David Burpee

David Burpee

Los Angeles, CA, US




RTKL Associates Inc., Los Angeles, Designer

Jul 2014 - current

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Graduate Researcher

Utilized various plug-ins for Rhino and Grasshopper to analyze environmental forces on buildings, and then created parametric models which can respond to these forces. Finally, composed tutorial videos in order to aid students in using these parametric tools in their own studio work.

Sep 2013 - Apr 2014

BOTO Design Architects, Santa Monica, CA, US, Design Intern

Revised and created working drawings, assisted with schematic design, detailing, and full drawing sets.

May 2013 - Aug 2013

HDG Design Studio, Spokane, WA, US, Design Intern

Aided in schematic design of multiple projects, including upscale rooftop bar and commercial mixed use building. Worked on graphic design, logo design, and branding for various clients . Assembled branding and media packages for several companies. Met with numerous clients to discuss design criteria, objectives, collect feedback, etc.

May 2012 - Aug 2012


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Architecture

Aug 2012 - May 2014

University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2008 - Aug 2012


Academic Merit Scholarship (Multiple), Scholarship


Ridenbaugh Juried Exhibition, Nomination


ICMA Annual CMU Competition, 3rd Place


Areas of Specialization