Charles Settle

Charles Settle

Costa Mesa, CA, US



I will complete an Associate of Science in Architectual Technology at Orange Coast College in 2014 and am seeking to bring what I know about development & public policy to the medium of architecture for designing pleasing while efficient space.


OCC Bikeways Project, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Team Member

• Contribute design solutions for a portable public bicycle storage structure.
• Survey the public for what needs can be met with biking as alternative transportation.

May 2013 - current

JZMK Partners, Irvine, CA, US, Intern

• Reviewed renderings and component blueprints.

Apr 2013 - May 2013

US Treasury Department, Laguna Niguel, CA, US, Economist

• Analyzed and interpreted data from financial records of large and diverse operations; developed effective courses of action when precedents were conflicting or nonexistent.
• Devised overseas fieldwork project using a model that identified largest potential problems and increased revenue by over 60% despite budget and time restrictions.

Aug 2004 - Dec 2012


Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Architecture

Explore the theories, principles, methods, and means of digital fabrication; conceptual design problem solving; establish and challenge design criteria; model complex geometry; document technique and process.

Jan 2013 - current

Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, Masters, International Development

Received full academic merit scholarship; started and led affiliate of Habitat for Humanity and organized housing project in the Philippines

Apr 1997 - Apr 2000


Research fellowship, Land Economy, Cambridge University, Grant

Overseas study grant


Monbusho scholarship, Scholarship

Academic merit scholarship


Areas of Specialization