Daniele Cohen

Daniele Cohen

Los Angeles, CA, US



I am a dedicated and collaborative leader who enjoys working with teams to develop and implement elegant, ecologically sensitive design solutions for buildings, communities, and local economies. I have worked for over five years in coordinating architectural design, research, and construction, as well as sustainable development initiatives for local and indigenous communities in Southeast Asia. I’m a LEED accredited professional and received my B.ARCH from the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts. I am energetic, responsible and not afraid to fail forward, in fact I’m motivated by the belief that the only worthwhile endeavor is the next impossible task. 

Selected Skills:


LEED Accredited Professional experienced in all aspects of architectural design and project delivery including pre-design, schematic design, design development, contract documents and contract administration. Skilled in various forms of content creation including rendering, modeling and web and graphic design. Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, and a broad range of architectural modeling software including AutoCAD and Rhino. 

Sustainable Development          

5+ years of experience in the sustainable development sector including professional grant writing, project management, community engagement, workshop facilitation and awareness campaign design and delivery.   

Design Education

Curriculum design, leadership development, facilitation, tool training (traditional carpentry and digital fabrication), safety instruction and project management. 


Arkitrek Sdn. Bhd, Kota Kinabalu, MY, Director of Operations

Sep 2014 - current

Land Empowerment Animals People, Kota Kinabalu, MY, Design and Sustainable Development Consultant

Jun 2012 - current

Arkitrek Sdn. Bhd, Kota Kinabalu, MY, Senior Architectural Assistant

Sep 2012 - Sep 2014


University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jun 2012


AIA 150 Award, 1st Place

For Design Excellence and Service to the Community,


Areas of Specialization