Chad Diep

Chad Diep

Los Angeles, CA, US



Graduate of the M.Arch I program at UCLA's Department of Architecture and Urban Design. The core of my interests lie in architecture, but I am passionate about the applications of architectural design in all scales and fields of design from the built environment and installations to products and graphics.


OX Architects, Santa Monica, CA, US, Architecture Intern

- Assisted in the design of furniture pieces to successfully meet the client’s
programmatic and stylistic needs
- Created 3D models in Rhino and developed drawings in Adobe Creative Suite to
produce aesthetic architectural representations
- Interacted with city officials to procure appropriate permits in a timely
manner for project deadlines

Jul 2014 - Oct 2014

LivingHomes, Santa Monica, Environmental Technology Intern

- Conducted research to better assess the level of sustainability of LivingHome’s prefabricated modular houses
- Identified methods to decrease environmental impact during the development, construction, and maintenance of houses
- Completed various assignments to ensure quality of construction and expedite project completion

Jun 2012 - Mar 2013

UCSD Institutional Research, Drafter

- Create and edit AutoCAD drawings to supply accurate and up-to-date building floor plans
- Maintenance of spatial data and records to provide a reliable database for clients
- Attend weekly meetings with supervisors and fellow drafters to ensure a high quality of work and to strengthen team mentality

Jul 2010 - Jun 2011

Mandeville Auditorium, Stage Crew Work Leader

- Operated sound and light during several successful performances per month
- Directed groups of five or more student workers to complete tasks in an orderly, timely manner
- Worked with scissor lifts and various tools to install sound and light equipment in accordance with client specifications

Apr 2007 - Jun 2011


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

Sep 2013 - Jun 2016

University of California, San Diego, Bachelors, Environmental Systems, Urban Studies and Planning

Sep 2006 - Jun 2011

University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, DK, Biology

Click to edit education descriptionAttended an education abroad program at the University of Copenhagen through the University of California, San Diego. Participated in the Immersion Program from August - December 2009 and had coursework in Danish Culture and biology.

Aug 2009 - Dec 2009

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