Teo Biocina

Teo Biocina

Los Angeles, CA, US



I keep busy with design, skateboarding, cycling, playing guitar and everything in between.

Originally from Belgrade, Serbia I've been living in Los Angeles for more than 3 decades.

I have a passion to design and create. 

On May 10th, 2008 I earned a Bachelor's of Architecture degree from Woodbury University, School of Architecture. 



Currently Employed, Los Angeles, Job Captain/PM.

The office focuses on public works projects ranging from Museums, schools, libraries and public spaces.

Jan 2022 - current

Vanos Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

The Vanos office focused on small lot development, multi-family and high end residential projects. My roll ranged form day-to-day tasks like producing DD and CD sets for submittals and generating rendering for client review meetings.

Sep 2019 - Sep 2021

Dreamers Doers Design Inc., Glendale, CA, US, Senior Designer / Project Manager

Dreamers and Doers was a small star-up company the focused on VR spaces, My roll was that of a project manager along with daily production tasks such as working on DD's, SD's and presentation drawings, I was also in charge on video/VR presentations.

Dec 2017 - Dec 2018

Flex, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer / project manager.

Designing, rendering, and drafting various projects from commercial to auto industry, restaurants to residential. Web and media design. Project management and office administration. This office is usually very busy and is a great place to work bouncing from project to project.

Jul 2014 - Oct 2017

Lusive, Los Angeles, CA, US, Lighting Designer / Project manager.

I worked with the project management team to develop a wide range of light fixtures for clientele. I was personally responsible for CADing, modeling and creating specification drawings for each light fixture in addition to client correspondence in order to make sure that their desired design intent was fulfilled.

Dec 2012 - Mar 2014

Applied Minds, Glendale, CA, US, Designer

At applied Minds I was hired as a private contractor to help out on several projects that were time sensitive. As part of a team I worked on private contractor jobs that are of the utmost secrecy because of their connection to the U.S. military. I can only say that during my short time there I was primarily responsible for CADing, modeling and rendering.

Mar 2012 - Nov 2012

Anderson+Miller Design, Culver City, CA, US, Designer

At this small design studio I was brought in to help with a few ongoing projects on a contractual basis. I primarily work on as-build projects that varied from residential to institutional. I was in charge of drafting existing conditions as well as developing proposed designs, this included everything from construction drawings to preparing presentation material.

Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

Sharif Studio, Santa Monica, CA, US, Designer

Mr Sharif was a contact I make through Woodbury University. I was hired on contractual basis to help him create a permit set for the city of Los Angeles. The job was a small remodel to an existing home in Silverlake. Once the drawings were complete Mr. Sharif and I worked on a couple of design competitions, one of which won the 2011 Burnham Prize.

Nov 2010 - Jun 2011

site-specific architecture, Santa Monica, CA, US, Designer

At Site Specific I partook in most phases of design SD,DD,CD and permit sets for the city. My daily duties amongst drawings and modeling where to open up the studio, interact with clients when the principal was out, research and office management.

Dec 2009 - Sep 2010

Dutton Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

At Dutton Architects my responsibilities included, composing CD's, generating renderings, managing the material library, and everyday affairs within the office. The projects I worked on ranged from remodeling single family homes to commercial interior design, to competitions and proposals.

Jul 2008 - Jun 2009


Woodbury University, BArch, Architecture

Bachelors of Architecture.

Jun 2004 - May 2008


LG, Design the future competition, Honorable Mention

LG, Design the future competition.
Team: Biocina/Mishima
9th Place /541 entries
May 14th, 2010.


Assembling Housing Student Competition, 1st Place

2008 AGSA / AISC
Assembling Housing Student Competition
Team: Biocina/Popik
1st Place


Award of Design Excellence, Student Choice Grand Critique Winner., Award

Award of Design Excellence, Student Choice Grand Critique Winner.
Woodbury University, 2007.


AIA/SFV Scholarship Award, Award

AIA/SFV Scholarship Award, 2007.


Areas of Specialization