joseph adam dunn

joseph adam dunn

Los Angeles, CA, US



Joseph Adam Dunn began practicing Architecture in 2007 and has since participated in residential architecture, design-build, sustainability, teaching and fabrication. He has helped design numerous residential projects at various scales, including a net-zero solar powered house in 2011, an 18k sq ft concrete house in 2012, and a triplex for his mother’s three dogs just the other day. He was a member of the 2011 SCI-Arc / Cal-Tech Solar Decathlon Team and the 2009 SCI-Arc "Wherever the Need" disaster relief design competition team. Adam is a frequent visiting guest critic at Otis College of Art and Design, Woodbury University and Pasadena City College. He is the producer of The Architecture Underground Youtube channel and an active contributor to the Materials & Applications architecture exhibition space in Los Angeles. Adam holds a Master's Degree in Architecture (M.Arch) from the Southern California Institute of Architecture and a Bachelor's Degree in Business from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. He also attended the Graduate Prep program at The Los Angeles Institute of Architecture and Design and the Arc-ID program at UCLA Extension



The Architecture Underground, Los Angeles, CA, US, Owner

Jan 2020 - current

Native Shelter, Los Angeles, CA, US, Owner

Sep 2015 - Dec 2019

Flex Designs, Los Angeles, Designer

Jul 2014 - Aug 2015

bau10, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Aug 2013 - Jun 2014

iD Group, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Jan 2013 - Jul 2013

Windish Design, Marina del Rey, CA, US, Assistant Designer

Jul 2008 - Aug 2009

KAA Design Group, Marina del Rey, CA, US, Design Intern

Jan 2008 - Jul 2008


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2009 - Aug 2012

University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, US, Bachelors, Business - Marketing

Sep 1998 - Dec 2001

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