Samuel Cruz

Samuel Cruz

Escondido, CA, US

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I am:  

  • eager and ready to learn
  • capable and willing to take on challenges
  • passionate and dedicated to improving the built environment



ESH Landscape Construction, Escondido, CA, US, Administrative Assistant

I assisted in the management of the office, accounting, cost estimating, contract preparation, and marketing.

Sep 2019 - Sep 2020

Office of Mobile Design with Jennifer Siegal, Venice, CA, US, Architectural Research Intern

I participated in Additional Dwelling Unit (ADU) research and building code analysis in preparation for a prefabricated ADU release.

Sep 2018 - Nov 2018

Gensler, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

I worked with the Urban Planning & Design Strategies Studio, researching and helping with various projects and tasks. I also designed temporary shelters for the homeless as an intern project.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

The Brown Studio, Inc, Encinitas, CA, US, Architectural Intern

I participated in model building, presentation design, research and feasibility studies.

May 2017 - Aug 2017


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

USC's five-year architecture program with a minor in psychology.

Raymond S. Kennedy Award for Creative Innovations
Latino Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient
Renaissance Scholar
Cum Laude

Aug 2014 - May 2019

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