Kyle Smith

Kyle Smith

Los Angeles, CA, US

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I am a passionate and detailed designer recently relocated to Asheville, NC from Los Angeles, CA.  I've worked 100% remotely since April 2020 and would be happy to assist any LA based company with their project needs from my coworking office in Asheville, NC with occasional visits to LA as needed. I relocated to be close to family and to purchase property within the next year or two.  

I also consult with with residential homeowners about increasing units on their site or maximizing buildable area with my company   

I get excited about increasing access and availability of housing to everyone.  I believe reasonable access to dignified housing is necessary towards maintaining a healthy and successful democracy.  


EIS, Venice, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Beeswax Residence, Oregon Coast
Design development/3d modeling
Planning/zoning permit submissions
Plan check submissions

Thun Residence, Pacific Palisades, CA
Interior basement design
3 story sculptural stair design

Apr 2016 - current

Otherworks Architecture, Los Angeles , Architectural Designer

Design and documentation for new and renovated creative office spaces in LA and San Diego.

Jun 2020 - Apr 2021

Disney Imagineering (contract position), los angeles, Revit Coordinator - Showset

Revit documentation and coordination for the Galactic Starcruiser

Nov 2019 - Oct 2020

OFFICEUNTITLED (OU), Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Designer

Multifamily and mixed-use entitlement packages for developers across the LA region.

Nov 2016 - Nov 2018

Forms + Surfaces, Santa Barbara, CA, US, Architectural Systems Designer

Responsible for evolving and expanding the architectural systems product line working with engineering, manufacturing, and marketing to realize. Daily responsibilities involve developing standard product line, custom requests, and visualization needs of the design and development team.

Mar 2015 - Jan 2016

Blackbird Architects, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, US, Junior Designer

The Thacher School - Programming and Design Development for a new dining hall and administration building

The Thacher School - Documentation of as-built humanities building for renovation

New Private Residence (Hope Ranch) - Design of custom entry gate and custom pool bench

SB Zoo Giraffe House - Design Development and drawing sets for submission to HLC.

Nov 2014 - Mar 2015

Electroland, Los Angeles, CA, US, Fabricator

Assisted with managing on site construction and fabrication of a large interactive installation for DirectTV’s new headquarters in El Segundo, CA. Summer Position.

May 2013 - Aug 2013


Clemson University, MArch, Master of Architecture

Aug 2011 - Jun 2014

State University of New York at Buffalo, Bachelors, Environmental Design

Sep 2006 - May 2011


3rd Place (19 teams) Comprehensive Studio Competition, Clemson University, 3rd Place


Co-Author/Conference Submission, Grant

Learning with CyberPLAYce, a cyber-physical learning environment for elementary students promoting computational expression
CHI EA ‘14 CHI ‘14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
*National Science Foundation funding pending


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