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Albert Orozco

Albert Orozco

Los Angeles, CA, US

 
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About 

Designer based in Los Angeles, California.

contact: albert.orozco2@gmail.com

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Employment 

Paul Murdoch Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Nov 2018 - current
 

Independent Contractor - Per Project Basis, Los Angeles, CA, US, Independent Contractor

Work as an Independent Contractor for architectural design, UX Design, and Visualizations under expedited conditions.

Feb 2018 - current
 

NEMESTUDIO, LOS ANGELES, Project Lead

Worked as the Project Lead and Render Artist for a project titled: Middle Earth, Dioramas for the Planet. The project won Honorable Mention in the 2017 Best of Design Awards and Runner Up Award in the 2018 Blank Space Fairy Tales Competition.

May 2017 - Aug 2017
 

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Graduate Student Instructor

Instructed in “100B Studio Course” and “Design Activism Course” with Greg Castillo by giving weekly lectures, representation classes, and office hours for 150 students.

Aug 2016 - May 2017
 

Monte Stott and Associates, San Francisco, CA, US, Job Captain

I was employed as an Architectural and Structural Designer for over 100+ residential and commercial projects. This included generating as-built architecture and engineering drawings, site surveys, renovation design, home additions, basic seismic design, and shop drawings. The job included getting over the counter permits, summiting for plan reviews, managing a team of interns and designers, and keeping a close relationship with all my clients.

Mar 2013 - May 2017
 

57 Studio, Santiago, CL, Architectural Intern

Helped in producing representational drawings for residential, commercial, and landscape work for award-winning projects in Chile. My work included 3d modeling for isometric drawings of “Capitania House,” master plans and renderings for “Arica,” 3d modeling and images for “Piedra Roja,” and as-built drawings for “Hacienda Chicureo.”

May 2016 - Aug 2016
 

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Graduate Student Researcher

Assisted Associate Professor Ron Rael in developing presentation drawings and models in support of the Cesar Chavez Memorial Solar Calendar Project, currently under development at the Berkeley Marina.

Aug 2015 - May 2016
 

Cervantes Design Associates, Inc., San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Worked on an educational facility renovation for elementary students through 3d Modeling, doing on-site measurements, and generating architectural sets. I was the lead in generating conceptual design presentations for the board of education to approve.

Aug 2012 - Jan 2014
 

Avila Design, Berkeley, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Prepared furniture and color scheme presentations for residential and commercial projects. I generated conceptual designs for 8 commercial projects in Berkeley that analyzed space and relation to site.

May 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Aug 2015 - May 2017
 

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, BArch, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

May 2008 - Aug 2012
 

Awards 

Zero Walls Competition, 1st Place

Removed Frontier was awarded

2019
 

Blank Space Fairytales Competition, Honorable Mention

The Divided Americas: Ollin's Curse was awarded

2019
 

Latin American Illustrations 8, 1st Place

The Divided Americas: Ollin's Curse was awarded.

2019
 

AIA Dallas Ken Memorial Delineation Competition (KRob 2019), Award

Platform for Imagine Ruins was awarded at the Architecture and Design Exchange under the Juror citation of Anna Neimark.

2019
 

AIA Dallas Ken Memorial Delineation Competition (KRob 2019), Award

Removed Fronteir was awarded at the Architecture and Design Exchange under the Juror citation of Elena Manferdini.

2019
 

American Illustration 38, 1st Place

Scenes from a Telenovela was awarded

2019
 

Chester Miller Fellowship, Grant

The Chester Miller Fellowship supports travel for thesis related research during the break between the Fall and Spring semesters of the current academic year

2017
 

Mario del Ciampi Award, Award

The Mario Ciampi Art in Architecture Award recognizes studio-based work within the architecture graduate program at UC Berkeley demonstrating outstanding artistic merit.

2017
 

Areas of Specialization 

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