Matthew Chua

Matthew Chua

Los Angeles, CA, US

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I'm someone with a catholic range of interests and is constantly trying to learn new things and grow as a person, both personally and professionally. Architecturally I very interested in sustainability and the use of materials in both a technical and spatial-emotional manner. 


Creative Design Associates, City of Industry, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Assist with graphics for schematic design and drafting for all phases of development.

Jul 2018 - current

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, Baker Lighting Lab Research Assistant

Researched the integration of Virtual Reality technologies and apps with architectural workflow and visual presentation. Created operational guides for student use of Oculus VR and Unity.

Mar 2018 - Jun 2018

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, Graduate Teaching Fellow, Arch 4/561 Structural Behavior

Grade tests and projects, managed communication and coordination with Portland campus, worked with faculty and other GEs in devising effective techniques to facilitate learning. Lead weekly lab sections that focused on programmed learning in Multiframe.

Sep 2017 - Dec 2017

AFM Contract Furniture and Lighting, Pomona, CA, US, Project Coordinator

Managed multiple projects for a variety of clients and project types. Coordinated between clients and vendors managing purchase orders, logistics, and project delivery.

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015


University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, MArch, Architecture

Jun 2015 - Jun 2018

University of California, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA, US, Bachelors, Biology

Received a B.S. degree in Biology with an emphasis in Ecology.

Sep 2009 - Jun 2013

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