Maryam Toossi

Maryam Toossi

Los Angeles, CA, US

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An Architectural Designer with 5 years’ experience working in a variety of fields such as, transportation, product design, parametric design, digital fabrication, technology, green architecture, and vernacular architecture. Superior analytical and creative thinking skills have aided my success in taking on new challenges, design opportunities, mock-ups, and models that can be displayed in public settings. My ambition is to work as a licensed architect in the future.



SLAG, West Hollywood, CA, US, Associate Architectural Designer

+ Working on various construction, reconstruction and renovation projects
+ Assisting the principal architect with schematic design while considering client needs, building codes, functionality and aesthetics
+ Developing the design and communicating it with the client using 2D drawings, diagrams, digital 3D models and physical models
+ Preparing the drawing set required for the approval process, Interior design, looking at finishes and fixtures and suggesting options.
+ Corresponding with the engineers, general contractors, etc.

Dec 2018 - current

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Fabrication Lab Assistant

+ Instructed and supervised students on using the available fabrication tools at UCLA (such as CNC milling machine, Laser Cutter, 3D- printers, and woodshop tools) achieving the best fabrication strategies for project development.
+ Ran tutorials of CURA software and RhinoCam software, and assisted in teaching Rhino3D, Grasshopper, Adobe After Effects, and woodshop tools.
+ Resolved technical issues, maintained digital fabrication tools, and explored internal and external fabrication options for UCLA M.Arch II projects.

Oct 2017 - Dec 2018

Arxe Co.op, Tehran, IR, Junior Architect

+ Participated in conceptual design and design development of various projects
+ Collaborated in developing architectural drawings using Autodesk Revit
+ Provided 3D-models of stage one design using Rhinoceros
+ Consulted co-workers to find proper approaches for a green design

Apr 2016 - Jul 2017


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, MArch, Master of Architecture II

Aug 2017 - Jun 2018

University of Tehran (UT), Tehran, IR, Masters, Master of Science in Architecture & Energy

Sep 2011 - Aug 2014

University of Tehran (UT), Tehran, IR, BArch, Architectural Engineering

Sep 2006 - Feb 2011

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