Michael Chang

Michael Chang

Long Beach, CA, US



Michael Thao Chang is an uprising designer, who graduated from the California College of the Arts with a Bachelors of Architecture in May of 2012. Currently, he is pursuing his graduate degree in Construction Management from Newschool of Architecture and Design.


Egan Simon Architecture, Playa del Rey, CA, US, Designer / Job Captain

- Affordable Multi-Unit Residential Dwelling
- Construction Management

Oct 2015 - current

JT Nakaoka Associates Architects, Los Angeles, CA, Junior Designer

- Assisting Project Managers and Colleagues with CAD Drafting in producing Construction Documents
- Prepare/produce drawings of existing conditions in CAD for Site Surveys
- Coordination with MEP and Structural Consultants and Clients: Uniqlo & Forever 21

Sep 2013 - Jul 2015

Sally Swanson Architects, Inc., San Francisco, CA, US, Junior Designer

Working closely with the principal and project managers assisting with graphic presentations, marketing efforts, and creating construction documents.

Other responsibilities include the production of various reports Access Compliance Survey such as (ACS) reports, Transition Plan (TP) reports, ete. which includes associated tasks: field surveys, data collection, data entry, data quality control, production of barrier location plans, report compilation, etc.

Aug 2012 - Aug 2013

Architecture For Humanity, San Francisco, CA, US, Model Maker Volunteer

Modeled school - École Baptiste Bon Berger, Pele, an ongoing project as part of the Haiti Rebuilding Center. Translate AutoCAD drawings and photos of buildings into 3D Models. Paying attention to details
of building elements.

Feb 2012 - May 2012

California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, US, Communications Marketing Assistant

Archive (Magazine, Newpapers, Web Articles), Data Entry. Used google alerts to locate CCA mentions and faculty/student publications. Upkeep of a bibliography of references for the Board of Trustees.

Sep 2008 - May 2011


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, Construction Management

Masters of Construction Management

Oct 2015 - Sep 2016

California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2008 - May 2012


CCA Jury Prize Spring 2011, Award


Areas of Specialization