Johnathan Lin

Johnathan Lin

New York, NY, US

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Cal Poly Digital Fabrication Lab, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, Lab Technician

Operated, maintained, and managed the use of digital tools in the dFab Lab. Helped in the ongoing process of transitioning to a self-serve system in new facilities. Trained new students on how to use tools such as the laser cutter, 3D printer, CNC mill and software such as RhinoCAM.

Sep 2016 - Jun 2019

LEONG LEONG, New York, NY, US, Extern

Began the production of an archival-quality site model for an ongoing project. Touched up existing models bring them back to presentation quality.

Mar 2019 - Mar 2019

Cal Poly College of Architecture and Environmental Design, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, Research Assistant

Worked with Prof. Emily White to design and build a full-scale furniture piece highlighting the use of metal to metal adhesives. Along with a team, tested the strength of various commercial epoxies against a Cal Poly designed epoxy. Designing an exhibition to showcase our findings.

Aug 2018 - Mar 2019

Baumgartner + Uriu Architecture (B+U), Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Intern

Fabricated an EPS foam chair for an aluminum sand cast. Communicated with supervisor while preparing RhinoCAM files, flip-milling, assembling, and sanding. Documented and put together a video showing the fabrication process.

Jan 2018 - Jun 2018

Mark Foster Gage Architects, New York, NY, US, Design Intern

Assisted in the design of several projects including a competition entry, an infrastructure proposal, and an installation. Created plans, elevations, axonometric drawings, renders, and animations. Designed and integrated a fabrication methodology and structural system for a large-scale installation.

Aug 2017 - Jan 2018


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2014 - Jun 2019

Cal Poly Los Angeles Metropolitan Program, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architecture

Fourth year off-campus study

Jan 2018 - Jun 2018


Cal Poly Architecture Thesis Award, Award

"Yes, please come in. I wasn't expecting anyone." Thesis Project


Kaunas M.K. Čiurlionis Concert Centre International Design Contest, Honorable Mention


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