Julius Taniguchi

Julius Taniguchi

Long Beach, CA, US

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Architectural designer with design-build and development experience in the luxury custom homes industry with interests in digital fabrication and data collection / visualization technologies. 



CAC Development, Granada Hills, CA , Architectural Designer

Office Admin : Assisted with bookkeeping, timecards, inventory database, tech maintenance, scheduling, and coordination with construction crew members and consultants.
Marketing : Managed website and social media accounts : Instagram, Houzz, Pinterest, Twitter, etc.
Graphic Work : Created preliminary design presentation drawing sets for design reviews / clients.
Drafting : Assisted with SD, DD, CD, Bid Set Drawings for 10+ Residential Projects using BIM.
Model Making : Made physical models / Utilized Digital Fabrication Tools : 3D Printing + Lasercut,
DATA : Researched code compliance, market, and material research relating to the project.

May 2013 - current

Reveal Studio, Inc, La Crescenta, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Graphic Work : Assisted with new potential 7-9 Lot Development Brochure
3D Modeling : Assisted with ProBono Project of designing bunkbeds for Ophanage in New Mexico.
Code Research : Assisted with code verification relating to the lots in the hillside development.
Drafting : Assisted with making corrections to the construction documents.
Documentation : Regularly visited the job site to check progress of construction of the house.

Mar 2012 - Aug 2013


Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

3.5 Year Master of Architecture Program
Explored many possibilities of graphic and physical representations of architectural design. Along with pushing design, I tried to balance the design attributes to the actual functionality of the architecture to ensure its value + potential.

Aug 2012 - May 2015

Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA, US, Architecture

Architectural Program :

I have taken hand-drafting, rendering, architectural history, revit, environmental design, studios to develop my portfolio to apply for architectural programs.

Aug 2011 - May 2012

Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, CA, US, Bachelors, Liberal Arts

Social Behavioral Science Concentration.

Explored psychology, economics and sociology. Gained interest in urban sociology and development. Could not deny my passion for design and committed to utilize all that I have learned towards creating well-thought out environments within the architectural field. I believe I can contribute positive change in the world though my involvement in environmental design.

Aug 2007 - May 2011


Woodbury M. Arch Best Thesis Award - Methodology, Award

Awarded Best Thesis Award within the M. Arch Program of 2015 under the "Methodology" Category. Thesis : "Tinkering with the City : Remixing Rodeo Drive"


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