Edward Winn

Edward Winn

Los Angeles, CA, US




Sign Art, Charlotte, NC, US, Shop Employee - Assembly + Fabrication

Worked fabrication and assembly phases of sign production. Conducted CNC routing of sign faces, walls, brackets, and plates. Assembled sign components, as well as full signage.

May 2012 - Jun 2014

UNC-Charlotte School of Architecture, Charlotte, NC, US, Teacher's Assistant

Assisted in teaching of Computational Practice, a required course of graduating students. Assisted fellow students in learning and implementing digital design tools and methods. Developed the course’s final project, a temporary design-build installation which introduced students to these objectives with a hands-on, team approach.

Jan 2014 - May 2014

UNC-Charlotte School of Architecture, Charlotte, NC, US, Research Assistant

Collaborated with fellow designers, artists, and professors on projects investigating material constraints through advanced design methods, innovative fabrication techniques, prototyping, and construction.

Aug 2012 - May 2014

UNC-Charlotte School of Architecture, Charlotte, NC, US, Fabrication Lab Technician

Assisted in the operation, supervision, and maintenance of the lab’s digital fabrication and prototyping tools, including: laser cutters, 3D printers, a CNC mill, and a CNC plasma cutter. Facilitated fellow students’ projects by helping them to better understand, engage, and implement digital prototyping and fabrication processes.

Aug 2010 - May 2014

UNC-Charlotte School of Architecture, Solar Decathlon _ Construction and Fabrication Team Member

Collaborated with a team to design, develop, and realize the geopolymer concrete elements of the house. Assisted in development of a modified construction process to suit needs of an atypical concrete material. Additional involvement includes steel erection, interior construction, interior finishing, custom casework, custom furniture, and project visualization.

Aug 2011 - Oct 2013

Nantahala Outdoor Center, Bryson City, NC, US, Whitewater River Guide

(Summers of 2010, 2011, 2012). Worked as a river guide leading large groups down the Nantahala River in North Carolina. Worked independently and with a team to anticipate situations, and to quickly and effectively relate to and gain trust of guests.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Lorenz Architecture, Concord, NC, US, Intern

Assisted project managers in drawing set production during all stages on projects. Primary project types included commercial, retail and religious Additional responsibilities included drafting, red lines, field documentation, as-built drawings, office inventory and managerial tasks.

Aug 2005 - Jun 2009


Sep 2014 - Sep 2015
Aug 2009 - May 2014


1st Place in ACADIA Hackathon, 1st Place

ACADIA Conference in Los Angeles. October 2014. Member of team tied for 1st place in competition. Competition brief: “Design Glitch, Vulnerability of Systems.”


Alpha Ro Chi Bronze Medal Honor, Award

UNC-Charlotte School of Architecture. Graduation Ceremony Award. May 2014. Awarded for notable leadership, service, and merit.


Excellence in Digital Design, Award

UNC-Charlotte School of Architecture. Graduation Ceremony Award. May 2014. | Awarded for notable, successful engagement of architecture through computational design methodologies.


Research Through Making, Grant

UNC-Charlotte School of Architecture. Spring 2013. Awarded grant to design, develop, and build a project of personal interest in which methods of advanced digital design and fabrication were utilized.


3rd Place in Engineering + People’s Choice, 3rd Place

Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon 2013. Team Awards.


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