Hien Nguyen

Hien Nguyen

Los Angeles, CA, US

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I am a California-licensed Architect with 6 years of experience on civic, commercial, education, healthcare, hospitality and residential projects. I have also worked on every phase of the architectural services, from preparing materials in response to Requests for Proposal, developing an idea in Schematic Design to producing Construction Documents and Contract Administration. Understanding that being an architect demands versatility and a broad set of distinct skills, I have continuously sought new ideas and perspectives, software, techniques and processes that enable me to be a better designer.



TOLO Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

- production of construction drawings.

- coordinate with principals, design team, consultants, contractors, manufacturers & vendors.

- communicate projects' statuses to clients and assist in obtaining bids.

- construction contract administration.

- projects:
+ Philip Avenue House
+ 3012 Arrowhead Drive House
+ 2100 Abbot Kinney Boulevard Loft
+ 1380 South Los Robles ADU

Oct 2021 - current

ARCHITECTS hanna gabriel wells, San Diego, CA, US, Designer

-production of diagrams, renders, animations, physical models and drawings for all phases of services.

-implement parametric design and virtual reality.

-provide necessary design support and computational design.

-coordinate with consultants and manufacturers for custom design elements.

-communicate between the design team, consultants, and client.

- projects:
+ Watermark Office Building
+ Alexandria Real Estate Cray Court Building
+ Gateway Technology Park
+ Mira Costa Arts/Media Building
+ OnePlace
+ Sharp Innovation and Education Center
+ Sharp Rees-Stealy Santee Medical Office Building
+ Scripps Oceanside Medical Office Building
+ Kaiser Clairemont Medical Office Building
+ Bay Club El Segundo
+ Cabo Quartiers
+ Maluaka Residence
+ Thermal Club Residence

Apr 2017 - May 2021

The Miller Hull Partnership, San Diego, CA, US, Intern

-production of diagrams, renders, physical models and drawings.

-participated in design competitions.

- projects:
+ Santa Monica City Yards
+ San Ysidro Library
+ Del Mar Civic Center
+ Long Beach Outdoor Office Challenge
+ Center for Coastal Studies at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Jul 2016 - Jan 2017

Losada Garcia Architects, San Diego, CA, US, Intern

-production of diagrams, renders, physical models and drawings.

- projects:
+ San Diego-Madrid Kiosk
+ Navas House
+ Light House

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015

Nha Dan Architects, Ho Chi Minh City, VN, Intern

-production of diagrams, renders, physical models and drawings.

-coordination of digital and printed publications of firm's projects.

- projects:
+ Floating House
+ Cascading House
+ Bunker House

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Oct 2014 - Jun 2017

Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Architecture

Aug 2012 - May 2014


Shortlist for Fentress Global Challenge, Nomination

My project, A(rt) Walk in the Park, was selected to be on the shortlist


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