Cody Glen

Cody Glen

Los Angeles, CA, US



Designer, fabricator, thinker, and maker. Architectural design experience gained working on competitions, and positions in award-winning design and engineering firms. Professional, punctual and creative. Offering the ability to solve complex problems with unique insight and specializing in computational modelling as well as advanced visualization techniques.



SIFT Studio, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Designer

Responsible for design and fabrication testing for a small micro-brewery.

May 2015 - current

FABLab | Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Digital Fabrication Laboratory Technician

Responsible for CNC operation, MasterCAM file translation, maintaining a clean operational working environment and student safety.

Oct 2013 - current

Gensler, Detroit, MI, US, Professional Intern Designer

Responsible for developing large and small-scale projects locally and regionally through various project phases. Participated in the Chicago Intern Research Program developing a master-planning scheme for Fulton Market, Chicago. Wrote grasshopper scripts to streamline architectural design concepts and executions.

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014

BuroHappold, Culver City, CA, US, Technical Designer

Responsible for solving complex geometry problems, 3D modeling, and delivering construction documents for stadiums, train stations, bridges and large scale canopy and art installations.

Oct 2011 - Oct 2012

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, Digital Fabrication Lab Technician

Assisted students and faculty in operating 3-axis CNC, 3D printers and laser cutters and helped fabricate faculty installations. Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working lab and gave demonstrations on proper digital fabrication techniques.

Aug 2010 - May 2011

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, Teaching Assistant

Assisted faculty in Design Communication courses for undergraduate students and graduate students. Challenged students to explore novel representation techniques using digital means and gave demonstrations and lectures on digital methods.

Aug 2010 - May 2011

Kaplan Chen Kaplan Architects & Planners, Santa Monica, Designer

Responsible for 3D modeling residential projects and delivering schematic design packages in AutoCAD.

Jan 2009 - Aug 2010, Santa Monica, CA, US, Intern

Responsible for 3D modeling, design and rendering. Delivered mixed use, commercial, and hopitality projects in AutoCAD. Verified project measurements on site.

Jan 2007 - Jan 2009


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, Master of Design - Technology and Robotics

May 2015 - current

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Studied contemporary and historical aspects of architecture with a focus on digital fabrication/ robotics. Created a thesis project based on contemporary issues in the role and nature of drawing in architecture.

Oct 2013 - May 2015

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Professional 5 year Bachelor of Architecture. Studied contemporary and historical aspects of architecture with a focus on urbanism. Created a thesis project based on contemporary issues in architecture.

Aug 2009 - May 2011

Pasadena City College, Pasadena, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2008


Taubman Scholar, Scholarship


Published in FORM Magazine, Other

Hydroponic Growbot/ Parasitic Urbanism project presented at Farmlab Public Salon, and published in the March/ April Issue 2011.


Published ACSA News Magazine Cover, Other

Published ACSA News Magazine Cover, October 2010 Vol 40, #2


Woodbury Portfolio Prize, Scholarship

Most outstanding portfolio award.


High GPA Transfer Scholarship, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization