Jeff Maeshiro

Jeff Maeshiro

San Francisco, CA, US



Jeff Maeshiro (真栄城ジェフ) is an architectural designer from Honolulu, Hawaii, with a Master of Architecture degree from the California College of the Arts (CCA) and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is currently an Associate Designer at Future Cities Lab and a Research Assistant at the Urban Works Agency at CCA in San Francisco, with experience at Sou Fujimoto Architects in Tokyo, Japan, and Walters, Kimura, Motoda Landscape Architects in Honolulu, and served as Art Director at the educational startup Harvest Learning Group. His work is focused at the intersection of construction’s computational/robotic future and architecture’s capacity to structure the individual and the collective. This project seeks to meld polygons and politics into a new design paradigm, polimetricism. His projects have been featured in suckerPUNCHHackaday, Maker Faire, Architect Magazine, on display at the Possible Mediums exhibition at the University of Michigan, and ACADIA 2014 at USC. His thesis “The Protocols of Agency: Relational Camp Planning//Printed Displaced Settlements” recently won the 2014 MArch Thesis Prize and the all-school Spring 2014 Jury Prize at CCA.



Future Cities Lab, San Francisco, CA, US, Designer

Jun 2014 - current

Sou Fujimoto Architects, Tokyo, JP, Intern / Designer / Model Builder

Jul 2008 - Dec 2008

Walters, Kimura, Motoda, Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii, Landscape Project Manager

Oct 2002 - Mar 2006


California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Sep 2012 - May 2014

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 1998 - May 2003


CCA Master of Architecture Thesis Prize, 1st Place

Selected by jury as the top thesis project of the 2014 Master of Architecture class at the California College of the Arts.


Jury Prize, 1st Place

Selected by jury as the top all-school architecture project of Spring, 2014 at the California College of the Arts.