Julia Schray

Julia Schray

Honolulu, HI, US

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May 2020, I will graduate with my Doctor of Architecture at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, School of Architecture -  NAAB accredited. Also received a BA degree in Sociology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Working towards licensure in California, relocating to the Silicon Valley area mid 2020.  Also, LEED GA/AP certification.

Doctoral research thesis reviews the connection between cognitive behavior, proxemics and wellbeing.  Study includes post-occupancy evalations and biometric readers as chronic stress indicators along with phenomenological data.

Courses taken, but not limited to, Architecture Studio/Design, Art, EIS/EIA writing, Land Use, ArcGIS Geog Info Sys & Visualization, (Hawaiian) Biology, Research, Stats/Adv. Calc/Trig, and Physics.


BCHO Architects and Associates, Seoul, KR, Architectural Designer

Praxis semester, working on a variety of projects. Physical and digital modeling, design proposals, monograph dictation/writing, gallery exposition and site analysis.

Jan 2019 - May 2019

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, US, Graduate Researcher

School of Architecture position at the Design Futures Lab. Web development using Drupel 8 and graphic design work.

Jan 2017 - May 2017

County of Hawaii, Planning Department, Hilo, HI, US, Student Intern

Design Guidelines, Commercial Cores

Sep 2015 - Mar 2016

Clifford Planning, LLC., Honolulu, HI, US, Architectural Designer

Mar 2015 - Jun 2015


University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, US, Doctor of Architecture

Jan 2017 - current

University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Honolulu, HI, US, Sociology BA

Sep 2015 - May 2016

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Physics summer

Summer physics courses 1AB required for pre-med students.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
Sep 2012 - Apr 2013

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, GSD Career Discovery

Summer Program for Architecture.
7.5% acceptance rate

Apr 2012 - Jun 2012


AIA Design Award, Award

“Chữa lành” (to heal) grad student, residential project, Vietnam
Team colleagues: Valerie Ribao, Jason Hashimoto, and Khoa Nguyen


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