011


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Suprastudio

Aug 2012 - current
Sep 2004 - Jun 2009


UCLA AUD Currents Exhibition, Nomination

Multiple projects chosen as "best of" in studio and seminar work.


Areas of Specialization