Cordell Sheppard

Cordell Sheppard

Los Angeles, CA, US




D E Architects, Santa Monica, CA, US, Project Designer

Jul 2014 - current

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, Teacher Assistant

Assisted with the teaching of both graduate and undergraduate classes. Prepared and presented lectures for history, building systems and studio classes. Administered exams and served on jury panel at critiques.

Aug 2013 - May 2014

V21: Office For Architecture, San Francisco, CA, US, Project Designer

Created schematic, design development and permit drawing sets.
Presented design proposals to city council and planning department for permits. Assisted with basic coordination of engineering documents.
Responsible for code and material research.
Served as liaison between clients /developers, engineers and contractors.

Jun 2011 - May 2012

Davis Engineering, Antigua, West Indies, Intern

Created construction drawings and details.
Acted as liaison between contractors and tradesmen, and ran quality inspection for job sites. Presented to and discussed plan objectives with clients.

Oct 2007 - Dec 2008


Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Emphasis on drawing method and the application of representation as a design strategy, and the use of digital tools to aid the design process.

American Architectural Foundation Scholarship // Spring 2014
AIASFV Past Presidents Leadership Award Recipient // Fall 2013
Academic Excellence + Leadership Award // Spring 2013

Uncertain Exhibition // WUHO Gallery
Rome Field Work exhibit // Wedge Gallery

Acadia 2013 Adaptive Architecture // Philip Beesley

Aug 2012 - May 2014

Academy Of Art University, San Francisco, CA, US, Fine Art + Architecture

Emphasis on classical painting, drawing and sculpting along with foundation coursework and design studios in architecture.

Spring Show // Spring 2011
Spring Show // Spring 2012

Jan 2010 - May 2012

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US, Bachelors, Spanish

Aug 2005 - May 2007

Brevard Community College, Melbourne, FL, US, Humanities

Oct 2003 - May 2005


American Architectural Foundation Scholarship, Scholarship

Selected by AIA - San Fernando Valley Chapter as one of three graduate recipients


AIA SFV Scholarship, Scholarship

Scholarship provided by the AIA - San Fernando Valley Chapter


Academic Excellence + Leadership Award, Award

Woodbury University | Burbank, CA


AIA SFV Past President’s Leadership Award, Award

Selected by AIA - San Fernando Valley Chapter as one of three graduate recipients


Supporting Success in Architecture, Scholarship

Woodbury University | Burbank, CA


Areas of Specialization