Jose Castillo

Jose Castillo

San Diego, CA, US



Jose Castillo, but you can call me Joe Castle:

A designer with craftsman instincts who constantly strives for radness in the details of custom building. CNC guru and the contemplator of techniques that fuse yesteryear with modern technology. Known to traverse the mediums of wood, metal, and the alphanumeric, to create visionary interiors. Experience in architectural detail production, prototyping and project management, development in CNC Routing, CNC Waterjet and CNC Plasma applications. Earned an Associates Degree in Science/Architectural Drafting from Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, CA, and a Professional Bachelor of Architecture from NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego, CA. 



Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, Fabrication Specialist

-Overseeing facilities in 3D printing department, and laser cutting department.

-Enforcing safety regulations to staff and student body.

-Advicing student fabrication through analog equipment, 3Axis CNC milling, laser cutting and 3D printing architectural models at various scales.

Apr 2015 - current

Basile Studio, San Diego, CA, US, Lead Digital Fabricator

-Designer and digital fabricator in CNC applications.

-Collaboration in stages of technical drawings, design, 3D modeling, fabrication, finishing and installment.

-Development of architectural details / objects required by shop team.

Jun 2013 - Apr 2015


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

Jun 2010 - Jun 2014

Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA, US, General Studies/Architectural Drafting

Aug 2006 - Jun 2010

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